I'm quite fond of hidden object type games and have a few loaded up on my BlackBerry. One of which is Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden. I found the game quite addictive, well I find all of them addictive, and found myself staying up late just to complete it. With hidden objects games it is more or less the same concept - tap and investigated usual areas to discover clues and actions.
In Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden, you deep dive into a lost underwater city to rescue your fiancé who has gone missing. You'll soon discover you may be dealing with supernatural forces. As you investigate further you discover many spine-chilling secrets which you must uncover and solve in order to find and rescue your fiancé.
The game is packed with mini-games and puzzles for you to complete. Throughout the game your are provided with hints but with many hidden object games if you use it, you'll have to wait for the hint to recharge before you can use it again. Though I did find, in this game, that it recharges quicker than most. You can pinch and zoom into areas to help make things easier too.
Within the mini-games, there is also the option to play an alternative mini-game in the form of dominos just to mix things up. If successful, the result is the same is completing it the normal way.
- Scary and thrilling story in a unique underwater setting
- Beautiful, hand-drawn graphics
- Hollywood-quality animations
- 40 unique locations with 14 hidden-object scenes
- Numerous original and inventive minigames
- Unique option to switch from a hidden-object scene to a minigame
- Intriguing Art-Deco city design
The graphics in the game are pretty awesome and you can tell it has been put together well. It adds to the whole experience, especially with this game where at time is can get quite thrilling.
This version is known as the Collector's Edition and includes a bonus chapter and lots of extras. The game also includes 21 achievements for you to accomplish, just to add some motivation to game play. A few of them being - complete a mini-game in less than 60 seconds, finish 3 mini-games without using the skip button and completing the whole game without using any hints.
Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden is quite the enjoyable game and I really can't fault it. Another great thing about the game is that it is free to play. So, you can download the game for free, give it a go and if you enjoy it, you can unlock the full version. And you don't just get a short trial either. You actually get quite a bit of game play before having to purchase the full game.
If you are looking to purchase the full game, the developer is having a 40% discount so it may want to snap it up soon. The original price of the full game is $3.99 but right now you can get it for $2.99.