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Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express - XS122059 - KIDS' MYSTERY & ADVENTURE -
Become part of the world's greatest murder mystery.
Get on board the luxurious train, and become part of the famous murder mystery as
you play the video game version of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient
Express. Famed game designer Lee Sheldon and AWE Games have teamed up once again
to bring mystery adventure fans the second game in the Agatha Christie series.
Staying true to the novel players will step on to the lavish richly appointed
train that departs Istanbul hurtling toward Paris. The train is filled with
passengers one of whom is the high profile Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. A
passenger recognizes him asks for protection but is turned down. The next day
that individual is found dead.
Players take on the role of Antoinette Marceau a new character who works
alongside Poirot to investigate the savage murder. With a train filled of
suspects Antoinette will need every tip that she can garner from Poirot in
order to pinpoint the killer.
- Featuring the voice talent of award-winning actor David Suchet as the
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. David Suchet made Detective Poirot
famous through his well-known portrayals of the character in an array of
- The game takes a new approach to the famous novel. In addition
to adding a new character to the story numerous plot twists and turns and a
surprise ending have been implemented.
- Travel and explore the bustling city streets of Istanbul as you await the
arrival of the luxurious train. Once aboard you will be able to
venture throughout the train and discover all that it has to
offer. Carefully search the cabins for clues and question the
passengers as you quickly try and solve the murder of Mr. Rachett.
- A new built-in hint system where Poirot acts as your mentor and
confidante. If you are experiencing difficulties with your
investigation Poirot may have different ideas and suggestions on how to
- A new playable character Antonoinette Marceau who becomes Poirot's
assistant. As such she receives tips and hints from Poirot that will
help her to solve the crime. Antonoinette is a 26-year old willowy
blonde from France who is addicted to true crime stories and is Poirot's
- The ability to interact and shadow several characters. speak with
passengers directly or carefully gather information by eavesdropping on
their conversations with others. Be very careful that you don't get
caught though people won't appreciate you snooping about.
- Approximately 15-20 hours of gameplay. an optional grading system
established by Poirot determines the player's "detective
abilities" based on how accurately the player completes certain
tasks. The player may choose to play the game again in an effort to
achieve a higher detective ranking.
- Weather that will have an effect on the player's ability to uncover clues
and solve the crime. For example, in a mountainous region an
avalanche strikes the train having an impact on several passengers.
Antoinette contemplates leaving the train to search for additional clues
but given the weather outside should she?
- Windows 2000 or XP
- 1.4 GHz Pentium 3 Processor
- 256 MB of RAM
- 1.5 GB Hard Disk Space
- 64 MB DirectX 9 Compatible Video Card
- 16-bit DirectX Compatible Sound Card
- 16X CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive
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publisher: DreamCatcher Interactive UPC: 625904520203
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