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Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles

MobyRank MobyScore
Dreamcast
...
3.6
PlayStation 2
63
3.1
Windows
75
3.6
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows On David’s Island the action gets heated up. Use your Supercyp powers to fly through the air.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Main screen
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows The Island's map. From here you can access any level you have visited before.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Shoot the grape-crushing monks and save at least three grapes.

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)

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 2001 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Apr 19, 2002 16 out of 20 80
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Nov, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Gamezone (Germany) Windows Oct 04, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
Super Play Windows Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamezone (Germany) Dreamcast May 10, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Jan 02, 2002 60 out of 100 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Oct 25, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Introduction

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.)
Contributed to by David Mackenzie (1), ududy (47) and Macintrash (2495)