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Beyond Atlantis (Windows)

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Description

In this adventure game, take Ten, the Bearer of Light, through his journey to Shambhala to confront the Bearer of Dark so that balance can be returned to the Universe. To find Shambhala, he must gather the pieces that make up the "road to Shambhala" from different locations and time periods - China, Ireland and the Yucatan.

You begin aboard a ship in the mountains of Tibet, which acts as a home base. As the pieces are found and put in place, Ten is mystically transported to exotic locations and will become different characters. Each "chapter" can be played in any order since each is self-contained with its own puzzles, objects and people.

The game features a "point and click" interface, full 3D panning, puzzles of varied difficulty, conversations with other characters, and a fully-orchestrated musical score.

Screenshots

Beyond Atlantis Windows Mexican priests: dialogue options.
Beyond Atlantis Windows Outside the Chinese monastery
Beyond Atlantis Windows View from above.
Beyond Atlantis Windows Chinese Hell

Alternate Titles

  • "亞特蘭提斯2" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Атлантида 2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Beyond Atlantis: Your Journey Awaits..." -- Tag-lined title
  • "Atlantis II: Legenden fortsätter..." -- Swedish tag-lined title
  • "Atlantis II: Beyond Atlantis" -- GoG.com release title
  • "Atlantis II" -- European/Brazilian title
  • "Atlantida 2" -- Russian title

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User Reviews

Slow gameplay, barely adequate graphics, enjoyable new age soundtrack. Rodney Mayton (19) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
My opinion changed from beginning to end ... from good to great. Jeanne (75619) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure 2000 A 100
Power Unlimited Feb, 2000 7.8 out of 10 78
Just Adventure 2000 B 75
Meristation Jan 23, 2000 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Gamer Brasil Dec, 2001 72 out of 100 72
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 12, 1999 14 out of 20 70
PC Gaming World Dec, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Spel för Alla Feb, 2000 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Jul 18, 2000 5.6 out of 10 56
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 46 out of 100 46

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Packaging

For the initial CD-ROM release of this game, the European version shipped the 4 discs inside paper sleeves, while the later North American release enclosed them in a jewel case.

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Will D (790) added Beyond Atlantis (Windows) on Jul 01, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Jeanne (75619)