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Journey to the Center of the Earth (Windows)

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Description

Inspired by the stories of Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth is an adventure game that features a familiar point-and-click interface and is played in 3rd person perspective.

You play Ariane, a lovely young photographer and reporter for a travel magazine. Just as her helicopter lands on a rocky ledge in Iceland's volcano region, a sudden rockslide occurs. The copter is destroyed and its pilot has vanished. Ariane is thrown clear and must somehow find help. Searching the cliff on which she landed, she discovers the entrance to an underground passage. Where does it lead? What will she find there?

Guide Ariane through the strange and enchanting lands hidden beneath the earth's crust for centuries. Meet and talk with exotic beings. Solve over 100 puzzles to help her learn the secrets of this strange land. Actions you take during the game can lead to two distinct endings.

Screenshots

Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Getting this door open involves solving a cryptic puzzle
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Sometimes your view changes to overhead
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows Computer screen
Journey to the Center of the Earth Windows This Map of Askiam is used for the Monorail System only, not for other in-game navigation.

Alternate Titles

  • "Путешествие к центру Земли" -- Russian spelling
  • "Voyage au Centre de la Terre" -- French title
  • "Viaje al centro de la Tierra" -- Spanish title
  • "Reis naar het middelpunt van de aarde" -- Dutch title
  • "Podróz do Wnetrza Ziemi" -- Polish title
  • "JTTCOTE" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Der verborgene Kontinent" -- German title
  • "Cesta do Stredu Zeme" -- Czech title

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User Reviews

A Giant Leap for Frogwares! Jeanne (75620) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Oct 30, 2003 16 out of 20 80
PC Games (Germany) Jan 26, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Adventure Corner Feb 08, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Adventure-Treff Dec 19, 2003 71 out of 100 71
GamingExcellence Apr 01, 2005 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Dec 31, 2003 68 out of 100 68
Armchair Empire, The Jul 14, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67
UHS (Universal Hint System) Mar 10, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameZebo Apr 07, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Factornews Jan 07, 2004 5 out of 10 50

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Jeanne (75620) added Journey to the Center of the Earth (Windows) on Oct 23, 2003