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 The cabinetry in the morgue holds some interesting things .. including your first view of some nudes.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Another amusing piece of wall art.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Let me out of here!
Midnight Nowhere Windows You start here, in a morgue.

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 (75491) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

PGNx Media Nov 06, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Mar 16, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
GamePlasma Apr 24, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Playback Feb, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PC Games (Germany) Jan 08, 2004 60 out of 100 60
Quandary Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Withingames Feb 22, 2004 2 out of 5 40
Thunderbolt Games Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
GameBoomers 2004 D- 16
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Jan 07, 2004 3 out of 100 3

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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 (75491) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004