Private Eye

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
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Windows
54
3.5
Windows 3.x
50
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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 Suspect/Lead's bios
Private Eye Windows Intro
Private Eye Windows Philip Marlowe
Private Eye Windows Your casebook

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Now this is really something. Windows Ola Sverre Bauge (235)

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Windows Jun, 1997 70 out of 100 70
Joystick (French) Macintosh Jun, 1997 70 out of 100 70
PC Jeux Windows Jun, 1997 63 out of 100 63
Quandary Windows Feb, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
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
Quandary Windows 3.x Feb, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Windows 3.x Aug 08, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1996 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Power Play Windows 3.x Oct, 1996 35 out of 100 35

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