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Nancy Drew heads for Japan where she’s staying at a traditional ryokan (inn) for a little R&R with Bess and George, but when reports of a vengeful ghost start scaring away the guests, Nancy’s vacation takes a turn for terror!
Release Date: Oct 19, 2010
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Includes 20 items: Nancy Drew®: Legend of the Crystal Skull, Nancy Drew® Dossier™: Lights, Camera, Curses!, Nancy Drew®: The Creature of Kapu Cave, Nancy Drew®: The Haunting of Castle Malloy, Nancy Drew®: The Phantom of Venice, Nancy Drew®: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek, Nancy Drew®: Ransom of the Seven Ships, Nancy Drew® Dossier™: Resorting to Danger!, Nancy Drew®: Warnings at Waverly Academy, Nancy Drew®: Secret of the Scarlet Hand, Nancy Drew®: Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake, Nancy Drew®: The Haunted Carousel, Nancy Drew ®: Danger on Deception Island, Nancy Drew®: Danger by Design, Nancy Drew®: Secret of the Old Clock, Nancy Drew®: Curse of Blackmoor Manor, Nancy Drew®: Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon, Nancy Drew®: Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED, Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister, Nancy Drew®: Shadow at the Water's Edge

About the Game

Nancy Drew heads for Japan where she’s staying at a traditional ryokan (inn) for a little R&R with Bess and George, but when reports of a vengeful ghost start scaring away the guests, Nancy’s vacation takes a turn for terror! It’ll be up to you, as Nancy Drew, to uncover the secret that lies beneath the surface, before the ghost can take its revenge!

Key features:

  • Play as Nancy Drew and investigate a haunting at a traditional Japanese inn.3D animated characters, each with a secret to protect.
  • Immerse yourself in Japanese culture by learning about origami, tea ceremonies, calligraphy.
  • Take pictures of possible evidence and play games on your cell phone.
  • Be prepared for the scariest Nancy Drew game in the series.

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.5 GHZ or greater Pentium 4 or equivalent class CPU
    • Memory: 512MB of RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB DirectX 9.0 compatible video card
    • DirectX®: 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB or more hard drive space
    • Sound: 16 bit DirectX compatible sound card

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel processor
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: Intel GMA 950, ATI X160, NVIDIA 7300 graphics card or better
    • Hard Drive: 1.1 GB
    • Other: Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1,683 products in account
208 reviews
24.4 hrs on record
Staying in a Japanese inn you find out its haunted meaning theres a mystery afoot, Nancy Drew takes the case! The music is very fitting with a Japanese poppy kind of sound. The game has TONS of stuff to do from puzzles to playing pachinko and making Bento. This game has ALOT of content, it can be as short or as long as you want. There are all kinds of puzzles like Nanograms, where you make a picture out of boxes, to Renograms, and Soduku. There are 10 of each of those puzzles, but fear not there is only a few soduku things that need solving, having never done soduku before, I thought it was fun but not impossible. Some of the puzzles made no sense, like one where your underwater and cut some ropes, the pattern for cutting them is just strange.

This game makes you feel more like your in Japan oddly than Go Go Nippon! With its pachinko parlors, and making bento, to the importance of phone charms this game has alot going on for any mystery solver.
If you get stuck check here, never give up:
http://www.gameboomers.com/wtcheats/pcNn/ND23/ND23saw.htm

Rating: 10/10 Value: $9.99
Posted: July 20th, 2014
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
22 products in account
1 review
9.4 hrs on record
THhs is one of the most well-done games in the series. The story was complex and excellent. Also really scary
Posted: June 22nd, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
36 products in account
1 review
13.2 hrs on record
Nancy Drew games are fun little point-and-click puzzle games for those who can appreciate a good B-Movie. No, it's not great AAA quality but if you can snag one one a good sale and can laugh at its flaws, then it's a great time waster. That being said, this one is easily the scariest in the series so far and I really enjoyed it!
Posted: June 20th, 2014
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
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1 review
10.1 hrs on record
This was a pretty good Nancy Drew game. Not quite on par with some of the originals, but decently scary with fun puzzles. The setting was also quite nice.
Posted: June 25th, 2014
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
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1 review
15.4 hrs on record
This was definatly one of my favorite Nancy Drew mystery games, though I didn't very much care for the puzzle in the basement of the inn. I believe there was too much room for error, I wasn't able to finish the puzzle for quite a while due to one square I had messed up on, which took quite a while to find. I had to keep restarting the puzzle which made me quite frustrated. But overall this was a very good game and I do recommend it to mystery lovers out there. Have fun!
Posted: April 3rd, 2014
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
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55 reviews
0.4 hrs on record
**Warning for Mac users.**
There issue with this game and other Nancy Drew games through Steam theat give an error and deem the game useless for Mac. There are many forum threds that talk about the error "Application Load Error 5:0000065435", many of which state that they have been intouch with steam, but all that Steam support asked them to do was reinstall the game or delet some files in an attempt to get the game running.

There are also reports that this game works with an older Steam client, this is true, but unsuitable as you can only get the current version. Also as this is true, it would seem that all that is needed is a new Steam update so that the Nancy Drew games will run agaiin on Mac.
Posted: December 6th, 2013
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