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Enjoy both Red Johnson's Chronicles and Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All in one exclusive pack!Red Johnson's Chronicles
Try to stay alive… at least long enough to finish this investigation!

You play the role of Red Johnson, a private detective who is trying to find his place in the corrupted city of Metropolis. You are taken on by the police who want you to solve a murder with no corpse.
Discover Metropolis, its unique atmosphere and get to know the rules quickly if you want to survive! It's up to you to look for clues, interrogate the witnesses and put the evidence together in order to find the perpetrator.You'll also have to use your logic to solve the different enigmas, and occasionally, you'll have to use your fists.

  • Solve various puzzles to advance through the game
  • Analyze the clues and use your logic to complete your investigation successfully
  • Know the right way to speak to witnesses and sort out the truth from the lies
  • An adventure game in a brutal world where you'll need to learn how to fight
Red Johnson's Chronicles: One Against All
Darker, more complex, but especially more personal!

Red Johnson is a private detective who knows how to make himself popular. When you solved your last case, you got the Mafia's attention… and they put a contract out on you. Your new friends are going to do everything they can to find you!
While you are trying to keep your head down in the role of Red, you learn that your brother has vanished when you receive a finger as proof that he is still alive. If you want to find your brother in one piece, you'll have to go looking for him and lead the investigation into his disappearance.
Solve various enigmas, interrogate the witnesses you meet and collect the clues that will help you advance the investigation and discover the truth about this kidnapping.

  • Collect the clues that will lead you to your brother
  • Lots of even more varied and original enigmas to solve
  • Tough characters in a dark world
  • Carefully constructed dialogues with a touch of humor
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Lexis Numérique
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Not rated
Website
http://www.microids.com

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI HD6750 / GeForce GT5450
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
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Red Johnson's Chronicles - 1+2 reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from French
Finally a real investigative game where the player is forced to think through the clues collected. Well, we are far from a very complex plot, but I liked the mechanics of this game. The player is often required to make assumptions or conclusions about the case, including through interrogations and a final questionnaire. The game phases are quite varied: there are many puzzles to solve, some easy, some delicate. Red has to analyze fingerprints, objects, compare photos between them, find hidden clues and on rare occasions fight. The story is interesting, the characters singular and very well dubbed (VO only, under titled FR). The character of the Ringo bum is really good! The big negative thing is the controls. A clumsy mix of keyboard (precise, non-configurable keys) and mouse. While the game could have been exploited in full (or almost) to the mouse. It is unmanageable, unergonomic, I would say even completely missed from this point of view.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
As for the Puzzles, I've never played a better Game ... And I've played some before. I have to say that a few Puzzles were a bit very difficult (had to get Help from "out"). Nevertheless very imaginative and versatile, the Type of Puzzles. The Story takes a Bit of a back seat to BEI MIR without Any problem. Even the fact that the People interact against a black Background and alone (pictured) does not bother me. The Nature of The communication among themselves is clever and witty and the Puzzles are, as already mentioned, simply phenomenal. The Story is just a Crime Thriller and does NOT need to come to the Forefront of this Game IN THIS FALL. THIS Fact alone speaks for my Game SPAS THE REAL. Otherwise, I am Already "pre-loaded" Storytech and graphically (put a lot of emphasis on SONST). As Info: They are pure Puzzles and NOT Things to look for and put together. The pure Way of thinking ... Compliments to the Creators of the Game. Although I am NOCH not finished WITH the Game, I can easily write my Review. Whoever goes roughly towards my Taste, the SOLL will definitely play this Game ... Wishing a lot of Pleasure!
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Oh my God that this game is horrible, not so much by its graphics or its scenario, which are more than drinkable, but not its playability, which completely kills the game! And not just a little. Impossiblity to finish the QTE from the first time for example so the maneuverability is atrocious (so there are successes impossible to have, like "coup de Maitre"). For some puzzles, you succeeded you do not know how so it is "blind" (I talk about that of the camera at the very beginning of the game for example) the most abating in it is that the keyboard/mouse combos, is atrocious, especially the mouse for the QTE... (You are asked to press the left click and drag the mouse forward for example, except that... It only works once in 10.) And the worst part about this is that it's a CONSOLE game has the base put * * n!!!!!! SO WHY NO POSSIBILITY OF THROWING A GAMEPAD PUTAI * TO PLAY THE GAME?!!!! NAN BUT SERIOUSLY! Anyway, all this to say that just for maneuverability; especially if you're not the patient type; go your way, even if the plot looks really cool... Personally, I'll shit to finish the game, but I want. So I can do it! But because of this problem ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥, the number of hours of play will at least be multiplied by two which I think. Haha
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