nancydrew Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall released

It must be Tuesday – it’s release date time!  The folks at Her Interactive have released Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall – a new mystery adventure exclusive to the PC and Mac.   Before you pass up a $19.99 title, let me point out that this is a puzzle-based point and click adventure.   For those of who grew up playing them, that should pique your interest!  The game is the 28th title in the series – I’d suspect that you don’t keep making titles in the same vein if it’s not successful.  Here’s what we know about the game:

In this all-new Nancy Drew adventure, Jessalyn Thornton’s fateful sleepover at the abandoned Thornton estate was supposed to be a pre-wedding celebration, but the fun ended when she disappeared. While her family searches for clues, others refuse to speak about the estate’s dark past. Game players must discover whether something supernatural happened to Jessalyn, or if someone in Thornton Hall is hiding more than family secrets.

  • Solve Two Mysteries:  Expose the fate of Jessalyn Thornton and unveil the truth about a family ghost
  • Take on the Scariest Nancy Drew Case Ever:  Explore crypts and graveyards and uncover moving statues, sliding panels and secret passages
  • Examine Multiple Motives Under a Full Moon:  Uncover old secrets and divulge new motives among the Thornton friends and family
  • Unravel Perplexing and Spooky Puzzles:  Reveal shocking evidence and critical clues buried beneath the spooky ruins
  • Track Your Trophies:  Verify your unlocked achievements on the new trophy menu display
  • Fast Forward Conversations:  The all new Fast Convo feature allows the player to accelerate through all character conversations
  • Choose Difficulty Levels:  Play at Amateur or Master Sleuth level and erase mistakes without starting over

The game is a digital download so you can nab it straight from the official site or via Steam.   To kick things off, we’ve got the launch trailer for you to enjoy.   As I mentioned, Nancy Drew: Ghost or Thornton Hall is only $19.99 (or 10% off on Steam, currently!).

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