The Black Mirror (2004)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 125 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A dark adventure game that takes place in England.


0Check in

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 28 titles
created 15 Apr 2012
a list of 26 titles
created 21 Feb 2013
list image
a list of 75 titles
created 25 Jun 2013
a list of 29 titles
created 20 Nov 2013
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 11 months ago

Related Items

Search for "The Black Mirror" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Black Mirror (Video Game 2004)

The Black Mirror (Video Game 2004) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Black Mirror.


Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Daniels ...
Samuel Gordon (voice)
Daniel Kash ...
William Gordon (voice)
Wally Michaels ...
Butler Bates (voice)
Doctor Hermann (voice)
Ralph / Uncle Robert (voice)
Damon Redfern ...
Detective Collier (voice)
Countess Victoria (voice)
Jennifer Brass ...
Countess Eleanor (voice)
David Dunbar ...
Louis the Gardener (voice)
Sarah Evans ...
Nurse Marie (voice)
Harry the pub owner (voice)
David Webster ...
Tom (voice)
Mark (voice)
Gerry Mendicino ...
Fisherman / Vicar (voice)
Jason MacIsaac ...
Boilerman / Rowan (voice)


In this game you take on the role of the nobleman Samuel Gordon, who returns after 20 years to the manor called Black Mirror where he spent most of his life. He returns back to remember William Gordon who had meant much for him. Samuel is the only one who doesn't believe William's death was an accident. The Black Mirror adventure is very mysterious and is divided to six parts. Written by Shawn Watson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

wolf | rain | murder | mine | gardener | See All (15) »


The past is a diverted mirror of your soul.




Official Sites:



Release Date:

8 April 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Black Mirror - Der dunkle Spiegel der Seele  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


In the lobby of Black Manor, the portraits of Mordred and Marcus Gordon are placed in accordance to the medieval belief that the left side is evil and the right side is good. Mordred, the evil brother, is on the left or sinister side of the lobby, when viewed with your back to the front door. Marcus, the hero, is on the right or dexter side of the lobby. See more »


Samuel Gordon: [reading the diary of a dead miner] I know these are my last words, but I don't know what to write.
See more »


References The Informer (1935) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Atmospheric, mildly interesting game ruined by terrible ending
19 October 2006 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

I'm not really all that interested in adventure games for the PC, to be honest. I was really into them on the Commodore 64 back in the 80s, which is weird considering how much more visual and dynamic they are these days. The Black Mirror does have some gorgeous graphics and an impressively Gothic atmosphere, but it's ruined by perpetual slowness and many, many scenes of long, long conversations.

Samuel Gordon (the most arrogant man in a video-game ever) is the wayward heir to the Gordon Manor (Black Mirror Castle) who returns to his rural England roots when his grandfather is killed in suspicious circumstances. It's up to you to guide him around the Manor and village, talking to people and investigating.

Typical 'adventure' gameplay mechanics are involved in progressing through the chapters. Which is fine, but when the game makes you wait for other characters to do stuff for you, boy does it make you WAIT. I've had the game running for over 6 hours while other characters waste you're time doing stuff for you (or not doing it rather). And there's nothing else for YOU do to when this is going on. It's infuriating.

The ending to the game is profoundly weak. A lame twist I should have seen coming is capped-off with dull, whogivesadamn cut-scene and then the end credits. When I play a game for so long I expect more than that! It also leaves many questions unanswered. Who EXACTLY killed William Gordon? Where did Uncle Robert really go? What's the deal with Samuel's long-dead lover? How did the Priest not find the secret crypt halfway through the game? Why is it set in 1981?

I was impressed with the game at first but in the last third it got pretty damn tiresome and the end is no real pay-off. For serious adventure gamers ONLY.

13 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Black Mirror (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: