Adventure is not my strong suit. I enjoy traveling; discovering other cultures and experiencing the quirks and differences in localities is something everyone should try to do. But if I were given the opportunity to hunt down a master criminal, one that is also dangerous and mysterious? Forget about it. In the newest point-and-click adventure game from Nordic Games and King Art, our protagonist, Constable Zellner, is far more courageous than most people (including me). He jumps right into this mystery, attempting to prove himself to the smug detective Legrand, the man who shot and killed the infamous criminal mastermind “The Raven” during a robbery — or so they think. A robbery at a British museum incites speculation that The Raven is still out and stirring trouble, or, even worse, a copycat who is far more dangerous and ambitious.
The music sounds very pleasing and it is clear they put some time into composing some of the pieces. They can get quite repetitive after a while, but overall the score is soundtrack-worthy. This music also accompanies the cinematic characteristic of this game, as it plays out much like a Spielberg-inspired detective movie.
The first part of this series has made me hungry for more. I will be waiting for the second and third parts, as the anticipation was effectively built up in this introduction.
“Eye of the Sphinx” is the first part of “The Raven – Legacy of a Master Thief”.