80 Days (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Presentation
Gameplay
64
Critic Score
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3.0
User Score
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Description

Inspired by Jules Verne's famous novel Around the World in 80 Days, trace the steps of Verne's original character, Phileas Fogg, in a fantastical trek through Egypt, India, Japan and America. Players take the role of Englishman Oliver Lavisheart who is portrayed as a sort of Indiana Jones fellow in the year 1899.

Oliver's billionaire uncle boasts to his scientific colleagues that he has created 4 major inventions and placed them in 4 different countries around the globe. The uncle then makes a hefty wager that his inventions (or proof of them) can be found in 80 days or less. Oliver decides to help his uncle, and he is off in search of them. Can he do it in time? The clock is ticking!

Players will use a combination of keyboard keys and mouse for navigation and various actions (including jumping and running). Many different modes of transportation are at Oliver's disposal to help him travel to and throughout the large locales including camels, elephants, or flying carpets, and several unusual cars, trains, steamboats and flying ships. There are adventure type puzzles to be solved and over 100 non-player characters. In addition there are several difficulty levels, side quests and time bonuses.

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80 Days Windows Yokohama: Sneak past the Samurai-guards unnoticed or get caught and face the consequences.
80 Days Windows This guy wants to stop you.
80 Days Windows You meet many strange and crazy people.
80 Days Windows You get some messages during the game. You can listen to them with this phonograph.

Alternate Titles

  • "Вокруг света за 80 дней" -- Russian spelling
  • "Jules Verne 3" -- Informal name
  • "In 80 Tagen um die Welt" -- German title
  • "Cesta kolem světa za 80 dní" -- Czech title
  • "80天" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "80 Tian" -- Chinese title
  • "80 Jours" -- French title
  • "80 Giorni" -- Italian title
  • "80 Dni" -- Polish title
  • "80 Días" -- Spanish title
  • "80 Days: Around the World Adventure" -- Common name

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Critic Reviews

Game Vortex 2005 90 out of 100 90
Gamesmania.de Nov 09, 2005 80 out of 100 80
IGN Jan 13, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Quandary Feb, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2005 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Feb 01, 2006 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot Jan 27, 2006 5.1 out of 10 51
3DAvenue Mar 15, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 08, 2005 10 out of 20 50
Adventure Classic Gaming Apr 15, 2008 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Jeanne (75483) added 80 Days (Windows) on Oct 26, 2005