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Runaway: A Road Adventure (Windows)

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3.8
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Back of Case - Windows (Germany):

    SIE HABEN DEN DREH RAUS...?

    ...dann begleiten Sie doch Brian Basco, der hat gerade ein größeres Problem und könnte fachkundige Hilfe gebrauchen!

    Runaway

    Was würden Sie tun, wenn Ihr Leben von einer mysteriösen aber bildhübschen Fremden auf den Kopf gestellt wird? Wenn von heute auf morgen die Unterwelt einen hohen Preis auf Ihren Kopf aussetzt und Sie sich auf der Flucht befinden? Und was wäre, wenn dies nur Ihr kleinstes Problem sein würde? Nur Sie können Brian helfen, eine Antwort auf diese Fragen zu finden: begleiten Sie ihn - auf ein Road-Adventure der Extraklasse!
    • Point & Click Adventure mit revolutionär einfacher Bedienung.
    • Detaillierte Comic-Grafik und atmosphärischer Soundtrack.
    • Filmreife Story mit vielen Verwicklungen und überraschenden Wendungen.
    • Die Flucht führt Sie quer durch die USA. Von New York bis hin zum versunkenen Hopi-Heiligtum.
    • Interagieren Sie mit über 20 einzigartigen Charakteren.
    • Kombinieren Sie die verschiedenen Gegenstände um an Ihr Ziel zu gelangen.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (115733) on Apr 18, 2009.

Back of Box - Windows (US):
    ...without knowing how or why, Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is attacked by Mafia gangsters. During his desperate getaway, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But which ones are trying to help him and which ones are planning to blow his head off?

    You will have to be very ingenious to figure it out, without forgetting that nobody is who they seem in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, santeria rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception.
    • Over 100 settings that are visually rich, containing almost 30 interactive characters.

    • Characters with soft edges, real-time lighting and shading effects, camera changes, panoramic shots and more.

    • High-quality stereo sound, an original soundtrack with over 24 songs.

    • 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

    • The highest graphic resolution ever used in an adventure game (1024x768 with 16-bit color)

    Contributed by Jeanne (75603) on May 13, 2007.

Tri Synergy web site:
    New York...

    ...Without knowing how or why, Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is attacked by Mafia gangsters.

    During his desperate getaway, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But which ones are trying to help him and which ones are planning to blow his head off?

    You will have to be very ingenious to figure it out, without forgetting that nobody is who they seem in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, santer’a rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75603) on Aug 26, 2003.

GMX Media Press Release (Dec. 6, 2002):
    GMX Media today announced that it is to publish the blockbuster PC – Runaway: A Road Adventure. The game follows Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is suddenly and mysteriously attacked by Mafia gangsters. During his desperate flight, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But he has to figure out who’s trying to help him or kill him. The player will have to be very ingenious to figure it out who’s his friend or foe in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception.

    “This is a fantastic title, it will without a doubt become one of the best selling PC titles in 2003” Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. “Sales have been massive in other European territories, we plan to make it even more successful in the UK. The title received an unprecedented 9/10 when reviewed by Gamespot, not many titles can top that. This underlines the hard work that has gone into creating Runaway, you only have to see the screenshots to get an idea of the beauty of the title.”

    Runaway Features:
  • Approximately 100 settings that are visually rich, containing 30 interactive characters.
  • Characters with soft edges, real-time lighting and shading effects, camera changes, panoramic shots and more.
  • High-quality stereo sound, an original soundtrack with over 24 songs.
  • 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.
  • The highest graphic resolution ever used in an adventure game (1024x768 with 16-bit color).

    More information can be found at GMX Media including 2 movies of the title. GMX plans to release Runaway in Q1 2003.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75603) on Dec 07, 2002.