Week in Review: May 27 – June 2
Have you ever wanted to travel through time? “Spirit Walkers: Curse of the Cypress Witch” sends you through a time traveling, hidden object-finding adventure. If a trip in time sounds like it’d cause motion sickness, we’ve also brought you “Burger Bustle: Ellie’s Organics,” a restaurant, time management game that has health in mind. Check out these games and more with this week’s new releases.
Release date: May 27
Save the world from an experiment gone wrong in this Hidden Object game. Nikola Tesla’s latest invention has drained the world of color, and Tesla has disappeared into the ether. Is he a victim of his own experiment, or a villain with more malevolent designs? You’ll have to solve challenging puzzles to uncover the true story. If Tesla’s shocking machinations become frustrating, the Strategy Guide is available to help you navigate the famous inventer’s world.
Release date: May 28
If there were a saying about kingdoms, it would be there is always one that needs saving. A villain has captured John Brave’s homeland, and you must fight for its freedom. Trade for resources and construct buildings to help defend the land. The Collector’s Edition features bonus gameplay and an integrated strategy guide.
Release date: May 20
If you’ve ever wanted to test your prowess as a war general, Bluecoats gives you the chance to do it in the fight over the American territory. As you command the armies of either the Yankees or the Confederates, you’ll have to make strategic attacks against the opposing side’s railroads and forts, all while protecting your own! Be careful, though, opportunistic bandits will take advantage of the chaos, and you’ll even have to protect your territory against mother nature when storms head your way.
Release date: May 29
Ellie loves the food business, but she’s tired of one big restaurant trend: all of the unhealthy food. She decides to take matters into her own hands by opening her own organic burger chain, and you’ll have to help her as she works her way up the food chain in this time management game.
Release date: May 30
You’ll take the role of Charlotte Davis in this Hidden Object puzzle game. There is just one problem: Her soul isn’t currently inside of her body where it should be. An evil sorcerer has captured her spirit, and you’ll have to help her escape his home to get back. You’ll meet another one of his victims as you use your puzzle-solving skills to make your way through his dastardly abode.
Release date: May 30
What’s better than traveling between dimensions to find hidden objects? How about traveling between dimensions AND time to find hidden objects! One of Maylynn’s friends gets hurt on a hiking trip. The group comes across the Cypress Witch, who offers to help in exchange for a favor. It’s no simple favor, though, as you’ll have to travel between different times and dimensions to find out what started the curse of the Cypress Witch.
Release date: May 31
“Cheatbusters” puts you in the role of a private investigator hired by a woman who wants you to check in on her husband. She became suspicious after discovering a number of receipts for expensive jewelry. You’ll have to solve puzzles and find hidden objects to piece together clues to the case, and uncover whether the husband is up to no good.
Release date: June 1
Why is it that old board games never have all their pieces? An ancient chessboard has been discovered, but the chess set isn’t complete. You’ll need to explore a wide range of locations, such as the bazaars of Morocco and the summits of the Swiss Alps to follow the trail leading to the missing chess pieces.
“Amazing Adventures Riddle of Two Knights” features 25 missions of puzzle-solving action, complete with thousands of hidden objects.
Release date: June 1
You’re invited to the island of Cannon Rock by your favorite college professor, Gorden Child, but you arrive only to find out things have gone wrong. Your professor is missing and a madman has brought terror to the island, murdering many of its residents! You’ll have to save the island with your puzzle-solving skills, and determine the true identity of the crazed villain.
The Collector’s Edition includes a bonus game with its own storyline, an integrated strategy guide and delightful-looking wallpapers.
Release date: June 2
The Demon of Darkness has unleashed his dark magic and werecreatures on a deserted town in Thailand. You’ll have to use your hidden object and puzzle skills to make it through this adventure game! If you’re the type that needs to have it all, the Collector’s Edition includes bonus content, wallpapers and an integrated Strategy Guide.