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Description

Private Eye is based on the works of the writer Raymond Chandler. It is actually more of an interactive movie than a game, which uses cel animation techniques also seen in Oni. The player gets to control the famous private eye Phillip Marlowe, who is trying to do what he does best i.e., solve a murder mystery. The game features alternate endings, voice acting, lots of cut-scenes and music faithful to the 1940's era, which the game is trying to represent.

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Private Eye Windows Game Title
Private Eye Windows Main Menu:  Choose between playing the original plot (from the book) or a different one
Private Eye Windows Orfamay Quest ask that you find her missing brother
Private Eye Windows Decide whether to investigate Orfamay's family or her brother

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Alternate Titles

  • "Philip Marlowe: Private Eye" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Now this is really something. Windows Ola Sverre Bauge (241)

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Macintosh Jun, 1997 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Feb, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Oct, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Oct, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Windows 3.x Aug 08, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpot Windows Aug 08, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
Aventura y Cía Windows Aug 14, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Aventura y Cía Windows 3.x Aug 14, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adventurearchiv Windows Jul 31, 2005 32 out of 100 32
Just Adventure Windows 2001 F 0

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