Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure review (PC)
23 June 2007
Excerpt: When Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure arrived on my review pile, the first thing I did was shoot an angry IM over to my editor. He replied quizzically: you like adventure games, he said, and you once wrote a glowing review of Bust-a-Move on the PSX so you must enjoy puzzle games, too!
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure by gremlin
5 February 2007
Excerpt: What is it? Well, to start with, it’s a cool metallic DVD-style box, with a plastic window showing the CD inside, which looks like the dial of a bank safe. Yes, it’s SAFECRACKER: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure . As adventure game packaging goes, this is one of the best I’ve ever seen.
Excerpt: A few weeks ago I found myself in need of a new adventure game. I had wasted the entire summer playing a few new games and replaying all of the MYST games. School had then started, and I hadn’t been able to plunk myself in front of my computer to simply play a game for a while.
PC Review - 'Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure'
27 August 2006
Summary: You are hired by the wealthy family of a recently deceased billionaire to search for the last will and testament of their late relative. He has hidden the deed to his riches in one of the 35 safes scattered in his magnificent mansion.
Conclusion: If you're considering SAFECRACKER: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure, it's important to be clear about its dominant puzzle focus. While Kheops has given this game its usual stamp of high quality, it's a much different style of game than the studio's other titles, and anyone looking for a more...
Excerpt: Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure is an unpretentious title that aims to satisfy adventure game enthusiasts with an appetite for logic puzzle solving. Originally known simply as Safecracker, this 2006 release is not to be confused with the 1997 release of the same name from Daydream...
Conclusion: For adventurers who enjoy a game that is heavy in puzzles, Safecracker could be a truly entertaining offering. The initial screenshots released for the game promise a great deal of visual appeal. Players should be able to expect a richly detailed environment they can explore at a casual pace.
Excerpt: Safecracker is an intriguing collection of puzzles and clue searches, all intertwined together and layered prettier than a Dorothy Hammil haircut. In this first-person solve-em-up, you are left without any intro or other preparation and, in the spirit of games like ‘Hacker’, you are thrown into the...