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Videogame: Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

Two 1992 video games by LucasArts, based on the popular Indiana Jones movie series.

The first (and the most well known) is an Adventure Game with painted cinematic screen-by-screen backgrounds, while the second was subtitled "the action game" (it was more like an Action Adventure, viewed from an faux 3d isometric perspective, and based solely on a few select moments from the point and click adventure version). The action game is mostly forgotten today. This article, for the most part, discusses the adventure game, the second Indiana Jones SCUMM adventure, released three years after Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

Set in the months prior to World War II, the storyline sees Indy team up with an old flame, Sophia Hapgood, who is an expert on the mythical city of Atlantis, and in particular its god Nur-ab-sal. This being an Indiana Jones story, it of course turns out that Atlantis was real, and our hero finds himself in a race against time to get there before Those Wacky Nazis can harness its power to Take Over the World.

This game was the first time that an Indiana Jones graphical video game had featured an entirely original storyline, not based on one of the films. Given the reluctance of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas to confirm a proper Indy sequel following The Last Crusade, many fans came to refer to this game by the informal title Indiana Jones 4. For years afterwards, lazy journalists used this as conclusive proof that the next movie sequel would feature Atlantis (a rumour which continues to pop up even post-Crystal Skull).

The game's storyline was also later adapted into a four issue comic book series. A sequel to the game was planned under the title Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix, but was eventually cancelled, and the Indiana Jones game series would not continue until 1999's Indiana Jones And The Infernal Machine. Iron Phoenix, however, saw a comic book adaptation after its cancellation.

The Nintendo Wii version of Indiana Jones And The Staff Of Kings also features the complete full version of The Fate of Atlantis as an unlockable bonus game.


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alternative title(s): Fate Of Atlantis; Indiana Jones And The Fate Of Atlantis
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