Byzantine - The Betrayal
by StormFront Studios/ Discovery Multimedia /Interplay 1997

The summons from your friend in Turkey promises you a story that any investigative journalist would die for. Once in Istanbul, you begin to suspect your friend's words may prove prophetic, as you are plunged into a conspiracy that's plundering the legacy of a lost civilisation. In this dangerously authentic adventure, you'll need all your reporter's instincts and skills to solve your way to the truth ... or perish in the attempt. Now, let the journey begin. But remember: Trust no one. Suspect everyone. And play as if your life depends on it.

The first in the Planet Explorer series. Byzantine: The Betrayal places you in the mysterious world of one of earth's most intriguing locales. Available only from Discovery Channel, Planet Explorer releases will capture the essence of great places in an entirely new way. The series will integrate storytelling, historical and cultural context and puzzle-solving in a fashion that compels users through a virtual journey of the world's most intriguing cities, countries and natural wonders.


  • Immersive 360° environments, authentic ambient sounds and originally scored music draw you into the thrilling, mysterious world of Istanbul.
  • The intricacies of Turkish art and culture create a myriad of intriguing plot twists and puzzles.
  • Stunning, detailed 16-bit 3D models create a graphic backdrop unlike any other adventure game.
  • 45 minutes of live-action video shot on location in Turkey bring the exotic people, places and action of Istanbul to life in a plot mired in ciphers, betrayal and intrigue.

Kids to adults - realistic violence

System requirements:

Windows 95
Pentium 90 or higher

SVGA 16-bit color (thousands of colors)
55 MB hard drive

4x CDROM drive
Windows 95 compatible sound card
Video/Audio card compatible with Microsoft Direct X drivers
Intel MMX technology (not required)

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