Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 36 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 36
  2. Negative: 3 out of 36
  1. 40
    While The Moment of Silence does offer a compelling storyline that will keep you at least mildly interested through to the game’s multiple endings, the agonizingly slow pace of things within sections combined with the frequently laughable dialog will turn most gamers away.
  2. An awful and punishing experience... It's not as if adventure games needed another punch to the crotch. [June 2005, p.74]
  3. Traditional point-and-click game complete with traditionally rubbish gameplay. [Christmas 2004, p.119]
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. PaulH.
    Mar 28, 2007
    10
    Absorbing and intriguing, I loved this game!
  2. MarkO.
    Nov 23, 2004
    8
    Good to see a point 'n' click adventure again, and particularly one of this quality. Despite the annoying path-finding faults and Good to see a point 'n' click adventure again, and particularly one of this quality. Despite the annoying path-finding faults and the need to speak to everyone umpteen times to get to the bit of information you need, the plot kept me coming back for more. Gorgeous cut scenes help things along, and I really hope House of Tales take all the constructive criticism on board. One thing that nobody mentioned - sometimes the dialogue sounds like a bad translation. Odd that the (apparently) American actors didn't notice that what they were saying wasn't 'normal' English and suggest changing it... Full Review »