Darkarta: A Broken Heart's Quest

Darkarta: A Broken Heart's Quest

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Like all moms, for Mary her Sophia was the apple of her eye and her heart.

Haunted by strange curses from her orphanage days, Mary never knew the story of her dark past until the day she received that strange, mysterious letter.

Never in her wildest dreams did she fear that fate would wipe away the peaceful serenity of her life.

The sweetest songs are those that tell of broken hearts.

  • A mother's epic, frantic journey in search of her lost daughter
  • Explore unforeseen environs and original puzzles
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  • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
  • CPU: 1.8 GHz
  • RAM: 1024 MB
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 1518 MB

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Darkarta: A Broken Heart's Quest is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great game (but buy the collector's edition) Love this game! Great gameplay, nice (but a bit sad) storyline. To be sure you are left with a good feeling after playing this game, I recommend you buy the collector's edition.
Date published: 2018-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best!!!! I really enjoyed the story in this game. Usually I go for the horror games, but the visuals and the even the sound was awesome in this one. Definitely a breath of fresh air with the stagnant games that have been put out lately. I think the bond between a mother and daughter is put to the test as told through the game-play story-line. I liked the puzzles in the forest area next to the water way I felt that those were the most fun! I also enjoyed the comic access and the achievements that I could get even though I only purchased the SE.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It would be perfect, if not so disturbing The visuals are stunning, the HOS inventive, the minigames unusual And the story, it is a good story, but I found it profoundly disturbing. A story about how this man takes a child from her mother's arms, and locks her in a cage, and we get to hear from both the mother and the child, the fear and loneliness of the child, asking for her mother, the desperation of the mother... Alas, this is now too timely. One wishes that such events were fictional, but they are not. This is why I found it profoundly disturbing, even as I was in awe of its quality. If only reality was not so rotten.
Date published: 2018-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spectacular!!!! This is one game I wished I bought as a CE instead of SE. However, the SE has extras typically seen in CE, but the SE version includes 30% extras, but to access the rest you need the CE version. To start, the game has an Indian (Asian) background, but the characters look Caucasian. The Indian theme is a refreshing change from European and Western countries as the backdrop. The game is quite long and the story is developed without too many shortcuts, but without being bogged down in boring tedious details. There is a journal which further explains the narrative plot and the protagonist's thoughts in her quest. The artwork is beautiful. Lots of special effects. Voiceovers are very good, except the little girl Sophia, done by the mother's voice actress in not-believable baby girl voice. Puzzles are mostly easy, but there are lots. HOPs have good variety. Extras include a comic book summarizing the main chapter, but it stops where the bonus chapter begins, but still a nice extra. Strategy Guide is included with the SE. There is a Memory room with mementos surrounding the protagonist & Sophia with handwritten notes--the details included with this game are astounding and abundant. There is also a Hall of Fame for achievements obtained in SE (and CE). Some items encountered in scenes interact for realism (lamp turns on light, mobiles chime, etc). This game is a keeper. I recommend the CE.
Date published: 2018-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from dakarta an excellent refreshing hidden object game
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent game The developers of this game really put some thought into the gameplay. A long game for a SE and entertaining. Puzzles were interesting but not too difficult. Even the HOS were different with the added bonus that you could switch to match 3 if you couldn't find an object. Definitely worth another play.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooo Enjoyable I loved this game from start to finish. The heroine is searching, searching, searching and there're lots of things to find along the way! The scenery's pretty amazing, the map works well and the puzzles and HOPs are great fun. A few twists and turns make it a very entertaining journey. Hope to see more like this one! :)
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ~~~~DARKARTA IS ONE OF THE BEST HOPA'S OF 2018!!!~~~~ This release was developed by TuttiFruitti Interactive a studio new to the HOPA scene and for me, Darkarta: A Broken Heart’s Quest is more polished than most recent releases from veteran studios. The game has everything that marks a great HOPA and it is certainly refreshing to have someone bringing a new perspective into an increasingly stale genre. Once every full moon, Darkarta the immortal master of the dark arts rises from his slumber to claim an innocent soul in order to successfully cast his spell of immortality. This year, it is Sophia’s bad luck as she gets taken away by Darkarta right in front of her mother’s eyes. Playing the role of her mother Mary you must travel to the Netherworld, a parallel world full of wonder and danger that you did not know existed and bring your daughter back from Darkarta’s grasps. I went into Darkarta: A Broken Heart’s Quest with moderate expectations. While Darkarta does not have a great track record to back up like most releases from major HOPA developers, it is not everyday that you see such a high-profile HOPA release from a brand-new developer. Darkarta: A Broken Heart’s Quest starts off like a typical HOPA game; another evil God who rises from the dead, another kidnapped child, another dark fantasy world. To my pleasant surprises, the game picks up its pace and gets more interesting with just a few minutes in and this epic HOPA more than exceeded my expectations. The backstory is rich with fascinating details and the characters all have very distinct personality, which will intrigue players as well as evoke a lot of emotion during game play. Unlike most cookie-cutter HOPAs nowadays, Darkarta: A Broken Heart’s Quest is a breath of fresh air on multiple levels. First of all, the gameplay takes twists and turns in ways that you would not expect, making it more challenging than I had anticipated. The hidden object scenes are few and far between, but each of them is extremely well-crafted with some clever interactions and the option to switch to the Match-3 mode. As for the puzzles, they are definitely plenty and ranged from easy to difficult, all of which are reasonably creative and superbly entertaining. I thought the production value of this release was the most surprising aspect of Darkarta. To put it simply, the visuals are out-of-this-world. The quality of the graphics is through the roof, the special effects are impressive, and the contrast between gloomy and fluorescent colors are absolutely perfect for a moody fantasy game like this. Not only that, but the soundtracks are also nothing short of breathtaking. Darkarta effectively uses the soundtracks to build up and maintain suspense throughout the game. Darkarta has a length of just a little over five hours and I chose the custom setting. I can't praise this game enough for it's originality and creativity and it may possibly be one of the best games Bigfish offers for 2018. Cheers!
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LONG INVOLVED SE This SE plays like a CE -- it is long and complicated. The game moves smoothly and there are many challenges along the way. The hidden objects are varied and the puzzles interesting.
Date published: 2018-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A WOMAN SCORNED REVIEW FROM COMPLETED GAME AND BONUS Wow, what a game. This is the first time ever that I had a tear in my eye. If you love a great story line, then this is the game for you. In this main game you play Mary to rescue your daughter Sophia. There is: * Voiceovers (with dialogue); * Casual, Advanced, Expert and Custom modes of play; * Interactive map; * Fully integrated Journal; * Find 28 morphs and 30 memories. The graphics are gorgeous with plenty of colour and sharp well-defined scenes. I loved going through each scene, not knowing what to expect next. Sound is good and the music is orchestral and quite haunting. The mini-games are mainly straightforward, silhouette and putting items back. Some of these had quite a good challenge. However, if you get stuck trying to find that elusive item, then you can play Match-3 instead. There are a huge variety of mini-games to play and I loved every one of them. There are games in there for everyone - from puzzles to memory games, etc. I'm sure you will find your favourite ones in there. Throughout the main game there are 30 memories and 28 morphs to find. The morphs change from a snake to an eagle and morph quite slowly - around every 10 seconds I think. Once you see the eagle, then you can click on it - you just have to wait. A hand DOES NOT hover over the morph but they are not too hard to spot. The memories are Sophia's toys, etc which are easier to spot. If you miss any during the game or want to do them later, then you can do them at the end of the game. The interactive map tells you what morphs and memories are in each scene. So, do you get the CE or SE? In the bonus game you play Shukra, the Grand Master of the Indus School of Magic. If you are thinking about getting the SE of this game, I would reconsider because the bonus is integral with the main game, so you won't get the whole story. In the CE, there are also 35 Achievements in the Hall of Fame, 32 replayable mini-games and 17 replaying HOPs and a comic book love story telling you all about the love story triangle between Anantha, Aneeha and Nagin - well worth reading. The game is really long which took me most of the week playing in the evenings. Its a complex heart wrenching story that will tug at your heart strings. Overall a terrific game and so worth buying. Well done to the developers. I am now a loyal fan and look forward to many more stories to come. Happy playing fishies - most definitely recommended.
Date published: 2018-06-29
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