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  • Publisher: Microids
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 1052.9 MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Price: $6.99
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App description: Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

Your weapon is your knowledge. Your wits will be put to the ultimate test!

The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel. The player embodies the famous Hercule Poirot in a 3rd person perspective adventure game packed with mysteries. Once again, the private detective will find himself up against a mysterious opponent who goes by the name of ""ABC"". Your intelligence will never have been so challenged!

You will have to explore many crime scenes in various cities set in beautiful surroundings across the United Kingdom. Leave no stone unturned when it comes to cross examinations and deadly puzzles!

Observe, question and explore everything possible in order to make the smartest deductions and understand the murderers plans!

Key features:

o Examinations: The player can collect information by examining suspects and paying attention to what they say, how they say it and how they feel.

o Puzzles: The player will have to solve puzzles in order to obtain more clues.

o Brain Deductions: Depending on the clues collected, the player will be able to make deductions and find out more about the murderer.

o Timeline: As the player draws conclusions and progresses through the story, he can use Poirot's Timeline. This means that Hercule Poirot can build a timeline with all the relevant events revealed during the investigation.

Boardumb's comments:

09-28-2016, 06:32 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 979
This looks really cool

09-28-2016, 08:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,533
i dont really look into a port games lately, but this game got me interested. looks great.

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09-28-2016, 09:58 PM
Anyone know what are the iaps?

Last edited by ColeDaddy; 09-29-2016 at 08:04 AM.
09-29-2016, 04:24 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 11
I played this a bit on the PC. It's definitely cool and I think worth the money on iOS definitely! However, it's a bit simple so if you are used to adventure games, the challenges will not be too hard.

I am a big fan of Christie so for me its a must buy!
09-29-2016, 05:38 AM
Originally Posted by ColeDaddy View Post
Anyone know what are the iaps?
Good question. If they've got them in there, they should explain why in the description. Otherwise, I will wait to buy until we find out. Another sale they could have had if there weren't IAP.

Last edited by metalcasket; 10-01-2016 at 01:03 AM.
09-29-2016, 09:01 AM
If I read this book in the past and know exactly the murderer and how he did it, should I still buy it? I love Agatha Christie books.
09-29-2016, 12:14 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 1
I would genuinely really like to get this, but I don't want to pay more for it than the PS4 version, which I can get for 8. Just waiting to see what the IAP are. I'm assuming it can't be chapter unlocks as they've put "FULL" in the title and no disclaimers in the description, but then I don't know what they could be otherwise. Harrumph.
09-29-2016, 04:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Belfast
Posts: 189
The IAP's are for clue coins.For example 79p gets you 6 clues(I think or there about)
10-01-2016, 12:56 AM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,611
Originally Posted by Electrolite82 View Post
The IAP's are for clue coins.For example 79p gets you 6 clues(I think or there about)
This is true. The great thing is you're given an option to buy unlimited hints for the ABSURD (just kidding) price of $2.99. Considering this is a $20 release on PC, you're still buying the entire package on iOS for less than half the price. Super respectable release.

I gotta say, I took a look at some of the reviews for the PC version and the double standards we have today are dumbfounding. People are complaining about hand-holding and narrative driven experiences in a world that has done nothing but call Telltale adventures the future of the Point and Click genre? Why is it alright for Telltale to all but remove any gameplay elements from their games (Don't get me wrong. I LOVE the Telltale games) and be praised, but with The ABC Murders (a game that has faaaaaaaaaaaaar more gameplay than any of the Telltale games), this is an issue?

The way I see it, you're getting a combination of old school Point and Click, Telltale adventure and The Room with The ABC Murders. If that in any way tickles your senses, check this out. It's also fully voiced, clocks in at 1.1 GB, is around the 5 hour long mark and has cloud saving. What's not to love?

NOTE: You can still seemingly purchase the 2 lower-priced IAP tiers despite having bought the unlimited hints IAP. Just something to watch out for.

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Last edited by metalcasket; 10-01-2016 at 01:06 AM.