Myst III: Exile

Critic Score User Score
Xbox
64
3.8
Windows
79
3.9
PlayStation 2
57
3.8
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Description

Set 10 years after the events of Riven, Myst 3: Exile is about a man who wants revenge on Atrus.

The gameplay remains the same point and click interface as Myst, but adds 360 degree scrolling technology for a more realistic gaming experience.

Screenshots

Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin Greenhouse - Observatory elevator
Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin - prism
Myst III: Exile Windows A tree elevator and light plant
Myst III: Exile Macintosh J'nanin - Greenhouse at the bottom of the caldera

Alternate Titles

  • ""迷霧之島3"" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "神秘岛3:放逐" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Myst III: הנקמה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Myst III: Ha Nekama" -- Israeli title
  • "Myst III: Exile - The Perfect Place to Plan Revenge" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

If you’ve waited until now to play one of the Myst games, don’t wait any longer! Windows Jeanne (75500)
A beautiful new chapter to the Myst series that fans will love. Windows Christopher Currie (4)
Another beautiful adventure. Windows Rensch (203)
Exile... Saavedro is waiting.... Windows Chris Martin (1094)
An essential game Windows Thohan (19)

Critic Reviews

Adventure Gamers Windows Feb 05, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Armchair Empire, The Windows Oct, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows May 12, 2001 85 out of 100 85
IGN Windows May 07, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Xbox Dec, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Nov 08, 2002 16 out of 20 80
PC Action Windows Oct 15, 2001 74 out of 100 74
4Players.de Windows Sep 12, 2001 74 out of 100 74
GameZone PlayStation 2 Oct 17, 2002 5.2 out of 10 52
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jul, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Myst III: Exile was originally going to be re-released on a single, hybrid DVD sometime after the initial 4 CD release, however this was quietly canceled. One of the original Exile programmers, Roland Gustaffson, would later explain that this was not as a result of technical issues,

"The Mac/PC version of Myst 3 that shipped is DVD-ready. If the files from the 4 CDs are placed on a DVD in just the right places, it will work with the current app. ie: not producing a Mac/PC DVD version is purely a marketing decision. There aren't that many Mac/PC games that have shipped on DVD, from what I can remember. (I can only remember Riven and Journeyman Project 3)"

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