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Midnight Nowhere (Windows)

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Description

In Midnight Nowhere, you play a man suffering from amnesia who wakes up in the morgue. Half-naked, dead bodies and blood are everywhere. Something is very wrong, but he hasn't a clue what happened, where he is or even who he is. The city of Black Lake, Russia, is in a state of panic because no one has any idea who or what is behind the horrific slaughters - now numbering in the hundreds. Is it a serial killer? ... or is it something even more evil?

You play this point-and-click, mouse-driven game in 3rd-person perspective. Features include animated characters, a mix of 2D and 3D graphical backgrounds and a mood-enhancing soundtrack. To advance the story, find and use inventory objects, read different types of documents, solve various types of puzzles, and talk to numerous characters.

Falling solidly under the Horror category, the subject matter is not for the faint of heart. The strong language and adult sexual themes are in keeping with today's "R-rated" films.

Screenshots

Midnight Nowhere Windows This desk holds a few items that can be gathered.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Main Menu. Why they chose a watch is anybody's guess.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Right click to access your inventory.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Using several computers is part of the gameplay too.

Alternate Titles

  • "午夜夺命" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Чёрный Оазис" -- Russian spelling
  • "Chornyj Oasis" -- Russian title
  • "Black Oasis" -- Working title

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User Reviews

A bit sick .. Unconventional story, clunky interface Jeanne (75591) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

Igray.ru Dec 02, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Playback Feb, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Corner Feb 16, 2004 67 out of 100 67
Jolt (UK) Apr 06, 2004 5.8 out of 10 58
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 18, 2005 10 out of 20 50
Withingames Feb 22, 2004 2 out of 5 40
Quandary Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Thunderbolt Games Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Gamers Europe Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Although the title Black Oasis never officially made it out of Russia, it still remains the official original Russian title (Chornyj Oasis). The title Midnight Nowhere is unknown in Russia.

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Jeanne (75591) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004