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Description

Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles is a surrealistic 3D platformer from France. The player guides the orphan boy Cyprien through a darkly comical environment spanning 8 distinct islands and about 70 stages, in a mission to save his 4 friends, find his talking teddy bear, and confront his inner self.

Cyprien is helped and hindered through his quest by an assortment of strange beings, from an elephant named Wilbur, who makes his entrances and exits on a swing, a tribe of demis - creatures cut in half, a giant termite queen, a dark root, and many many more.

He is not helpless in his battle against the odds however. He has brought along to this strange dimension Super-Cyp, his heroic alter ego, into whom he may change temporarily using the power-ups scattered around the levels.

Screenshots

Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Catapult this end of level boss in first-person perspective mode.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Vincent’s Island: collect light worms.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows At last Cyprien has reached the land of Loren Darith. The Master awaits him.
Evil Twin: Cyprien's Chronicles Windows Cyprien has put a reactor to overdrive. Time to get out of here.

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Alternate Titles

  • "邪恶双子:Cyprien历代记" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Evil Twin: Uma aventura entre sonho e arrepio" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Very Unique Game, Dark Visul Style, Cool Story, Slightly Flawed Gameplay. Dreamcast Brandon Heffner (39)
A heavily underrated game. Windows Qlberts (60)

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep 28, 2001 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Oct 09, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 13, 2001 16 out of 20 80
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Jan 17, 2002 74 out of 100 74
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Nov, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Super Play (Sweden) Windows Oct, 2001 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jun 01, 2006 12 out of 20 60
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Oct 25, 2001 5 out of 10 50
allaboutgames.co.uk PlayStation 2 Jul 31, 2002 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Introduction

When you have installed the Windows version of the game, look on your hard disk in the directory ...\Evil Twin\cines\voices_en for the sound file 03712010123.mp3 which is not used in the game. It has Lenny the Bear telling the background story of the game which is identical to the introduction text in the instruction manual.

Related Web Sites

  • Evil Twin (The official site of Evil Twin. Has a French, German, Italian and American version.)
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