Policenauts English

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  1. Scorpin200
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    Finally got the game in English, but the damn install is impossible as you need to install a program that doesn't even have an install. If there is anyone out there that has better direction on how to patch the game it would be appreciated.
     
  2. DeltaBurnt

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    Too many games end with "Nauts" it makes me excited alot too cause one of my favorite games is psychonauts :\
     
  3. HitBattousai

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    There are places you can find the game for download already patched at this point. I won't give away any direct links, but a Google search such as "Policenauts English torrent" or "Policenauts English Megaupload" will yield the desired results if you look.
     
  4. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    Is this the PSX version translated?
     
  5. FlatFrogger

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    Yes.

    Is it even worth playing though? I mean sure it got a cult classic status in Japan but is it worth bothering with? the last truly impressive adventure game I played was the longest journey.
     
  6. HitBattousai

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    It's the prequel to Snatcher, the classic Sega CD adventure game, and similar in style to that game so if you liked Snatcher, you'll like Policenauts. It is mega-detailed in terms of the amount of stuff you can get information from, has light gun style shooter sequences periodically, anime cutscenes, good music, and a generally good if somewhat derivative plot from what I've played/heard. Puzzle-wise, I haven't gotten to any yet, but if it's like Snatcher, the game is mostly exploration based with only a few puzzles thrown in, albeit the ones in Snatcher were reasonably challenging.

    If I had to hazard a guess, you'll probably like the game if you liked The Longest Journey.
     
  7. Hachibei

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    No. No, it's not.
     
  8. HitBattousai

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    I'll qualify my earlier statement by saying there's some debate as to whether it's in the same universe or not as Snatcher, though obviously the visual/gameplay style is similar. The in-game storyline is from an earlier time frame than Snatcher's though, so it is a prequel if you consider it in the same universe. In terms of the actual game release, obviously it was released after Snatcher.
     
  9. Hachibei

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    No, that still makes no sense. The only connection between the two games is that they both have a lot of references to real life places or events. That's like me saying Goldeneye 007 is a prequel to Call of Duty 4 because both of them have levels that take place in Russia.

    If anything, Policenauts is a spiritual sequel to Snatcher.