DescriptionEric Fox is a psychic who lives in San Francisco and earns his living performing magic shows in seedy nightclubs. This changes when Eric meets Laina, a mysterious woman who trains him to venture inside other people's minds. Laina then hires Eric as a private detective to travel into the minds of the people who attend a wake held in honor of her father, which has died under unclear circumstances.
Psychic Detective is an interactive movie with adventure elements. The player can choose people whose minds Eric is able to read, and also interact with objects for further insight into the storyline. Many of these decisions and interaction choices branch the storyline, leading it to different endings; one of these endings is reached if the player chooses not to interact at all and let the movie unfold by itself.
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There are 14 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Multiple endings
- Theme: Psychic powers / Psionics
- Visual technique / style: Live-action cutscenes
|A stunning achievement - quite possibly one of the worst games ever made...||Colin Rowsell (45)|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Jul, 1996||80|
|PC Games (Germany)||Feb, 1996||79 out of 100||79|
|Entertainment Weekly||Feb 16, 1996||B||75|
|Power Play||Feb, 1996||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Brazil)||May, 1996||70|
|GameSpot||May 01, 1996||4.7 out of 10||47|
|PC Player (Germany)||Feb, 1996||46 out of 100||46|
|High Score||Aug, 1996||1 out of 5||20|
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TriviaThere are a number of suggestive scenes (including a softcore sex scene) that are absent from the Playstation release. The PC and 3DO versions have these scenes intact, however.
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Psychic Detective (Information about Psychic Detective at Wikipedia)
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