Le jeu d'aventure primé par les créateurs de Deponia et The Whispered World débarque sur Steam ! Accompagnez la jeune Edna et son loquace compagnon, un lapin en peluche, dans une tentative délirante d'échapper à sa cellule capitonnée. Embarquez dans l'étrange aventure de cette asile psychiatrique et du monde qui l'entoure.
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Date de parution: 25 oct 2013

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Acheter Edna and Harvey: The Breakout

Packages qui comprennent ce jeu

Acheter The Daedalic Armageddon Bundle

Inclut les 11 articles suivants : Deponia, Chaos on Deponia, Goodbye Deponia, The Whispered World Special Edition, The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav, A New Beginning - Final Cut, Memoria, The Night of the Rabbit, Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, 1954 Alcatraz

 

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"Hilarious and weird, but also touching. The amount of efforts that went into this game is horrifying. Simply amazing experience one can hardly forget."

Articles

“Edna is beyond the rating scale. How are you supposed to review a game that’s actually a piece of art?”
93% – Gamona

“Let's have a round of applause for the probably most insane adventure of all time! […] Edna is the prime example for how elements of a game perfectly come together when a creative developer can push through his ideas without any compromises.”
88% – 4Players

“Point & Click in perfection. But Edna isn’t outdated in any way, thanks on the one hand to the beautiful 2D comic style and on the other hand the out-there humor.”
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À propos de ce jeu

Le jeu d'aventure primé par les créateurs de Deponia et The Whispered World débarque sur Steam ! Accompagnez la jeune Edna et son loquace compagnon, un lapin en peluche, dans une tentative délirante d'échapper à sa cellule capitonnée. Embarquez dans l'étrange aventure de cette asile psychiatrique et du monde qui l'entoure.

L'histoire commence alors que la jeune Edna se réveille amnésique dans une cellule capitonnée d'un asile psychiatrique. Comment est-elle arrivée là ? Elle n'en a pas la moindre idée, mais elle est sûre de vouloir en sortir ! D'autant que rien ne cloche chez elle, et ce n'est pas son lapin doté de la parole qui la contredirait. Main dans la patte, les deux compères vont tenter de s'échapper et par la même occasion tomber sur d'autres patients bien étranges. Sont-ils prêts à rencontrer un homme en costume d'abeille et les jumeaux pseudo-siamois Hoti et Moti ? Le directeur de l'asile, Dr. Marcel, fera quant à lui tout ce qui est en son pouvoir pour empêcher Edna de quitter les lieux. Pourquoi veut-il la garder enfermée ? Et pourquoi a-t-elle perdu la mémoire ? Petit à petit, Edna recouvre ses souvenirs et découvre son passé...

POINTS FORTS

  • Plus de 20 heures d'humour déjanté
  • Des dialogues fous avec des personnages incroyablement drôle et étranges
  • Une patte graphique de bande dessinée unique
  • Succès débloquables
  • Doublé en anglais et en allemand
  • Vainqueur 2009 de la récompense Red Dot Design Award (édition PC)
  • Réalisé par les créateurs des jeux primés The Whispered World et Deponia

Configuration requise

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Pentium 1 GHz or equal
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX-compatible, min. 64 MB video memory
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible
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1 personne(s) sur 1 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
11.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 2 janvier
I love everything about this game ! Dark humor, characters, drawings, voices. The story is very nice too. If you like crazy stories, dark humor and a lil twisted mind, this game is for you !
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5 personne(s) sur 5 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
3.5 heures en tout
Posté le : 16 décembre 2014
Awesome game, I love the content of dialogs and abilty to interact in any stupid ways with a lot of things :D.
Only con right now for me is that the GUI is really old, but the graphics of the game content are nice even as quite old :)
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3 personne(s) sur 3 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
17.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 14 février
I'm not insane, my stuffed rabbit told me!

In my defence, this is my first review, so don't be to harsh with me ;-)
But this game is just great. In fact, it is just so good, that something tells me that I have to write a review.
So if you like old fashion point and click adventure, you will love this one!
But enough of the glorification, here are the facts why it is so superb.

As everything in the game, the story plot is weird, but in a really lovely way. Basically, you (Edna) and your little pyromaniac stuffed rabbit (Harvey) are trapped in an asylum and you have no clue why. So you have to find a way to break out and get your memories back. On your way you will meet a lot of crazy people, which are helping you out (one more, one less).

The voice acting (just played the german version) is well and fits perfectly to the witty dialogues and its characters. Sometime you can hear that not all of the voice actors are professionals, but that's no big harm to the game. You can literally talk to everything and you will always get a unique answer. Even if you combine things, you will always get an impertinent comment. All is attended by catchy music. The puzzles are creative, but never unfair. At some parts I had to riddle for a while, but I've never really stuck or was forced to use the internet to get the solution. The game is basically divided into two sections. The first is bright, colorful and the pure joy of life. The second part is dark, morbid and almost serious. Especially the second part shows that the game is not made for young kids! But, no matter which part, both are detailed made with heart and fantasy.

But, there are some downsides as well...
The game crashes a lot. Because it uses Java underneath, it's doomed to perform badly. So the strategy is "save early, save often". The resolution is low and if you play the game in fullscreen mode, everything becomes a little bit blurry. Also the animation and drawings are miles away from being technically perfect. But on the other hand, if you know that the most of the game is made by only one lousy german student (now a cofounder of Daedalic), it starts to feel "authentic" and charming.

Conclusion

If you are able to overlook the few rough edges its a 10/10.
And beside that, if the game is on sale its a must buy for every p-a-c adventure lover.
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7 personne(s) sur 11 (64%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
2 personnes ont trouvé cette évaluation amusante
6.0 heures en tout
Posté le : 13 janvier
Like any other Daedalic game, this one is like a box of chocolates.
You expect some form of chocolate in it,
BUT YOU ONLY GET SUFFERING AND REMORSE BECAUSE HOLY NARDS THESE GUYS ARE SMASHED IN THE HEAD
10/10 WOULD GET TRAUMATIZED AGAIN
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2 personne(s) sur 2 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
8.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 20 janvier
I have to say, this was a point & click adventure game that took me by surprise. Never have I played anything that was weirdly cute and funny, and at the same time dark and morbid. Somehow it just all clicked with me and I freaking love this game. Kudos to Daedalic for still keeping the adventure game genre alive with original fun games. Some of the puzzles in this game seemed overly frustrating but still enjoyable.

As the description says, you play as a young girl with her imaginary plush friend trying to escape an insane asylum and try to find out what exactly happened as she does not remember. Edna to me at least is such a likeable character in her mischeviousness and weirdness that she grows on you. There's tons of other humorous people and moments to find in this game as almost everything in this game you can click on and find dialogue, so it's definitely not a game you need to rush through. Overall I highly recommend this to people who've enjoyed point & click games growing up.
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9.4 heures en tout
Posté le : 1 avril
I played Harvey's New Eyes first.

I MISS THE SARCASTIC NARRATOR SO DAMN MUCH.

Otherwise great. I missed that extra sense of humor the sequel is constantly showing, and I had to patch it to continue, but it's worth it because it really is a little unknown jewel. The story is engaging and the characters are super lovable. Too bad after playing the sequel, E&HTB's plot becomes so much more evident from the very beginning - so I very much recommend that, unlike me, you play them in the proper order! ;)
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4 personne(s) sur 7 (57%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 31 décembre 2014
Beware, after running this once, I've been unable to relaunch it due to a "Java VIrtual Machine" error. After numerous attempts to workaround the issue, I've given up.

The story of this game occurs before "Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes".

+ Interesting Story
+ Good Humor
- Game Breaking Bugs
- Clunky controls
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4 personne(s) sur 7 (57%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
0.4 heures en tout
Posté le : 10 janvier
Bought the game and have not been able to play due to white screen issue on startup. I have run through the troubleshooting steps, but they have not resolved the issue for me.
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1 personne(s) sur 2 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1 personne a trouvé cette évaluation amusante
21.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 2 janvier
This game amazing. I really liked Edna and Harvey's new eyes and I like this one too. It's really clever and the voices are funny. (Especially Edna :-D). It is true that there are some bugs but that's not such a problem. I somehow managed to get to the end. I sometimes had to turn it off and than back on so if you save a lot you' re gonna enjoy it. ;-)

So I just wanna say that the bugs shouldn't stop you if you want to buy this game. It's just awesome. :-DDD
And worth it.
:-D
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5 personne(s) sur 10 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1.3 heures en tout
Posté le : 20 novembre 2014
Cannot play the game. I did troubleshooting for a couple days and gave up. Usually I get a since of accomplishment when I get something broken to work but lately I feel ripped off. (Same thing just happened to me with a GOG version of Rayman.) I don't think it's right that some games knowingly have vast amounts of technical issues and compatability problems and try to sell them (it's not like this is an early access game). Even people who get this game to finally work complain about bugs and game breaking errors. Daedalic should be embarrassed (of course why care when the money is coming anyway!). Just know that you are taking a gamble when you buy this (game?).
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2 personne(s) sur 4 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
20.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 18 février
The controls are far too clunky, bugs too numerous, and the puzzles illogical for me to reccommend the game itself, however, the story is delightful, and well worth watching a playthrough over. If you want a similar game with better gameplay, I reccommend the sequel, Harvey's New Eyes, or the Deponia trilogy.
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5 personne(s) sur 10 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
16.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 30 décembre 2014
Got this game for 49 cents. Now I know why. It has a major bug in the kitchen menu scene. It only works in German I found out after reading the community pages.

I will not be purchasing anymore games from this company.
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1 personne(s) sur 2 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
10.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 2 mai
Edna & Harvey is a pretty terrible game. The story is pretty good, but due to the nature of the game it is impossible to really enjoy it to its fullest.

The game, in many places, is broken. From missing/untranslated tooltips to animation bugs, achievements don't trigger on the english version, and even the final chapter of the game is impossible to access without a user-made patch. This level of problems is quite frankly unacceptable from a game. The performance isn't great either. You would expect from an old game that it would run fine on newer systems, but no. I'm not sure what the game is loading but moving to new areas in the game causes the program to hang for inordinately long time.

The gameplay itself is not great. While the game starts out good it devolves into some really obscure puzzles that need to be figured out, and that need to be done in an exact order. If you get ahead of yourself things stop triggering properly, which is very annoying.

The voice acting and animation (when it does work) are pretty good. The characters in the game are also very funny and could really tell a good story, if in the right sort of game. It's just a pity this game is so bad.

Save yourself some trouble, and stay well away from this game.
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6 personne(s) sur 6 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1.4 heures en tout
Posté le : 19 septembre 2014
Ce jeu m'a fasciné (au point que j'y ai joué sur iPad et je le rachète sur pc)

J'y ai retrouvé les ingrédients qui ont fait la magie de ''Day of the Tentacle'' :
- à part le début un peu linéaire, on a vite accès à un grand ensemble de pièces : on est lâché dans la nature
- de l'humour débile qui fait mouche
- des dialogues longs et savoureux
- des répliques d'Edna pour presque toutes les interactions (même celles qui sont inutiles pour la résolution des énigmes

Et c'est surtout ce dernier point qui m'a manqué dans les point'n click de ces 15 dernières années : la possibilité d'essayer tout et n'importe quoi, et d'avoir une vraie réponse personnalisée (souvent marrante), au lieu d'un ''je ne peux pas faire ça''.

Je me suis éclaté comme un gosse à utiliser mon crayon, mon ketchup et mes ciseaux sur tous les objets du jeu ou presque.

J'y ai joué sur iPad, en français. La VF est fidèle : les jeux de mots sont bien adaptés. Par contre, gros soucis sur le texte-lui même avec des accents perdus, des caractères spéciaux remplacés par d'autres etc. Ca gâche parfois la lecture. A noter qu'il n'est qu'en anglais (et allemand, évidemment) sur Steam.

Une vraie perle signée Daedalic !
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39 personne(s) sur 42 (93%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
2.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 27 octobre 2013
Daedalic made a lot of games. Some of them good, some of them mindblowingly awesome, some of them The Night of the Rabbit. But this one is the best of them all. It's one of the best adventure games in existence. It's made of pure fun. You should try to combine it with every other game made by Daedalic and see what Edna has to say about it.
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45 personne(s) sur 57 (79%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1 personne a trouvé cette évaluation amusante
25.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 9 août 2014
I love this game. It had great voice acting, witty dialogue, and nice music. Overall I had a lot of fun playing this game, but I can't bring myself to recommend this game to others. The English version of the game has a couple game breaking bugs that will keep you from not only getting achievements, but, more importantly, also keep you from finishing the game.

The good news is that within the guide section for this game someone was kind enough to post a patch that fixes both of those bugs. Bad news is that that link is outdated and doesn't take you to the patch, but thankfully someone else posted a link in the comments which takes you to a different site that contains the necessary download for the patch. Sadly, the game is still prone to problems even after you go through the trouble of downloading the patch and swapping out the necessary files. I quickly learned to save after I did anything, because the game often crashes. The game also has a problem where sometimes it won't start up properly (the music will play, but the window won't pop up or, if it does pop up, will simply show a white screen).

All of those things can add up to a very frustrating experience when trying to play the game. The main thing that kept me from simply calling it quits was the fact that the first time I played I was very close to the end before I experienced the first crash (and learned the importance of saving) and I wanted to know how it ended.
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51 personne(s) sur 74 (69%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
8.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 6 janvier 2014
I wanted to recommend this game, I really did. The gameplay and plot are both excellent.

However, I had to install it on my Windows XP laptop since the game refused to run on my Windows 7 build, and I am not the only one with a "crash when choosing start" problem.

However, once I got the game running on XP, I thought it was smooth sailing.

Nope.

There is a gamebreaking bug about halfway in the game with a puzzle involving the kitchen menu. I had to switch to German language to get past this sequence after losing all my progress. The bug locks you out of saving, loading, or doing anything but quitting via Task Manager.

There is another bug that causes an engine crash if you combine two certain items in your inventory together when you reach the church.

There are a few instances where dialog is missing for the English version but not the German.

However, the worst sin is the fact the THE ENDING CREDITS AND PLOT SUMMERY ARE MISSING FOR THE ENGLISH VERSION IF YOU TAKE THE DOCTOR PATH.

They are perfectly fine in German.

This game WAS NOT PROPERLY TESTED FOR THE ENGLISH PORT.

I have waited months for a reply from their tech support... no answer.
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21 personne(s) sur 23 (91%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
8.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 25 novembre 2013
This game is a great throw back to the classic point and adventure games of the past. The artwork is great and fits the bizzare feel of the game and its colorful cast of insane characters. And the story is great from begining to end, though it does get very dark as it progresses, even with some genuenly shocking revelations. I had my guesses of what would happen but I was way off. If I had anything bad to say about the game, the controls point and click interface glitched every so often making me stuck on a puzzle because I am unable to click on an item that is clearly regestring in the game. Also, just like the p.o.c. games of yore, you may be stuck on a puzzle for a very long time til either revelation or gamefaq comes to you.
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20 personne(s) sur 24 (83%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
0.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 15 juillet 2014
A creepily characterful and impressively detailed comedy asylum escape cartoon point-and-click adventure game from then independent German studio Daedalic, for which many of the reviews in the English-speaking press have been bafflingly low.

For neophytes to the point-and-click genre, perhaps it will test their patience too far. But for serious adventure fans, an unmissable slice of gaming history, as it started a raft of defiantly different titles from the same studio that maintained its independence from 2007 until May 2014.

Even taking into account that the only official English version has two serious (but fixable*) bugs, several puzzles that ask a little too much of the player's imagination, and that it occasionally lacks clarity in animation, this game deserves more attention.

Those negative aspects certainly prevent this game from approaching the upper echelons of adventure gaming or being recommended to players new to the genre, but its depth, its engaging and original story, and its many challenges will give regular adventure gamers, or simply lovers of a good tale, many moments of satisfaction.

Perhaps it's the unashamedly old-shool approach to puzzle-based gameplay that resulted in those scores, as seems to be the increasing trend in game reviewing. But it's exactly those aspects, the tricky but satisfying puzzles, the taunting clues, the asides and terrible puns that often had me staring blankly as often as chortling away, that give this game character, making it game enjoyable and underlining the player's feeling that a lot of effort has gone into it.

This game is fully-voiced, and in this case, that really means something. The sheer number of voice lines included to cover virtually every item interaction is something I've only seen elsewhere in another 2008 game released slightly later, A Vampyre Story, made by ex-Lucasarts members, and featuring a similarly creepy tale and sarcastic female protagonist. Breakout's voice lines gave a real sense of character to Edna, our less than sane avatar, and her soft toy sidekick, Harvey, which is what adventure games are uniquely able to excel at - making you believe the people and situations.

Staying with the Vampyre Story comparison, since both games were heavily influenced by 1990's LucasArts titles: Vampyre is what a team composed of programmers, writers and artists with decades of experience and greater financial backing might produce: polished and slick. On the other hand, for a first attempt at a game made largely by a single student in his spare time, Breakout is impressively close in terms of ambition and detail, if not execution.

It's all those factors contributing to the game's believability that allows the story to make a pleasing transition in mood towards its latter half, where dialogue clues will increasingly give the player the sense of a shift in the way they think about the main character. Exactly where this happens will vary between players, but it's neatly done.

While the characters are colourfully drawn both literally and in terms of character, with a great attention to the details of their likes, dislikes and small personality details, and several characters are "cute", it's worth noting this isn't a game for very young children. It may not be clear from the game's marketing material which shows the potential heroine clutching her toy rabbit, who is her co-star, but certain sections of the game contain some rather gruesome cartoon violence. Nothing that would worry a teen or adult - we're talking Itchy and Scratchy here - but enough that it might frighten someone younger.

Final thoughts:

An underrated and creepy game with many laughs, but its oblique clues hidden within obscure item combinations and the leaps of logic required for certain puzzles mean it's probably not for those who are new to point-and-click adventures, especially if they are very young children. It's a three-star game, but it shouldn't be left to languish in the pile of the one or two star games it's often thrown in with.

Bug fix Footnote:

*To fix the English version's bugs with the kitchen menu and ending scenes, visit the Breakout section of the Steam Community Guides.
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13 personne(s) sur 13 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
12.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 8 mars 2014
Really enjoyed this game, thought it was a small game but its actually pretty long (I played 11 hours and I didnt finish it yet).
Edna and Harvey are really funny :)
Only thing is that I have to save the game constantly cause it turns off by itself sometimes, but still worth to buy!
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