G5 Entertainment has been making some fantastic Hidden Objects games since the company first started showing up in the App Store. Every new release seems to be an improvement on the last and Abyss: the Wraiths of Eden HD does not disappoint. They’ve moved out of basic Hidden Object games and into something much deeper and more challenging.
Players start by learning about the disappearance of Robert Marceau, and how his fiancé is on a mission to find him. He was last seen underwater in a diving expedition to investigate the lost city of Eden.
As the woman Marceau left behind, you will travel to Eden and unlock its secrets and horrors as you seek out your missing fiancé. There are missions involving finding people, Hidden Objects challenges that yield important artifacts, and puzzling challenges that require an extra bit of brain power.
For example, in order to get to Eden, you’ll have to play a Hidden Objects challenge in order to find a device to help you open the door to a shipwrecked submarine. Once inside, you’ll have to find a key to start the boat, figure out how to redirect a steam pipe, and grab a tool that you will use later on.
There is also a puzzle challenge where players must figure out how to connect a series of wires in order to generate power.
This is a fun and complex series of challenges to keep your brain exercising without being so difficult that you can’t move on. Every puzzle is fairly easy to sold, and even if it isn’t you can always get a hint.
There is just the slightest element of horror in this story, as well. For example, there are many times when you will open a door only to be presented with dead bodies and a loud bit of music. These little tricks help keep the game interesting and exciting.
Overall, this is a great game for fans of the Hidden Objects genre, but it is also a wonderful puzzle and adventure story. There are 40 different locations with 16 different Hidden Objects challenges, plus 22 mini games, like the wire combining puzzle mentioned above.
What I liked: The graphics are great. The story is interesting and not too difficult.
What I didn’t like: The game weighs in at a hefty $4.99 to unlock the full version and, even though it is very fun, the price is a bit steep.
To Buy or not to Buy: If you like hidden objects games, this is definitely a great version. You can download it for free to try out the first few levels.
- Name: Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden
- Version Reviewed: 1.0
- Category: Games
- Developer: G5 Entertainment
- Price: Free ($4.99 to unlock the full game)