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Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft


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115 ratings

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Really Bad


posted by beth (JOHNSON CITY, TN) May 17, 2011

Member since Apr 2011

did not like it at all

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posted by amandah (LOUISVILLE, KY) Jan 19, 2011

Member since Jan 2011

This game had a lot of potential, but the graphics were just not up to par, and there were no on screen instructions or hints. Just figuring out how the game was played (how the characters moved and what my next step is, was time consuming. I am not the most savvy gamer out there, but I am used to first person type of games. I don't reccomend this game.

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Great quick game

posted by InnerSpazz (DEKALB, IL) Jul 30, 2010

Member since Jul 2010

Hellllooooo everyone! Your friendly neighborhood spazz here! Don't have very long to make this review (It's my first! HAZAHHH! :D), but I will get riiight down to it.

This is a great game, however it isn't perfect. If you don't like games with so-and-so graphics, then don't get this The graphics get a 3/5. But if you actually CARE about game play and story, good for you!

This is a very interesting game with a deep plot (if not a tad corny), but it is still great. 4/5 for storyline.

The game play? It was an interesting span of puzzles from the very complex to stuff so easy, a 3rd grader could figure it out. Even so, most of the time it was either in the middle of way up there, so it stayed challenging most of the time. Although there were many points where I had no choice but resort to a walkthrough, it was still fun enough to ignore that fact and keep playing. The main point that brings this down is the fact that some parts will only work if you figured something else out already or looked at something already, meaning you could go on a wild goose chase for something very simple and obvious. Game play gets a 3/5.

Controls? Plenty of swear words I could use, but since Gamefly doesn't like swears, I'll just say horrible.. Click to walk somewhere, and since your character ALWAYS walks, it takes a lot longer than it should to get from point A to point B, depending on where you are going. Even worse, if something is in your way, you have to manually get him to walk to the thingy you want to investigate, and that it just annoying. All in all, controls get a 2/5.

The score?

Graphics: 3/5
Story: 4/5
Game Play: 3/5
Controls: 2/5
Overall score: 4.5/10 (but as far as gamely is concerned, 5.)

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