Tales of Terror: Estate of the Heart Collector's Edition
Tales of Terror: Estate of the Heart Collector's Edition is a newly released hidden object puzzle adventure game. It is a new addition to one of the excellent HOPA series out there. If you are not familiar with the series and like this one, you should definitelly check out the rest of the series.
Hired by the family to investigate the cursed mansion you are forsed to learn some of the family stories and events.
The game's story revolves around a mansion with some dark stories. it is not a creepy horror story, but rather Sleepy Hollow kind of dark. The main characters are you, your father, and your best friend. The mansion becomes a great opportunity to settle the argument about whether ghosts exist or not.
Your father and your friend strongly disagree on that issue. But the answer becomes more obvious for them as they encounter actual ghosts flying around in the mansion.
Hired by the family to investigate the cursed mansion you are forsed to learn some of the family stories and events. There is a bonus chapter where you get to experience some of those past stories of the estate. The story is definately one of the most powerful parts of teh game.
The game's visuals and audio are absolutely gorgeous. The voice overs are great. The whole story comes to life and unwraps for you in a very engaging manner.
The gaming experience comes in one of four modes, one of which is Custom. A jump map is helpful with findding your way through the clues and tasks.
The hiddne ojbect scenes are full of morphing objects. The other collectibles are heart that are spread all over the game. There is a special device that you get to use once in a while. Expect achievements and downloadable media extras, like wallpaper, sountracks, concept art.
It is a cool game with a ton of puzzles and all kinds of hidden object levels.
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