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Burn:Cycle (CD-i)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Description

You play data thief Sol Cutter in a very Johnny Mnemonic-like plot. You have just pulled off a major data theft, but in doing so you've infected yourself with a neural virus, named Burn:Cycle, which will literally turn your brain into goo in 2 hours. Unless, that is, you can find a cure while you simultaneously try to avoid the people whom you stole the data from.

Why are they chasing you if you're gonna die anyway? How do you get rid of this virus? What does it all mean? You'll try to figure that out in this game which plays like a Cyberpunk Journeyman Project, in full screen and with more action sequences. Gameplay consists of first-person action and puzzle sequences spiced up with video in-between.

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There are 30 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Jan, 1995 5 out of 5 100
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Power Unlimited Jan, 1995 9.4 out of 10 94
The Video Game Critic May 20, 2003 A- 91
Defunct Games Oct 07, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Nov, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1994 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

Extras

  • The original CD-i release came with an audio CD featuring the game's soundtrack composed by British TV and film composer Simon Boswell, as well as a fold-out box which included a series of e-mails directed to our character Cutter and in which some of his past was revealed.
  • The first run of Burn:Cycle for the PC came in a black box whose front was coated with a Liquid Crystal thermal graphic material that had the ability to display the body heat from hands and such, similar to a mood ring. It contained the same extras as the original CD-i release.
  • Later releases of the game came with dog tags: one with the Burn:Cycle logo; the other with the name and code from the main character of the game, Sol Cutter, 448E-3858RT-03.

Awards

  • VideoGames
    • March 1995 - Best CD-i Game in 1994
Information also contributed by Big Jiohn WV, James Evans and tbuteler

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Corn Popper (69521) added Burn:Cycle (CD-i) on Feb 07, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Zovni (9384) and Multimedia Mike (17464)