Midnight Nowhere (Windows)

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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.


Midnight Nowhere Windows The Lounge
Midnight Nowhere Windows This "holding" cell contains some of the game's more interesting puzzles.
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.

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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A bit sick .. Unconventional story, clunky interface Jeanne (75500) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

Igray.ru Dec 02, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PGNx Media Nov 06, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
GamersHell.com Nov 26, 2003 7.6 out of 10 76
Adventure-Treff Dec 29, 2003 68 out of 100 68
Adventure Corner Feb 16, 2004 67 out of 100 67
Adventurearchiv Jan 30, 2004 61 out of 100 61
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 09, 2002 55 out of 100 55
GameSpy Apr 14, 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


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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 (75500) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004