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Ankh: Heart of Osiris

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Linux
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4.2
Macintosh
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4.3
Windows
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3.8
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Description

At the end of Ankh, Assil managed to dispel the death curse, free the pharaoh's daughter and keep the ankh. He also found the woman of his dreams: Thara. But his luck does not hold long. The pharaoh's daughter still wants Assil for herself and Osiris still wants the ankh. So one day Assil wakes up in a side-street in front of the palace after a big fight with Thara... and without the ankh. He needs to get the ankh back and find Thara along the way.

You still control Assil with your mouse through the different environments talking to people through multiple-choice dialogues, while you pick up items Assil needs to solve the many puzzles on his journey. On the way he will not only revisit familiar locations (like Cairo but now at nighttime) and meet old friends, but he will also visit new locations and meet new characters. In addition to Assil and Thara you'll be able to play as the Pharaoh himself later on in the game.

Screenshots

Ankh: Heart of Osiris Windows Assil gets caught in a tomb.
Ankh: Heart of Osiris Macintosh Even more fun interactive conversations than before
Ankh: Heart of Osiris Macintosh The Cairo Bazaar
Ankh: Heart of Osiris Windows Osiris needs the Ankh and his lost heart to rule over mankind.

Alternate Titles

  • "Анк 2. Принц Египта" -- Russian Title
  • "Ankh: Srdce Osirise" -- Czech Title
  • "Ankh: Serce Ozyrysa" -- Polish Title
  • "Ankh: Il Cuore di Osiride" -- Italian title
  • "Ankh: Herz des Osiris" -- German title
  • "Ankh: Corazón de Osiris" -- Spanish title
  • "Ankh 2 - Le Coeur d'Osiris" -- French Title

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The Press Says

Adventure Europe Windows Nov 15, 2006 87 out of 100 87
PC Action Windows Nov 22, 2006 87 out of 100 87
Gameswelt Windows Nov 09, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Game Captain Windows Nov 10, 2006 85 out of 100 85
GameBoomers Windows May, 2007 B+ 83
Adventure-Treff Windows Nov 27, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Nov 21, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Playfuls Windows May 28, 2007 7.2 out of 10 72
Adventure Gamers Windows May 19, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamesdog Windows Mar 28, 2007 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Copy protection

The game has no software copy-protection. Instead, it uses a code wheel which the player needs to mix a drink with at the wineseller's in Cairo early in the first chapter.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – Best Voice-Acting of the Year
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2007 – #2 Best RPG/Adventure in 2006

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