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Yesterday Origins

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Discover the latest adventure from Pendulo Studios, creators of the Runaway series!

"Yesterday Origins" will take the immortal heroes, John Yesterday and his other half Pauline, not only across the world, but across history itself. This interwoven narration gives the plot its depth and richness.

It's 1481. In the dead of night, young John is publically humiliated and dragged through the street. He is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition under suspicion of witchcraft.

Later, he undergoes an alchemical transformation making him immortal. But something goes wrong, after each resurrection, John completely forgets who he is.

In the current day, John is living with Pauline in Paris his immortal partner. They are searching for an artefact that is needed to make the potion again. During their investigation, they will have to face dangerous new protagonists who want to steal their secrets...KEY FEATURES :
  • Pendulo Studios: over 20 years of adventure gaming experience
  • An original story taking place over several different eras
  • A mix of different styles: investigation, thriller, adventure, occultism
  • Off-the-wall dark humor typical of the studio
  • Over 10 different places to visit, and over 50 backgrounds
  • More than 25 colorful characters
  • An original soundtrack
  • Adapted to mouse and controllers
Release date
Anuman Interactive
Pendulo Studios
Age rating
17+ Mature

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 - 64 bits
  • Processor: AMD /Intel quad-core processor running at 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI/NVIDIA dedicated/integrated or mobile graphic card, with at least 512MB of dedicated VRAM and with at least Shader Model 4.0 support
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or newer
  • Processor: Intel quad-core processor running at 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI/NVIDIA dedicated/integrated or mobile graphic card, with at least 512MB of dedicated VRAM and with at least Shader Model 4.0 support
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

System requirements for iOS

iPad 2 Wifi, iPad 2 3G, iPhone 4S, iPad Third Gen, iPad Third Gen 4G, iPhone 5, iPod Touch Fifth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen 4G, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 4G, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Sixth Gen, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad 6 1 1, iPad 6 1 2, iPad 7 1, iPad 7 2, iPad 7 3, iPad 7 4, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 7 5, iPad 7 6, iPhone X S, iPhone X S Max, iPhone X R, iPad 8 1 2, iPad 8 3 4, iPad 8 5 6, iPad 8 7 8, iPad Mini 5, iPad Mini 5 Cellular, iPad Air 3, iPad Air 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Seventh Gen

System requirements for Android

4.4 and up
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Last Modified: Nov 8, 2019

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Translated by
Microsoft from Swedish
You are the son of a nobleman, but after you have been accused of being the son of the devil, you are captured by the Inquisition and while you are waiting to be tortured, you will know that your noble father renounced his paternity. Will you manage to get out of the deadly predikamentet? And who is trying to help you, and why? This is the story of the adventure that initially takes place in modern times. There you have forgotten your origins and what your client expects from you. When You start tracking back you will discover an incredible story that began 500 years ago involving the Inquisition, Vatican, torture, immortality, Satan and unexpectedly heroic courage. But are you free from the 500 Years long shadows? This is a continuation/deepening of the Yesterday. It refers to the plot of that game, but it is possible to play it standalone. Sometimes very cinematic, like an interactive animated film. The Scenes are very stylish, like paintings of real environments. The Close-Ups of gadgets are also really nice. The People have the typical animated appearance. It is sometimes difficult to figure out what to do in a scene. Often It's about talking to people, checking for details, combining the right things and information. Once you've done it correctly, the game will take over. The game mechanics are quite knövlig. And the cursor that you can interact with a gadget suddenly changes from a white dot to a dark circle. And you must have the gadget in the right position to make a selection appear. But The pivotal 3D perspective on gadgets is very neat. The English translation is bitwise lumpy and sometimes incorrect. It is also a bit träligt in the long run to have to wait for your character to slowly loaf up to what you want to watch. And as in several games, information can disappear when you happen to tap once too much and sometimes you can't get back that particular box. Sometimes info and dialogs disappear by themselves before you read it. Which is all the worse in this kind of information-dependent game. Sometimes the information is contradictory too or difficult to understand. As Why John says he has the mark in his left hand, when his avatar marks that he has it in the right. Towards the end, the game crashed several times and it only saves on certain points, or when you've done some things, so sometimes you may need to redo certain moments. Because It takes a long time to do things and also to figure out what to do, the game feels very far, perhaps not always for the right reason. But it is exciting to try to get a grasp of how things are connected. It is a very good story that is rolled up. Had it not been for the recalcitrant game mechanics and other technicalities, it would have become a full pot. And then we'll see what is probably the most drastic method of cosmetic history to get rid of wrinkles around the eyes 😄
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