Unlikely suspects.... for an unlikey purchase
A pure HOG with a twist which consists in finding 3 clues by playing the HO Scenes before accusing one of 12 suspects, one of whom has committed a murder. After the second false accusation, the case is cold and you have to try again with a different victim.
And that's all there is to it.
The game is awkward, the graphics just about okay, the HOs viciously hidden, some of them being even totally invisible, a hint system that takes too long to refill, no minigames, no puzzles, no location to explore, no real challenge, and the suspects perfectly cartoonish.
I quit the demo after 25 minutes
January 12, 2012
A new experience every time
I decided to try out this game after playing the other interpol games (not sure if this is really related) but I did not expect it to be so different. It is basically an investigation game in which one must determine the identity of the killer by adding up all the clues gathered whilst searching about a dozen scenes for hidden objects but as the game boasts there are some 4000 combintions and I am prepared to accept that. Of course it is not so simple and although I was mostly correct in my investigations I did get it wrong once or twice and so failed.
After playing the 60-minute try-out I was hooked. This game reminded me of one of my favourite early childhood games from the 90's - 'where in the world is Carmen Sandiago?' only a hidden object adaptation. That itself was an interpol game but quite primitive. I will add that in some of the scenes there are a number of objects that at times can be almost frustrating to locate but not to the point of ruining the game and so presented a challenge.
It is a nice game to play from time to time as each investigation is a new experience and I have not yet seen all the characters as both vitcim and killer.
January 17, 2012
I just got this game and it is very interesting and fun to play. Most objects are hard to find, and that adds to the interest. I also like playing the detective role. I think this is a very good game, with no devils, no haunting, no bloody ghouls or killer diseases. You also don't have to keep logs with instruments or tools to use later. You find hidden objects! To me, thats fun enough.
November 3, 2012
Excellent game !
I really love this game. It's never boring ! There are so many possibilities, it's always different ! And it's always rewarding when you find the culprit and the weapon.
June 5, 2012
Exciting and Challenging Hidden Object Game
This game is Awesome. It makes you feel as if you are a real detective, catching criminals. Also there are about 4,000 cases and other things to do! Try it now!
May 14, 2012
Not for me
If you only love HOS then you need to try this one. There is no real storyline to me just find items. There is bonus items to find in every ares. I felt the items were very hard to find due to the dark screens. I only played 10 min and that was enough for me.
This is the old type of HO games where there is nothing to do but find HO. Lots of reading and no voice over. Music OK. Graphics are poor.
December 12, 2012
What a petty!
This game could have been very fun if not for the tiny hidden objects.
You are suppose to find the murder from clues, wich would be fun and challenging.
I suggest that you play the demo first.
December 12, 2012
Great idea, really wanted to like it
I was excited by the original idea and really wanted to like this game, however, the hidden object scenes were very frustrating and overly difficult.
You are given the victim at the start of the case, and the first couple HO scenes are the crime scene and victim's "lair" as victims in one case can be murders in another.
After that you have to figure out and guess where you'll find other useful HO scenes. Guess wrong, and you'll do a HO scene for no useful clues.
Since there was no click penalty I found myself randomly clicking at times, as I waited for the hint button to recharge again.
I hoped to get to the end of my first case playing the demo, but after four frustrating HO scenes I couldn't bear to go on. Even on sale I have to pass on this game.
December 12, 2012
You get your moneys worth!
This is my first review. I am addicted to this game. There is so much replay because of all the suspects and all the victims. So many possibilities. Mainly hidden objects to find with no adventure which is my favorite type of HOG. In each case you have to figure who did the murder and with what weapon from the clues.
February 10, 2013
Only lasted 10 Minutes with Demo
This game became so irritating, I just had to quit. The visual quality was lacking, and the game did not flow well. I prefer adventure games, with a good plot, and different kinds of puzzles to solve.
February 14, 2012