Murder, Mystery, Intrigue, Romance… there’s only one place where you can expect all of this to happen. On the magnificent Orient Express! Jordan Mechner’s award-winning mystery adventure the Last Express was a super hit PC adventure game when it launched in the late nineties. And now, for the first time, its making its grand entry on the Android platform.
The Last Express follows the adventures of American doctor Robert Cath who boards the Orient Express on the eve of World War I to make his journey to Constantinople. On the run from the French police, Robert receives an urgent telegram from his best friend, and boards the luxurious Orient Express which sends him on an adventure of a lifetime.
The Last Express is an exquisitely crafted cinematic journey that takes players through an interactive journey with the 30 odd characters aboard the famed train. The gameplay is unique in that the adventure plays out in differently depending on the course of action players choose to take. There’s also a Rewind option to allow players to go back to a previous point in time to choose a different game strategy.
For the impatient ones, there is a dynamic three tiered hint system and for the players who love a challenge, there is an option to unlock achievements using Google Play Game Services. For the multi-lingual gamer, there’s a choice of playing the game in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
The Last Express is currently available on the Play Store for a discounted price (20% off launch offer) of $3.99.