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Planet Alcatraz is a 3D role playing game with isometric projection. The player travels through the game world and fights against enemies in the real-time mode.Several genres are mixed in this game but despite that fact it isn't stuck between them and appears to be a classical RPG that is based on a specially developed system.
Release Date: Oct 9, 2009
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About the Game

Planet Alcatraz is a 3D role playing game with isometric projection. The player travels through the game world and fights against enemies in the real-time mode. In a general sense Planet Alcatraz can be portrayed as a non-linear adventure with lots of shooting. Several genres are mixed in this game but despite that fact it isn't stuck between them and appears to be a classical RPG that is based on a specially developed system.


The action takes place on prison planet Alcatraz. Its inhabitants are inveterate criminals that were banished there for the life term for their terrible crimes. The main objective of the game is to control a sabotage group that consists of the only one person in the beginning and enlarges through the game. The player has to use all sorts of resources and means to accomplish the mission.

Key features:

  • Absolutely unique universe
  • Creation of the main character allows changing basic characteristics and appearance including facial animation based on LifeMode technology
  • Tense atmosphere determined by deep immersion to planet's criminal world
  • Comprehensive dialogue system allowing the player to choose the way of behaving and communication on his own
  • More than 100 kinds of cold steel and firearms
  • More than 200 characters involved in dialogues
  • More than 80 original monsters, including flying and poisonous
  • Fights and adventures with different behavioral and battle options
  • Original sounds and music

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: Intel Pentium IV 3 GHz or AMD Athlon 1,4GHz+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce 6600/ATI Radeon X800, 128 MB
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9-compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
51 of 62 people (82%) found this review helpful
136 products in account
21 reviews
9.5 hrs on record
This game is basically my new Fallout 2, it is so damn great. It even starts like Fallout 2, with a LOT of frustration due to the lack of character power and understanding of the game mechanics in the beginning. This game is absolutely badass, the voice acting is so bad it's good, the character animations are quite funny at times, and some of the poorly translated stuff people say is absolutely ridiculous. The soundtrack is also awesome, I never expected some sort of dance music on a brutal prison planet, but it is damn good. The developers deserve more money, I want more games by them.
Posted: April 25th, 2014
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32 of 38 people (84%) found this review helpful
87 products in account
3 reviews
39.8 hrs on record
Well, english localization actually not very good, but I played it in Russian and this game is quite solid. Graphics is slightly outdated, game mechanics somewhat cranky, but - RPG system is nice, story is excellent, quests are very fun, lots of weapons and skills, large game world (prison planet). 8/10 for Russian version and it seems 6/10 or 7/10 for English version.
Posted: April 21st, 2014
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33 of 41 people (80%) found this review helpful
120 products in account
2 reviews
0.9 hrs on record
I kind of like it!

The voice acting in the earlier parts might turn you off, but the gameplay has a bit of depth to it.

The main problem is in the localization. Somewhere in-between the Russian version to the English version, the intended gritty setting got lost. However the much lesser English version is now hilariously funny due to the lacking voice work.
It's like watching one of those B-movies and having a "good time" by making fun of it, but along the way you find a thing or two you enjoy.

So if you'd like a laugh, and if you can stand some localization hickups then I'm sure you'll have a mildly good time with it .
Posted: April 19th, 2014
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
252 products in account
4 reviews
34.0 hrs on record
Apart from the terrible translation which the people responsible for should be sacked this is a very good game
Posted: May 6th, 2014
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7 of 13 people (54%) found this review helpful
606 products in account
20 reviews
1.7 hrs on record
it's a sunny afternoon in kiev. you're talking a brisk walk after getting lunch, and suddenly you step on a fargus-published copy of the one and only Санитары подземелий, produced by GOBLIN... you look at it with interest and take it home. after you install it, your graphics card suddenly takes upon a life of its own and nearly kills itself from overheating because the devs of this game forgot to put in actual functioning vsync. you grumble in defeat and pick up a copy of some random stalker total conversion you picked up for 10 roubles and install that instead to drown your sorrows.

seriously, force vsync on this before you play it lmao
Posted: June 2nd, 2014
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