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Step aboard the 1914 Orient Express in this award-winning mystery adventure from Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner. Described as one of the best adventure games of all time, The Last Express is an intrigue-filled adventure set aboard the luxurious Orient Express.
Release Date: Mar 31, 1997
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Reviews

“A mix of Indiana Jones and Alfred Hitchcock... A winner.”
CNN

“Exquisite design and a literary story... A trilling ride.”
Newsweek

“Intelligent writing, complex characters, unpredictable plot twists and some of the most convincing voice acting ever heard in a game... Remains intriguing all the way to the spectacular ending.”
Gamespot

Feature List

• 20+ hours of game play: interact with 30+ characters, move in real-time and converse with them
• Your actions affect other characters’ behavior, making every play-through different
• Rewind feature allows you to back up and choose a different course of action

NEW “GOLD EDITION” FEATURES:
• Advanced hint system
• New more intuitive UI & improved inventory
• Challenging achievements to test your sleuthing skills
• Cloud Saving (Steam)
• In-game bonuses (unlock characters biographies and more)

About the Game

Step aboard the 1914 Orient Express in this award-winning mystery adventure from Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner.

Described as one of the best adventure games of all time, The Last Express is an intrigue-filled adventure set aboard the luxurious Orient Express. In July 1914, on the eve of World War I, as the train departs on its final journey from Paris to Constantinople, the player steps into the shoes of Robert Cath, an American doctor with a mysterious past. A fugitive from French police, Cath boards the train in answer to an urgent telegram from his best friend – and plunges into a maelstrom of conspiracy, romance and murder.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: Pentium 4 2.4Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
35 of 37 people (95%) found this review helpful
267 products in account
1 review
1.7 hrs on record
The Last Express is in many ways a truly classic adventure game, with its inventory puzzles, escalating plot and tried-and-true interface. However, its extreme nonlinearity, the inclusion of violent scenes, and a sense of being what is in reality a completely timed game set it apart from standard pure adventure fare. Quite frankly, I haven't clenched my teeth this hard since 1994 when I was in labor with Mini Minnie! I also have not played one computer game for this many hours in a row in years. By the end of my train journey, poor Mini was penciling up signs for what she wanted and waving them beside my computer desk!

Will the Orient Express make it to its final destination in Constantinople? How many passengers will live to see it? Will Robert Cath find a "happily ever after romance," or will it be "duty before cutie?" You'll just have to buy your own first-class ticket and find out! The End
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
171 products in account
24 reviews
3.3 hrs on record
Really the best mystery game I have ever played. The graphics are not mind blowing but, artistic, I suppose. Its very simple stills animated together to look like movement combined with live action/animated movement. Really a great game for people interested in mystery. Very well done.
Posted: November 28th, 2013
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18 of 24 people (75%) found this review helpful
105 products in account
3 reviews
2.3 hrs on record
The best example of classic from the Golden Age of Adventure games.
Posted: November 26th, 2013
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19 of 28 people (68%) found this review helpful
138 products in account
3 reviews
7.3 hrs on record
The game itself is amazing, but the unresponsive interface, lag and number of bugs (including a severe game-breaking bug that was carried over from the old version) make this edition very hard to recommend. Don't get this unless you need achievements.
Posted: November 30th, 2013
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
94 products in account
2 reviews
5.2 hrs on record
Definitely something to be remembered. Has some very unique twists, especially how things revolve around the clock, and are in real time. For instance, train passangers will go to lunch at noon, spend the afternoons chatting, dining, then going to bed.

It's replayable, since it's very easy to miss out on important things that you never knew happened, because you were not there when it occured. It also has plenty of endings.

The only downside is that sometimes, you'll be running against two clocks, or not quite sure how do go about doing something. And there is also a portion of the game around the "concert", where the train turns into a sort of wasteland, but other than that, it's enjoyable and recommended.

The movement system could use some tweaks, but remember that this is a game from 1997.
Posted: December 2nd, 2013
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Awards

Family PC Top Rated Awards 1997 - Best Adventure Game
Games Buyer's Guide 1998 - Best Adventure/Role-Playing Game
MacWorld Hall of Fame 1998 - Best Role-Playing Game
PC Gamer - Editor's Choice Award
Computer Games - Top 10 Graphic Adventures of the decade