Shiver: Vanishing Hitchhiker Collector's Edition

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After leaving something in your car, a hitchhiker vanishes! Track her down and return her things in Shiver: Vanishing Hitchhiker! Explore a spooky landscape as you figure out where the mysterious woman has gone in this exciting Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game. Dive into a deeper mystery as you progress through incredible locations and scenes!

This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card!

The Collector’s Edition includes:

  • Bonus gameplay
  • Built-in Strategy Guide
  • Wonderful Wallpaper
  • Concept art
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Game System Requirements:
  • OS: 10.5
  • CPU: 1.0 GHz (INTEL ONLY)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Hard Drive: 336 MB
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Shiver: Vanishing Hitchhiker Collector's Edition 4.2 5 43 43
Creepy, scary and brilliant! If you have sworn off buying CE?s because they are not worth it or the bonus chapter does not contribute to the main story or the bonus chapter is just a bunch of hidden object scenes hobbled together ---this game is not one of them. In this game the bonus chapter continues on where the main story left off and is integral for a satisfactory ending. This game has it all, in spades. It is scary, creepy, and mysterious, it is fun and it grabs you and drags you along and leaves you breathless with dread and shivering with anticipation. There is nothing like a good tale about first love, death and otherworldly forces to get your imagination spinning, and Shiver: Vanishing Hitchhiker is chocked full of them, The Graphics are beautiful with a style befitting the storyline of this game, a kind of burnt-out washed-out urban decay, not for some I know. However it is also beautiful, with a clean visual design and the right amount of richness in the colour palette. It makes you think you are in a place where all the joy has been sucked clean out of it and you want to run away immediately but the creepy vibe has wrapped its gnarly fingers around your soul and will not let you go. This game has the best sounding, visual appealing and scariest rainfall/thunder and lightning scenes I have ever encountered?truly spectacular. The Music (please don?t turn off or down) is very atmospheric and keeps you immersed in the environment. The Dev?s did not skint on the selections and it?s obvious that thought and care went into almost every note and it enhances the scenes at every turn. At one point we are serenaded with Mozart's Requiem Mass in D minor- Lacrimosa ?devine. Game play has a lot more adventure than many iHOG games and it is logical and easy to follow. You never lose the plot of the storyline. The Dev?s obviously thought a lot about navigation and planning when designing this game and it shows. There is no heavy backtracking or wandering around aimlessly as inventory items are used fairly quickly. You would think this would make the game less interesting but it just kept getting better and better as it picked up speed. Driving the boat down the river is the most fun I?ve ever had in a game. This game never stops with the surprises and shocks. The HO scenes were well done with appropriate items in the scenes. Graphics made them enjoyable to play. I remember when I first demoed the game. I was put off by the blurriness of the first hidden object scene that I came across. It was only later when the other hidden object scenes seems to be wonderfully vivid that I figured out what the Dev?s had done. The first scene was in the burnt out house, there was remnants of smoke and smoldering fire everywhere and the hidden object scene reflected that..sublime. In one of the hidden object scenarios, smoke hovered over the scene, and then there was a sliver of light coming from a tiny hole in the wall, you could see the dust motes in the air mingling with the smoke as it hovered over the scene and it took my breath away. Be forewarned if bright flashes of light triggers headaches or dizziness this game has it in abundance so you might not want to play at all. Overall This game is exceptionally well made in virtually every aspect and wonderfully scary with the right amount of suspense to keep you interested to the end. It is highly recommended and I?ll rate it 5 stars out of 5. January 13, 2012
First-Rate Game ! The story of the beginning already invites you to play. Superb quality images in addition to being highly interesting, and romantic too !! After all, who does not want to find someone special "lost" in the past ...? - Very nice sound - Excellent characters (real people) - Amazing Atmosphere - Lots of HOS - Many locations with plenty of activities to do - Lots of games - Pretty good level of challenging January 19, 2012
You must get this game! This game was fantastic! As a fairly experienced and long-time fan of HOGs, this is a must-play. I have to admit, after playing the demo, I wasn't sure I would enjoy this over-the-top creepy game. However, I'm so glad I played it and finished it. Everything about this game was fantastic. The story, although sort of cliche, compliments the horror genre well. It's kind of a love-letter to some of the best horror stories, I think. However, it's weaved it's own originality throughout, and I was hooked. The title is perfect - cold and creepy! I wish someone would make a movie this good. From the atmosphere and graphics, soundtrack and effects, to the challenging game play, I was transfixed the entire time. I was glued to my screen! Also, and I can't emphasize this enough - the collector's edition is TOTALLY worth it! The bonus, to me, was a very generous additional chapter of game play, having been disappointed several times with other collector's editions. The developers of Shiver have done everything right I think. They've produced a massive game with enough challenge to keep things interesting and created an atmosphere you won't soon forget. It's not a game for the faint of heart though, but for those of us who like the haunted genre, I promise you, you'll enjoy this game. December 11, 2011
Shiver:Vanishing Hitchiker Coll Ed. I loved this game. The theme tune is actually belonging to Tomb Raider Underworld, so for all you Lara fans...The characters look real, the story interesting and scenes were clear and hidd obj scenes were organized. This is a game I'd play across the platforms. A game similar to this is Voodoo Whisperer curse of a legend. November 26, 2011
My type of game I did enjoy it, especially visually. I like its creepy, desolate locations of a ruined town, covered in fog and rust. Actually I'd say the locations were the closest thing to Silent Hill games I managed to encounter so far in Point and Click Games. (Visually it is like a Silent Hill wanna-be ;)). I mean it in a good sense, I love Silent Hill series and this game has similar mood. Also I like the quality of backgrounds because they look more like a movie, then cartoon, if you get my meaning. The plot isn't bad, the could have been better, could have been worse. I disliked the voice of our character, and the intro and the vanishing hitchhiker theme, which to me seemed too much of a clich of American urban legend. But I still give 5 stars. Because all the cut-scenes can be skipped and are not essential to play, for me they just spoiled the mood. I like the sounds and the music, as they reinforce the mood nicely. Puzzles are not really challenging and there are not many of them anyway. Challenging is the adventure side of it, to find interactive objects and what to do with them. Some of them are not well indicated. I liked the idea of having a camera and taking photos, some interactive objects are revealed only when you take a photo of them. It is definitely one of my new favorites! February 3, 2012
Great This is a great game! Actually I read other reviews at first then hesitated for a while because a lot reviews said that this game was short - to me, it is not (and I played the casual mode)! Not too many hidden object scenes, just enough to keep you interested. Also, the game displayed quite a lot new factors to me. Story was fun, and I liked how the scenes were designed. I got lost at some points, the hints were useful though. It was also a bit weird (in a good way) and I was shocked once in the bonus gameplay. All in all, a great and enjoyable game! March 12, 2012
Good game and not that hard Good game. Not too much running around to find clues.I was a little concerned that not enough light for the HO but finally noticed I could use the flash lite. Worth buying. Not a hard game at all. Just a fun game. December 7, 2012
Atmospheric, creepy, and totally worth it! Being a big fan of creepy graphic adventure games (and survival horror in general), Shiver: Vanishing Hitchhiker was everything I could have hoped for in an IHOG and more. From the graphics and sound to creepy story, everything about VH screams quality. The game oozes atmosphere, one of the most important things I look for in adventure titles. Toss in plenty of inspiration from horror classics such as Silent Hill and Fatal Frame, and I pretty much couldn't have asked for more. My playthrough took about 10 hours (both main game and bonus chapter). I played on Advanced with minimal hint usage having consulted the strategy guild only twice. I generally take my time and try to stay away from the Hint button unless I'm completely stuck; this not only helps immerse me in the game world, but stretches out the playtime giving me more bang for my buck. Pros - Realistic graphics that are a bit grainy and dirty help enhance the atmosphere and adds to the overall creepiness of the game - Sound design is awesome with effects/music clearly inspired by the Silent Hill series - HOS's are not overly difficult with items that make sense to the locations - Quite long with plenty of areas to explore - Interesting storyline that keeps you engaged Cons - Some sparkles on Advanced mode - Only a handful of puzzles, all of which are fairly easy - Intro movie and cut scenes play as you load up the game, which can be annoying - No soundtrack with CE (c'mon guys, we NEED a soundtrack for your awesome music) CE/SE comparison One of my biggest gripes is when devs cut off the last chapter in the SE requiring you to pickup the CE to get a satisfying conclusion to the story. That is not the case here. Despite the main game ending with a cliffhanger, it wraps up the main plot sufficiently and I feel stands up well on its own. While the bonus chapter picks up from the cliffhanger and expands upon the backstory of the characters, I don't think it's required to fully enjoy the main game. Those on a budget should feel safe picking up the SE (unless you absolutely cannot handle not knowing what happens to the main character afterwards). Having said that, the bonus chapter is very good and I feel worth the price of the CE alone. Although adding only another couple hours of gameplay (probably 45 min-1hr on casual using hints), it's the same high quality of the main game although a bit more difficult overall (a positive in my book). The rest of the bonus materials are just gravy to me, though again, I'm pretty disappointed they didn't include the soundtrack. Bottom Line - Awesomely atmospheric game that's a bit easier than I prefer, but totally worth the trip. October 31, 2012
Love it Very interesting and exciting. January 22, 2012
Amazing Game! Must Buy Series for Collector's Edition Gamers! When I got the demo of this game on the iOS (God rest most BFG games on iOS now), it was one of my most favorite game to play during breaks. But the full Collector's Edition immersion blew me away. The story is amazing with the right amount of scares that give you... well shivers. The puzzles aren't too challenging, with the exception of 1 or 2. I couldn't put the game down. After beating the game about 10 times, I bought Shiver: Poltergeist and Shiver: Moonlit Grove, both Collector's Edition. Shiver is one of the best HOG series BFG has to offer, hands down. June 9, 2014
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