Of course there’s a Golem. How could there not be a Golem, with a title like that? Taking on the role of a young woman who’s just come into an inheritance upon a distant relative’s death, player will find themselves scouring a few locations thoroughly as they search for clues […]
Christmas Adventure: Candy Storm has the honor of being the smallest hidden object game I’ve ever played. Not that it’s especially short – at around 2 hours, it takes a normal amount of time to complete the game, it’s just that the whole thing takes place in just four different […]
Set in and around a tourist park deep in the woods of eastern Europe, Eventide casts players as a botanist attempting to help out her grandmother by using her expertise to help preserve an ancient and mystical flower. This leads her on a journey through an ancient forest populated by […]
As the second game covered in my ‘Hidden Object Drinking Game’ series, my memories of this one are a little muddy, so please bear with me on some of the finer points. The game concerns a woman (a reporter, maybe?) whose father or grandfather (definitely one of those) has an […]
So, how does the most-adapted character in history/fiction work in the world of Hidden Object Games? Not too shabbily, as it turns out. Robin’s Quest is a hybrid adventure/HOG, as it puts more focus on puzzle solving and world manipulation than simple object hunting gameplay. That, and it introduces a […]
Jamming to the sounds of nature
HIGH The audio design is absolutely on point
LOW A few puzzles require too much walking between areas
WTF Lengthy memorization puzzles can be challenging
Tap 'n Slash
HIGH Managing to save up enough lanterns to be able to skip five levels before the last boss.
LOW Starting a level surrounded by deadly traps on tiles that wind up containing monsters.
WTF Yes, that certainly is an evil cow.
Multiplayers act like they forgot about Dreii
HIGH The game creates (and requires) a tremendous amount of teamwork.
LOW The physics are too slippery to build some of the tougher towers.
WTF The dreadful wind and rain.