Twelve Minutes review: an intriguing setup and A-list cast let down by jaw-dropping misogyny
You’ve only got twelve minutes to save your wife from a cop who invades your home. Except, you’re stuck in a time loop, doomed to endlessly repeat this shocking encounter.
That’s the premise behind Twelve Minutes, a new point-and-click adventure title from publisher Annapurna Interactive. And it’s a sound premise that merges the thrill of cinema with the interactivity of gaming… at least to begin with.
As you repeat each cycle of the time loop, you learn more about yourself, your wife and the mysterious cop – information you take with you and use the next time. Loop after loop you slowly unravel this murder mystery.
The star-studded cast comprises James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley and Willem Defoe, who bring acting heft to their respective roles.
The problem with the game,