Outcry (Windows)

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Outcry is a point and click adventure game which delves into the surreal, philosophical themes and the paranormal.

The main character is a writer whose brother sends him a very confusing letter with an invitation to come see him. This is quite strange in itself since they haven't seen each other in many years. Curious, he heads out wondering what it is his brother wants to see him about. Upon reaching his destination, his brother isn't there and he discovers notes and diary pages about an unusual machine. This machine, according to his brother's documents, has the ability to separate the mind and body to transcend one's consciousness through a type of time warp.

Played in first person, you take the role of the unnamed writer as he tries to understand what was left behind and how to find his brother. There are many unusual puzzles to solve that range in difficulty. Some are mechanical, one is musical, and some require the proper objects to solve. Soft background music plays throughout, there are sound effects, and the environment can be panned 360 degrees.


Outcry Windows Trolley Car
Outcry Windows Main menu
Outcry Windows How do I cross the walkway?
Outcry Windows Contraptions in your brother's living room

Alternate Titles

  • "Sublustrum " -- Polish title
  • "Sublustrum" -- Russian title
  • "Outcry: The Dawn" -- UK tag-lined title
  • "Outcry: Die Dämmerung" -- German title

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GameBoomers Sep, 2008 A- 91
BestGamer.ru Jul 09, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
UHS (Universal Hint System) Dec 15, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Dec 17, 2008 77 out of 100 77
IGN Dec 16, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
GameZone Sep 22, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
Adventure Gamers Sep 18, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Digital Chumps Sep 25, 2008 5.6 out of 10 56
Armchair Empire, The Jan 11, 2009 5 out of 10 50
4Players.de Apr 27, 2009 39 out of 100 39


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Jeanne (75486) added Outcry (Windows) on Oct 03, 2008