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Old 01-02-2013, 02:52 PM
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Hi, new guy here. I just got an ipad 3 and am looking for some decent adventure games. Searching for these is tough because people seem to use 'adventure game' rather broadly. I've seen some sites including action games like assassins creed in this category.

By adventure games, I mean games similar to the classic point-and-click adventure games like monkey island, maniac mansion, zac mckracken, etc. If it's something that was popular on PC I've probably already played it (i.e. machinarium, broken sword, etc.)

I'm especially interested in ones that have a sci-fi theme, e.g. Gemini Rue, but really anything with an entertaining story and clever puzzles is fine. Strong voice acting is a plus.

Any good stuff out there that you guys could recommend?

Thanks!
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:16 PM
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type "Big fish games" in appstore...and chack this thread: http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=93302
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:28 PM
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type "Big fish games" in appstore...and chack this thread: [url]http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=93302[/url]
Wow Bigfish games have a ton! Can anyone comment to the quality of the bigfish games? I'm a little wary since their catalog is so large. Someone like Wadjet Eye who produce quality adventure games for PC have only a handful of games compared to this.

Thanks for the link, that's a pretty impressive list. However I think the type of games I'm looking for are classified as 'third-person' on that list and there are only two. BNSS I've played on PC but Gobliiins is a new one, will have to check that out when I get home.

EDIT: Just came across Yesterday...Never played this one on PC and it looks like a winner! Will definitely be giving this one a go.

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:35 PM
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Big fish games are never terrible but very few are great. I would say they are a firm "B" product company. I think all there stuff is free to try so go for it!
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:44 PM
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The 3 "Drawn" titles by Big Fish are great.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:58 AM
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Big fish games are never terrible but very few are great. I would say they are a firm "B" product company. I think all there stuff is free to try so go for it!
My exact thoughts!

Big fish games is a great place to look for some fun games.
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:15 PM
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Big Fish also offer a number of more traditional-style adventures, ones that aren't actually "hidden object" games at all but have a similar visual style (Nightmare Adventures: The Witch's Prison, for example). The app store descriptions often don't do much to help figure out which type is which, admittedly.

For the iPad, the Midnight Mysteries games from Mumbojumbo are also worth picking up. They're still a mixture of hidden object and more traditional adventure gaming, but the production values and atmosphere are generally much better than most Big Fish offerings (and they're currently on sale for $1 each).
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:18 PM
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I wouldn't mind seeing a list of point & click adventure titles, myself.

I've only played one on my iPad, City of Secrets HD, and I really enjoyed it.
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:53 PM
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Hi, new guy here. I just got an ipad 3 and am looking for some decent adventure games. Searching for these is tough because people seem to use 'adventure game' rather broadly. I've seen some sites including action games like assassins creed in this category.

By adventure games, I mean games similar to the classic point-and-click adventure games like monkey island, maniac mansion, zac mckracken, etc. If it's something that was popular on PC I've probably already played it (i.e. machinarium, broken sword, etc.)

I'm especially interested in ones that have a sci-fi theme, e.g. Gemini Rue, but really anything with an entertaining story and clever puzzles is fine. Strong voice acting is a plus.

Any good stuff out there that you guys could recommend?

Thanks!

I think you mean stuff like:

Hollywood Monsters
Hector - Badge of Carnage
Ghost Trick (!)
Captain Brawe
Scarlet and the Spark of Life
All Fridges Are Psychotic
or
The Great Fusion
and
Gobliiins, Gobliins, Goblins
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:55 PM
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Type in 'Telltale Games' and they'll surely have what you are looking for.
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