Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within

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Now a Schattenjäger, or Shadow Hunter, Gabriel is sent with his assistant Grace to solve a series of mutilation murders thought to be the work of werewolves. Gabriel confronts his own demons while Grace traces a historical mystery, that of the strange demise of Mad King Ludwig II. The hunters become the hunted, and the only hope for deliverance lies in the most desperate of schemes...

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Posted by Antrax on Nov 20, 2013

A good plot can make up for a lot


I was blown away by The Beast Within when it first came out. Returning to it today, its faults are more obvious, but it's still a highly recommended game despite the issues. The video quality still holds up - videos are blocky but clear and the production...

Posted by Niclas on Aug 23, 2012
I must say that I missed to play this game when it was released in the 90's. I only played GK1 and GK3. I just skipped all of the FMV titles out there. I just recently finished the Beast within and I must say it is one of the BEST adventure games that I have...

Posted by emric on May 31, 2012

FMV & overall poor visual presentation spoils an otherwise amazing sequel


Jane Jensen has once again done a brilliant job with story & pacing & characters! the whole premise kept me thoroughly intrigued and engrossed! however various presentation and design issues were such a problem for me that, unfortunately, it seriously...

Game Information

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

Product Details


System Requirements
Windows 3.1/95 / MS-DOS 5.0
486 DX33
8MB RAM
20MB hard disk space
Double speed CD-ROM drive
SVGA (640x480, 256 colors)
DAC required for speech
SoundBlaster™ card or 100% compatible
Microsoft compatible mouse

Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within by Sierra On-Line - A Point and Click Adventure Game

Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within is an adventure game, released in 1995 by Sierra On-Line. Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within has a Illustrated realism, Live Action style and uses a Point-and-click control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within and rate it as Excellent, meanwhile the community rating for Gabriel Knight: The Beast Within is Excellent.