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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 Your casebook
Private Eye Windows Brooklyn Multimedia
Private Eye Windows Philip Marlowe
Private Eye Windows Suspect/Lead's bios

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Alternate Titles

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

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

Critic Reviews

Entertainment Weekly Windows Jul 19, 1996 A- 91
PC Jeux Windows Jun, 1997 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Windows Aug 08, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpot Windows 3.x Aug 08, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct, 1997 40 out of 100 40
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Oct, 1997 40 out of 100 40
Adventurearchiv Windows Jul 31, 2005 32 out of 100 32
Adventurearchiv Windows 3.x Jul 31, 2005 32 out of 100 32
Just Adventure Windows 2001 F 0

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