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Scratches is an adventure game developed by Nucleosys. It was originally released in 2006. Got Game Entertainment published the game. The game is rated as "Exceptional" on RAWG.
Scratches is available on PC.

Release Date

Mar 08, 2006

Metacritic Score





Play Time

7.5 hours


Teen: Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Blood, Mild Language, Mild Violence

System Requirements

  • CPU: 1.0 GHz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • GPU: OpenGL 1.2 compatible with 64MB RAM
  • HDD: 500 MB

Interesting Facts

  • Scratches is the first commercial adventure game ever to be made in Argentina.
  • The game tells the story of the Blackwood estate on the outskirts of Rothbury.
  • Originally, the player was supposed to use an amulet to kill Robin, turning him back into a human.
  • In the Director’s Cut edition of the game, a sidequest called “The Last Visit” continues the narration from where Michael had fled.
  • Scratches uses a first-person perspective to navigate around the house.
  • The game is heavily influenced by the H.P. Lovecraft mythos and several direct references to Lovecraft works make their appearances in Scratches.
  • The developers opted to create their own engine called Scream (Simple Creation Engine for Adventure Makers).

Third/First Person

First person



Game Engine


Protagonist sex


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