Excerpt: Nancy Drew has been a perky young go-getter detective since the 1930s and for 70+ years she has been a role model for young women, several notable ones among them, such as Hillary Clinton, for example.
Fulfilling mystery has spooky sleuthing & puzzles.
Common Sense Media
20 December 2008
Summary: Parents need to know that this game contains no violence and presents a strong heroine and challenging puzzles. While it doesn't have a two-player mode, it's good to play with someone else because two heads looking for clues are always better than one.
Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull by Looney4Labs
18 June 2008
Excerpt: “Warning: Best to play this game in the dark. If it’s day, close all the shades. If it’s night, turn off the lights.” With this admonition, we are introduced to the latest offering in the Nancy Drew series, Legend of the Crystal Skull .
Excerpt: Graphics & Sound: Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull is another step in taking the entire Nancy Drew mystery collection into the interactive media. This time, Nancy and her friend, Bess Marvin, are going to New Orleans for a vacation. But of course, where Nancy goes, so does mystery.
Excerpt: I make no pretense to hide my enthusiasm for Her Interactive's Nancy Drew series of point-and-click adventure games. These games have consistently offered an exhilarating mix of memorable characters, classic plots, and challenging but not overly difficult puzzles.
Conclusion: I have no problems in saying this is the best game in the series that I've played, and I have played a lot of them. The upgrades to the character models are now a match for the excellent voice work and sharp dialogue that has always characterized the series, and is continued in Legend of Crystal...