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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by JustTheFacts on Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:35 pm

    Good to know - have betas for both these so i better get cracking and write them up

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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by genkicoll on Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:41 pm

    Jessica's Playlist 2/3/14 - 2/9/14

    Dark Parables: Jack and the Sky Kingdom Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    The sudden appearance of a mysterious floating island marks a fateful day. The arrival of the legendary Sky Kingdom before an astonished town sparks horror when an onslaught of destruction is unleashed on the town. The key to the investigation will be found with an infamous treasure hunter called Jack, believed to share a secret past with the Kingdom. But the road to discovery will not be an easy one, as enemies emerge to obstruct your progress.


    Dark Romance: Vampire in Love Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Emily and Enron love each other and want to be together. But Enron is hiding a terrible secret – he is the son of Dracula. And just as Enron decides to tell Emily the whole truth about himself, she is kidnapped. Can Enron save Emily and prove that a human and a vampire can live together in love? Find out in Dark Romance: Vampire in Love!


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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by JustTheFacts on Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:43 pm

    Oh dear! Another race against the clock to get these two out before bfg does  Laugh Happy bounce 

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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by genkicoll on Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:05 am

    Jessica's Play List - 2/10/14 - 2/16/14

    Mystery Trackers: Raincliff’s Phantoms Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Now you see us… now you don’t. It should have been a lighthearted human interest story, but what Emilie White reported on in this abandoned town scared her witless – and now she’s vanished. Nobody can say what happened to her, and only a few like you know the stories of invisible people living there are true... Return to Raincliff, where what you see isn’t always what you get.


    European Mystery: The Face of Envy Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    A series of robberies takes a deadly turn in European Mystery: The Face of Envy! You’ve been called out of retirement again by an old friend in Italy. Something very unusual is happening on the streets of Rome... Nobles are being robbed of their jewels in broad daylight and falling dangerously ill afterward. As you begin to investigate, you realize that the case is even stranger than you first thought - the villain takes on the physical traits of his victims right before your eyes! But who is he? And what is his mysterious plan?


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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by JustTheFacts on Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:07 am

    Yay! Beta'd both of these already, both WONDERFUL! Can't wait.

    Reviews in the beta trials thread.

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:45 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 2/17/14 – 2/23/14

    Lost Lands: Dark Overlord Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    A Mother looking for her kidnapped son is sets off on a journey into a mysterious, magical world to search for her child and discover who was behind his abduction, and why. Will she find her son as a human facing one magical obstacle after another? Find out in Lost Lands: Dark Overlord, a dark Hidden-Object Puzzle Adventure game.


    Danse Macabre: The Last Adagio Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Your sister’s invited you to attend the biggest performance of her life: she’ll debut as Donatella di Fiore, every ballerina’s dream role. She tells you to meet her after the dance but never shows up! What’s happened to your sister on this fateful night?


    Archie: Riverdale Rescue - #PC
    Archie and his pals need YOU to help rescue Riverdale! Play as Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, and dozens of favorite classic comic-book characters. Personalize, decorate, make Riverdale your own – while creating new relationship and completing fun quests and interesting tasks. Loaded with original artwork and comic content you can't find anywhere else – the whole family is sure to love this fun-filled city building sim. Help save Riverdale while helping yourself to heaps of Fun! Oh and of course, don't forget – you get to help Archie choose: Betty or Veronica!


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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by JustTheFacts on Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:59 pm

    Thanks, genki, I'm on it!  Big smile 

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:41 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 2/24/14 – 3/2/14 (5 photos)
    This week we have 5 fantastic releases, across various devices, for you to enjoy!

    Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Within the shadow of an ancient forest, on the bottom of the foggy valley, stands the lonely village of Ravenbrook. Within the village live a cheerful folk, who are also extraordinarily superstitious. They surround the village with countless charms to keep evil spirits at bay. For on the other side of the forest lies a seemingly bottomless pit, known as the Abyss. It is this place the villagers of Ravenbrook fear above all...but are you prepared to find out why!?

    (Genki's note:  Boy, that's... colorful, isn't it!)

    True Fear: Forsaken Souls Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    What if everything you knew about your life, everything your family ever told you, turned out to be a lie? A strange midnight visitor could change your life forever… Find out the truth about your past in this chillingly psychological thriller!

    (Genki's note:  WOW!  I love the artwork!  Rich colors, which nonetheless evoke stark desolation.)


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    Post by genkicoll on Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:12 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 3/3/14 – 3/9/14 (4 photos)
    Apologies for the delay...here are the fantastic releases coming out this week!

    Riddles of Fate: Into Oblivion Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    The kingdom of Riddlestone was renowned for its virtues and arts, but ever since the seven deadly sins came to town, the people’s hearts have turned to darkness. Their rioting has plunged the city into chaos. Even the royal family is not above the suffering. The king is ill, his sons are behaving strangely, and his daughter has disappeared. The Queen has heard of your reputation and summoned you to help. Will you return Riddlestone to its former glory, or it will be swallowed forever by the darkness?


    Mystery of Unicorn Castle: The Beastmaster Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    The Beastmaster, Lord of all Beasts, kidnapped a young girl by the name of Sophie. You must use your skills to emerge victorious in this battle and save the girl. Make your way past the ingenious traps of the Castle and overcome the beasts to restore the Unicorn for a victory over the forces of evil! Can you solve the Mystery of Unicorn Castle - The Beastmaster?


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    Post by JustTheFacts on Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:22 am

    Onto it (I hope)!  Okay 

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:13 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 3/10/14 – 3/16/14

    Dark Dimensions: Somber Song Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    You’ve traveled across the country, tracking down dark dimensions in search of your missing family, when you stumble upon a violent one that has taken over the city of Seven Oaks, North Dakota. The black smoke is chasing people and captured a young girl right in front of your eyes. What caused this dark dimension, and who is being controlled by its influences? You must investigate for the truth behind the town’s recent tragedy if you want to save its future. A friendly spirit may help you, but can you trust him? Free the people and save the town in this exciting hidden-object puzzle adventure game!


    Emberwing: Lost Legacy Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Dragons have not been seen for hundreds of years and were just a bedtime story for your young son Tevin. Suddenly, a real dragon attacks your house in the dead of night and takes Tevin, believing he has a special power that will help their kind. But elves and other magical races, hidden in the unexplored Dark Forest, are after him as well. Can you save your son from the dragon's clutches before it's too late?


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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by Frodo on Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:17 pm

    Emberwing... dragons... me... want   Sunny

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:30 pm

    Laugh

    Soooon!


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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by JustTheFacts on Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:32 am

    Secret Order 3 has dragons and griffins, Frodo.

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    Re: Jessica's Play List (formerly Hondo's Highlights)

    Post by Frodo on Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:52 am

    Had a look at Secret Order 3 on YouTube.  Looks nice.  Thanks Justie   Big smile

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:16 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 3/17/14 – 3/23/14

    Cooking Academy: Restaurant Royale - #PC
    You’re the Cooking Academy valedictorian, on your way to culinary stardom in Cooking Academy: Restaurant Royale, the latest game in the popular Cooking Academy series! Compete in a kitchen showdown, creating mouthwatering dishes and delights from around the globe – baking, slicing, dicing and chopping in dozens of cooking mini-games. Deck out your restaurant with fancy counters, tables and elegant décor to attract more customers and earn more tips. It's up to you to build the ultimate restaurant and win the Restaurant Royale competition!

    Genki:  The screenshot makes it look like an F2P Yeah right

    Final Cut: Homage Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    A serial killer calling himself “the Director” has targeted your father’s movie legacy for his magnum opus, and he’s cast you in the starring role. Your father’s projector appears again as a game-play feature, allowing you to switch between real-life scenes and the Director’s movie sets. Save your family from certain death as the Director tries to immortalize them as works of “art.” Beat him at his game of cat-and-mouse. And uncover the Director’s true identity before the final credits roll!


    Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s the Fall of the House of Usher Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    You and your colleague, Detective Dupin, have accepted an odd case at the ancient House of Usher – to find the twin sister of Roderick, who has vanished without a trace. As you delve deeper into the mystery, the connection between the twin’s malady and the old estate appears even more entwined. Why are townspeople disappearing? What secret is locked in the forbidden library? And can you and Dupin find the answers before more innocent victims are claimed?

    Genki: 'bout time this came out!


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    Post by JustTheFacts on Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:22 am

    Ah, well, that's good news! 2 brilliant new games - but best of all I have already done a review of the betas!  Snicker 

    Although, not the second beta of Homage...  Hmm... 

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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:00 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 3/24/14 – 3/30/14

    Nightmares from the Deep: Davy Jones Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Davy Jones knows about you - and now, it’s personal. The only way to stop the Pirate King is to uncover the secrets even he doesn’t want to remember…


    Bridge to Another World: Burnt Dreams Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Twenty years after your brother's mysterious disappearance, the portal that took your brother is active once again! Now is the time to travel to the world beyond the mist to find your brother before you are both lost in a world of burnt dreams.


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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:03 pm

    Jessica's Playlist - 3/31/14 - 4/6/14 (5 photos)
    We have some exciting new releases in store for you this week....especially on mobile!

    Fear for Sale: Phantom Tide Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Paranormal journalist Emma Roberts is called in to help a grieving family being haunted by forces that can manipulate water, threatening to kick them out of their home. Emma will soon discover that ghosts aren’t the only thing lurking around Greenville. There’s something very suspicious about Julia White’s death. Julia witnessed something at the hydro-electric plant – something someone would kill to keep a secret.


    Dark Strokes: The Legends of the Snow Kingdom Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Inspired by the timeless tales of the Brothers Grimm, "Dark Strokes: The Legend of the Snow Kingdom" offers an experience rich with magic and wonder. Guide the hunter as he seeks to save his beloved from a warlock who's kidnapped her and cast an icy spell over a once glorious kingdom, search for and find cleverly hidden clues and objects, and uncover the truth about a tree with leaves of gold that holds a startling secret!


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    Post by genkicoll on Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:45 pm

    Jessica’s Play List – 4/7/14 – 4/13/14
    Here is a sneak peak of this week's releases!

    Surface: Reel Life Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    Your sister and her daughter, Jane, were enjoying a screening of an old movie, when one of the actors literally stepped off the screen! Now Jane is missing, and the building is crawling with strange plants and animals from the movie. You solve all the puzzles in your way and rush to the theater to find a way into the world of the film to save your niece. But once you do… you realize that the mystery - and the danger - is much deeper than you could have imagined. Can you escape before your adventure becomes a tragedy? Find out in Surface: Reel Life, a thrilling Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game!


    Cadenza: Music, Betrayal and Death Collector’s Edition - #PC #MAC
    Listen… for the sound of betrayal. You’ve returned from school to visit your father at his famous Jazz Pepper Club during Mardi Gras, but everyone is hypnotized. Have they heard the wrong note?


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    Post by JustTheFacts on Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:48 pm

    YAY! Cadenza!!  Happy bounce  Oh please oh please let there be a BOGOF sale this weekend!

    And I am off to take an early squint at Surface!

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    Post by genkicoll on Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:54 am

    Jessica’s Play List – 4/21/14 – 4/27/14


    The Secret Order: Ancient Times Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    You have been summoned to the headquarters of the Order of the Griffin, but the place is in a state of chaos when you arrive. The artifacts you recovered in your last adventure have become unstable, breaking down reality and trapping your father! Now you must travel back in time to destroy the artifacts before the reaction destroys the world. Can you track down the mysterious kingdom where the artifacts were made and save the future from destruction? Hop aboard the Royal Griffin to find out in this thrilling Hidden Object Puzzle adventure game!



    Grim Façade: A Wealth of Betrayal Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    You’ve been hired for your most difficult case – stopping the fearsome figure of a headless knight, bent on terrorizing the city. The sweet Rosa Ramirez is said to have stolen his sword in order to unleash his angry spirit – but could there be something more mysterious happening in this beautiful Spanish village? Follow the clues that lead to Rosa’s disappearance – and discover the dark secret behind the infamous Fire Knight - before it’s too late!


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    Post by Frodo on Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:21 pm

    Excited there's a new Grim Facade game coming out.  Loved the last 2.   Okay

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    Post by genkicoll on Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:10 pm

    Jessica's Playlist 4/28/14 - 5/4/14


    Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    The Princess made some mistakes in the past, not always using her magic for good. But she’s made amends, and that’s all forgiven now….or is it!? As the royal detective you’re the Princess’ only hope. Save her mother, the Queen, from evil, reunite them – and uncover a devious plot hatched by an evil king and his brothers!




    Phenomenon: Outcome Collector’s Edition - #PC #Mac
    Save the world from an alien substance in Phenomenon: Outcome! When a medallion you’ve had your whole life suddenly starts acting strange, you follow its trail to a mysterious island. There, you discover a deadly Cyan Plasma that threatens not only the island, but the entire world! You must seek out a missing research team to uncover the secrets of the plasma before it spreads across the globe. But time is running out… Can you find their base before it’s too late? The power is in your hands in this thrilling Hidden Object Adventure game!


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    Post by JustTheFacts on Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:19 pm

    About time! The beta for Royal Detective 2 was released 6 months ago!!  OH! 

    Can't wait for the finale of Phenomenon either!  Big smile 


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