Midnight Nowhere (Windows)

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Description

In Midnight Nowhere, you play a man suffering from amnesia who wakes up in the morgue. Half-naked, dead bodies and blood are everywhere. Something is very wrong, but he hasn't a clue what happened, where he is or even who he is. The city of Black Lake, Russia, is in a state of panic because no one has any idea who or what is behind the horrific slaughters - now numbering in the hundreds. Is it a serial killer? ... or is it something even more evil?

You play this point-and-click, mouse-driven game in 3rd-person perspective. Features include animated characters, a mix of 2D and 3D graphical backgrounds and a mood-enhancing soundtrack. To advance the story, find and use inventory objects, read different types of documents, solve various types of puzzles, and talk to numerous characters.

Falling solidly under the Horror category, the subject matter is not for the faint of heart. The strong language and adult sexual themes are in keeping with today's "R-rated" films.

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Midnight Nowhere Windows Solving this old guy's crossword is the only way to finish the game.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Using several computers is part of the gameplay too.
Midnight Nowhere Windows Another amusing piece of wall art.
Midnight Nowhere Windows The other side of the lounge. Most rooms have at least 2 screens.

Alternate Titles

  • "午夜夺命" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Чёрный Оазис" -- Russian spelling
  • "Chornyj Oasis" -- Russian title
  • "Black Oasis" -- Working title

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User Reviews

A bit sick .. Unconventional story, clunky interface Jeanne (75500) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

IGN Mar 16, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
Adventure-Treff Dec 29, 2003 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot Apr 01, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Adventurearchiv Jan 30, 2004 61 out of 100 61
PC Games (Germany) Jan 08, 2004 60 out of 100 60
Playback 2006 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 09, 2002 55 out of 100 55
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 18, 2005 10 out of 20 50
Withingames Feb 22, 2004 2 out of 5 40
GameSpy Apr 14, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Although the title Black Oasis never officially made it out of Russia, it still remains the official original Russian title (Chornyj Oasis). The title Midnight Nowhere is unknown in Russia.

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Jeanne (75500) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004