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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 The cops think you are a suspect!
Midnight Nowhere Windows Many of the doors need a password entered into key pads like this one.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Right click to access your inventory.
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 (75541) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

GamePlasma Apr 24, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Just Adventure Apr 02, 2003 B 75
Playback Feb, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Apr 01, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Adventure Gamers Feb 08, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 09, 2002 55 out of 100 55
Quandary Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Just Adventure Feb 10, 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 (75541) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004