Indiana Jones is a famous fictional character. Her story has been adapted into many popular movies and video games. Based on some fascinating adventures of the characters, LucasArts has developed a series of adventure and action games of the same name, including Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine. It was released in 1999. Also, the game is the first version to use 3D images in the Indiana Jones Series.
The game took place in 1947, two years after the end of World War 2. Dr. Jones returned to his work in archaeological and historical searches. While he was working at Canyonlands National Park, an old friend came to visit and talk to her doctor. She was Sophia Hapgood, who was an agent of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Here, Sophia shared important and confidential information with Dr. Jones. It was that the Soviet Union had been looking for valuable antiques at Babylon ruins. In this mission, the leader of this Soviet mission was Dr. Gennadi Volodnikov. He was a well-known researcher with theories about many different dimensions that existed parallel to humans.
Ultimately, the goal of the Soviet Union on this mission was to find a new weapon, which had to be more powerful than a nuclear bomb. The goal was to gain an advantage in the arms race (Cold War) with America. Besides, the Babylonian ruins mentioned a mysterious machine that had been built since ancient times with tremendous power. It’s called the Infernal Machine. Since then, Indiana Jones had decided to participate in the mission of finding mysterious antiques that the Soviet Union was performing. She also wanted to prevent dark forces that could endanger the human world.
During the game, players will control Indiana Jones with a 3rd perspective. You have to run or climb continuously to pass many different areas. After passing each area successfully, you will find the mysterious artifacts of Babylon. Also, players need to solve a lot of different puzzles to collect information about antiques. Along with intellectual challenges, you also discover some fascinating combat missions.
Moreover, the game provides you with various supporting items, such as machetes, guns, whips … You use them to defeat enemies or pass areas of bad terrain. Besides, the game has 17 different levels. In which, your mission is to pass all of them to collect enough artifacts to craft the Infernal Machine. From there, you will discover the mysteries from thousands of years ago related to this machine.