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Return to Mysterious Island

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Windows
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Description

Inspired by Jules Verne's book The Mysterious Island, you play a young woman who is stranded on an uncharted island. Attempting to break a world record by sailing around the world by herself, Mina is washed overboard during a storm and manages to swim to a beach. She must learn to survive by finding food and shelter and will eventually find a way to explore the entire island. During her adventure, Mina stumbles upon a beautiful submarine .. Captain Nemo's Nautilus!

The game features a non-linear storyline and a unique inventory management system. The majority of its puzzles are inventory object related and have multiple solutions. Readers of Verne's book will recognize the locations and characters in the game. Achievements are logged with points, reminiscent of older Sierra games.


Screenshots

Return to Mysterious Island Windows Those lines on the horizon are not a graphical glitch (like I thought).
Return to Mysterious Island Windows Most action screens are played out like a storyboard.
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Game credits
Return to Mysterious Island Windows Captain Nemo's sub.

Alternate Titles

  • "重返神秘岛" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "神秘島" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Возвращение на таинственный остров" -- Russianspelling
  • "Tajuplný Ostrov" -- Czech title
  • "Ritorno all'Isola Misteriosa" -- Italian title
  • "Return to Mysterious Island: Powrót na tajemniczą wyspę" -- Polish title
  • "Retour sur l’Ile Mystérieuse" -- French title
  • "Retorno a la isla misteriosa" -- Spanish title
  • "Jules Verne's Return to Mysterious Island (Deluxe Edition)" -- iPad title
  • "Jules Verne's Return To Mysterious Island" -- iPhone title
  • "Die Rückkehr Zur Geheimnisvollen Insel" -- German title

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User Reviews

Simply Marvelous .. I want to live on this island! Windows Jeanne (75591)

The Press Says

Just Adventure Windows Nov 17, 2004 A 100
Gameinatrix Windows Jan 05, 2005 B+ 83
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2005 79 out of 100 79
PC Powerplay Windows Dec, 2004 73 out of 100 73
HonestGamers Windows Jul 03, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Meristation Windows Feb 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jun 01, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Nov 24, 2009 12 out of 20 60
GameDaily Windows Dec 09, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Joystick (French) Windows Jan, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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