DescriptionA young woman is found unconscious by African peasants after her plane crashes following a rebel attack. When she wakes up, she finds herself in the town of Madargane, in the harem of the local prince, with no recollection of previous events. While she believes that her name is Ann Smith, a student attending a university in Geneva, the real truth is that she cannot remember. She also has no idea why she traveled to Africa in the first place. As she tries to regain her memories, she gradually realizes that she will have to play a key role in the future of a fictional African country called Maurania, to which she is more connected than she would ever imagine.
Paradise is a traditional third-person perspective point-and-click adventure, similar in gameplay and visual style to Syberia. The player navigates a 3D character model over pre-rendered backgrounds with fixed camera angles. Interaction can only be performed with "hot spots" on the screen, and is done with a simple single-cursor interface. The vast majority of the puzzles are inventory-based. During a certain part of the game, the player can take control of a black leopard.
- "Paradise: The Season of Storms" -- Re-release title
- "Lost Paradise" -- Working title
- "Last King of Africa" -- European DS title
- "Der Letzte König von Afrika" -- German DS title
- "Benoît Sokal's Paradise" -- Alternate title
- "Benoit Sokal: Last King of Africa" -- Benelux DS title
Part of the Following Groups
- Game Engine: OPALIUM
- Games made into books
- Games made into comics
- Protagonist: Female
- Setting: African
- Theme: Amnesia
|So bad that even beautiful graphics can't save it||Windows||Jeanne (75627)|
|buggy and boring||Windows||Robinet (42)|
The Press Says
|Jeux Vidéo Network||Nintendo DS||May 29, 2009||16 out of 20||80|
|GameZone||Windows||May 15, 2006||7.8 out of 10||78|
|Adventure-Treff||Windows||Aug 21, 2006||73 out of 100||73|
|Gry o2||Windows||Nov 19, 2006||7 out of 10||70|
|Pocket Gamer UK||Nintendo DS||Sep 30, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Factornews||Windows||May 18, 2006||6 out of 10||60|
|Gildia Gier Komputerowych||Windows||Sep 15, 2006||6 out of 10||60|
|GameSpot||Windows||May 18, 2006||5.8 out of 10||58|
|Game Informer Magazine||Windows||Jul, 2006||5.25 out of 10||52|
|Giery.eu||Windows||Mar 02, 2007||16 out of 40||40|
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