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The client is drop-dead gorgeous. Her father is just plain dead—of an apparent suicide. She's certain he was murdered and is willing to do anything to prove it.
Release Date: Feb 28, 1998
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$9.99

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Buy Tex Murphy Complete Pack

Includes 5 items: Tex Murphy: Mean Streets, Tex Murphy: Martian Memorandum, Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon, Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive, Tex Murphy: Overseer

Reviews

“Despite a few little problems, Tex Murphy: Overseer is well worth the money. The extraordinary plot, combined with witty and professional voice acting, challenging puzzles, and immersive graphics result in another great adventure game from the Tex Murphy series.”
100 – Just Adventure

“There has been a lot of press attention since the announcement on the development of Tex Murphy: Overseer by Access Software in October 1997. Many adventure fans have purchased new computer upgrades and systems, anticipating the return of the world famous private investigator Tex Murphy.”
100 – Adventure Classic Gaming

“Like The Pandora Directive, Overseer has a solid story and great gameplay to keep any adventure game fan happy. The acting and the story are very solid and offer enough mystery and surprise to keep things moving along.”
80 – Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)

About the Game

The Adventure Game of the 21st Century


The client is drop-dead gorgeous. Her father is just plain dead—of an apparent suicide. She's certain he was murdered and is willing to do anything to prove it. Tex Murphy, the P.I., is willing to do almost anything to make rent. The investigation leads Tex into the heart of a dark secret. An elite team of specialists have created something unspeakable. Now each of them are marked for death, and so begins the reign of the Overseer...

  • First product designed specifically for DVD. Featuring Dolby AC-3 5-channel surround sound.
  • Award-winning 3-D Virtual World Engine put you in the 21st Century.
  • From the creators of "Adventure Games of the Year," Under a Killing Moon, and The Pandora Directive.
  • Dazzling graphics - Travel through Anasazi ruins, hidden passages and urban landscapes - explore the deadly secrets of the Rock - Alcatraz Island.
  • A fast - paced chase through double-crosses, fistfights, ambushes and gun battles, where wits and ingenuity are the only way to survive.
  • Two levels of play, over 60 unique puzzles and a complete on-line hint system.
  • An excellent cast, including Michael York, Rebecca Broussard, Henry Darrow, and martial arts expert Richard Norton. Edited and directed by Adrian Carr.






Overseer is a retelling of the story from Mean Streets, and contradicts many of the events and character descriptions in the original story. Since Overseer is part of the "modern era" of Tex adventures, it is safe to consider the new, retold story as "canon."

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% DirectX compatible graphics
    • DirectX: Version 8.1
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound
Helpful customer reviews
24 of 35 people (69%) found this review helpful
400 products in account
11 reviews
3.8 hrs on record
Sound does not work on Windows 7 64 Bit. A "fix" on the discussion boards loads adware "vopackage.exe". Beware!

Later addition: Now the sound works, i followed a thread in the discussion board and installed some codecs. But this installed adware on my system, ... I hope, that the publisher will fix this problem. Until then "not recommended".
Posted: June 13th, 2014
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
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1 review
1.4 hrs on record
this game sadly doesnt work i tried to confir it like it said but it gave me the same errer if this game was work the it suppose to i would recamen it but sence it doesnt i wouldnt get it till it gets fixed
Posted: June 15th, 2014
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Awards

Tex Murphy: Overseer was nominated in the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' first annual Interactive Achievement Awards in the category "Computer Adventure Game of the Year".