Shivers (Windows)

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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.


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There are 18 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

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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 Tal Cohen (33) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Shivers down your spine ETJB (450) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
A Masterpiece! 1gnition (290) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Darkness, Terror, and Great Fun in "Shivers" D P (139) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
This game is so divine, it sends shivers down my spine Katakis | カタキス (39490) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Quandary Jan, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
PC Player (Denmark) 1996 75 out of 100 75
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Adventure Gamers May 20, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot May 01, 1996 6.6 out of 10 66
PC Joker Dec, 1995 56 out of 100 56
Pelit Jan, 1996 40 out of 100 40
All Game Guide 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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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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Dragom (4298) added Shivers (Windows) on Dec 11, 2005
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