1996. One third of the world's population is wiped out due to the outbreak of a mysterious virus. 2044. A strange life form mysteriously appears out of nowhere in the city of Neo Kobe. This mysterious bioroids later become known as "Snatchers".
This is the introduction of Snatcher, a cyberpunk adventure game created by Hideo Kojima, creator of the worldwide known saga Metal Gear.
So, what's this game about? You control Gillian Seed, the protagonist, who has no recollection of his past. Recalling only the word "Snatcher", he becomes a JUNKER in hopes of recovering his memory.
Travelling around the city of Neo Kobe in a PC-style adventure game style, your only option is to uncover the truth and find out what "Snatchers" really are.
Having only an english released on the criticized Mega CD system, Snatcher still remains in the hearts of the hardcore gamers as one of the best games created.
For those who are curious, check out the wonderful introduction of this masterpiece.