The X-Files Game

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The X-Files Game is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure video game developed by HyperBole Studios and first published by Fox Interactive. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and PlayStation in 1998, and is based on the television series The X-Files. A second, but unrelated game, The X-Files: Resist or Serve, was released for PlayStation 2 in 2004.

Release Date

May 31, 1998


Play Time

6.5 hours


Teen: Mild Language, Realistic Violence

System Requirements


  • CPU: Intel Pentium 120 MHz
  • RAM: 16 MB
  • GPU: DirectX 5 compatible
  • HDD: 250 MB


  • CPU: Intel Pentium 166 MHz
  • RAM: 32 MB
  • HDD: 4.5 GB

Classic mac OS:

  • CPU: Power Macintosh 120 MHz
  • RAM: 12 MB with virtual memory enabled / 18 MB with virtual memory disabled
  • GPU: Thousands of colors at 640×480 resolution
  • HDD: 250 MB


  • CPU: Power Macintosh 180 MHz
  • RAM: 32 MB
  • GPU: Millions of colors at 640×480 resolution
  • HDD: 4.5 GB

Interesting Facts

  • The game takes place somewhere within the timeline of the third season of The X-Files series.
  • Several of the actors from the TV series reprise their roles in the game.
  • The game uses a point-and-click interface, uses full motion video technology called Virtual Cinema, and includes a large number of cut scenes.
  • In total, around 6 hours of footage was filmed for the game.
  • The X-Files Game was a commercial success.
  • The game’s development cost $6 million and lasted four years.

Mod Support


Cheats support


Protagonist sex


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