This is not a typical game. Consequently, it doesn't have typical game packaging. Missing: Since January is a puzzle game where the user attempts to solve the mystery of a journalist and his companion's disappearance, (hence the keyword, missing). Using Windows and the Internet for game play, users have access to 300 real and fictional websites to help with the investigation. Users also receive emails from non-player characters. Missing: Since January also uses a cast of professional actors to create real video footage for the game.