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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 The island your on is a large volcano!
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Something interesting in this direction?
Return to Mysterious Island Windows Captain Nemo's Quarters aboard the Nautilus
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone The monkey Yup in the corner

Promo Images

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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 (75363)

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Windows Nov 14, 2004 A- 91
Gameinatrix Windows Jan 05, 2005 B+ 83
GameSpy Windows Nov 19, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZebo Windows Apr 07, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventurearchiv Windows Dec 07, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Adventure Corner Windows Jan 20, 2005 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 20, 2005 75 out of 100 75
HonestGamers Windows Jul 03, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Nov 24, 2009 12 out of 20 60
Gamekult Windows Dec 22, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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