At some point “very soon,” Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies will be making its way to iOS. It’s already live on the Japanese App Store, so it’s just a matter of waiting and seeing when us Western gamers can enjoy the delights.
Previously solely a 3DS game, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies is the fifth game in the Ace Attorney series, with you having to solve various court cases by gathering up evidence and determining contradictions in witness statements. I’ve played the 3DS version and it’s excellent. We can only hope that the iOS version comes to our virtual shores very soon.
Hidden object games are always popular with kids and adults alike. Sprill: The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle is a hidden object and mini-game app with a ocean theme.
Players help Sprill, a fox-looking creature with that’s trying to save its planet by finding a pearl hidden somewhere in the Bermuda Triangle. Sprill will stumble through shipwrecks in the ocean trying to find the pearl. Players try to find objects on various screens to progress through levels and find clues as to the whereabouts of the much-needed pearl.
The game includes mechanical puzzles, cute characters, and clever mini-games.
Telltale Games has just released the latest episode in the seven episode season of Law & Order: Legacies.
Episode Four, entitled Nobody’s Child, focuses on an event from New Year’s Eve 1999. The battered body of a boy is discovered in an alley and the investigation that follows unearths a case of shocking abuse along with criminal indifference in high places.
As before, the player take the roles of both investigators and district attorneys alongside the likenesses of characters such as Lennie Briscoe, Rey Curtis, Olivia Benson and Jack McCoy.
Multiple endings are offered depending on moral decisions and the seven episodes will eventually piece together to form a season-wide mystery.
Unlike other Telltale Games titles, episodes are available by purchasing the first episode for $2.99 then paying $2.99 for future episodes or $12.99 to unlock the full season. No doubt a bargain for many fans of the iconic TV show.
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Posted September 2nd, 2011 by Bonnie Eisenman Our Rating: :: A MARVELOUS MYSTERY
The Secret of Chateau de Moreau puts players in the shoes of suspect-turned-detective Antoine as he tries to discover the truth about his foster father's murder and clear his name. It's a very tight, well-made mystery title that should delight fans of the genre.
If there’s one thing I love, it’s a good mystery. As an adult a child, I read every single Nancy Drew Hardy Boys book. Twice. Encyclopedia Brown and McGurk had nothing on me. Now, as the parent of an audacious 11-year old, my house is a swirling vortex of mystery and intrigue: Who ate these cookies? Who tracked mud all over the floor? Who spray-painted the hamster? I could go on, but I digress…
I also love iPhone games and, upon learning of 99Games Online’s upcoming mystery/puzzle game, The Jim and Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files, I must admit: I can’t wait to get my hands on this game:
The Jim and Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files centers around mysterious happenings in the town of Tinyville and leads its main characters, Jim and Frank, on an adventure-filled quest to uncover the mystery that is Blood River. In order to solve the mystery, players will be challenged to solve a series of challenging visual and analytical puzzles while advancing in the game.
The game features:
The Jim and Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files appears to be a promising title in a relatively neglected genre. Look for it to hit the app store soon!