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Journey to the Center of the Earth (Windows)

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Inspired by the stories of Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth is an adventure game that features a familiar point-and-click interface and is played in 3rd person perspective.

You play Ariane, a lovely young photographer and reporter for a travel magazine. Just as her helicopter lands on a rocky ledge in Iceland's volcano region, a sudden rockslide occurs. The copter is destroyed and its pilot has vanished. Ariane is thrown clear and must somehow find help. Searching the cliff on which she landed, she discovers the entrance to an underground passage. Where does it lead? What will she find there?

Guide Ariane through the strange and enchanting lands hidden beneath the earth's crust for centuries. Meet and talk with exotic beings. Solve over 100 puzzles to help her learn the secrets of this strange land. Actions you take during the game can lead to two distinct endings.


Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Finally arriving at the City of Askiam.
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Normal interface of the game
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Close-up of the main character, Ariane.
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Lush greenery on the other side.

Alternate Titles

  • "Путешествие к центру Земли" -- Russian spelling
  • "Voyage au Centre de la Terre" -- French title
  • "Viaje al centro de la Tierra" -- Spanish title
  • "Reis naar het middelpunt van de aarde" -- Dutch title
  • "Podróz do Wnetrza Ziemi" -- Polish title
  • "JTTCOTE" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Der verborgene Kontinent" -- German title
  • "Cesta do Stredu Zeme" -- Czech title

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User Reviews

A Giant Leap for Frogwares! Jeanne (75619) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Oct, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Netjak Mar 31, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
Adventurearchiv Dec 10, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Withingames Jan 21, 2004 4 out of 5 80
Adventure Gamers Nov 10, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Jan 26, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Adventure-Treff Dec 19, 2003 71 out of 100 71
GamingExcellence Apr 01, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Nov 02, 2003 70 out of 100 70
GameZebo Apr 07, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Jeanne (75619) added Journey to the Center of the Earth (Windows) on Oct 23, 2003