There aren’t many memorable games for the original PlayStation that have been adapted to the literary work template. One such is Parasite Eve, an action RPG that first appeared in Japan exactly 24 years ago. Parasite Eve was the first game of the then SquareSoft intended for audiences over the age of 16.
The game followed policewoman Ayu Breu, who chased the title Eve in New York. Eve was the monster that set people on fire at one Christmas performance of the opera and threatened to destroy humanity, forcing the whole of Manhattan to be evacuated. The fight in Parasite Eve was performed in real-time, but it could be paused and had certain sequences on the moves.
Parasite Eve could only be played on the original PlayStation, and it sold more than two million copies, which was an enviable number at the time. Two years later, a much more popular sequel followed, followed by a break until 2011 when the last part was launched, albeit under a completely different name - The 3rd Birthday.