DescriptionJennifer and her friends are adopted by a nice lady named Mary one day. They expect to be going to a wonderful new home, at the Barrows Mansion. There they will live with Mary and Mr. Barrows. Unfortunately, something goes terribly wrong and Jennifer's friends are showing up dead one by one. While this is happening, Mary is missing and Jennifer ends up being chased by a crazed psychopath known only as...Scissorman.
Now she must survive and get out of the mansion in this point-and-click horror adventure... Being a teenage girl, you have no special abilities at all, just your wits and your will to survive, there are a few enemies that can kill you instantly, but Scissorman is the true horror that will give you trouble.
- "Clock Tower: The First Fear" -- PlayStation title
- "Clock Tower for WonderSwan" -- WonderSwan title
- "クロックタワー" -- Japanese spelling
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|The deadliest game of hide and seek you'll ever play.||SNES||Kadath Bird (619)|
The Press Says
|1UP!||SNES||Oct 31, 2009||93 out of 100||93|
|VicioJuegos.com||SNES||Jan 05, 2008||79 out of 100||79|
|Planet WonderSwan||WonderSwan||2006||6.3 out of 10||63|
|Just Games Retro||SNES||Oct 30, 2013||60|
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Dan BarrowsDan Barrows, a character appearing in one of the game's climatic fright scenes, returns in the sequel as the main antagonist. His physical form is greatly changed in the sequel. The PlayStation release of the original Clock Tower attempts to explain this transformation in a cutscene.
Jennifer SimpsonThe game's heroine, Jennifer Simpson, apart from sharing her first name also bears some physical resemblance to actress Jennifer Connelly. Connelly starred in the 1985 horror movie Creepers/Phenomena which is said to have provided several horror motifs used in Clock Tower.
Unofficial translationWhile only released in Japan, the SNES version has since been translated into English by fans.
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Related Web Sites
- The Barrows Mansion (French) (The site has a detailed history of the series, scans, movies, music, and walkthroughs.)