Single-player video game
| 4/5 |
| Commodore 64, Apple II, Macintosh operating systems, Atari ST, DOS, AmigaOS|
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Borrowed Time is a 1985 point-and-click adventure game. The storyline is about a detective, who tries to rescue his kidnapped wife. The game was developed by Interplay and published by Activision.
Mastertronic republished it as a budget game, renamed Time to Die.
Borrowed Time (video game) Wikipedia
Compute! praised Borrowed Time, writing that "Activision has created a delightful game environment with the look and feel of those classic hardboiled detective movies and novels". Computer Gaming World called it "a superbly cinematic graphic adventure" that was too brief and deserved a sequel. A German reviewer recognized the challenging storyline, the detailed graphics and the comfortable gameplay. He gave Borrowed Time 82 out of 100.