Mystery Stories: Curse of the Ancient Spirits (Nintendo DS) Review
31 August 2011
Summary: Cubed3 reviewed the first Mystery Stories on Nintendo DS back in 2009 and struggled to recommend it to fans of the hidden object genre due to its poor transition from PC to Nintendo DS, instead encouraging gamers to stick with the Nintendo-published Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir from Big Fish...
Conclusion: Overall, Junior Mystery Stories is a competent hidden object game, albeit not a standout in a genre that could badly use something fresh. The story is carried out in interesting sequences with some good art and vocalizations.
Summary: When the Nintendo DS launched, showing off just how well its touch-screen technology worked, one of the first genres people were crying out for was that of the PC point-and-click adventure, since the tactile lower screen of the DS accurately replicated the movement of a computer mouse.
Excerpt: Mystery Stories may try and trick you with its promises of story-based noir trickery and detective shenanigans, but don’t you let it! We’ll get to the point with haste today; there's an overlaying plot that details the hunt for missing Mayan treasure and, strictly, does have you trotting through a...
Conclusion: Walk along the dusty corridors and discover secretly hidden rooms to solve puzzles, decode clues and complete hidden-object tasks. Is Mooki the key to Albert's disappearance? Will the curse of the mansion be lifted? Only you can save Uncle Albert.