Week in Review: July 8 – 14
Don’t worry if you’re not a town-building, gnome-saving sensation, this week’s collection of new releases has a mix of strategy, puzzle, adventure and Hidden Object Games for your enjoyment. Here’s this week’s list to see if something strikes your fancy.
Release date: July 8
You’ve probably heard of a government conspiracy or two – Area 51, anyone? But it’s not really a conspiracy if it’s true!
Fifteen years ago, a government experiment went wrong, leaving Rachel’s father, Dr. Joseph, missing. The government sought to erase traces of the experiment, and classified all associated documents. Help Rachel uncover the secret behind her dark past as you explore the mysteries lurking in the town of Howlville.
Release date: July 9
Take on the role of Melinda Gordon and meet other characters from the hit TV show! As you explore a range of Hidden Object scenes, you’ll meet ghosts that you can help into the light. Help the lost souls come to terms with their afterlives by solving their unfinished business and uncovering the mysteries that still bind them to this world.
Release date: July 10
The good news is that you’ve found a new planet. The bad news is that it might not be so easy to get off that new planet. Your plane has crashed, leaving you stranded on an unknown planet. It looks as though it may have been inhabited at one time, but now the wild terrain is home to dangerous creatures! With the help of your robot companion Oscar, use your puzzle solving skills to find out what happened. Watch out for the island’s wildlife, though!
Release date: July 11
The land of the gnomes was a prosperous kingdom. Under the guidance of their magical crystal, the kingdom was filled with happiness and wealth. But, an evil witch bent on spreading misery throughout the kingdom stole the artifact, and now you must help the gnomes get it back. Put your strategic mind to the test in this time management game, complete with 65 levels!
Release date: July 12
Love’s Epitaph follows the story of Lysa, who is being pursued by a mysterious organization. This game takes you back to the days of turn-based roleplaying games, where you must strategically use your skills to defeat your enemies. Help Lysa evade the dark organization as she attempts to learn more about those pursuing her.
Release date: July 12
Have you ever wondered how settlers managed to tame the new world? Now you can find out! Help a group of settlers tame an entirely new world by using your time management skills to construct buildings and collect the resources the colonies need to thrive. Show those uncharted lands whose boss as you lead the settlers to glory!
Release date: July 13
Grim Tales: The Wishes Collector’s Edition is the tale of a wish gone bad. Your sister’s son ages and withers before her very eyes! As you begin exploring the truth, you discover a dark bargain has been made and you must unravel the rest of the mystery before it’s too late! Discover the key to saving your nephew’s life in this adventure-filled Hidden Object game.
The Collector’s Edition includes goodies that can’t be found in the regular version of the game, including bonus gameplay content, a musical soundtrack and integrated Strategy Guide!
Release date: July 14
The town of Martlet has been taken over by sentient statues! The secret to why these statues have come to life lies in the story of Princess, the young girl who was mysteriously left on the statue maker’s doorstep. To find the truth behind the living statues, you’ll need to uncover the history of Princess and the events that brought her to Martlet.
The Collector’s Edition offers a more in-depth experience, with bonus content not found in the original version and an integrated Strategy Guide.