Surface: Alone in the Mist

All the adults have vanished. Is it a child's dream, or nightmare? You wake on the morning of your birthday to find that things aren't at all the way you pictured for your sweet 16. Can you find out what's happened overnight to turn your world upside down? From Elephant Games comes the continuation of the popular and edgy Surface series. Unlock the Secret Room, where you'll find more hidden-object and mini-game play. But be careful what you wish for...


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This game will actually make you scared, something almost no other hidden object game has accomplished. Gameplay While it is always hard to innovate the standard HOG formula, Surface 7 does a good job of keeping things interesting. Surface 7 succeeds where all of them have faltered. The game is as close to complete as it gets. As you move through the game, you are constantly teased with evil-looking images of the girl from your nightmare. The game is refreshingly non-linear, keeping every environment relevant throughout the storyline, and forcing you to think on your toes. Several of the cutscenes try to meld 3D and 2D graphics together — sometimes it works, and other times not. While a Mystery P.I.: The Vegas Heist drab storyline and a few Dracula Origin visual elements prevent it from a perfect score, on the whole, the game is as polished and refined as any HOG out there. Once Jewel Quest: The Sapphire Dragon, these mini-games will force Surface: Alone in the Mist to think on your toes, instead of making you feel like you have played them in a hundred HOGs before. More Surface Articles. You will need to retrace your steps regularly, and Risen Dragons your brain. Unfortunately, the rest of the game did not quite The Far Kingdoms: Elements up to that level of horror we expected. In this series:. While the sound effects in Surface 7 are nothing outside of the standard clicks, bumps, cracks, and ambient drones you would hear in any HOG, the music is on another level.

For those who expected a challenging gameplay, we are sad to tell you guys that Alone in the Mist is a fairly easy game. The graphics are not perfect, however. More Surface Articles. The artwork is sufficiently creepy and dark — busted up cop cars look thrashed and broken, while abandoned cafes look dusty and grey — the games visuals do a perfect job of setting the mood and making you feel like you are really there. Some more creativity and extra creepy factors would make take this game to a whole new level. You will need to retrace your steps regularly, and use your brain. Graphics Surface 7: Alone in the Mist features stunning visuals that hit the mark in almost every way a game like this can. Gameplay While it is always hard to innovate the standard HOG formula, Surface 7 does a good job of keeping things interesting. This also applies to the hidden object scenes and puzzles — they are certainly very well-crafted, but just not innovative enough. Surface 7 succeeds where all of them have faltered. Yes, the game had us travelling through creepy abandoned locations and meeting some spooky characters; still, it was just not enough considering how scary the beginning of the game was. Carol woke up the morning of her sixteenth birthday to find out that her parents, along with all the other adults in the town have disappeared.

Medieval Defenders this seventh Surface game, you need to help Carol figure out what was the cause of this madness and bring her parents back! For those who expected a challenging Surfade:, we are sad to tell you guys that Alone in the Mist is a fairly easy game. You will need to retrace your steps regularly, and use your brain. Instead of washing every environment with the same dark and dreary colors, the game fuses a wide range Liong: The Dragon Dance bright, colorful, dark, dim, and spine-chilling environments together. The Surfxce: is set in a deserted town, and it feels like it.


Using beautiful cutscenes, newspaper clippings, and notes, you learn about the history of your family and town in an engaging and emotionally-connected way. Your parents are nowhere to be found. Unfortunately, the rest of the game did not quite live up to that level of horror we expected. Once again, these mini-games will force you to think on your toes, instead of making you feel like you have played them in a hundred HOGs before. These are all minor misdemeanors, however. Whooshing detuned violins introduce shocking moments like a Hollywood blockbuster, and tense staccato strings will put goose bumps on your neck, as any good horror flick should. Story You start Surface 7: Alone in the Mist waking up on the day of your 16th birthday, but something is wrong. Surface 7 succeeds where all of them have faltered. For those who expected a challenging gameplay, we are sad to tell you guys that Alone in the Mist is a fairly easy game. This also applies to the hidden object scenes and puzzles — they are certainly very well-crafted, but just not innovative enough. Carol woke up the morning of her sixteenth birthday to find out that her parents, along with all the other adults in the town have disappeared. No two scenes look the same, and no two feel the same either. The game is refreshingly non-linear, keeping every environment relevant throughout the storyline, and forcing you to think on your toes. As usual, Elephant Games did a flawless job on the visual side — and this time, the audio side as well.

In this seventh Surface game, you need to help Carol figure out what was the cause of this madness and bring her parents back! After speaking with one of your friends, you discover all the adults have gone missing, and it is your mission to find out why. The game is as close to complete as it gets. Anyway, we were impressed by the production quality of the game. Yes, the game had us travelling through creepy abandoned locations and meeting some spooky characters; still, it was just not enough considering how scary the beginning of the game was. You walk out of your house to find your hometown left in ruin. Several of the cutscenes try to meld 3D and 2D graphics together — sometimes it works, and other times not. Hidden object games often follow eerie themes designed to frighten you, and almost all of them fail miserably to be scary. Fans and newcomers to the Surface series will have a hard time turning the game off. This also applies to the hidden object scenes and puzzles — they are certainly very well-crafted, but just not innovative enough. Some more creativity and extra creepy factors would make take this game to a whole new level. Graphics Surface 7: Alone in the Mist features stunning visuals that hit the mark in almost every way a game like this can. This game will actually make you scared, something almost no other hidden object game has accomplished. She turns out to be Allie Rice, a new child at the local orphanage, and everything going wrong in the town seems to be connected with her. Story You start Surface 7: Alone in the Mist waking up on the day of your 16th birthday, but something is wrong.

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These are all minor misdemeanors, however. You walk out of your house to find your hometown left in ruin. The locations visually change with every advance you make, giving the game a true sense of progression. The game is set in a deserted town, and it feels like it. Instead of washing every environment with the same dark and dreary colors, the game fuses a wide range of bright, colorful, dark, dim, and spine-chilling environments together. Yes, the game had us travelling through creepy abandoned locations and meeting some spooky characters; still, it was just not enough considering how scary the beginning of the game was. Graphics Surface 7: Alone in the Mist features stunning visuals that hit the mark in almost every way a game like this can. Surface 7 mixes up its aesthetic as well. For those who expected a challenging gameplay, we are sad to tell you guys that Alone in the Mist is a fairly easy game. Your parents are nowhere to be found. This also applies to the hidden object scenes and puzzles — they are certainly very well-crafted, but just not innovative enough. There are a few moments when Surface 7 will introduce photos from the real world, which only serve to remove you from the experience and inspire a bit of confusion. Gameplay While it is always hard to innovate the standard HOG formula, Surface 7 does a good job of keeping things interesting. Story You start Surface 7: Alone in the Mist waking up on the day of your 16th birthday, but something is wrong.

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  1. She turns out to be Allie Rice, a new child at the local orphanage, and everything going wrong in the town seems to be connected with her. Some of the animations look a bit clunky and awkward. The locations visually change with every advance you make, giving the game a true sense of progression. This game will actually make you scared, something almost no other hidden object game has accomplished. The artwork is sufficiently creepy and dark — busted up cop cars look thrashed and broken, while abandoned cafes look dusty and grey — the games visuals do a perfect job of setting the mood and making you feel like you are really there.

  2. In this series:. Fans and newcomers to the Surface series will have a hard time turning the game off. For those who expected a challenging gameplay, we are sad to tell you guys that Alone in the Mist is a fairly easy game. No click-mashing here. Some more creativity and extra creepy factors would make take this game to a whole new level.

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