Step back into the land of dreams and legends. Embark on an incredible adventure and become immersed in an extraordinary tale of intrigue and mystery. Assume the role of an archaeologist as you search for the existence of a metropolis built, according to myth and legend, by the ancient Egyptians. Your quest for the mysterious secrets that have eluded many will take you on a journey through worlds of unequalled beauty. Let wisdom be your guide as you encounter challenging puzzles along your path and travel through time and spirit.Discover and explore the stunning surroundings of the vast Sahara Desert, the wondrous icy plains of Siberia, and the fascinating lands of ancient Egypt. The greatest treasure of all time lies waiting to be discovered.
Age requirements: ESRB Rating: TEEN with Suggestive Themes, Mild Violence.
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP or Windows Vista, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.
Posted on 2011-08-18 12:58:42 by Bron:
Adventure games are a guilty pleasure for me. This is the easiest one in the Atlantis series and that makes for some relaxing fun and enjoyment. I hate Adventure games with illogical, hard puzzles that ae frustrating and break the mood of the game. Atlantis 3 is not like that. With nice graphics and music and a good story line, this is like playing a Sci-Fi Novella.
A niceread more late evening or weekend game and a good intro to adventure gaming. Well worth the low price here at GOG.
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Posted on 2011-08-18 18:35:10 by RobinOttens:
The plot goes a bit rampant and the game trades the unique ancient civilization atmosphere of it's predecesors for sci-fi and fairytale themes. But the atmosphere is still the thing you're coming to this game for. Some of the locations and stories are great (ice-age mammoth hunters indeed), and the music is again quite good.
The quality of the puzzles varies greatly: The bad consistread more of annoying, vague pixel-hunts and some truly bizarre minigames; the good are some of the larger collect-the-puzzle-pieces-and-put-them-together type puzzles and some of the timed action-y puzzles.
Anyway, if you liked other games in the series, try this one out. It's neither worse nor better than the others. If you've never played a game in this series, maybe try it out. But I personally prefer the first and second games in the series over this one. The sci-fi angle and the direction the series' story took since this game kinda rubbed me the wrong way.
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Posted on 2012-05-04 16:36:31 by Virkaa:
I didn't particularly enjoy this one. The story is weird (and I normally enjoy sci-fi stories, even bad ones) and the main protagonist sounds like they used a voice synthesizer instead of a real person (the English version).
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