August 6, 2010

Review: KGB (aka Conspiracy)

game format: classic adventure

puzzles: inventory | logic

playtime: 20+ hours | difficulty: extremely challenging | size: 3 MB

developer: Cryo Interactive | publisher: Virgin Games | links: wikipedia

Notesonly playable via DOSBox; manual-based copy protection

KGB (Conspiracy)
game brief: The protagonist Captain Maksim Mikahilovich Rukov, recently transferred to the Department P from the GRU after three years' duty, is ordered to investigate possible corruption inside the KGB after a former agent turned private eye was found murdered. However, as the plot progresses, Rukov finds himself investigating a political plot of dangerous proportions. (wiki)

review: Read my review @ Adventure Gamers® | rating: 1.5/5

summary: Much like its subject matter, this 1992 conspiracy thriller collapses under the weight of its punishing design and political ambition.

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