Nowadays, developers might have forgotten how fun it was when we had to play some graphic adventure games. Indeed, there are a lot of adventure games that are great, but how many are there where you as a police officer? Well not that many. The DOS equivalent of L.A. Noire, an extremely well done detective video game, would be Police Quest. I have never imagined that the story of a simple officer can be a jaw-dropping experience. Police Quest does a lot of things well and I haven't found any flaws in the game(at least not from my copy of the game). The game was developed by Sierra Entertainment, who developed other classic adventures games, such as King's Quest
and Leisure Suit Larry
. The story of Police Quest centers around Sonny Bonds, who is a driving patrol police officer in the fictional city of Lytton. In the story of the game, Sonny goes from a regular police officer to undercover, tracking down "The Death Angel", a murderous drug dealer name Jessie Bains. While the story is quite interesting, the overall gameplay is pretty, don't you think? well, the gameplay is exactly the same like in Leisure Suit Larry, meaning that you need to type key words, like open door or turn on shower, in order to interact with the world. To be honest, I really love this style of gameplay. It might be harder than a regular point-and-click game, but I still didn't found it that hard. The graphics are okay, but mostly there is not music at all, only in few sections, but it's not bad. All in all, Police Quest can be a lot of fun and is, in my opinion, one of the best retro adventure game I have ever played.