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It's the 1950s in San Francisco. Joe Lyons is serving a 40-year sentence on the infamous prison island of Alcatraz for robbing an armored transport. They say escape is impossible, and Joe's only chance to prove them wrong is with the help of his wife and partner in crime, Christine. Meanwhile Mickey, the third member of the gang, is determined to take the loot of the robbery all for himself. Naturally, the police are quite interested in recovering it as well. Unfortunately for all of them, Joe is the only one who knows where it's hidden. In these circumstances friendships, loyalties, and even a marriage will be tested.

Players will switch between the roles of inmate Joe and his wife Christine in this point-and-click adventure game. Apart from solving puzzles, they also have to try and determine who they can and cannot trust. Depending on their decisions, the story can come to one of several possible conclusions.


1954: Alcatraz Windows The exercise yard
1954: Alcatraz Windows Asking Viv to forge warden's signature
1954: Alcatraz Windows City map
1954: Alcatraz Windows Working in the laundry

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1954: Alcatraz Screenshot
1954: Alcatraz Screenshot
1954: Alcatraz Screenshot

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Computer Bild Spiele Feb 14, 2014 2.38 out of 6 72
God is a Geek Mar 11, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Gameswelt Jan 29, 2014 6.5 out of 10 65 Jan 24, 2014 63 out of 100 63
COGConnected / Canadian Online Gamers Network Mar 11, 2014 60 out of 100 60
Computer Games France Mar 24, 2014 6 out of 10 60 Mar 10, 2014 12 out of 20 60
Gamona Jan 29, 2014 53 out of 100 53 Jan 21, 2014 4 out of 10 40
Diehard GameFan Mar 31, 2014 Unscored Unscored


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Daniel Saner (3237) added 1954: Alcatraz (Windows) on Feb 18, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (209311)