Scratches (Windows)

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Teen
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Perspective
Gameplay
Narrative
74
Critic Score
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3.6
User Score
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Description

Horror writer Michael Arthate comes to the isolated Blackwood Manor to complete his latest book. Alone in the Victorian home, nestled away in Northumberland, England, Michael's only contact with the outside world is via the telephone. Little does Michael realize that he isn't as alone as he believes. Exploring the house, Michael uncovers sinister secrets leading up to a terrifying answer to the question, "what is that noise in your basement?"

Scratches is an adventure game played from a first-person perspective using a point-and-click interface. Players must use inventory and deduction to solve integrated puzzles, exploring the manor and its grounds. An original soundtrack has been created by Cellar of Rats.

Screenshots

Scratches Windows Michael's room
Scratches Windows The manor is adorned with eerie paintings.
Scratches Windows Title Screen.
Scratches Windows A book-filled study.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шорох" -- Russian spelling
  • "Scratches: La Guarida del Miedo" -- Spanish title
  • "Scratches: Graffi Mortali" -- Italian title
  • "Scratches: Dans l'antre de la peur" -- French title

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User Reviews

Are you scared? Depeche Mike (17180) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Atmospheric, but clichéd and tedious plumifrons (95) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Adventurespiele Feb 03, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 23, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Quandary Mar, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Feb 15, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Gamigo Feb 10, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Over Online Mar 06, 2006 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 16, 2006 13 out of 20 65
PC Games (Germany) Feb 20, 2006 63 out of 100 63
PC Action Mar 19, 2006 62 out of 100 62
Aventura y Cía Dec 08, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Terrence Bosky (5222) added Scratches (Windows) on Mar 03, 2006