It's an adventure game with intelligence. And action. Groundbreaking when it was released. Breathtaking sceneries, but a bit dated graphics for closer objects critics said. Clever, non-linear, plots and....well, you get it. GREAT GAME.
Game was released 1999. The company Appeal worked on a sequel that didn't make it to the shelves. The company itself is no more. So, even if the game was groundbreaking, amazing, breathtaking, intelligent - it was not good enough. Not enough for a sequel at least.
After the short walk I had to see if it was still playable. And yes! It was.
If you haven't played it yet - do it! Give it a chance. And as a bonus you get high class game music - performed by Moscow Symphony Orchestra. You should be able to find it rather cheap...
(Warning though: since the game is old it might not work in newer windows-versions. There are discussions and hints on how to make it work...but...well...)
Here you can see the "hero" in the winter landscape. Just in the beginning of the adventure:
Did I mention it was released over ten years ago?