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Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat (Windows)

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This adventure game is based on the famous comic book character of the same name. The hero - Largo was a Yugoslavian orphan, who was adopted by the world's wealthiest man, who was in search of an heir. When his adoptive father dies, the now 26-year-old Largo inherits the Winch Corporation, a financial consortium worth more than 10 billion dollars. Drawn to the challenge of presiding over such a vast empire, Largo takes over from his father, and plunges headfirst into a new, unexpectedly vicious world of murder and deceit.


Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat Windows Your best pal Simon is quite the womanizer. He will assist you in your quests.
Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat Windows He also helps by holding that guy while you beat him mercilessly.
Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat Windows The second lab is where the plot thickens.
Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat Windows Al Torres: "You're a f*****g stripper, don't you get it?"  Nomi Malone: "I'm a dancer!"

Alternate Titles

  • "黑色豪门" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Ларго Винч: Империя под Угрозой" -- Russian spelling
  • "Largo Winch: Império em Perigo" -- Brazilian title
  • "Largo Winch: Aller simple pour les Balkans" -- French title

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User Reviews

Amateurish production/localization Xoleras (66269) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
Unbalanced Depeche Mike (17196) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

The Press Says

Quandary Sep, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania Aug 21, 2002 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Sep 16, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Just Adventure Nov 11, 2002 B 75
PC Zone Benelux Nov, 2002 74 out of 100 74 Sep 21, 2002 71 out of 100 71
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2002 63 out of 100 63
Adventure Corner Mar 04, 2003 58 out of 100 58
Adventurearchiv Sep 25, 2002 57 out of 100 57
UOL Jogos Nov 21, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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Largo Winch was created by writer Jean Van Hamme and artist Philippe Francq. It is one of the greatest comic book success stories of recent years: since 1990, when the first book was published, 2.3 million copies have been sold and it has also been made into a television series.

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Roger Wilco (1116) added Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat (Windows) on Oct 22, 2002
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