DescriptionIt is August 1991, the USSR has only a few days left before its tremendous collapse and KGB officer Maksim Rukov has been moved, without explanation, to the newly formed Department P which investigates KGB corruption and roots out possible double-agents and traitors.
The game's interface and engine is based heavily on Cryo's previous game, Dune, using the same point-and-click system, and a pseudo first-person perspective. The game also allowed players to rewind to the beginning of chapters to correct mistakes they had made.
KGB was later re-released in an "enhanced" CD-ROM version featuring new video sections of actor Donald Sutherland as Rukov's father, giving hints and clues whenever needed. The game was also re-titled Conspiracy for this re-release.
- "Conspiracy" -- Enhanced CD-ROM release title
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Paper doll inventory
- Games with manual lookup copy protection
- Setting: City - Moscow
- Visual technique / style: Live-action cutscenes
The Press Says
|PC Joker||DOS||Oct, 1992||85 out of 100||85|
|Pelit||DOS||Jun, 1992||83 out of 100||83|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Dec, 1992||81 out of 100||81|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Jan, 1993||79 out of 100||79|
|Power Play||DOS||Nov, 1992||73 out of 100||73|
|Adventure's Planet||DOS||Feb 08, 2006||70 out of 100||70|
|Just Games Retro||DOS||Jan 07, 2007||70|
|High Score||DOS||Apr 16, 1994||3 out of 5||60|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||DOS||Nov 15, 2009||40|
|Adventure Gamers||DOS||Aug 06, 2010||30|
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EngineKGB uses the same adventure system that drove Dune, Cryo's previous and most famous game, but without the strategy elements.
Related Web Sites
- The KGB File (Comprehensive analysis of the game's plot and characters.)