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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.

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Midnight Nowhere Windows Title Screen
Midnight Nowhere Windows What a bloody mess!
Midnight Nowhere Windows The Lounge
Midnight Nowhere Windows You'll be adjusting gamma constantly to darken or lighten things up.

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 (75620) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

PGNx Media Nov 06, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
GamePlasma Apr 24, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
GamersHell.com Nov 26, 2003 7.6 out of 10 76
Just Adventure Apr 02, 2003 B 75
Playback 2006 6 out of 10 60
games xtreme Jun 14, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 18, 2005 10 out of 20 50
GameSpy Apr 14, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Quandary Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

The working title of Midnight Nowhere, Black Oasis, never really left the final version of the game. The title in the Readme file is shown as OASIS and that word is also contained in the name of the play disc (CD 2) while it sits in your drive.

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Jeanne (75620) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004