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Return to Mysterious Island (Windows)

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Description

Inspired by Jules Verne's book The Mysterious Island, you play a young woman who is stranded on an uncharted island. Attempting to break a world record by sailing around the world by herself, Mina is washed overboard during a storm and manages to swim to a beach. She must learn to survive by finding food and shelter and will eventually find a way to explore the entire island. During her adventure, Mina stumbles upon a beautiful submarine .. Captain Nemo's Nautilus!

The game features a non-linear storyline and a unique inventory management system. The majority of its puzzles are inventory object related and have multiple solutions. Readers of Verne's book will recognize the locations and characters in the game. Achievements are logged with points, reminiscent of older Sierra games.


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Return to Mysterious Island Windows A Circuit Board Puzzle
Return to Mysterious Island Windows You find some pictures to tell the story of the islands previous inhabitants.
Return to Mysterious Island Windows The main menu
Return to Mysterious Island Windows The story begins with Mina washed up on an island.

Alternate Titles

  • "重返神秘岛" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "神秘島" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Возвращение на таинственный остров" -- Russianspelling
  • "Tajuplný Ostrov" -- Czech title
  • "Ritorno all'Isola Misteriosa" -- Italian title
  • "Retour sur l’Ile Mystérieuse" -- French title
  • "Retorno a la isla misteriosa" -- Spanish title
  • "Jules Verne's Return to Mysterious Island (Deluxe Edition)" -- iPad title
  • "Jules Verne's Return To Mysterious Island" -- iPhone title
  • "Die Rückkehr Zur Geheimnisvollen Insel" -- German title

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User Reviews

Simply Marvelous .. I want to live on this island! Jeanne (75616) 4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars4.83 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Jan 25, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Adventure Gamers Dec 04, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpy Nov 19, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2005 79 out of 100 79
PC Powerplay Dec, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Meristation Feb 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Aventura y Cía Apr 15, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Classic Gaming Jun 01, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameDaily Dec 09, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Jeanne (75616) added Return to Mysterious Island (Windows) on Nov 19, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120910), Zeppin (8340) and Macs Black (77794)