Adventure. Snapshot Adventures Secret of Bird Island offers you plunge into beautiful world of birds, where you can make pictures of the most gorgeous representatives and learn more about them. You begin playing at the moment when you clear up that your beloved grandfather, a famous bird photographer, disappeared mysteriously six month ago. The only thing that has left after him is a shoebox with a standard 35mm camera and a half-empty field journal inside. The notes in the journal hint at a mystery and you decide to visit the grandfather's old friends and colleagues in order to find clues, which may bring to light the mystery. The people, whom you meet, ask you to make pictures of birds for magazine covers and your field journal, giving you clues and pieces of advice in exchange for. Each photo evaluates in stars; to get the more stars a bird should be close-up, unobstructed and in the center; also are valuable those pictures, where birds are singing, eating, flying or preening. Among your task will be the following: make five pictures of the required species, three photos with quality of at least 3 stars, etc. When you complete your task you may get bonus points by photograph other bird species, surely if you are not run out of time. After that you meet with a character, who may give you upgrades for your camera, such as zoom, identifier, an infrared scope, bird seed, a plane that makes birds fly, camera auto-winder, and more.
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Snapshot Adventures Secret of Bird Island is an amazing game with great educational value, since there are 100 different species of birds with descriptions and authentic bird songs. It features colorful detailed graphics, diverse sound effects and appropriate guitar music. Graphics is well rendered and done; you explore different locations, such as forests, parks, shorelines, etc. All locations look quite realistic and picturesque. As for birds, they look decent, and contain all the specific features, so you may easily differentiate species. One of highlights is the field journal, where you can see birds, which you have photographed, listen to their songs and read useful information. Another point that is worth mentioning is Bird Creator Mode. Using this mode, you can create any bird you like. First of all you select species, and then you change color and size of head, body, wings, legs, tail and neck. After that you name your creation and upload to the Internet so other players from all over the world can see and make a picture of your bird. All in all, Snapshot Adventures is one of the most innovative games on the market nowadays; I recommend it to try to wide range of players irrespective of age gender and skill level.
Offline gameplay: 1 player
ESRB Ratio: Everyone
Extras and features:
Colorful Detailed Graphics 100 Authentic Birds with Descriptions and Songs Unique Bird Creator Mode Photograph Birds in Various Locations throughout USA Collect Upgrades and Special Items
I wish there have been more info about every species
OS: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Memory: 128 MB DirectX: 8.0 or later CPU: P700
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