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Good Old Games Adds 'The Last Express'

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2011 @ 8:50 a.m. PST

GOG.com has signed a digital distribution agreement with Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner, expanding its catalog with his classic adventure game The Last Express, priced at $5.99, Win7/Vista compatible, and DRM free.

One of the best designed and most immersive adventure games ever created is on GOG so anyone can experience it on modern systems without DRM.

GOG.com is now offering one of the most underrated adventure games of all time: The Last Express. The game is available now for the best price around, only $5.99, and like all games on GOG.com it is fully DRM-free.

In The Last Express you are Robert Cath, one of the passengers on the original Orient Express, as he’s traveling from Paris to Constantinople in June 1914 on the eve of World War I. At the very beginning you find your old friend, whom you were supposed to accompany on the voyage, murdered. You are challenged with finding out what has happened to your friend, lest you be accused of the murder-- or worse!

Created by Jordan Mechner, the creative mind behind The Prince of Persia franchise, The Last Express was one of the most innovative adventure games of its time. With beautiful, Art Nouveau style graphics, a clever and engaging plot, and a unique, atmospheric setting, The Last Express has set standards not only for adventure games, but for all gaming genres in general. PC Gamer, in their review from 1997, stated that this game was “Exceptionally beautiful and immersive. A unique and polished adventure game with a strong, sustained, historical flavor.”

Climb aboard The Last Express for just $5.99 at GOG.com.

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