Posts Tagged mystery

Sam Barlow, writer and designer of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, has released a teaser trailer for his new independent game, Her Story. The game uses live action footage to tell a tale of mystery surrounding the disappearance of a woman’s husband in 1994. Players will have access to archived video footage from a police database that shows interviews with the woman. As she tells her tale you will be tasked with researching her story using the database.

“If you can Google, you can play Her Story. The mechanic of searching for clips in the database is so simple that anyone can pick up and play. But it’s a mechanic that quickly reveals its richness and complexity. At times it can feel like you’re engaged in a genuine dialogue with this woman and her story. It’s a unique way to interact with a narrative, a sculptural way of viewing a story — and something that can only be done interactively,” Sam Barlow said in a press release.

Her Story is due to release early in 2015.

Castle – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Review

Castle – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Hidden Object and casual gaming fans will like what Castle - Never Judge a Book By Its Cover has to offer.

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Secret Files Sam Peters Now Available

Posted by on November 4th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Secret Files Sam Peters, is the new installment of the Secret Files adventure series by Deep Silver. The game takes players on an point-and-click adventure to the heart of the Ghanaian jungle to investigate the mysterious algae living at a crater site near Lake Bosumtwi.

You play as journalist Sam Peters, who appeared in Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis, as she finds her way through the thick jungles and escapes demon-like creatures from African folklore.

Pick up Secret Files Sam Peters for $2.99 on the App Store.

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Melissa K. and the Heart of Gold HD Review

Melissa K. and the Heart of Gold HD Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A casual adventuring, hidden object game with style, Melissa K. and the Heart of Gold is sure to satisfy fans of the genre.

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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.

We’ll be sure to keep you in the know.

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Dream Revenant Review

Dream Revenant Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Dream Revenant takes players on a journey through a man's subconscious. And though it's full of bugs, it is still a crazy, wondrous ride while it lasts.

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Blackwell 1: Legacy Review

Blackwell 1: Legacy Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Seeming like a blast from the past but actually much more contemporary than that, Blackwell 1: Legacy is a fine start to a promising series of adventure games.

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Trailer Park King Review

Trailer Park King Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The popular Indie Xbox Game recently hit the App Store, but is it really all that special?

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Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Review

Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
An eery soundtrack, high-fidelity voices, and strong art-style make Nancy Drew: Ghost Of Thornton Hall an experience worthy of one's headphones.

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Another Case Solved Review

Another Case Solved Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Another Case Solved is a fun take on crime solving with a mixture of strategy and Match-3 action, but its freemium elements are a little restrictive.

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Detective Grimoire Review

Detective Grimoire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Great voice-acting, interesting gameplay, and top-notch animations set Detective Grimoire apart from the masses in a fantastic crime-solving adventure.

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Mystery Of The Opera HD Review

Mystery Of The Opera HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
With a theatrical flourish, this casual adventure game proves quite entertaining.

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Love and Dragons HD Review

Love and Dragons HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
A hidden object game of fantasy, mystery, and magic, Love and Dragons is a visual marvel but may only be of interest to fans of the genre.

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Lost Echo Review

Lost Echo Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Solve puzzles, explore fully 3D environments, interact with numerous characters, and discover the truth in Lost Echo - a gripping mystery adventure game.

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Darkmoor Manor Review

Darkmoor Manor Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
With a wide array of puzzles available, some of which may leave players clueless, it won't be easy escaping Darkmoor Manor.

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Layton Brothers Mystery Room Review

Layton Brothers Mystery Room Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Level-5's newest Layton adventure is a bit of a departure from the norm but it's still pretty darn cool.

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Home Review

Home Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Home is a deeply disturbing horror game that, unfortunately, loses a lot of its momentum due to some pretty severe bugs.

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Emily in Darkness Review

Emily in Darkness Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Emily in Darkness looks like a dark and disturbing adventure, but some bad translation ruins a lot of the mystique.

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Blue Toad Murder Files: A Touch Of Mystery Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Classically British in appearance and humor, Blue Toad Murder Files is a highly enjoyable whodunnit mystery with plenty of puzzles to entertain gamers.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened HD Review

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
It's rough around the edges but there's an intriguing if flawed adventure game within.

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Masters of Mystery: Crime of Fashion HD Review

Masters of Mystery: Crime of Fashion HD Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
One of the most enjoyable Hidden Object games in recent times. It has a great CSI style feel to it.

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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.

Sprill: The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle is developed by Big Fish Games. Big Fish Games is a developer and publisher of casual games. They’re popular for offering a new game everyday on their website for Mac and PC gamers. Other popular iOS games from Big Fish including Gravely Silent: House of Deadlock and Sleepy Hollow: Mystery Legends.

$4.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2012-04-05 :: Category: Games

BeyondDead Review

BeyondDead Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Navigate a lush sci-fi horror environment filled with reanimated corpses and mysterious.

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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.

Episode Four is out now.

$2.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-12-22 :: Category: Games

Nancy Drew: Shadow Ranch Review

Nancy Drew: Shadow Ranch Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Combining gaming with reading, kids get the perfect opportunity to catch up on Nancy Drew's adventures.

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Mystery Ball Review

Mystery Ball Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A handful of neat gameplay quirks separate this physics puzzle game from the rest of the pack.

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The Secret of Chateau de Moreau Review

The Secret of Chateau de Moreau Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
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.

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Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds Review

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Special Enquiry Detail might suffer a little due to the small screen, but it's an enjoyable romp of a hidden object game.

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Cause of Death Review

Cause of Death Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Interactive novels aren't the most exciting things for the ADD gaming generation, but Cause of Death is smart, quick, and fun.

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The Jim & Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files Review

The Jim & Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
This pastiche of a game offers an enjoyable enough batch of puzzles. Unfortunately, they're wrapped in a forgettable and poorly animated storyline.

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