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Claw (Windows)

82
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Official game's website:
    Join forces with Captain Claw, the greatest cat pirate ever to challenge the Cocker Spaniard Armada! Embark on an epic quest to recover the lost gems of the Amulet of Nine Lives. Uncover hidden treasure, navigate tricky terrain, and engage in armed combat to defeat the enemies of the courageous and legendary Captain Nathaniel J. Claw.

    Claw™ is © 1998, 1997 Monolith Productions, Inc. and Takarajimasha, Inc. The Claw logo is a trademark of Monolith Productions, Inc. and Takarajimasha, Inc.

    http://www.lith.com/Games/Captain-Claw

    Contributed by jean-louis (15716) on Sep 25, 2010.

Press Release:

    CLAW MAKES A PURR-FECT ADDITION TO GAMESTORM'S GROWING ROSTER OF FAMILY TITLES

    Charlottesville, VA – November 17, 1998 –Kesmai Corporation, the world's leader in online multiplayer games, and ENGAGE games, a leader in massively multiplayer games, today announced the availability of Claw on Kesmai's online gaming service, GameStorm http://gamestorm.com. This action/adventure game geared towards the whole family is one of several ENGAGE games to go live on the service. Other family titles on GameStorm include Catchword and Classic Cards.

    Developed by Monolith Productions, Inc., Claw invites adventure lovers of all ages to help Captain Claw, the greatest cat pirate in history, escape from the Cocker Spaniards and find the missing gems of the Amulet of Nine Lives. Players employ strategy and skillful combat to battle nearly 40 enemies through 14 challenging levels while uncovering hidden treasures along the way. Featuring cinematic-quality animated movies set to a dramatic orchestral soundtrack, Claw is an exciting alternative for families who enjoy challenging games with action-packed, non-violent gameplay.

    GameStorm will soon feature fourteen titles from ENGAGE including: Rolemaster: MageStorm, Darkness Falls, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, Virtual Pool, Diablo, Descent, Castles II, Bladelands, Caesar's Palace Casino, U.S. Chess Federation, and Improv Trivia. GameStorm's basic monthly fee of $9.95 includes unlimited play of these games.

    System requirements for Claw include: Windows 95, Pentium 90MHZ, 16MB RAM, 20MB hard disk space, DirectX 3.0, 16 bit color, SVGA monitor card, Soundblaster compatible card, 14,400 baud modem and a valid GameStorm account.

    About GameStorm
    GameStorm is the first "end-to-end gaming nirvana," pulling together the leading massively multiplayer games, the best fast-action service, and award-winning editorial content all in one convenient, easy-to-use package. Unique partnerships with SegaSoft's HEAT.NET, ENGAGE games online and GameSpot allow GameStorm members to enjoy the largest collection of online games ever assembled in cyberspace, along with the most robust player communities and the most comprehensive collections of downloads, reviews, and Web content. The entire package is offered at the breakthrough price of $9.95 per month for unlimited play. GameStorm is located http://gamestorm.com/.

    About Kesmai
    Kesmai, a News Corporation company headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, is comprised of three operating units: Kesmai Studios (developer), Aries Online Games (platform technology and third party publishing), and GameStorm (web-based retail games service). Kesmai is known for a variety of immersive, large-scale, persistent-universe games such as Air Warrior, MultiPlayer BattleTech, Casino Poker, and Legends of Kesmai. In addition to the GameStorm service, Kesmai games can be found on AOL, CompuServe, Prodigy, AT&T WorldNet, Concentric Network, EarthLink Network, Delphi Internet, LineOne (UK), Fujitsu (Japan) and numerous major Web sites such as Fox Broadcasting, Fox Home Entertainment, Fox Sports Online, 20th Century Fox Film, Toronto Star, CH Products, 3Com, Microsoft, Sci-Fi Channel, Net World Communications, Golf Web and TV Guide Entertainment Network.

    About ENGAGE games online
    ENGAGE enabled games offer the finest online multiplayer experience available. Access to ENGAGE games online is provided via the Internet through GameStorm (North America) at http://www.gamestorm.com, ICL's GamesZone (Europe) at http://www.gameszone.net, and Pacific Internet (Asia) at http://www.pacific.net.sg and on America Online at keyword:ENGAGE. Titles include: Claw, Descent III, Claw, Rolemaster: Magestorm, Claw, Darkness Falls, Virtual Pool, Legal Crime, and many more. ENGAGE is more than just an online games service, providing chat, bulletin boards, leaderboards and many other features designed to create the ultimate online multiplayer gaming experience. ENGAGE has a dedicated community of the industry's most experienced online GameMasters to help novice players sharpen their skills quickly, and to provide the veteran players with the most competitive environment available online. ENGAGE's relationships with the industry's top game companies assures online gamers around the world a constant stream of the best content available anywhere online. ENGAGE games online can be found at http://www.gamesonline.com.

    Warcraft and Blizzard Entertainment are registered trademarks of Davidson & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Caesars: © Caesars Palace, Caesars World, and Caesars are registered trademarks of Caesars World, Inc. Castles II: © 1997, 1998 Interplay Productions. Castles and Interplay are trademarks of Interplay Productions. All rights reserved. Created by Quicksilver Software, Inc. Descent: © 1997, 1998 Parallax Software. All rights reserved. Descent and Interplay are trademarks of Interplay Productions. All rights reserved. Virtual Pool: © 1997, 1998 Celeris, Inc. All rights reserved. Virtual Pool and Interplay are trademarks of Interplay Productions. All rights reserved. Darkness Falls: © 1997, 1998 by Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved. Darkness Falls is a trademark of Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved. Rolemaster: The Bladelands © 1997, 1998 by Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved. Rolemaster and Bladelands are trademarks of, and this product is produced under license from, Iron Crown Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Rolemaster: Magestorm: © 1996, 1997, 1998 by Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved. Rolemaster is a trademark of, and this product is produced under license from, Iron Crown Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Claw: © 1997, 1998 by Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved. Claw is a trademark of Mythic Entertainment. All rights reserved.

    ENGAGE games online is a service mark of Games On-Line, Inc. All rights reserved. Claw is © copyright Monolith Productions Inc. & Takarajimasha Inc. All rights reserved. Diablo: © 1997, 1998 Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Davidson & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Diablo is a trademark and Blizzard Entertainment is a registered trademark of Davidson & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness © 1997, 1998 Blizzard Entertainment, a division of Davidson & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved. Legal Crime: 1998 Byte Enchanters, Inc. All rights reserved.

    GameStorm is a trademark of Kesmai Corporation. Air Warrior and ARIES are registered trademarks of Kesmai Corporation. Kesmai Studios and Legends of Kesmai are trademarks of Kesmai Corporation. All other copyrights and trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75601) on Aug 13, 2008.

Unknown Source:
    Join forces with Captain Claw, the greatest cat pirate ever to challenge the Cocker Spaniard Armada! Help him defeat his enemies in this action-packed quest for the Amulet of Nine Lives.

    Contributed by Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2146) on Mar 23, 2000.