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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles is a surrealistic 3D platformer from France. The player guides the orphan boy Cyprien through a darkly comical environment spanning 8 distinct islands and about 70 stages, in a mission to save his 4 friends, find his talking teddy bear, and confront his inner self.

Cyprien is helped and hindered through his quest by an assortment of strange beings, from an elephant named Wilbur, who makes his entrances and exits on a swing, a tribe of demis - creatures cut in half, a giant termite queen, a dark root, and many many more.

He is not helpless in his battle against the odds however. He has brought along to this strange dimension Super-Cyp, his heroic alter ego, into whom he may change temporarily using the power-ups scattered around the levels.


Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Collect a camera and Wilbur, one of the game's strange creatures, will take a picture of you. This is the game’s save-feature.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Jocelyn’s island: Cyprien has transformed in his alter-ego Supercyp to fight a scarecrow.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Vincent’s Island: collect light worms.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Catapult this end of level boss in first-person perspective mode.

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Alternate Titles

  • "邪恶双子:Cyprien历代记" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Evil Twin: Uma aventura entre sonho e arrepio" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Very Unique Game, Dark Visul Style, Cool Story, Slightly Flawed Gameplay. Dreamcast Brandon Heffner (36)
A heavily underrated game. Windows Qlberts (57)

Critic Reviews PlayStation 2 Dec 22, 2001 88 out of 100 88
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 2001 86 out of 100 86 Dreamcast Apr 19, 2002 16 out of 20 80 PlayStation 2 Dec 13, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Nov, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Super Play (Sweden) Windows Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70 Windows Jun 01, 2006 12 out of 20 60
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 6 out of 10 60 (UK) Windows Oct 25, 2001 5 out of 10 50


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When you have installed the Windows version of the game, look on your hard disk in the directory ...\Evil Twin\cines\voices_en for the sound file 03712010123.mp3 which is not used in the game. It has Lenny the Bear telling the background story of the game which is identical to the introduction text in the instruction manual.

Related Web Sites

  • Evil Twin (The official site of Evil Twin. Has a French, German, Italian and American version.)
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