You are the crime fighter for the city of Shadowlawn. Just when you're complaining about how dull things have been, a supervillain named Toxicman is created from a botched act of corporate sabotage. It is up to you, then, to tear yourself away from food long enough to save the city from certain destruction
We are pleased to bring back The Adventures of Fatman: Toxic Revenge (special edition) to your computers! Fatman was first released in 2003, the special edition in 2007.
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The Adventures of Fatman is an award-winning point and click adventure game video game for Windows released in 2003.
The Adventures of Fatman was created by US independent studio SOCKO! Entertainment and released in May 2003. The game was designed by Michael Doak and produced using the popular freeware game creation software the Adventure Game Studio. Fatman was originally released as an independent commercial game, a first with AGS that has subsequently been followed by others such as The Shivah and Al Emmo. When Socko! Entertainment closed down in late 2003 they released the game under the freely distributed Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives) as "Abandonware". In 2006 SOCKO! Entertainment has re-opened under the same name, and can be found at www.socko1.com. A sequel has been announced and was slated for release winter of 2007. As of March 2008 no updated information has been posted. In October 2015 the game was re-released on Steam.
Story and gameplay
The game consists of the user playing as the eponymous Fatman, superhero protector of Shadowlawn, investigating an explosion at the ACNE chemical plant, and how exactly the CEO of Mary & Kate cosmetics was involved. The villain of the game is Toxicman, a mutated thug who has no apparent powers. The game features over 30 locations, and over 20 characters with 1,000 fully recorded lines of dialog, with an original soundtrack featuring over 50 tracks. The game also enables you to listen to an "Audio Commentary" while playing, for every location.
Source: Wikipedia, "The Adventures of Fatman", available under the CC-BY-SA License.