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Prisoners of the Sun is a video game based on The Seven Crystal Balls and Prisoners of the Sun from the series The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. It was released for the SNES, Windows, Game Boy and Game Boy Color by the late 1997 and 2000.[1]

Prisoners of the Sun
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CD box art
Developer(s)Infogrames Multimedia
Bit Managers (Game Boy, GBC)
Publisher(s)Infogrames Multimedia
Platform(s)Windows, MS-DOS, SNES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color
Release1997, 2000
Genre(s)Third-person adventure



The beginning of the first level

Prisoners of the Sun is a Platform game. The player controls the character Tintin around obstacles and through challenges to complete the various levels of the game. The gameplay and animation of this game is similar to Infogrames previous release, Tintin in Tibet, which was released in 1995.


It was released in 1997 for PC, SNES and Game Boy and later re-released in 2000 for Game Boy Color.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun". Archived from the original on 26 December 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2015.

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