Hidden object game. Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe`s Murders in the Rue Morgue is an exciting game, based on the detective story. The players assume the role of a private constable who has to work with eccentric detective Auguste Dupin, who usually tests his assistants by setting different puzzles to them in his home. With the game progress you start the investigation together with him. This time, it is murder of Camille L'Espanaye in the Rue Morgue house. Your character should collect different useful items, added to the inventory, and can be used to solve puzzles and progress through the story. Each time you will have a list of objects at the bottom of the screen. When you find them, objects are crossed off the list and removed from the scene. If you experience some difficulties, there is always a possibility to use hint system. The number of hints is unlimited, but it takes the hint button a minute to recharge between uses. As in all the games of the genre, you will face different puzzles and mini-games to deal with.
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe`s Murders in the Rue Morgue features an impressive graphics, with a detailed representation of the game items. Most objects are the same size, color as in the real life. Besides, there is always a possibility to do lots of things in the rooms you visit, like opening the doors of the cabinet, sliding something aside, etc. The game is nice to watch and to listen as well. There is a great variety of effects throughout the gameplay. The background music is very atmospheric.
Offline gameplay: 1 player
ESRB Ratio: Teen
Extras and features:
· 2 Game Modes: Regular and Expert
· Great Variety of Puzzles
· Unlimited Number of Hints
· It takes too long for hints to recharge.
OS: Windows XP/Vista, CPU: 1.0 GHz, RAM: 512 MB, DirectX: 8.0, Hard Drive: 232 MB
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