Spirits of Mystery: Song of the Phoenix Collector's Edition
expected longer gameplay
played the demo and really enjoyed it.was, however, saddened when i found out there wasnt much more after the demo version.beautiful game but very short.beat the story line and bonus chapter in less than 2 hours.
April 26, 2012
Glad I played this game.
I really liked this game. It was interactive and had a great storyline. Lots to do and the bonus game was great too.
April 21, 2012
Wonderful modern fairytale
I just replayed this game, It was every bit as enjoyable the second time around.
(It was the first CE I ever purchased, in 2012. I had to replace my PC, and have been downloading some of my old purchases. Unlike some games, I had NO problem playing this in Windows 8.1)
The story is like a classic Grimm's fairy tale, and unfolds nicely. The artwork is beautiful. There is a nice mix of HOs and puzzles, which for me means fewer HOs. The puzzles are of varying difficulty, from straightforward to fairly difficult.
You play as "The Princess" ("The Queen" in the Bonus game).
There is no map; however, you never have to backtrack very far.
I downgraded the overall game by 1 star because the prince's evil cousin appears to be Native American, while the "good guys" are all white, which seems unnecessarily racist..
July 4, 2014
Good game.Challenging. I didn't like not knowing where to go next without the Strategy Guide. Some puzzles were so hard that they were not worth working because of the time involved.
May 12, 2013
A wonderful game except for annoying glitch
Great game--visuals excellent, story line great, puzzles lots of fun. I'd rate it a 5 star, except for an annoying glitch--when I try to go to "Inventory," the Menu screen appears and I have to click to get it out of the way. Wish they could fix this!
April 13, 2013
All about the story
And for me it really was. I liked the graphic style and voice overs as well which ERS seems pretty good at. The ratio of HOS to puzzle was good I didn't feel overwhelmed by either or. I didn't feel that the game was too short but it wasn't all that long either pretty typical of a game in this genre in my opinion. I do not however feel that this game is worth the CE buy one because I had no use for the SG whatsoever and two because unless you are completely in love with this game the bonus chapter is just something that prolongs your love of it. I would have been fine without it. This game made me want to play the first in the series so I recommend the SE of this game ^_^
July 17, 2012
I liked this, although I couldn't give it 4 stars. I liked the pace.
April 18, 2012
Nice graphics and story line. Became bored after awhile tho as it got predictable.
April 16, 2012
Pretty long game
This is a very good game. The HOS were easy; some items required extra steps, but not too many. A few of the puzzles were easy, but there was also a few that were kind of ridiculous.
There were a few cons in the game though:
-No map so you had to back track a lot, which became tedious after a while.
-Journal was more useless, only opened it like maybe twice the whole game.
-Graphics werent as "sharp" as many other games I've played.
-The dialogue scenes were more on the boring side.
Overall game took me approx 4-5 hours.
April 1, 2013
Little too easy for me or maybe I'm just playing too many games...I could write this stuff. Not much HO and I kinda like the find the object to use first in order to get the final object (instead of HO#. Fun factor wasn't as high as I'd like but it keep me playing for two days. I don't see the value of doubling the cost of the game for the bonus chapter and usually the BC is a little more challenging but not this time. #2012)
September 4, 2012