• Gemini Rue
78
Based on 23 scores, 25 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Play as two different characters.
  • Shoot a gun and kill enemies.
  • Unlock tons of achievements.

Cons:

  • Gun battles can be difficult.
  • The ending might be a bit too open for some.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Channel News Australia on 80

For those who rue the day LucasArts abandoned its point and click adventure prowess to flog its star-themed cash cow, an indie developer refreshes the dusty genre with a noir-infused, dramatic sci-fi thriller that does the field justice.Gemini Rue...

By Smarthouse on 80

Gemini Rue tells the story of ex-assassin-turned-pseudo-detective Azriel Odin (getting the neo-noir jist?) in the future, intergalactic version of a run-down, downtown Chicago, glazed with a constant stream of torrential rain and a moody ambient...

By GamerTell on 94

A retired assassin turned detective is out to find his brother who has been thrown into what seems to be a planetary prison/rehab called Center 7. Finding the place will be hard and getting your brother out of there will be even harder. Especially...

By technologytell.com on -

Gemini Rue is a point-and-click adventure game that takes place in the future on the planet Barracus where society has become nothing more than drug addicts and Mafioso. The planet is run by the ruthless Boryokudan gang which thrives by keeping its...

By GameSpy on 80

Pros: Compelling story and setting; clever, well-thought-through puzzles; great music and art.

Cons: Gun fighting minigame is out of place; voice-acting is mediocre.

By GameSpot on 70

Gemini Rue is an intriguing adventure game with an excellent story that outshines its basic...

By ign.com on 90

Having done all the writing, animation and programming himself, Gemini Rue took Josh Nuernberger a total of three years to make—the same amount of time it takes some triple-A titles to hit the shelves. If only more triple-A games turned out this well....

By GamingShogun on -

Gemini Rue takes place on the planet known as Barracus. Deep in the throngs of gang war and secret societies, you are assassin turned detective Azriel Odin. Azriel’s purpose is to find his missing brother and nothing is going to get in his way from...

By NowGamer on 80

Yes, it’s a little rough around the edges, but it’s better than most contemporaries that are polished to a shine. 8.0/10Print this pageComments (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report error/mistake.Add to my profile pageGame...

By NZGamer on 80

It’s always hard constructing a detective story. They are hard enough to write – let alone to play. There’s just something about cramming that much intrigue and mystery into one discreet package that most authors, creators, and game designers find a...

By GadgetSpeak on 60

Are the adventure-style games of yesteryear about to make a comeback? This next title obviously feels it is a possibility....

By Games Radar on 90

Most adventure-gaming devotees love nothing more than to slip on their unauthorized commemorative Grim Fandago T-shirts, sigh longingly, and bemoan the fact that the genre is as dead and buried as that game's skeleton protagonist, Manny Calavera. And...

By Strategy Informer on 75

The point-and-click adventure gaming scene has arguably not kept up with the modern world all that well. When discussing the genre, more often than not gamers will cite old 90s classics such as Monkey Island or Grim Fandango, rather than venturing...

By PC Gamer on 81

An exciting, surprising and thought-provoking adventure rendered in a beautiful art style. Gemini Rue earns...

By Diehard GameFAN on 40

Gemini Rue is a cute little game made by a single developer (and a composer) but it suffers from several issues that prevents the game from being able to justify its price tag. Basically you can have a game with graphics from 1992, a mildly...

International Review By tweakers.net on 100

Het begin Gameplay Communicator en Terminals Center7 Delta-Six en Azriel Odin Interactie Interactie Tijdlijn Graphics Geluid en Soundtrack Moelijkheidsgraad Systeemvereisten Tot...

International Review By Eurogamer on 70

Nogle af mine allerfedeste spiloplevelser igennem tidernes løb har været i selskab med adventurespil. Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, Sam & Max, Full Throttle, LOOM, Legend of Kyrandia, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Gabriel Knight, Leisure...

International Review By Rpgwelten on 79

In Gemini Rue schlüpft ihr in die Rolle des Ex Schwerverbrechers Azriel, der mittlerweile die Seiten gewechselt hat und nun im Auftrag des Guten unterwegs ist. Azriel wird zu Beginn des Spiels auf den zivilisierten Planeten Barracus verfrachtet, von...

International Review By I Am Gamer on 77

Test - Gemini Rue" Es sieht aus wie 1990, es fühlt sich an wie 1990, ist aber von 2011: Das düstere Adventure „Gemini Rue“, einst als Fanprojekt eines amerikanischen Studenten gestartet und dank tatkräftiger Unterstützung von Publisher Daedalic („The...

International Review By GameCaptain on 72

Gemini Rue macht eigentlich alles richtig um nostalgische Gefühle aufzukochen, beweist dass auch heutzutage Hochglanzgrafik nicht das Maß der Dinge sein muss, und Independent Projekte auch abseits ihrer Fanbase Beachtung finden können. Leider kommt...