Abandoned: Chestnut Lodge Asylum
Another game has been releases into the hidden object puzzle adventure genre. The game tells you a familiar story of some abandoned a forgotten asylum. There is a mystery to reveal, many puzzles to solve, and many items to find. Abandoned: Chestnut Lodge Asylum is all about dark creepy secrets from the past.
Your menu options offer everything such as custom cursor, screen width and brightness in addition to two play modes.
The Chestnut Lodge Asylum is abandoned and forgotten, but many years ago a terrible tragedy unfolded behind those rusty gates. Every year, patients disappeared from the asylum without a trace. Neither the nurses nor the police could find any clues. But one day, everything changed.
Your dreams has draws you to the asylum, and even though you really want to get back to your normal life, you want to stay and face your own fears. Although the graphics are dark, they are sharp and the art work is very well done. There are voice overs when needed and the cut scenes look just as nice. The atmosphere is depressing.
Your menu options offer everything such as custom cursor, screen width and brightness in addition to two play modes. The hints recharge quite quickly in casual mode.
Interactive hidden object scenes are not too difficult although the scenes were a bit dark. A BIG plus was having a built in strategy guide. The mini-games were sparse and not very challenging. The game offers also some extra challenge as morphing objects and achievments. There is not going back and forth though, but that depends on the gamers tastes. Some do love the wandering part.
The game is dark and gloomy with the challenges place in well-drawn graphics.
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