The Last Express 12+


Designed for iPad

    • 4.2 • 210 Ratings
    • $4.99



Step aboard the 1914 Orient Express in this award-winning mystery adventure from Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner, now for the first time on iOS!

JULY, 1914. With Europe on the brink of war, the luxurious Orient Express departs Paris for Constantinople, plunging American doctor Robert Cath into a maelstrom of treachery, romance, and international intrigue.

The Last Express is a complete, faithful iOS version of the internationally-acclaimed 1997 PC classic.


- 20+ hours of game play
- Interact with 30+ characters who behave like actual people on a train -- moving about in real-time and conversing in their native languages
- Eavesdrop on conversations, sneak into compartments, and uncover clues
- Explore a richly detailed, historically accurate 3D recreation of the 1914 Orient Express
- Your actions affect other characters’ behavior, making every play-through different
- Rewind feature allows you to back up to any point in the story and choose a different course of action
- Playable in 5 languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish


- Unlock challenging achievements that test your sleuthing skills
- Dynamic, 3-tiered hint system created specifically for iOS
- 20 unlockable character biographies
- Unlock cinematics to replay at any time

**** Reviews ! 90% on Metacritic ****

"The Last Express is just one of those games that adventure fans, or just fans of a good story, need to play." 4/4 - Slide To Play

"A shining example of how deeply gameplay and storytelling can be intertwined" 5/5 - AppSpy

"It's a piece of videogame history and a shining example of what can be done to create an experience so much more immersive than the Heavy Rains of today." - 8/10, Destructoid


“Exquisite design and a literary story. A thrilling ride.” – Newsweek

“The top adventure game… thumbs up by all ages and both genders.” – Family PC

“A masterpiece.” – Computer Games Strategy Plus

“Gripping… amazing… totally unique. The best adventure game I have ever played. Beautiful, skillfully crafted, and worth every penny and hour of your time.” – Games Domain Review


What’s New

Version 1.12

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

- Updated the game for iOS 11.
- Fixed some subtitle issues.
- Fixed a crash.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
210 Ratings

210 Ratings

Squarebin ,

A neglected classic

There is nothing else like this game, a neglected classic brought back to life, flawed in places because it tried to tell a complex story in a new way. There aren't many places to go but everything around you changes as time passes. It can be frustrating to miss an event by being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or neglecting to recheck a location that was empty the first time you looked. But there are clues in the overheard conversations, and if you fail the rewind mechanism takes you back to a point where you can still win. It's a great story, memorable characters and more true emotion than many games.

(Thankfully the developer has finally updated the iOS version so it runs on the latest iOS. So this lost classic comes back from the dead yet again.)

Gvdjibejudbheok ,

A Clockwork Firebird

I am not sure how to do this game justice in a review. How do you adequately praise a work of art? This is the closest thing to time travel I’ve probably ever encountered. If you’ve never wanted to take a train across Europe in the days before WWI, you may not enjoy this game, and that’s fine. But if you ever have thought, “Gee, that would be neat,” this game is the closest you’ll get. Some of the gameplay is challenging, even frustrating. But this is a big, Art Nouveau astronomical clock of a game, with so many moving parts—really as immersive as anything I’ve played. The passengers on the train each have their own stories, and speak their own languages (Russian, French, German, Serbian!). At one point you must have a character translate a golden manuscript of The Firebird into English from Russian. The conversations between the socialist student and the Count’s granddaughter, or between the English girl and her Central European companion, are just exactly right. If you love travel or history, if you love art or character, try this game. If these things do not excite you, enjoy the thousands of other games that are made for people with no appetite for the extraordinary. If only there were more games with this much imagination.

Gamer#87dd ,

A Great Adventure. Bravo

This is really great. If you're a fan of point and click adventure games, this one's for you. The story is a little confusing at first, and you'll probably have to restart a few times to get to the end, but when you do you'll find the story really picks up. The touch sensitivity is a little off, but nothing horrible. And the fact that the whole game is in real time is great and really makes you think about your decisions. All in all this is pretty fantastic. Bravo.

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