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Eve burst error is set in modern-day Japan. The player controls two characters: a young, seemingly careless private investigator Kojiroh, and the special agent Marina. Kojiroh has been struggling to make a living as a lone PI, but now luck seems to smile to him: the director of the Eldian International School, Mr. Ko, asks him to find a missing painting, supposedly of great value. At the same time, Marina is hired by the ambassador of the fictional Middle East republic Eldia to protect his daughter Mayako from terrorists. Switching between Kojiroh and Marina, the player gradually finds out the connection between the two cases and plunges deeper into a mystery that involves political struggle, scientific discoveries, and horrifying murders.

The game is a traditional Japanese adventure: the player interacts with the world by choosing appropriate commands from the menu (which is different for every location). There are no puzzles to solve, and the player makes progress in the game by examining the environments and talking to the characters. At certain points, it is necessary to switch between the two characters and make them cooperate.

The original version was a full-fledged hentai game with explicit sex scenes. Subsequent releases removed those, but still contained a lot of sexual innuendo in the dialogues and images of half-naked girls.


EVE Burst Error SEGA Saturn Let's search the drawers.
EVE Burst Error PC-98 Warehouse district
EVE Burst Error PC-98 Kyouko bathing scene
EVE Burst Error PC-98 Searching the drawers

Promo Images

EVE Burst Error Screenshot
EVE Burst Error Other The main character of ”Marina’s Scenario.” A brilliant (trouble-making?) international agent. Even though she boasts a 99% success rate, she is alienated by various officials because she wreaks havoc wherever she goes. She served abroad for awhile, but has returned to Japan after a long absence. Her best friend since ages ago is Yayoi, from the Katsuragi Private Detective Agency, but she has yet to meet Yayoi’s ex, Kojiroh.
EVE Burst Error Other The main character of ”Kojiroh’s scenario.” He used to be the top man at the Katsuragi Private Detective Agency, and his ex-lover is Yayoi, the Chief’s daughter. During one case, he ended up having the Chief arrested and resigned from the agency. He subsequently set up a little office by the warehouses near the bay, but gets few clients - mostly petty jobs. His skills, however, have not deteriorated.
EVE Burst Error Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "イヴ・バーストエラー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Mystery, cheese, hormones... no wonder they forgot the gameplay Windows Unicorn Lynx (181445)
Function over form Windows Zovni (10627)

Critic Reviews

RPGFan Windows Jan 08, 2000 92 out of 100 92


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English version

The Japanese voices, known from several anime series, are not dubbed in the English version.


English version includes a limited-edition mousepad.


Some of the characters' names are different in Saturn and PC versions (at least the PC version with English subtitles):
  • Akane is called Kanomi in PC version
  • Aqua is called Amanda in PC version
  • Ciria is called Natasha in PC version


EVE burst error was a huge hit (it was in fact one of the few titles that kept the Saturn going on its final days, at least in Japan) and it has sprung several sequels.


This game and its sequels have names based on central character names from the anime series Megazone 23. E.V.E. was a sentient computer program represented by a beautiful young girl with light green hair who served to help the protagonist characters survive a government conspiracy involving a threat to their world. ADAM as titled in the final sequel of this game series was a computer program seen in Megazone 23 pt II that stood for Absolute Destruction of Available Mass. A spaceborne weapon of mass destruction that channeled an energy force from the moon to destroy the enemy threatening Megazone station. I

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