Syberia - Part 1
Well I paid for this game and was really looking forward to playing it as I prefer the large file games to the hidden object ones. However it downloaded to my laptop (Vista) but would not play. I then tried to play it on Windows 7 but experienced the same problem with error codes. I contacted BFG interactive help and they went through the troubleshooting guide with me to no avail! I did get a refund and went on to get Dracula: Origins which was brilliant so all was not lost.
August 21, 2012
Syberia part 1
Do not bother with this if you want to fondly remember the beautiful original game.
What were the game makers thinking..
They have taken an excellent game and cut it to shreds, leaving out what made the original game such a classic.
The lovely water for example flowed like water in the first, here it is just static. The characters are now like cardboard cutouts and much cgi stuff has been cut out too. Part 1 plays like a demo, its very short.
Very extremely dissapointing.
Rated low simply due to not enjoying playing what should have been the whole game and not just a 'part' of it.
May 1, 2012
SYBERIA PART 1
This game was just awful. The interaction is appalling and is clumsy.YUK!
February 29, 2012
not worth the time
I just did the hour free-view and have to say I did NOT like it. Kept waiting for it to get better but it didn't so I was glad when the trial was over and felt like it was a waste of my time. Probably won't try any of the Syberia games because of this one. Not sure if was too easy or too difficult but I just did not get it. Sorry Big Fish developers--still love Big Fish though! :)
March 1, 2012
Confusing and more
Got this when it 1st came out (no trial version since it was a large file game, big mistake) and barely played it since. The visuals and storyline seem great but the character movement is terrible. Unlike other HOGs this is a 3rd person view where you must move the character thru the screen executing actions, not a point and click game. If this appeals to you then get it and have fun, didn't work for me fun wise.
February 28, 2012
Slow moving, annoying dialogue, mediocre graphics.
February 29, 2012
Awful - don't waste your money
This is the worst HO game I've ever played - or should I say, attempted to play. Wooden characters which are difficult to move about the screen just completely frustrated me time and again, and I wish I'd never bothered.
Have much more fun with something like Munchausen!
October 19, 2012
I have nothing positive to say about this game. It did not capture my attention at all playing the demo. It is a terrible game. Graphics, sound, quality, fun, etc are totally missing from this one. Thank goodness for Big Fish allowing demos!!
May 4, 2012
boring and slow
i gave up after about two hours. i can't believe that you have to wait for the avatar to walk across the screen and then for the scene to change. what a waste of time. sitting there waiting for all of that nonsense was infuriating (not to mention incredibly boring)!
don't bother with this game. ugh.
November 23, 2013
Worst game I've played?
I love a challenge, I really do. And I like the "freestyle" of this game, where the game doesn't hold your hand and you have to make sense of clues. In that regard, this is a unique game.
However, the game is buggy and sometimes a bit too vague and if you get stuck that's pretty much the end of it. If you look for walkthroughs online good luck because there are apparently many versions of this game and they all seem to be a bit different. Just Google "Oscar's feet" and see what pops up. The directions are different and in all of the versions people seem to be getting stuck to the point that nothing works.
And that's what happened to me. I did everything I was supposed to and some controls worked while others did not. I got a message that something was missing but yet I could control some of the levers (with no rhyme or reason). I assure you that I followed everything and I'm beginning to think this is a bug, which wouldn't surprise me considering the "meh" quality of the graphics and such. It looks like the makers of this game just basically regurgitated a very old game and sold it here.
I wish I could get my money back because I am left with a game that won't let me continue with no way of resolving the problem. I've never had this problem with a game here before. I really think the positive reviews for this game are for another version because this one stinks.
August 8, 2012