Reviews and Problems with Jake Hunter: Detective Chronicles
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A shallow, unintelligent waste of potential.
Shaun Cooley, Amazon
13 May 2009
Summary: The graphic adventure has made somewhat of a resurgence as of late, and one of the latest entries in the genre is Jake Hunter: Detective Chronicles for the Nintendo DS. I would say that it doesn't live up to its full potential, but the fact of the matter is the game is so broken in so many ways that...
Summary: When I first heard about this game, I was excited for an interactive visual novel on the DS. I was even more pumped when I saw it involved a detective. I think everybody has had that secret fantasy of uncovering a case-- trench coat and all.
Summary: First of all, the game has few scenes of actual animation, which I thought was just about appropriate for a videogame. I actually kind've liked playing the game for its good story and deep characters, but I felt like the game was too short and should have costed less.
Summary: I waited a good while for this game to come out, as I love the "point-and-click adventure" genre of games. And I figured that this is what I'd be getting. A good adventure with a private detective character. Unfortunately, this is a visual novel.