Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Gabriel Knight is the last in a long line of Shadow Hunters, those fated to fight the dark forces of the supernatural. Haunted by a centuries-old curse, he is tormented by terrifying nightmares. Now he must spend every waking moment scouring the side streets and back alleys of New Orleans for the key to his dark past.

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Posted by Kelop on Jun 5, 2014

Excels at suspense story and puzzles

It's a very good game that still upholds its quality. This opinion is free of any sentiment or nostalgic influence since now, over 20 years after the game has been released I've played it for the first time. My initial thought: very pixelated and... Read the review »

Posted by MrChapeau on Mar 25, 2014

Dripping atmosphere

Make no mistake -- this game is wonderful. The characters are beautifully written and very believable. I like them and want to know them in real life. The star of the show is the story and setting. I've rarely been more enveloped in a mystery.... Read the review »

Posted by fauryn on Oct 20, 2013

Great Adventure

The Good: A very good adventure, one of the best I have ever played. The story is about Gabriel Knight, a young writer and owner of a bookshop, who is going to write a book about some mysterious murders just happened in New Orleans. They seems... Read the review »

Game Information

Platform Mac, PC
Perspective Third-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Investigative
Genre Mystery
Theme Supernatural
Graphic Style Illustrated realism
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) Combat
Red Flags Game-over events
Media CD

Product Details

System Requirements
MS-DOS 5.0 or Windows 3.1
386 processor
SVGA 640x480 display, 256 color
Sound Blaster and compatibles