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Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within

Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1995 as a sequel to the original Gabriel Knight game, "Sins of the Fathers". The game was designed by Jane Jensen, who also wrote the story and script.
In GK2 The Beast Within, players assume the role of Gabriel Knight, a novelist and supernatural investigator based in New Orleans. This time, Gabriel travels to Germany to investigate a series of murders that seem to be connected to werewolf legends. The game combines traditional adventure gameplay with full-motion video sequences.
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Computer Gaming World (1996): "Plot, puzzles, characterization and art all lead to one of the most ambitious denouements ever in graphic adventure game history. The lost opera of Wagner scene is worthy of a film epic. It offers tense moments, comic relief, and a fascinating catharsis. We've always believed that a significant amount of production resources should be spent in rewarding the gamer who plays all the way through the game. GABRIEL KNIGHT 2: THE BEAST WITHIN transforms game endings- a dynamic finish to a most dynamic game. Jane Jensen just may have become the interactive Anne Rice she‘s always wanted to be."

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There is an XP-compatible re-print on DVD with de-interlaced movies, but it is exclusive to the Italian market.

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Status: NOT abandonware
Input: mouse, keyboard
Distributed on: cd-rom, download
Abandonware DOS views: 21172
Series: Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within is part of the Gabriel Knight series.
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