Egypt 2: The Heliopolis Prophecy

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Description

THE ADVENTURE

Paser, the architect who designed the Great Obelisk, is suffering from a strange illness. If no-one cures him, work on the building site will remain at a standstill. Maia has been ordered to heal him of this strange scourge. Her quest to find an effective cure will bring her to the famous city of Memphis. However, this mission involves more than a simple visit to an apothecary. Maia will be forced to call upon supernatural forces in order to help Paser.

THE GAME

A Point & Click Adventure game using a 360 viewing system similar to Jules Vernes Return to Mysterious Island and Dracula the Path of the Dragon. Play as a young sorceress investigating to uncover the mysteries of Ancient Egypt.

This is the second part of a three-part adventure.

THE KEY POINTS

  • Over 3 hours of game time in the World of Ptah and the Aswan Quarries
  • HD graphics and cutscenes
  • An intuitive inventory system
  • Many different puzzles to solve
  • A great variety of music and background sounds
  • All voices and texts in English

Customer reviews

78

Good

Bolo | Sept. 23, 2013 | See all Bolo's reviews »

The second part of the adventures in ancient Egypt takes us to the city of the Sun Heliopolis, where as a young Priestess Tifet we need to find a drug for the patient's father and the rest of the inhabitants of the metropolis. An interesting scenario and realistic graphics and evocative sound, faithfully reflect the realities of Egyptian civilization dating back 3000 years. Original soundtrack combines the sounds of ancient with contemporary music composition.

79

Good but less-popular adventure game

tzarinakatarina | Sept. 21, 2013 | See all tzarinakatarina's reviews »

Although Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy is not among the most popular adventure game, it still can be recommended. It has a great atmosphere and good story, illustraded with pretty nice graphics. Even if they don't compare to the hand-painted beauties from Deadalus, they still look good and don't distract from the game. The game really invokes the feeling of ancient Egypt, and even comes with an encyclopaedia full of interesting facts about it. I think every fan of adventure games would enjoy it, even if the story becomes thinner toward the end (without going into any spoilers here). A special mention goes to the soundtrack which doesn't go too far and does great job building the atmosphere of Egypt of old.