A remastered visual novel, Scar of the doll takes players on a journey from a strange disappearance to the uncovering of hidden truths inside a prestigious Tokyo lab. Play as Asumi as she searches for her sister, but choose wisely because not all is as it seems, and some choices have deadly consequences.
The Adam Wolfe game is on a mission to redefine the hidden object genre by adding a great story, interesting animation, action sequences and an episodically delivered plot that will actually have you anxiously awaiting the next episode. For the most part, it succeeds.
The concept of SpiritSphere is both straightforward and weird. You play a Zelda-inspired character in a game of Pong, trying to shoot a magical ball past their defenses over many levels. But unique does not always mean good.
Fans of the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries TV show as well as point-and-click adventure players will want to check out Miss Fisher and the Deathly Maze, one of the best interactive stories we have run across in a long time.
Take a trans Atlantic voyage on a mysterious ocean liner in the early 20th century in this adventure game that would feel quite at home in the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Live Elena’s memories as she writes in her possessed diary while trying to solve the strange mysteries of the ship. Kult of Ktulu: Olympic is a frightening macabre tale told as a point and click narrative.
This week out residential Time Waster is hitting the virtual lanes in Doodle Bowling, but he’s really not all that into it. Find out why rolling all strikes every time makes this Time Waster a bit of a gutter ball.
For those who appreciate puzzle games, Semispheres is one of the most innovative we’ve seen in a while. It’s calm and serene on the surface, but it’s challenges are downright diabolical once you get behind that pretty facade.
ShellShock Live brings the classic turn-based strategy battle dueling genre home for a new generation of players. Load the perfect shell. Calculate the shot. And let loose some crazy death. It’s big fun, with even bigger explosions.
Offering the core kind of fun found in The Legend of Zelda, but without the truly amazing parts that make that title a legend, is the best way to describe the nostalgically fun, but ultimately uninspiring, Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas.
Weird is the word in the anti-adventure game Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor. There is a lot here, though depending on your tastes, that could be either great or terrible – or both! It’s unique if nothing else.