Alawar Entertainment Archive

  • Review: Forest Legends: The Call of Love

    Review: Forest Legends: The Call of Love

    Tales of star crossed lovers are nothing new. We all know about Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Guinevere romanced Lancelot behind King Arthur’s back. Star Wars has Padme and Anakin. In the realm of modern vampires and other such nasties, there is Buffy and Angel. Romances between Cloud […]

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  • Review: Mountain Crime: Requital

    Review: Mountain Crime: Requital

    As a kid, Highlights magazine was always something to look forward to because of the hidden picture puzzles. Even as an adult I can’t help but scour through hidden picture puzzles while waiting at a doctor’s office. Or play hidden object adventures from the comfort of […]

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  • Review: Lost Head

    Review: Lost Head

    Poor Franken-Stitch has lost his perfectly round marble of a head and needs help reattaching it to his stationary, noggin-less body. Alawar Entertainment’s aptly titled cutesy-casual physics puzzler, Lost Head, leaves this task (and Franken-Stitch’s head) in your hands in well over 50 levels of […]

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  • Review: Treasures of Montezuma Blitz

    Review: Treasures of Montezuma Blitz

    I can recall the exact moment in my life when I realized that match three games were a guilty pleasure addiction.  At the time I was working for a certain telecommunications company that has a logo reminiscent of The Death Star.  I had just been promoted as […]

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  • Contest: Twisted Lands: Shadow Town Collector’s Edition Giveaway

    Contest: Twisted Lands: Shadow Town Collector’s Edition Giveaway

    Who out there likes hidden object adventures? I sure do, and Alawar Entertainment’s Twisted Lands: Shadow Town is a great one. Now I’d like to offer you the chance to play it for free! Prize: Two codes for the PC version of Twisted Lands: Shadow […]

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  • Review: Twisted Lands: Shadow Town

    Review: Twisted Lands: Shadow Town

    Turn the lights off, throw on a good pair of headphones, and strap in for some bone-chilling…hidden object adventuring!? That’s right, folks. Alawar Entertainment brings the scares (sort of) with Twisted Lands: Shadow Town, a hidden object horror adventure good for hours of casual spooky […]

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  • Review: Settlement: Colossus

    Review: Settlement: Colossus

    As I was saying in my review of Mind’s Eye, I’m a sucker for a hidden object game, and Settlement: Colossus, also from Alawar Entertainment, is the grandest work of hidden object design I’ve played in my 20-some-odd-year history with the genre. Why do I […]

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  • Review: Mind’s Eye: Secrets of the Forgotten

    Review: Mind’s Eye: Secrets of the Forgotten

    Of all the casual game types out there, hidden object games are my favorite guilty pleasure. I suppose it all stems from my childhood, as I grew up on kid magazines like Highlights and Ranger Rick which were always brimming with hidden object games and […]

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