Paradise (Windows)

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Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
Interface
Setting
60
Critic Score
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2.9
User Score
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Description

A young woman is found unconscious by African peasants after her plane crashes following a rebel attack. When she wakes up, she finds herself in the town of Madargane, in the harem of the local prince, with no recollection of previous events. While she believes that her name is Ann Smith, a student attending a university in Geneva, the real truth is that she cannot remember. She also has no idea why she traveled to Africa in the first place. As she tries to regain her memories, she gradually realizes that she will have to play a key role in the future of a fictional African country called Maurania, to which she is more connected than she would ever imagine.

Paradise is a traditional third-person perspective point-and-click adventure, similar in gameplay and visual style to Syberia. The player navigates a 3D character model over pre-rendered backgrounds with fixed camera angles. Interaction can only be performed with "hot spots" on the screen, and is done with a simple single-cursor interface. The vast majority of the puzzles are inventory-based. During a certain part of the game, the player can take control of a black leopard.

Screenshots

Paradise Windows Title Screen/Start Menu
Paradise Windows Road to south Maurania
Paradise Windows Zamarat Mines
Paradise Windows Looking through the window

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Alternate Titles

  • "Paradise: The Season of Storms" -- Re-release title
  • "Lost Paradise" -- Working title
  • "Last King of Africa" -- European DS title
  • "Der Letzte König von Afrika" -- German DS title
  • "Benoît Sokal's Paradise" -- Alternate title
  • "Benoit Sokal: Last King of Africa" -- Benelux DS title

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User Reviews

So bad that even beautiful graphics can't save it Jeanne (76652) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars
buggy and boring Robinet (48) 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameZone May 15, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Adventure Gamers May 06, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gery Gry Nov 09, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Gamelog - Strefa Gier Komputerowych Oct 30, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Gameguru Mania Jun 25, 2006 60 out of 100 60
GameZebo Jul 31, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
FOK!games May 30, 2006 58 out of 100 58
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2006 5.25 out of 10 52
1UP May 30, 2006 4 out of 10 40
La Aventura es la Aventura Aug 12, 2006 40 out of 100 40

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Jeanne (76652) added Paradise (Windows) on Apr 28, 2006
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