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Two separate murder cases, in two separate lifetimes -- so alike .. so similar in the smallest of details that one could believe they were performed by the same person. Impossible! One of the crimes took place 75 years ago, while the other just happened! Is someone copying an old serial killer .. or is it remotely possible that the same murderer is still alive and committing more crimes?

Victoria McPherson is an FBI agent investigator based in Chicago. While visiting her father and talking about their family, they discuss her grandfather, former P.I. Gustav McPherson (from Post Mortem). Finding Gus' diary in an old attic trunk, she picks it up and begins to read ...

In this point and click mystery adventure, you'll play both Victoria in modern Chicago as well as her grandfather, Gus, in Prague in the 1920s. Meet and talk with over 20 characters, explore Chicago and Prague and solve puzzles while investigating in two time periods.


Still Life Xbox Title screen
Still Life Xbox Chasing the killer
Still Life Windows Chapter 2 playing Gus McPherson back in time.
Still Life Xbox City map

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User Reviews

A great horror/drama!! Windows Twilightseer (252)
Nice adventure/horror game... but leaves many things unsolved Windows Christian Munive (6)
Good story, OK game. Xbox Parf (7301)
Good but not great Windows piltdown_man (130481)

Critic Reviews

Adventure Corner Windows May 31, 2005 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 14, 2005 80 out of 100 80
TalkXbox Xbox Aug 01, 2005 78 out of 100 78
GameZone Xbox Jun 15, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Windows Jun 14, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
NZGamer Xbox Sep 04, 2005 7.3 out of 10 73
Video Game Talk Xbox Jul 06, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Extreme Gamer Xbox Jun 16, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Bordersdown Xbox Mar, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Diehard GameFan Xbox Jun 16, 2005 6 out of 10 60


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According to one of the ex-developers a considerable part of the game has been cut due to financial troubles during the development, which explains the rather abrupt ending. A quote from AdventureGamers forum (warning, may contain mild spoilers):

"There was the entire part in LA 1954 and 2005 and Chicago 1932 and 2005. We played Gus again but in Chicago of the 30s; Gus chasing Mark. This part would introduce LA 54. The LA 54 part would explain the link between the murderers. Look closely at the painting “The Pupil”. In the original script, there were two endings. It was more of a choice really. The player could choose between arresting the killer or putting a clip into him. Now that’s closure. The player decided the fate of the killer. I really liked that idea simply because I thought it could be fun to empower the player with how he or she wanted Vic to end her story."

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