After being so impressed with the Grim Legends 3 beta, I thought it was high time to finally check out this series. This proved to be a solid decision, as Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride is a top-notch HOG experience in every way. From the opening moments as a […]
HIGH The light and shadow system creates some clever puzzles.
LOW A few moments of trial-and-error thanks to artificially high difficulty.
WTF All those little girls' corpses hanging from trees.
This is something of a milestone here at the HOGuru's Haunt. That name is not going to catch on, I'm guessing. The milestone, though, is something else – this is the first all-3D HOG I've even encountered. It may be the only all-3D HOG there is, although I'll have to […]
This review is going to be a little less precise than usual, as Emerald Maiden was the subject of the first ever Hidden Object Drinking Game, so my judgement can't be trusted 100%. Still, I'm fairly comfortable with the amount of attention paid to the game, and that this […]
Portal of Evil opens with Vanessa Helsing discovering that her grandfather Abraham has gone missing, and quickly thereafter learning that her family is part of an ancient order tasked with protecting the world from a demon invasion through the titular doorway. This quest takes her first through the bowels of […]
It's time for another HOGuru Preview! Hidden Object Style! Which makes it a 2-peat! Although I guess they just have the word repeat. Once again, Artifex Mundi has provided this game through their beta testing program, and just like with Grim Legends, they're allowing me to post my playthrough of […]
It's rare that a game so thoroughly defeats me in the way Evil Pumpkin did. It's not that I wasn't able to finish the game – a slowly-recharging hint meter and the extremely helpful denizens of YouTube ensured I would be able to brute-force my way through the trickier sections. […]
It's time for another HOGuru Preview! This time it's actually a Hidden Object Game! Will wonders never cease!? Artifex Mundi was nice enough to provide a copy of Grim Legends 3 as part of their open beta testing program, wherein their fans play a slice of one of their new […]
Fire Up The Grey Cells
HIGH Saving a man's life—over the phone!
LOW Being forced to lean on the hint key because of a buggy puzzle.
WTF You want to exercise your 'Brain Cells'? Um.. you are Hercule Poirot, aren't you?
The Adventures of Noel & Barbara
HIGH Those robots are so creepy-cute!
LOW The number of tries needed to figure out the movement of the clone.
WTF It's only available on Xbox One? Nooooo!