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Scratches (Windows)

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Teen
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Perspective
Gameplay
Narrative
74
Critic Score
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3.6
User Score
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Description

Horror writer Michael Arthate comes to the isolated Blackwood Manor to complete his latest book. Alone in the Victorian home, nestled away in Northumberland, England, Michael's only contact with the outside world is via the telephone. Little does Michael realize that he isn't as alone as he believes. Exploring the house, Michael uncovers sinister secrets leading up to a terrifying answer to the question, "what is that noise in your basement?"

Scratches is an adventure game played from a first-person perspective using a point-and-click interface. Players must use inventory and deduction to solve integrated puzzles, exploring the manor and its grounds. An original soundtrack has been created by Cellar of Rats.

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Scratches Windows A book-filled study.
Scratches Windows Title Screen.
Scratches Windows Walking toward the manor.
Scratches Windows Initial Loading Screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Шорох" -- Russian spelling
  • "Scratches: La Guarida del Miedo" -- Spanish title
  • "Scratches: Graffi Mortali" -- Italian title
  • "Scratches: Dans l'antre de la peur" -- French title

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User Reviews

Are you scared? Depeche Mike (17185) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Atmospheric, but clichéd and tedious plumifrons (95) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

Absolute Games (AG.ru) Mar 21, 2006 85 out of 100 85
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 23, 2006 83 out of 100 83
UHS (Universal Hint System) Mar 14, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Gamers Mar 08, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamigo Feb 10, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
IGN Mar 06, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Over Online Mar 06, 2006 76 out of 100 76
La Aventura es la Aventura Nov 30, 2006 75 out of 100 75
Aventura y Cía Dec 08, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Freaks 365 2006 3.5 out of 10 35

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Terrence Bosky (5224) added Scratches (Windows) on Mar 03, 2006