||(WinXP/Vista/Win7) (DVD Jewel Case) (CSIPJ)
This is a DVD product!
- Blood, Gore and Violence
from Four Fat Chicks
"Concentrate On What Cannot Lie. The
Evidence..." Gil Grissom
Watch the Show. Live the Game. A murdered
a slain police officer
a mysterious arson case. What do these
crimes have in common? Enter the gritty world of CSI and search for the truth
with Grissom, Catherine, and the entire Crime Scene Investigation team. Armed
with high-powered forensic equipment and razor-sharp wits, delve deep into the
mysteries of 5 baffling crime scenes to reveal the truth. Don't just watch the
action. Live it!
Investigate 5 crime scenes, ranging from arson to
Includes the likenesses and voices from the smash hit
Utilize 14 authentic CSI forensic tools, from UV lights
to casting kits.
Dialogue written by CSI scriptwriter, Max Allan
Interrogate suspects with LVPD detective brass.
Win98/2000/XP/ME only: Pentium® II 266 MHz, AMD K6-III 400 (Pentium II
300 MHz, AMD K6-III 500 recommended). 64 MB RAM (128 MB recommended, 256 MB
recommended for Win XP). DirectX® 8.1. 4 MB DirectX 8.1 compatible
Hardware-accelerated 3D graphics card (8 MB 3D graphics card recommended).
Direct X 8.1 compatible Sound Card (16 bit Direct X 8.1 compatible sound card
recommended). 12x CD-ROM Drive (Not for use with CD-RW's). 650 MB available
hard drive space.
DVD Version: WinXP/Vista/Win7 only: Windows® 7,
Vista, XP (administrator privileges are required to properly install the
program). 500 MHz Pentium® III or 600 MHz AMD K6-III processor or better.
512 MB RAM. 1.5 GB free hard disk space. 16X DVD-ROM drive or faster.
DirectX® 8.1-compatible 16-bit sound card. DirectX® 8.1 DirectX®
8.1-compatible 16 MB video card. QuickTime® 6.1 or later.
Four Fat Chicks by Old Rooster
"The graphics are satisfactory but not
stunning, or even very contemporary. Resolution appears to be 800×600.
Scenes are fairly static, with the occasional birds (outdoors). Background
sounds are more nicely done, with ringing phones, traffic, sirens, office
chatter, etc. helping to create greater ambiance. Voice acting, as mentioned,
is stellarwith the Jim Brass, Warrick Brown and Catherine Willows
characters being the most memorable. It does appear that every one of the eight
colleagues you'll meet is played by the T.V. actor/actress. The scripting is
wonderful, with loads of crisp, often humorous comments to you, the player, as
well as character to character..."
"...CSI plays more like a supplement to the T.V. series than
it does a full-fledged adventure game. As a supplement, it's enjoyable,
involving, compelling and very well donegiving you experiences with
inquiries, tools and CSI colleagues. As a game, I'm afraid it's quite limited.
With its "Catch 22" efficient interface and very linear path, it's too easy and
Review by Rosemary Young
"Despite my few complaints CSI is quite a fun game and will
keep you busy detecting and collecting evidence. Considering the intricacies of
these actions the interface is very well designed and the individual stories
are interesting and typical CSI fare. For new players the hint system is great,
and the experienced can refrain from seeking advice. Id recommend it for
everyone but really the whole game is crowded with hints as it propels you
forward. Although you do the manual labour its your
colleagues who make most of the connections as you go. For instance
theyll note when an alibi has been verified, theyll suggest
whats to be done with a piece of evidence, theyll even remind you
to follow particular procedures so you dont contaminate evidence.
Consequently your role is reduced to finding clues and using gadgets rather
than fitting the pieces together.
"This continual in-built
guidance is what makes CSI good for novice players, and especially for CSI fans
who havent played a computer game. You might not get a perfect score, but
you cant go wrong and you can't get stuck! For experienced players, on
the other hand, take note: this is no Gabriel Knight or Tex Murphy. The ride is
very easy although there is some forensic fun to be had. I must admit I enjoyed
it and I didnt complete each case with a top score the first time around
so I repeated my three substandard investigations. However, my incentive was to
achieve perfection rather than to access the bonuses, which didnt call me
back. Without repeats the playing time would be relatively short, say 7 to 9
hours. It would have been a real bonus, and a longer game, had the final reward
for perfection been a bonus case
with no one to hold your hand!"
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