Category Archives: Supernatural

Try-It Tuesday: ENIGMATIS The Ghosts of Maple Creek

In ENIGMATIS: THE GHOSTS OF MAPLE CREEK, I searched for a missing girl in a mysterious Vermont town. This 2011 point-and-click game is another by Artifex Mundi, like several I’ve tried in the past year. It’s available for Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and mobile phones. I tried … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FOUL PLAY

Victorian daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth and his sidekick, the ninja chimney sweep Scampwick, recount their thrilling adventures in FOUL PLAY, a 2013 steampunk-style side-scrolling brawler developed by UK-based indie studio Mediatonic. Single-player or two-player shared-screen couch co-op. The game plays out across an … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: NIGHTMARES FROM THE DEEP 3 Davy Jones

NIGHTMARES FROM THE DEEP 3: DAVY JONES is another Artifex Mundi game with a free demo for the Playstation 4. I love these point-and-click puzzle stories for a change of pace. You can see the others I’ve tried, here. This one is … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: BEYOND Two Souls

Quantic Dream releases Detroit: Become Human for PlayStation 4 in a couple of days so I tried a demo last week. Another Quantic Dream game, BEYOND: TWO SOULS, was free this month for Playstation+ members, and I figured I’d try that one, too. While Detroit: Become Human is a … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: LITTLE NIGHTMARES

LITTLE NIGHTMARES is a single-player puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. A Nintendo Switch version became available in 2018. During my playthrough of Unravel, a few … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: DARK ARCANA the Carnival

Another Artifex Mundi treat! In this 2012 point-and-click puzzle game, DARK ARCANA: THE CARNIVAL, a detective searches for a missing woman in a colorful amusement park and its creepy magical mirror realm. I tried the free demo on Playstation 4. The full game is … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: BLOODBORNE

BLOODBORNE is a 2015 third-person action RPG developed by FromSoftware and published by Sony Computer Entertainment as a PlayStation 4 exclusive. It’s free this month for PS+ members. The delightfully decrepit and gothic town of Yharnam is overrun with a plague of … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ABYSS the Wraiths of Eden

I wanted to try ABYSS: THE WRAITHS OF EDEN this week because it sounded similar to BioShock. From developer Artifex Mundi’s website: The utopian city of Eden, located at the bottom of the sea, was once a haven of peace, harmony and beauty. Constructed in … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: EVENTIDE Slavic Fable

After playing Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink, I wanted to do another Artifex Mundi demo so this week I tried EVENTIDE: SLAVIC FABLE. Clockwork Tales was inspired by steampunk, and EVENTIDE by Slavic myth. You are a botanist, Dr. Mary Gilbert, whose … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: UNTIL DAWN Rush of Blood

My husband got UNTIL DAWN: RUSH OF BLOOD back when he got the PSVR, but we’d forgotten all about it until I found it the other day, still wrapped in plastic. Such serendipity! The perfect game for a Halloween Try-It … Continue reading

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