Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice

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Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice

Details

Developer(s): Infogrames Entertainment

Publisher(s): I-Motion, Atari, Xing Entertainment (Japanese)

Distributor(s): Steam (Digital Download), GOG (Digital Download)

Year, Platform, and Format:

  • 1995: IBM DOS
  • 1995: Microsoft Windows
  • 1995: Apple Macintosh
  • 1997: Sega Saturn
  • 1997: Sony PlayStation
  • 2015: Microsoft Windows (Digital Download)

Ratings:

None

Number of Players: Single-Player

Summary

From the back of the box:

Based on the bizarre writings of horror master H.P. Lovecraft

Prisoner of Ice

Amid an atomsphere of suspense and intrigue you'll launch your voyage in the icy cold wastelands of the Antarctic aboard a Royal Navy submarine - the H.M.S. Victoria. As an American agent of the Office of Naval Intelligence, your mission is to thward a Nazi plot and recover top secret cargo. Horrific creatures capable of shifting the balance of world power must be conquered. World War II looms ahead and your every move could change the course of history.

As you journey to the seemingly placid surroundings of a Greek courtyard or the secret gardens of Tihuanica, beward - things are not as they seem. This supernatural action adventure is sure to pipque your obsession with horror and espionage.

Comments / Trivia

Loosely based on the H.P. Lovecraft short story "At the Mountains of Madness (fiction)."

This game was preceeded by Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet.

The Sega Saturn and Sony PlayStation releases were only released in Japan, with Japanese text but keeping the English voiceovers.

This game was released as "Prisoner of Ice" in North America, "Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice" in Europe, and "Prisoner of Ice: Jashin Kourin" in Japan.

Part of the Call of Cthulhu line of products.

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