DescriptionEric Fox is a psychic who lives in San Francisco and earns his living performing magic shows in seedy nightclubs. This changes when Eric meets Laina, a mysterious woman who trains him to venture inside other people's minds. Laina then hires Eric as a private detective to travel into the minds of the people who attend a wake held in honor of her father, which has died under unclear circumstances.
Psychic Detective is an interactive movie with adventure elements. The player can choose people whose minds Eric is able to read, and also interact with objects for further insight into the storyline. Many of these decisions and interaction choices branch the storyline, leading it to different endings; one of these endings is reached if the player chooses not to interact at all and let the movie unfold by itself.
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|A stunning achievement - quite possibly one of the worst games ever made...||DOS||Colin Rowsell (45)|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||DOS||Jul, 1996||80|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Feb, 1996||79 out of 100||79|
|PSExtreme Online||PlayStation||1996||79 out of 100||79|
|Entertainment Weekly||DOS||Feb 16, 1996||B||75|
|Player One||PlayStation||Apr, 1996||70 out of 100||70|
|Power Play||DOS||Feb, 1996||70 out of 100||70|
|Playmag||PlayStation||Apr, 1996||59 out of 100||59|
|Mega Fun||3DO||Feb, 1996||59 out of 100||59|
|Video Games||PlayStation||May, 1996||57 out of 100||57|
|GameSpot||DOS||May 01, 1996||4.7 out of 10||47|
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Playstation versionThere are a number of suggestive scenes (including a softcore sex scene) that are absent from the Playstation release. The PC and 3DO versions have these scenes intact, however.
- April 2001 - #7 Weirdest PC Game Ever Made
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