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Anachronox (Windows)

Anachronox Screenshots

Windows version

Anachronox Windows Title screen

Title screen

Anachronox Windows Main menu. Note the funny visual representations of the difficulty levels

Main menu. Note the funny visual representations of the difficulty levels

Anachronox Windows Intro. View of the futuristic city. The game boasts spectacular cinematics, all done with in-game engine

Intro. View of the futuristic city. The game boasts spectacular cinematics, all done with in-game engine

Anachronox Windows The game starts with our hero Sly Boots getting beaten up by a goon working for Vendelin Detta, a shadowy alien mafioso and one of the main antagonists

The game starts with our hero Sly Boots getting beaten up by a goon working for Vendelin Detta, a shadowy alien mafioso and one of the main antagonists

Anachronox Windows Rowdy's Bar, the game's first locations. The strong writing alludes to all the good cliches of a "hardboiled" PI story

Rowdy's Bar, the game's first locations. The strong writing alludes to all the good cliches of a "hardboiled" PI story

Anachronox Windows This attractive and splendidly animated holographic image is Fatima, Sly's faithful assistant: dead yet appearing very lively!

This attractive and splendidly animated holographic image is Fatima, Sly's faithful assistant: dead yet appearing very lively!

Anachronox Windows Your quest log. Let's get to work, Sly!..

Your quest log. Let's get to work, Sly!..

Anachronox Windows You can take a photo of anything you see in the game. This here is Sly's office

You can take a photo of anything you see in the game. This here is Sly's office

Anachronox Windows One of the many minigames of Anachronox: using Sly's special skill to pick a lock on that door

One of the many minigames of Anachronox: using Sly's special skill to pick a lock on that door

Anachronox Windows Already the first hub area gives you a good idea of the game's use of 3D visuals. Note the gravitational walkway above!..

Already the first hub area gives you a good idea of the game's use of 3D visuals. Note the gravitational walkway above!..

Anachronox Windows Even dialogues with supposedly generic characters (such as a tutorial NPC) are well-written

Even dialogues with supposedly generic characters (such as a tutorial NPC) are well-written

Anachronox Windows There are quite a few cool views in the game. The 3D architecture is very impressive

There are quite a few cool views in the game. The 3D architecture is very impressive

Anachronox Windows These terminals can be accessed for news and information at several points in the game

These terminals can be accessed for news and information at several points in the game

Anachronox Windows Nice restaurant. NPCs are walking around, aliens eating, etc. Grumpos, my first companion, has just joined me

Nice restaurant. NPCs are walking around, aliens eating, etc. Grumpos, my first companion, has just joined me

Anachronox Windows The first dungeon in the game. Fighting rather pitifully-looking low-level enemies

The first dungeon in the game. Fighting rather pitifully-looking low-level enemies

Anachronox Windows An impressive first boss battle against the Stone Sentinel

An impressive first boss battle against the Stone Sentinel

Anachronox Windows The second main mission involves infiltrating a science center. Note our clever disguises! Sly's trusty robotic sidekick has joined the party

The second main mission involves infiltrating a science center. Note our clever disguises! Sly's trusty robotic sidekick has joined the party

Anachronox Windows What a view from the upper platform! But check out the time limit in the corner... This planet is going to be destroyed soon!..

What a view from the upper platform! But check out the time limit in the corner... This planet is going to be destroyed soon!..

Anachronox Windows Minigame: navigate the ship while avoiding randomly appearing rocks

Minigame: navigate the ship while avoiding randomly appearing rocks

Anachronox Windows You can switch between your characters most of the times. Controlling PAL the robot, displaying his special skill, exploring the hilarious planet Democratus

You can switch between your characters most of the times. Controlling PAL the robot, displaying his special skill, exploring the hilarious planet Democratus

Anachronox Windows Characters have unique skills they can use in battles. Grumpos's skill is talking too much until the enemy is disoriented!

Characters have unique skills they can use in battles. Grumpos's skill is talking too much until the enemy is disoriented!

Anachronox Windows Another day, another minigame: first-person rail shooter!

Another day, another minigame: first-person rail shooter!

Anachronox Windows No self-respecting RPG is complete without a Red Light District somewhere!..

No self-respecting RPG is complete without a Red Light District somewhere!..

Anachronox Windows There is a lot of funny detail in the game. This guy is watching an erotic dance performed by a tentacled alien!..

There is a lot of funny detail in the game. This guy is watching an erotic dance performed by a tentacled alien!..

Anachronox Windows Party screen. We haven't gather all the companions yet. This screen also displays equipment and attributes for the chosen character

Party screen. We haven't gather all the companions yet. This screen also displays equipment and attributes for the chosen character

Anachronox Windows A quiet area with mysterious little creatures... who are they?

A quiet area with mysterious little creatures... who are they?

Anachronox Windows Is this a robotic stick in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?.. Once Stiletto joins the party, you'd be tempted to put her in the lead

Is this a robotic stick in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?.. Once Stiletto joins the party, you'd be tempted to put her in the lead

Anachronox Windows This must be the only game in which you can have a PLANET visit an amusingly named temple administered by a robot

This must be the only game in which you can have a PLANET visit an amusingly named temple administered by a robot

Anachronox Windows Realistic scene: passengers waiting for the train to depart on the planet Hephaestus

Realistic scene: passengers waiting for the train to depart on the planet Hephaestus

Anachronox Windows You'll encounter many interesting people and situations, not all of which are mandatory. Here you enter an unmarked apartment and discover an ex-superheroine with powers of invisibility

You'll encounter many interesting people and situations, not all of which are mandatory. Here you enter an unmarked apartment and discover an ex-superheroine with powers of invisibility

Anachronox Windows Boss battle against the large and very ugly cyber-insect Verilent Queen

Boss battle against the large and very ugly cyber-insect Verilent Queen

Anachronox Windows Stilletto and Boots catch up on old times

Stilletto and Boots catch up on old times

Anachronox Windows Entertainment district on Hephaestus: a lovely place with European architecture!..

Entertainment district on Hephaestus: a lovely place with European architecture!..

Anachronox Windows If you want, take a break from the main quest and just play arcade games!

If you want, take a break from the main quest and just play arcade games!

Anachronox Windows Darkly beautiful monastery library

Darkly beautiful monastery library

Anachronox Windows Like most Japanese-style RPGs, the bosses in Anachronox clearly suffer from megalomania

Like most Japanese-style RPGs, the bosses in Anachronox clearly suffer from megalomania

Anachronox Windows A supervillain's comic book-like ship!

A supervillain's comic book-like ship!

Anachronox Windows A cute puzzle to complete in order to open a door

A cute puzzle to complete in order to open a door

Anachronox Windows Even the font changes in this section of the game!..

Even the font changes in this section of the game!..

Anachronox Windows Suddenly, we are whisked away to a mysteriously quiet, old snowy town... Note the snowflakes

Suddenly, we are whisked away to a mysteriously quiet, old snowy town... Note the snowflakes

Anachronox Windows One of the missions requires you to play as this new comic-book-like character

One of the missions requires you to play as this new comic-book-like character

Anachronox Windows Lavish decorations in this room!..

Lavish decorations in this room!..

Anachronox Windows The game's cutscenes are a beauty. So much expression with rather modest technical means

The game's cutscenes are a beauty. So much expression with rather modest technical means

Anachronox Windows No sci-fi RPG is complete without some throwback to a primitive civilization...

No sci-fi RPG is complete without some throwback to a primitive civilization...

Anachronox Windows Boots faces off against the not-so-aptly named Wimpa amongst the shattered and devoured corpses of its victims

Boots faces off against the not-so-aptly named Wimpa amongst the shattered and devoured corpses of its victims

Anachronox Windows Our heroes ultimately assist the Vigil in a battle against the Korethorian Dark Servants responsible for the whole mess

Our heroes ultimately assist the Vigil in a battle against the Korethorian Dark Servants responsible for the whole mess

Anachronox Windows The colorful party in a peaceful, open space, fairly late in the game

The colorful party in a peaceful, open space, fairly late in the game

Anachronox Windows Sci-fi returns with a vengeance for this decisive mission. And look how much damage we can do now!..

Sci-fi returns with a vengeance for this decisive mission. And look how much damage we can do now!..

Anachronox Windows Detta takes refuge in his personal Mystech stockpile, which will soon become nothing more than his shattered dreams of galactic domination

Detta takes refuge in his personal Mystech stockpile, which will soon become nothing more than his shattered dreams of galactic domination