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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.


Screenshots

Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Options menu
Return to Mysterious Island Windows A puzzle to solve - fix the mill but first get the monkey to let go.
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Main menu
Return to Mysterious Island iPhone Game credits

Promo Images

Return to Mysterious Island Screenshot
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Return to Mysterious Island Screenshot

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
  • "Return to Mysterious Island: Powrót na tajemniczą wyspę" -- Polish 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! Windows Jeanne (76486)

Critic Reviews

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Windows Nov 29, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Game Over Online Windows Dec 08, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventurearchiv Windows Dec 07, 2004 76 out of 100 76
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 20, 2005 75 out of 100 75
PC Powerplay Windows Dec, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Meristation Windows Feb 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Feb 06, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Jun 01, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Joystick (French) Windows Jan, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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