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Missing (Windows)

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Jack Lorski, a journalist, and his girlfriend Karen Gijman have gone missing while investigating a serial killer. The only clue to their whereabouts is a CD-ROM made by somebody calling themselves the PHOENIX. Can you de-code the CD and find Jack and Karen before it's too late?

The game is a series of challenging puzzle games that must be completed to progress through the clues and reveal the rest of the story. Some of the games stand alone, some require internet access to research the solutions, and a few of the puzzles require e-mail help from other game characters.


Missing Windows The Phoenix has been watching Jack and Karen for some time.
Missing Windows The old film that started Jack's investigation.
Missing Windows To pass this, you'll have to break the code using information online.  (I'm not even close here.)
Missing Windows Some uncomfortable, Saw-esque minigames.

Alternate Titles

  • "谜踪" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Missing: Since January" -- Alternate title
  • "In Memoriam" -- European title

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User Reviews

The Great Work Terrence Bosky (5224) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Yawn. Let them go missing. I'll play something else. null-geodesic (234) 1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameZone Jul 04, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 16, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Just Games Retro Aug 25, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Jun 13, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Adventure Lantern Dec, 2006 75 out of 100 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2003 69 out of 100 69
Adventurearchiv Nov 01, 2003 66 out of 100 66
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Nov, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Shark Aug 05, 2004 D+ 33


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  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Adventure Game of the Year

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Paul Sinnett (497) added Missing (Windows) on Jan 25, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Xoleras (66075)