Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure

Tex Murphy—the down-on-his-luck gumshoe in the post-apocalyptic future—regaind consciousness on the fire escape next to his office with a gaping head wound and an injection mark on his arm. With the last seven years of his life wiped from memory, the private eye has no choice but to figure who was behind the mysterious attack and why.

Originally known by the working title Project Fedora.

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Posted by Khan4 on Feb 24, 2016

Half great, half boring

A lot of things are very good in this game : story, atmosphere, FMV sucking you in like a movie, humor, characters, etc, all of these would make for a great game. But I was very disappointed in the puzzles : the off-game ones (special screens) are... Read the review »

Posted by Antrax on Jan 12, 2015

A huge disappointment

The Tesla Effect excels technically, but is otherwise poor. The gameplay is a soulless rendition of what made the previous games great, and the padding thrown in doesn't help this poor impression. First of all, the game suffers from serious pacing... Read the review »

Posted by Cross_ on Nov 16, 2014

Fun movie sequences, low quality game

If this game had been released 15 years ago it would have been great. But times have changed and it is reasonable to expect more from games nowadays. More puzzles that do not involve exhausting every line of dialog for example. The worst part... Read the review »

Game Information

Platform PC
Perspective First-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Investigative
Genre Mystery, Science Fiction
Theme -
Graphic Style Live Action
Presentation Full motion video, Realtime 3D
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media Internet download