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Discover a world where life is cheap, identities are bought & sold, & a quest for redemption can change the fate of a whole galaxy.
Release Date: Oct 26, 2011
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Buy Gemini Rue

$9.99

About the Game

Azriel Odin, ex-assassin, arrives on the rain-drenched planet of Barracus. When things go horribly wrong, he can only seek help from the very criminals he used to work for.

Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a man called Delta-Six wakes up in a hospital with no memory. Without knowing where to turn or who to trust, he vows to escape before he loses his identity completely.

As fate brings these two closer together, we discover a world where life is cheap, identities are bought and sold, and a quest for redemption can change the fate of a whole galaxy.


Key Features:

  • Over 60 hand-drawn backgrounds
  • A moody, film noir atmosphere
  • Control both Azriel and Delta-Six
  • An innovative investigation system
  • A gripping sci-fi mystery
  • DVD-style commentary track

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: Pentium or higher
    • Memory: 64 Mb RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 700Mb
    • Video Card: All DirectX compatible video cards
    • DirectX®: 5.0 or Above
    • Sound: All DirectX compatible sound cards
Helpful customer reviews
27 of 28 people (96%) found this review helpful
1,751 products in account
49 reviews
6.9 hrs on record
Gemini Rue is a non-linear adventure game that succeeds in narrating a compelling story. It uses the topics of identity and nature in order to tell the profound parallel story of one Delta-Six and Azriel Odin. 7 hours in and I am left dumbfounded by this masterpiece.

After finishing the game, here are a few things I liked about it..

- Excellent voice acting. Shelly Smith-Shenoy who plays one of the female roles does an excellent job of playing an innocent and insightful individual.

- Deep concept. The game plays with fire by toying with the idea of something as profound as identity. It opens up a lot of possibilities right from the moment of the opening scene.

- Interesting puzzle presentation. Some of the puzzles in this game put an emphasis on a macro-level understanding of the environment. You are tasked with solving puzzles which then require you to go through more layers in order to complete the objective.

This is a great example of a game with a strong premise. It's the type of adeventure game you are compelled to take the time to understand. I strongly recommend this to anyone who would like some mental stimulation (the good kind).
Posted: January 30th, 2014
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
824 products in account
122 reviews
11.2 hrs on record
I was never a big fan of classic adventure games, though Gemini Rue did manage to grab me. While a small game, it is very well-made with a good story and voice acting. Gameplay is a bit clumsy as adventure games often are, requiring actions to be performed through an inventory menu rather than having separate keys for separate actions.

The best part about the game is the well-balanced puzzle design. One of the big pitfalls I've found with adventure games is making the puzzles too difficult to understand while others make the game so simple that there's hardly any player interaction required. This one manages to find a good balance though there are still a couple parts that get confusing. It is one of the best examples I've found outside Amanita games though.

The really big disappointment for me was the ending. I don't want to spoil anything but the ending just didn't make sense to me. I like how the story ended up, but the way it was done just didn't seem right.

In any case, it's a high quality adventure game that doesn't succumb to common adventure game pitfalls. Don't expect amazing artwork though, being made in an ancient adventure game engine with very low resolution, low bit depth color graphics.
Posted: February 19th, 2014
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
328 products in account
6 reviews
10.8 hrs on record
You will definely love this story. Don't miss it just because of its low-resolution game graphics. The images, puzzles and voice-acting help create a perfect atmosphere of this novel. If you have any difficulty in solving any puzzles or you want to complete 100% achievements, many detailed guides are just waiting to help you.

不要因为这个游戏的画面显得粗糙就错过这个游戏,它本是一个80年代的科幻冒险小说风格,精彩的故事不容错过。游戏配音很赞。如果有谜题不会,或者想100%全成就,有很多很详尽的攻略在等着你。
Posted: April 11th, 2014
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
144 products in account
3 reviews
12.7 hrs on record
Exceptional noir cyberpunk low-fi adventure game with really good story and original retro-stryle graphics, that will hold you seated 'till the end.
Posted: January 29th, 2014
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
405 products in account
22 reviews
5.3 hrs on record
Rating: 8.5/10
Status: Awesome

What is it?
A traditional point and click adventure game

The Good:
+ A dark gritty sci fi atmosphere.
+ A great story with good voice acting and dialogue
+ The majority of the puzzles are good and fit the story nicely
+ Fantastic music that fits the atmosphere

The Bad:
- Some of the puzzles require "pixel hunting" May need a walkthrough in some parts
- May be a bit short for some people
- Their is cover based shooting segments in this game and it feels very clunky luckily there isn't a whole lot of them and are relatively easy if you know what you are doing

Conclusion
If you are looking for an old school point and click adventure game than look no further. This game despite its problems had me hooked and I couldn't wait to find out what happens next. Game reminded me of Beneath a steal sky.
Posted: July 4th, 2014
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