DescriptionSurviving a dare by your friends to spend the night in a haunted museum is how Shivers begins, but it soon turns into a challenge of capturing the evil Ixupi, ghosts of South American legend, in pots scattered throughout the museum.
The game is similar to Myst in many aspects in that it's an adventure game with a 1st-person slideshow-type presentation. Though unlike Myst, you have a life meter and the Ixupi can steal life from it if you aren't careful.
Part of the Following Groups
- Game Engine: Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI)
- Shivers series
- Theme: Haunted house
- Visual technique / style: Live-action cutscenes
|A seemingly campy horror mystery that is more than meets the eye||Windows||Tal Cohen (35)|
|Shivers down your spine||Windows||ETJB (447)|
|A Masterpiece!||Windows||1gnition (287)|
|Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers"||Windows||D P (124)|
|One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it!||Windows 3.x||Jeanne (75521)|
The Press Says
|Quandary||Windows 3.x||Jan, 1996||100|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows 3.x||Jan, 1996||74 out of 100||74|
|PC Games (Germany)||Windows||Dec, 1995||73 out of 100||73|
|Power Play||Windows 3.x||Dec, 1995||69 out of 100||69|
|GameSpot||Windows||May 01, 1996||6.6 out of 10||66|
|PC Joker||Windows||Dec, 1995||56 out of 100||56|
|High Score||Windows 3.x||May, 1996||2 out of 5||40|
|All Game Guide||Windows||1995||40|
|High Score||Windows||May, 1996||2 out of 5||40|
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