The Last Express was an adventure game that takes place in 1914. Robert Cath, an American doctor who is suspected of murder of an Irish police officer, is on the last voyage of the Orient Express from Paris to Constantinople days before World War I. He is on the train to travel to the East to escape from his troubles, at the urging of his friend who is already on board. However, as soon as he arrives on board, Robert becomes involved in a web of lies,conspiracy, and murder. The game takes place in real time, and the player can rewind and occasionally fast-forward time as well.