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Cyberia

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Description

In the year 2027, the world is controlled by two rival superpowers, the western-bloc Free World Alliance and the east-bloc Cartel. Transmissions from an FWA spy reveal the location of a secret multi-national laboratory deep within Siberia, the Cyberia Complex, where a mysterious weapon is being developed. FWA leader Devlin frees a cyber-hacker named Zak from prison and sends him to infiltrate the complex and discover the true nature of the Cyberia weapon.

Unfortunately, the Cartel is also interested in the weapon and will stop at nothing to get it. Not only must Zak make his way past the Cartel forces sent to stop him, but he must also overcome the Cartel agents which have already seized control of the complex. To make matters worse the Cyberian scientist's genetically engineered creations are running rampant in the same area as the weapon and Devlin also appears to be have something up his sleeve.

Cyberia is an action game with puzzle sequences and a heavy reliance on scripted events and cutscenes. The game allows limited navigation between locations, which usually lead to a puzzle or (more often) action scenes that involve either shooting down planes with a gun turret or navigating various flying vehicles, destroying enemies in a Star Wars: Rebel Assault-style confrontations.

Screenshots

Cyberia DOS ...or you lose
Cyberia SEGA Saturn Enemy attacking station
Cyberia FM Towns Title screen
Cyberia FM Towns Need to lock the door behind me

Alternate Titles

  • "Cyberia: -experience the future-" -- Tag-lined DOS title
  • "サイベリア" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Look how shining those cd thingies are!! Ooooh! Aaaaaah!! Shiny..! DOS Zovni (9355)
A cool breeze of air. DOS コナン (75832)
One of the better pre rendered romps... not that that's saying an awful lot. DOS Sycada (175)
Junk, Purely Worthless, Its sad that they made a 2nd Cyberia DOS NotTwoQuick (22)
Rather good, but it could have been better PlayStation Grant McLellan (545)

The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine DOS Feb, 1995 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1995 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1995 10 out of 12 83
GamePro (US) PlayStation Mar, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Player (Germany) 3DO Jan, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Joystick (French) DOS Jan, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Freak DOS Apr, 1995 78 out of 100 78
PC Gamer DOS Apr, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Feb 12, 2006 73 out of 100 73
GameFan Magazine PlayStation Feb, 1996 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

OEM version

An abridged version entitled Cyberia: Mission Norway was released to be bundled with soundcards and the like. This version takes you nearly halfway through the game.

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