Excerpt: Haunted is a game obviously created by developer Deck13 Interactive to please its own fans—the adventure game crowd fond of the studio's previous releases—but takes little chances to bring in a new audience who is not already in on the joke.
Excerpt: Viva Media has a long track record of stellar games, and Haunted is yet another feather in their cap. I was intrigued by the opening menu where a girl stood there and followed my mouse moves. That alone kept me amused for about fifteen minutes of so.
Excerpt: Haunted is a 3rd person cartoon-style, point-and-click, humorous adventure game from German developer Deck 13 Interactive. If you enjoyed Deck 13's previous games ( Jack Keane and the Ankh games) there's a good chance you'll enjoy this one as well.
Excerpt: While American gamers seem to have forgotten how to appreciate a good point-and-click adventure, German gamers obviously haven't. These days, the best adventure game development is done in Germany (note games like Deponia or The Book of Unwritten Tales ) and the latest great point-and-click comes...
Excerpt: While American gamers seem to have forgotten how to appreciate a good point-and-click adventure, German gamers obviously haven't. These days, the best adventure game development is done in Germany (note games like
Conclusion: Over the course of its 6-8 hours or so, Haunted proves to be a typical adventure game that manages to stand apart from the crowd with its clever use of ghosts. As integral as they may be in overcoming obstacles, and as pretty as they are to look at, they sadly aren’t written deeply enough to be...
Excerpt: I’ve never been one to believe in ghosts. But Haunted has recently shown me that ghosts are not only real, but that sometimes they can be a cranky two-foot pirate named Oscar who won’t leave you alone.
Pros: Great sense of humor. Challenging point-and-click adventure puzzles. Awesome visuals and atmosphere
Cons: Unhelpful hint system. Some puzzle solutions don’t really make sense
Summary: Проблема Haunted в том, что «призрачные» чудеса здесь полностью заменили головоломки. Каких-то пазллов, заставляющих варить котелком, нет вовсе. Только обычные упражнения с предметами, прочесывание активных точек, которые, как всегда у немцев, можно подсветить, да «призрачные» чудеса из кармана...
Conclusion: Auf Haunted haben wir alle sehr sehr lang warten müssen. Bei Haunted handelt es sich um ein abgedrehtes mit viel Witz und besonderen Charakteren besetztes Adventure aus dem Hause DECK13. Es gibt reichlich Kapitel mit vielen schönen und unterschiedlichen Orten zu sehen.