Jul 21, 2010
8:53 AM | Posted by Elana | Edit Post
CLOSEDI love a good mystery, and I love a good computer/Wii game. In Secret Files: Tunguska the two come together. Here's what it's all about...
"In 1908 in the Tunguska region of Siberia, a massive explosion of unknown origin triggered a flaming inferno that left death and destruction in its wake. This mysterious disaster is barely remembered 100 years later, and even Nina Kalenkov knows nothing of it – until her father, a brilliant scientist suddenly vanishes without a trace. Accompany Nina and her companion Max on a fascinating voyage around the world that takes them through ancient secret passageways in Irish castle ruins, the flickering heat of Cuba and aboard the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad. You will soon find there is more at stake than a single human life as you unravel one of the greatest mysteries of our time."
- A captivating mystery story featuring exciting puzzles and charismatic characters
- Combine found objects in clever ways to solve puzzles integrated into the storyline
- More than 100 highly detailed and animated locations to explore
- Finder tool highlights all interactive areas in each location, eliminating endless searching
- High production-value cinematics with full voiceover and 3D animation
- Play as both Nina, the main character, and her companion Max – have them work together to unearth clues
- More than 40 different characters to interact with throughout the game
I consider myself to be ok at video games, and I got stuck relatively early on in the game. I had done practically everything I could see and imagine to do on this particular level, but yet it would not let me progress. I'm actually still trying to figure out what I'm missing...and it's probably something so simple that a child could figure it out. When I do figure it out, I can guarantee you that I'll be saying "oh goodness, I can't believe I didn't see that before." In terms of the graphics, the picture is *very* good, and the game has no delays, graininess or skipping. I was actually very impressed by this. The animation pops out at you, so you almost feel as if you're right there in the game. All of the features work as they should, although I haven't found Nina's partner yet, and I love how you can combine objects. I just can't figure out how to "uncombine" them in case I shouldn't have combined them in the first place. I'm thinking that maybe it won't let you combine things unless you're supposed to, and that's what I'm hoping for! I can't wait to get past this level so I can see what else is out there in the game, because the mystery itself really has me captivated. I give Secret Files: Tunguska an 8/10!
You can buy Secret Files: Tunguska on Amazon for $19.99 ($$$$) or someone very lucky is going to win their own copy of Secret Files: Tunguska (your choice of Wii or Nintendo DS).
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We were sent the Secret Files: Tunguska Wii game free of charge for the sole purpose of this review; no other compensation was received. All opinions expressed are my own.