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Description

Surviving a dare by your friends to spend the night in a haunted museum is how Shivers begins, but it soon turns into a challenge of capturing the evil Ixupi, ghosts of South American legend, in pots scattered throughout the museum.

The game is similar to Myst in many aspects in that it's an adventure game with a 1st-person slideshow-type presentation. Though unlike Myst, you have a life meter and the Ixupi can steal life from it if you aren't careful.

Screenshots

Shivers Windows 3.x there are several corpses lying around
Shivers Windows 3.x the flashback option is also useful
Shivers Windows 3.x the Ixupis will drain your life
Shivers Windows 3.x you can use the cameras scattered around the Museum

Promo Images

Shivers Magazine Advertisement

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "Shivers: What Darkness Conceals, Terror Reveals" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Shivers: La Terreur Révèlera les Secrets des Ténêbres" -- French tag-lined title

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User Reviews

A seemingly campy horror mystery that is more than meets the eye Windows Tal Cohen (33)
Shivers down your spine Windows ETJB (450)
A Masterpiece! Windows 1gnition (290)
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" Windows D P (139)
One of the hardest games I’ve ever played. But, well worth it! Windows 3.x Jeanne (76388)
This game is so divine, it sends shivers down my spine Windows Katakis | カタキス (41272)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1995 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Dec 15, 2009 17 out of 20 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Adventure Gamers Windows May 20, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot Windows 3.x May 01, 1996 6.6 out of 10 66
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1995 56 out of 100 56
High Score Windows May, 1996 2 out of 5 40
High Score Windows 3.x May, 1996 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

The random play factor of this game was influenced by Mixed-Up Mother Goose Deluxe, according to Marcia Bales, the game designer.

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