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  • genre adventure / point-and-click / fantasy
  • download size 1.6 GB
    1Mbit
    ~19 min
  • avg. user rating from 287 user ratings.
  • release date May 6, 2014
  • compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8) and Mac OS X (10.7.0 or newer)
  • languages Audio and text: English, German, Russian. Text only: Italian, Spanish, Polish
  • developer / publisher Daedalic Entertainment / Daedalic Entertainment
  • game modes single-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • soundtrack
  • making of video
  • 36 avatars
  • 74 artworks
  • 7 wallpapers
  • manual (English)
  • manual (German)
  • manual (Spanish)

What's cool about it:

  • Exclusive audio commentary featuring 'Poki' and Marco Hüllen, the game's writers.
  • Over 30 awards including “Best Story” and “Best Youth Game” at the 2009 German Game Developer Awards.
  • The Whispered World mixes fairy-tale elements with melancholic tones to create a tale of epic proportions.
  • High-quality 2D adventure game with hand-painted backgrounds and traditional hand-drawn frame-by-frame animation.

Overview:

When the fate of a world hangs in the balance, an unusual hero arises! The visually impressive adventure-epic The Whispered World is now available as a Special Edition for the first time. Let the Whispered World enchant you with its many animated details and fantastic characters.

Sadwick's adventure begins when he sets out to understand the meaning of his recurring nightmares. In his dreams, he is haunted by a mysterious blue sphere as his world collapses around him. Shana, the oracle, confirms his worst fears: not only does she foretell the end of the world, but also that Sadwick is the very reason for their doom. Face the prophecy and experience an adventure unlike any other!

Exclusive content of the special edition includes an alternate ending, a tutorial, developers' commentary featuring Jan 'Poki' Müller-Michaelis and Marco Hüllen, as well as the in-game orchestral soundtrack, unlockable achievements, and re-polished graphics in some scenes.

Age requirements: ESRB Rating: EVERYONE with Alcohol Reference, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language. PEGI Rating: 12+ with Bad Language.

Minimum system requirements: OS: Windows XP / Vista/ 7 / 8 (32-bit) Processor: 2.5 (Single Core) GHz or 2 GHz (Dual Core) Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM, Shader Model 2.0 Support (Shared Memory is not recommended) DirectX®: DirectX 9.0 Hard Drive: 1.7 GB available disc space
Minimum system requirements (Mac): OS: 10.7.0 or higher Processor: 2 GHz (Dual Core) Intel RAM: 2 GB RAM Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM, Shader Model 2.0 Support (Shared Memory is not recommended) Hard Drive: 1.8 GB available disc space Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled.

All user reviews:

User reviews:

Graphics isn't everything!

Posted on 2012-03-27 11:50:24 bybrianinthered's avatarbrianinthered:

I truly gave this game a chance. Really! I played it for several hours spanning over a few weeks and gave up.
The graphics and backgrounds are amazing, but graphics aren't everything...
I could put up with his whinny depressing voice for the whole game if the puzzles didn't become so abstract and random.
I ended up following a walkthrough online and it got to the point where Iread more had to use the walkthrough for EVERY puzzle!
I have more patience then most adventure gamers... I have played all the Monkey Island games, Myst games, etc.
Even those games have areas where you need to find a walkthrough and have some abstract puzzles that don't make sense, but Whispered World finally broke me!
If you are a hard-core adventure/puzzle gamer, you will probably enjoy Whispered World (with some frustration), but everyone else should probably stay away

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Peter

Posted on 2012-03-30 18:42:04 bysyllopsium's avatarsyllopsium:

Distinctly average; probably overpriced on GOG.
I've played TWW as part of another (now unavailable) bundle. Make no mistake - the graphics and sound are fantastic. Unfortunately it's plagued by pixel hunting and hidden objects, illogical puzzles and annoying voice acting.
The plot isn't terribly well put together, even allowing for the ending - frankly I see it as a cop out.read more For your money, there are several better, cheaper adventures to play first.

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Beautiful gem of a game

Posted on 2012-03-27 05:38:03 byfaqxt's avatarfaqxt:

From the beautiful handdrawn backgrounds to the great and expressive characters (also handdrawn!) this game is a treat to look at.
I only played the German version, though if the English version also received the same amount of care and love regarding voice acting and script you can expect a at times funny and at times melancholic journey through The Whispered World.
And it's aread more great adventure game dammit! It features a cute you can change the form of at will to solve puzzles and it's used well if not sometimes unconventially (as in you have to embrace the games logic - it's never obscure and unfair though).
You'll learn to love the depressive clown and you'll wish to spend more time with the great characters even after the the credits roll!

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