Excerpt: Every successful series in books, movies, television programs, or adventure games is grounded in a formula. There are certain elements – plot structure, character catchphrases, or action sequences, for example – that audiences come to expect from a series, often elements that become trademarks of...
Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy review (PC)
5 February 2010
Excerpt: Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy is the 21st installment in a long-running series of adventure games for girls. It features the plucky and resourceful heroine who has been entertaining girls and young women for decades.
Summary: To understand Warnings at Waverly Academy, you must understand that this is a distinctively “casual” game. Now, I am as much in favor of ridding our lives of the casual/hardcore dichotomy as anyone, but HER Interactive is aiming at a specific group of gamers here and it’s important to understand...
Conclusion: Nancy and I have travelled quite a few miles together. To me her games have something of an old shoe feel, broken in and well worn, very comfortable and safe. But even so, sometimes the ageless sleuth still has the capacity to kick it up a notch and sparkle brighter than usual.
Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy - PC - Review
7 December 2009
Excerpt: It is amazing how a series that is this long-lived still manages to stay fresh. In her 21st computer adventure, Nancy is off to an all-girl boarding prep school. She will be impersonating a transfer student in her senior year.
Excerpt: Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy is the 21st installment of the flagship point-and-click adventure game series from Her Interactive. The series is based on the Nancy Drew books, a celebrated franchise of mystery and adventure novels for young readers.