Of course, the destination of this latest release in the Big City Adventure series has nothing to do with the Olympics this winter. But if you are one of those who would love to pack and go to Vancouver to see winter Olympics 2010, you will most probably like the idea to be there at least in a vertual way in the game that has nothing to do with the Olympics. Just a coincidence.
The Mirror Mysteries is a new hidden object adventure game that has you playing as a young mother on a quest to rescue her children taken to another exciting world by an old magical mirror. While out for a picnic outside an old abandoned house, her children are involved into a strange mystical event inside the house with damaged mirrors. You have no other choice but to save the children and bring them back, before it's too late.
The name of this game can tell you much about the game itself. From it we can find out that the main goal will be to keep a zoo and the idea of the game is to make the game as more thrilling as possible, but at the same time to maintain the gameplay simplicity. And thus we get the unbelievable match three game Simplz: Zoo. The game starts with a written letter. It is from your so called grandpa who informs you that he has bought a zoo long ago. He always wanted to make it the best one in the world, but years have passed and all he has in his zoo is only Leo the lion. He is a star in the zoo, because there is no more animals except it. Grandpa hopes much that you will be able to take care of the zoo as he gifts it to you. To take care mainly means to buy new animals and buildings.
Game developers and publishers care for the gamers so much that they release new games to match the special days of our lives. Days like St. Valentines Day for example. Hopefully you had a great time celebrating real love yesterday because today you have an opporunity to participate in somebody else's love story. Love Story: Letters From The Past is a hidden object game with a title giving away quite a lot of a story. Getting letters from somebody who died is either a sign of insanity or of a story with an unexpected end. You play as an old lady who just had her husband passed away. Coming home from the funeral she finds some package in her mailbox. That's where the weird thing starts. One after another she keeps getting short notes or letters from her first husband who didn't get back from war. Weird as it seems, you are to find out where it leads you.
The hidden object games genre has always been full of creepy, mysterious, often dark with little being clear stories. Nightfall Mysteries: Curse Of The Opera developed and published by Vast Studios is one of those. You are to solve the mystery of the things going on with your troupe in a current location. To say that the place where you find yourself is weird is to say almost nothing. As the lowly stagehand, it falls to you to solve the troupe's many problems, not the least of which is the fact that someone is killing them. You'll do this by searching various locations in town for necessary items, like pliers to fix the phone or a crowbar to pry boards off a window.
Matchmaker: Joining Hearts is a sweet hidden object game that has you playing as a matchmaker with a gift for find just the right romantic matches. Once you've discovered a good pairing, you help the potential lovebirds to make each other gifts and to set up an unforgettable first date. The idea is very cute, just in time for Valentine's day, besides, it reminds of Dream Day games series. The graphics are done mostly in photorealism, and the tasks have you doing things like reassembling parts and putting things in their proper place.
If the words “The Lost World” remind you of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle or Michael Crichton, then you would probably guess what it is all about. Especially if you thought of the letter. For the new release of ERS G-Studio is going to involve you in a dangerous adventure, a perilous journey around a tropical island full of dinosaurs, where a human must mind his every step. However, as it usually happens, problems find you wherever you are even if you are rather tricky in escaping them.
Due to some strange coincidence we've got another game released that is assosiated first of all with Tim Burton. Alice in Wonderland is followed by Penny Dreadfuls: Sweeney Todd, one of the latest hidden object releases. You play as a police man trying to find the crazy barber by gethering the clues. Here is the story in a short version - an insane barber kills people and his as insane girlfriend who bakes pies from the killed. he graphics are very impressive and detailed, so you really enjoy hanging around the streets and places. All of the items in the hidden object levels are relevant to the time and place. The story of the game is told in songs (musical right?) sang by the main characters.