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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (DOS)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Gabriel Knight 2 Jewel Case - Windows (US):

    SEE WHERE IT ALL BEGAN WITH

    GABRIEL
    KNIGHT

    SINS OF THE FATHERS™

    He started out writing a book on voodoo, now he's fighting for his very soul.

    Gabriel Knight is the last in a long line of Shadow Hunters, those fated to fight the dark forces of the supernatural. Haunted by a centuries-old curse, he is tormented by terrifying nightmares. Now he must spend every waking moment scouring the side streets and back alleys of New Orleans for the key to his dark past. And when he sleeps – the nightmare begins.

    • Stylishly designed and richly written – a true neo-gothic computer novel.
    • Voted 1994 Game of the Year by both Computer Gaming World and Computer Gaming Review.
    • Winner of Game Bytes "Best of Show" award for product excellence.
    • Includes a bound and illustrated graphic novel.

    Contributed by chirinea (33484) on Apr 15, 2007.

Advertisement in InterAction, Spring 1994:
    "The first time an all-Hollywood cast of name actors has been assembled for an interactive movie..." -The Hollywood Reporter


    High-res art draws you into this neo-gothic thriller.

    An all-new, patented lip-synching technology breathes life into characters.

    Stunning "graphic novel" illustrations will haunt your dreams.

    Sound effects, a digitized musical score and an international cast heighten the unsettling realism of the visual imagery.

    Nightmare sequences create a chilling atmosphere.

    Only You Can Stop the Nightmare.

    Contributed by Belboz (6553) on Apr 25, 2001.

Box Cover:
    He started out writing a book on voodoo. Now he's fighting for his very soul.

    Gabriel Knight is the last in a long line of Shadow Hunters, those fated to fight the dark forces of the supernatural. Haunted by a centuries-old curse, he is tormented by terrifying nightmares.

    Now he must spend every waking moment scouring the side streets and back alleys of New Orleans for the key to his dark past. And when he sleeps - the nightmare begins.

  • Stylishly designed and richly written - a true neo-Gothic computer novel.
  • More conversation, more clues, more game options, and more dark secrets to discover.
  • Winner of Game Bytes' "Best of Show" award for product excellence at the Consumer Electronic Show.

    Designer Jane Jensen has written horror and suspense stories for many years. She is co-author and co-director of the bestselling King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow.

    Contributed by MAT (70536) on Apr 01, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    (Taken from the video 'The Making Of Gabriel Knight')

    "The convergence of Hollywood's talent with the award-winning story-based game development skills at Sierra, opens the door for an exciting new future for interactive entertainment. Jane Jensen's 'Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers', represents a bold step down this future path... interactive fiction integrates the best attributes of films, novels, stage, and television. But it's an exciting new entertainment experience, giving you the unique opportunity to actively participate in the story... now it's your turn. Take a journey you will never forget, into the world of Gabriel Knight.

    Contributed by Eurythmic (2610) on May 13, 1999.