During close encounters, I must dodge or try to block enemy attacks and swipe the screen to hit back once the monster is exhausted. The first thing that comes to mind is Infinity Blade but without parry attacks, but this definitely doesn’t come across as an inferior article. At the end of a battle, I earn experience points and gold.
Wee tim'rous beastie... NOT
When I'm not fighting for my life, I'm investigating empty rooms to discover clues to help me escape these never-ending hallways. Rooms contain notes on scraps of paper that relate to the narrative. They also hold loot that can be used in the store for stronger weapons and equipment.
My only gripe being there a few too many hallways that can confuse me at times.
Got a clue?
The gameplay and navigation system are very simple, clean and well suited to a touchscreen. Tapping everything avoids any complicated controls. There’s no map but Montclair isn’t really big enough to get irretrievably lost in.
The attention to detail makes this an elegant production. Using the Unreal Engine, Phosphor Games has worked hard to create a shady, creepy fairy-tale full of atmosphere and apprehension. Gift this game to anybody who has ever mentioned Silent Hill - they will love it’s hack and slash gothic tone.
Agent of spectre
Even with it’s lengthy loading times and occasional sketchy frame rate The Dark Meadow is an impressive achievement. Phosphor Games' obvious will to create an absorbing narrative complemented by stunning graphics has set the standard for touchscreen adventure gaming. ®
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The Dark Meadow
Sorry, but that's got to be one of the worst written reviews I've ever read - and so many uses of the word 'I'.
With, "It’s the attention to plot and narrative that drives Dark Meadow and places it above other games of this genre," qualification would be good. What other games? How many? The vast majority, all or just a few? Are we talking about only iOS titles?
Either this piece was terribly sub-edited or the original article was even more shockingly awful.
Closet Def Leppard Fan?
That caption under the cross bow pic.
And did those tentacles remind anyone else of Half Life?
Reminds me a little of The Void on PC - surreal first person adventure with lots of cryptic stuff going on.
Also, can we *please* see some decent Android games being reviewed in iGamer, although I appreciate the very name makes this request unlikely to be fulfilled.