Return to Mysterious Island

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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.


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Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Options menu
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Something interesting in this direction?
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Main menu
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone The monkey Yup in the corner

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 (75500)

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Windows Jan 25, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameinatrix Windows Jan 05, 2005 B+ 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2005 79 out of 100 79
Adventurearchiv Windows Dec 07, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Adventure Corner Windows Jan 20, 2005 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 31, 2004 14 out of 20 70
HonestGamers Windows Jul 03, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Meristation Windows Feb 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameDaily Windows Dec 09, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Joystick (French) Windows Jan, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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