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Summary

In this interactive Point & Click adventure by Daedalic Entertainment and Irresponsible Games - the team of Gene Mocsy - Joe and his wife Christine will be playable characters. Players will decide between love, treachery, life and death: will Christine assist Joe during his prison break? Will they recover the fortune together? Or will they succumb to greed? Will Christine deceive her husband, taking revenge for all the disappointments and a marriage that brought her nothing but hardship? Will she just turn her back on Joe and hit the road with his former accomplices? Or will Joe gain everything in the end?

1954: Alcatraz offers all what makes a great adventure: challenging puzzles, a mature crime story with a dynamic plot and various possible outcomes, and a whole bunch of shady characters: brutal felons, making life on The Rock even harder for Joe, while outside not only his partners-in-crime but also snoops and cops are after the money and Christine. The cinematic San Francisco of the 1950s, caught in a gritty comic style is a harsh place. But it's also a place where 1954: Alcatraz can also pay homage to history and zeitgeist, in form of the Beatnik culture and other contemporary themes.

Key Features

Two playable characters: the gangster couple Joe and Christine
More than 20 additional 3D animated characters
More than 60 hand drawn backdrops, based on original footage of San Francisco, North Beach and Alcatraz
Challenging puzzles and exciting dialogues by Gene Mocsy, co-writer of Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island
Atmospheric Beat and Jazz soundtrack by Pedro Macedo Camacho (Fairytale Fights, Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island, A Vampyre Story, Audiosurf)
In-game decisions extensively influence the plot and lead to various endings

Storyline

Joe has been sentenced to 40 years for armed robbery on an armored truck and now does his time in the infamous prison of Alcatraz. Since the heist’s loot is still out there, he’s eager to escape ‘The Rock’.
Staying imprisoned is not an option. His morally flexible wife Christine could help him to get off the island. She has problems of her own, though.
Greedy thugs, dogged snoops and cruel criminals breathe down the couple’s neck. It seems like the whole city is after them and the loot.

Game Information

Release Date
12th March 2014
Publisher
Daedalic Entertainment
Total Rating
60%
Game Modes
Single player
Player Perspectives
Side view
Genres
Point-and-click, Adventure, Indie
Themes
Non-fiction, Educational
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows)