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Wisegal
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Avenue Flo
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Escape From Paradise 2
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Machinarium
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for a rainy day

We played one rainy weekend this game together with my wife and eight year old son. Its breath taking graphics, cool ambient soundtrack and fun puzzles totally enchant us to the rusty world of Machinarium. Now that our little hero bravely solved the somewhat 30 hotspots and flew away with his robotgirlfriend, we miss them a lot. Machinarium is indie gaming at its best that I can warmly recommend - it crowns rainy weekend like Neil Gaimans comics.

by Jouni Kantola, Italy - Nov 11th 2009
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Sushi To Go Express
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Cooking Academy 2
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Horse Racing Manager
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Great

by Tricia Lucas, USA - Nov 6th 2009
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Machinarium
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FANTASTIC!

An excellent game with awesome art work and challenging puzzles. I agree with reviews I have read, this game and style is unique and entertaining.

by Jason MacDonnell, USA - Nov 6th 2009
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Grappling Hook
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Machinarium
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Unique and beautiful

I tried the demo, but immediately realised I had to own this game so I could fully immerse myself in it.

This is without a doubt one of the visually most stunning games I have ever played. The world that's been put before us is incredibly rich in detail, and just an absolute joy to look at. The visuals reminded me a little of the French movie, The Triplets of Belleville. Just gorgeous.

The robot handles very well, and is irresistibly adorable in his actions. The puzzles are challenging and offer a wide variety of types and challenges. Sometimes you have to collect an item in one room to use in another. I dare say even the most avid puzzle solver will find something to scratch their heads about. But don't worry, there are hints available (and even a cheat book if you are completely stuck).

This game offers a complete experience; visual beauty, immersive locations, challenging puzzles, hours of fun gameplay. Easily worth every penny. You don't believe me, try the demo.

by Hanna Grapenfelt, Sweden - Nov 5th 2009
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Campfire Legends - The Hookman
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I loved it also

I thought this game was really fun. Way better than most hide and seek games. I agree with the last reviewer the end came too fast but I would definitely buy this game again if they came out with a sequel.

by michelle Scholze, USA - Nov 5th 2009
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The Conjurer
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Babylonia
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Chicago 1930
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falls flat

this could be a great game, but the interface is so difficult to work with play is simply painful.

by Jonathan D Wilson, USA - Nov 3rd 2009
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The Tudors
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Interesting, but graphics are week

I only played it for the demo time. I enjoyed the variety of puzzles and hidden object. I found the graphics grainy, but serviceable.

by Laura Fowler, USA - Nov 3rd 2009
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Machinarium
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An aestheticly mindblowing game

This game is simply beautiful. It completely steps into a world of its own by showing hand-drawn looking characters and environments. The puzzles themselves are challenging and make you incorporate broader problem-solving skills beyond the one scene that you're playing through.

Exceedingly well thought out and definitely worth buying the full game.

by Jessica Simmonds, England - Nov 3rd 2009
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Mad Skills Motocross
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Subway Scramble
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At a "casual game" price, this might be a winner

Based on my playing of the demo, this is a pretty game with decent replayability, but it's more like an offline version of a fun Flash game, the kind of thing that goes for $1-5 on the iPhone, or up to $9.95 on a desktop machine, but at $19.95, it leaves a little to be desired. For that price, I'd expect a level editor, or some other value add. That's just me, though. 3 stars for a quick fun game, -2 for value.

by Dylan McNamee, USA - Oct 31st 2009
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Sally's Quick Clips
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Princess Isabella: A Witch's Curse
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Not the usual Hidden Object game

I'm often bored by Hidden Object games, but even the Hidden Objects in this game are worth it, as the objects are meaningful (some pieces are used in other puzzles). This game has fun - and sometimes challenging - variety of puzzles, and at no time did they feel tedious or pointless. And the puzzles didn't feel "tacked on", but fit into the story being told. The game felt like it was over too quickly, which is a GOOD thing because it means I was having fun and was disappointed to have it end. This is an excellent casual puzzle game that can be played in a few hours.

by Sara McEnhill, USA - Oct 30th 2009
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