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 Publisher's Logo
Midnight Nowhere Windows Right click to access your inventory.
Midnight Nowhere Windows The cops think you are a suspect!
Midnight Nowhere Windows This "holding" cell contains some of the game's more interesting puzzles.

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 (75502) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

Armchair Empire, The May 17, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
PGNx Media Nov 06, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
Playback Feb, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Jolt (UK) Apr 06, 2004 5.8 out of 10 58
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 18, 2005 10 out of 20 50
Withingames Feb 22, 2004 2 out of 5 40
Gamers Europe Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Thunderbolt Games Apr 19, 2004 3 out of 10 30
GameBoomers 2004 D- 16
Just Adventure Feb 10, 2004 D- 16

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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 (75502) added Midnight Nowhere (Windows) on Apr 16, 2004