The developer that gave us Daikatana , the Ishtar of PC games, makes up for that atrocity with this fine sci-fi role-playing game. Unlike most PC RPGs, Anachronox features extremely user-friendly gameplay, mostly due to its console influence--the developers readily admit that they borrowed heavily from games such as Final Fantasy VII . The game follows the adventures of Sylvester "Sly" Boots, a down-on-his-luck detective trying to repay a hefty debt. Taking a simple assignment as a bodyguard, Sly finds himself caught up in much larger events, and the fate of the universe is placed in his unlikely hands. Gameplay consists entirely of two elements: point-and-click adventure and turn-based combat. The early part especially requires you to click on every object and person you encounter. Battles are classic turn-based encounters, with combatants lined up on two sides taking turns attacking. Unfortunately, these elements are far from balanced. The first half of the game gets a little monotonous wi
Anachronox is an Adventure/Action / RPG Adventure video game for PC published by Eidos Interactive. It's rated Teen by the ESRB and no users have rated it yet.
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