From the creators of the award winning games “The Whispered World” and “Deponia” comes this extraordinary game Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes.
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Release Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Buy The Daedalic Comedy Selection

Includes 4 items: Chaos on Deponia, Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, Randal's Monday

Buy Daedalic Adventure Bundle

Includes 5 items: Deponia, Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, Memoria, The Night of the Rabbit, The Whispered World Special Edition

Buy The Daedalic Armageddon Bundle

Includes 11 items: Deponia, Chaos on Deponia, Goodbye Deponia, The Whispered World Special Edition, The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav, A New Beginning - Final Cut, Memoria, The Night of the Rabbit, Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, 1954 Alcatraz

 

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“Harvey’s New Eyes” is one of those games offering more than just entertainment. Games like this embody the required courage and boldness to not only proclaim but also proof loudly: 'I am art!”
86/100 – Gamestar

“One look in the mesmerizing eyes of Daedalic's cuddly, brainwashing bunny and one can't help but to love him. ”
90/100 – 4players

“If you have any love for the genre, this game will leave you breathless. ”
90/100 – areagames

About This Game

Shy schoolgirl Lilli is having a tough time at the convent. Only her imagination helps her to escape from the strict rule of Mother Superior. But when her best friend Edna disappears under mysterious circumstances, Lilli has to rise above her own and face a tough journey to not only get her friend back but also confront her subconscious fears.

Lilli, a young girl at a convent school, is the main character of Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes. Apparently the best-behaved little girl in the world, she executes all her tasks diligently, no matter how unfair they may be. Her innocent, imperturbable way of carrying out the orders of others has something both tragic and eerie about it. Any resentment, any childlike disobedience is buried deep beneath a seemingly impenetrable shell of sweetness. But how long until this shell will fissure?

And where do the friendly little Censor-Gnomes come from that paint over anything upsetting in Lilli’s vicinity with a pleasant pink color? Are those potato-shaped fellows real or just a product of her subconscious?

All things considered, it seems merely a matter of time until Lilli is going to crack up.

Key Features:

  • Unique cartoon graphics, completely drawn by hand in 2D and implemented in Full-HD
  • Classic point-and-click adventure gameplay like in the good old days
  • Bizarre characters and wacky humor – a hilarious gaming experience
  • Extraordinary game with challenging puzzles, hours of dialogue and 53 locations
  • Nominated for “Game of the Year” at German Computer Games Awards 2012. Winner of “Youth Game of the Year” at German Computer Games Awards 2012 as well as winner of “Best Youth Game”, “Best Art Design” and “Best Story” at the German Game Developer Awards 2011
  • From the creators of the award winning games “The Whispered World” and “Deponia”

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows Vista/7
    • Processor:2GHz (Single Core) or 1,8GHz (Dual Core)
    • Memory:1536 MB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (Shared Memory is not recommended)
    • Hard Drive:3500 MB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows Vista/7/8
    • Processor:2GHz (Single Core) or 1,8GHz (Dual Core)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (Shared Memory is not recommended)
    • Hard Drive:3500 MB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS:MacOS X Lion (10.7)
    • Processor:2 GHz (Dual Core) Intel
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
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whatupmary
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Great game! I really enjoyed playing it.
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The Muffin Man
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
I was a bit nostalgic about my childhood's point and click games before I found this strange looking game on the store. The trailer and price got me sold on it immediately. But when I began playing I knew I really was in for a ride. EaH:HNE is a simple and eye popping game experience that fully takes the enjoyable simplicity of it's mechanics and art to it's advantage. It's not the best game ever, but if your thing regarding games is a great story that you can enjoy, this game is for you. You won't regret it.
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henrywong888
( 11.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Disclosure. I bought this game as part of a Daedalic bundle, and at a 90% discount. This game was definitely an impulse purchase as point and click games are not normally the type of games that I play.

Having said that, this game was definitely the best game in the bundle. The story line was funny, although ridiculously dark. The main character was very likable. And the puzzles, with the exception of one puzzle which made no sense, they were mostly fun, complex, and intuitively solvable.
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jennyfisher
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Good, one of the best point and clicks I have ever played.

Would reeceomed waiting for a sale tho.
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zeen
( 19.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
not bad of a point n click game but i think it needs more "EXPLOSIONS"
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Xelat00
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 11
Please next part)
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Pastel Bunny
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
I really love this game. I watched it as a let's Play by a fellow german youtuber and I imidiently thought "GOT TO BUY IT!" And i was not let down.
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jordyh7
( 8.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 4
holy guacamole! i blew through this in one day and it was flippin fantastc! i cut a tendon in my thumb so i was looking for a god one handed point and click and my gosh did this deliver. i wont spoil anything, but trust me, GET. THIS. GAME.
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clint7v
( 11.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
This game is awesome, simply put. I loved the art and the story. The last mini-game is so fun. All the puzzles are easy to get through, but you may get stumped a few times. Don't look up the answers; just take your time and you'll figure it out. Really, one of my favorite point and click games.
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Sacrifice
( 13.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
Can't wait to let my future daughter to play this game so she can become Esther in 'Orphan'.
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redfishbluefish818
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
i don't recommend
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Tikka
( 9.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
First of all, the ending was really bad, It was an interesting and funny game, but it can get tiring. Sometimes I really love playing it, sometimes I get bored. The puzzles are pretty hard. I had fun times with this game that`s why I can`t click the no button. It might not be the kind of point-and-click game where you can`t stop playing, But I don`t regret spending my time on it.

To sum it up, I only recommend buying it ON SALE.
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GAGMR
( 4.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
Demented as all hell & hilarious as well.
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Royhem
( 14.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 13
I'm delightfully taken aback by how much better harvey's new eyes is compared to the breakout. Compared to the pequel this game reeks of polish and really shows that the developers are stepping forward. Even with all the improvements the sequel still maintains everything that I liked about the first and even uses it in creative ways, manipulting what you thought about the ending in The Breakout to keep you on your toes. The biggest downside I can name is that the plot is quite dependant on events of the first game which had it's flaws.
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ScarletInk
( 20.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
This game's moral compass is pretty skewed. Also, the art is not very attractive.
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unknown
( 10.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 6
No words can describe how damn good this game is.
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maija.lempiainen
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 6
I got the game in a bundle, and decided to give it a go. The puzzles are engaging, the mechanics work smoothly and I can see the appeal it could have for those who enjoy a touch of macabre, but I just couldn't find myself invested in the plot and characters. It's a good game, but not for me.
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Meluna
( 9.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 30
I played this before the first one and really liked it. It definitely kept me entertained all the way through. The destructive naivety of the main character is really charming. Yes, the achievements are broken, but I am one of those scrubs who play for entertainment and fun. And funnies I had. A lot. The music could do with a bit more diversity, the theme song has been stuck in my head for days. Halp...
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Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen
( 5.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 28
Good puzzle game--challenging without being needlessly frustrating, and I thought it was pretty funny. The endings were pretty disappointing/anticlimactic though.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
holy guacamole! i blew through this in one day and it was flippin fantastc! i cut a tendon in my thumb so i was looking for a god one handed point and click and my gosh did this deliver. i wont spoil anything, but trust me, GET. THIS. GAME.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
A proper follow up to Edna & Harvey: The Breakout! I enjoyed this game more than I enjoyed its predecessor. For one, this game was way more fair on the player! I didn't find myself looking up an online walkthrough every other puzzle. I absolutely still used one, but far less.

The black humor was way stronger in this game! Oh my. And I thought The Breakout was messed up. It was almost too dark.

One downside is Edna's role in the game is very small. She plays a minor character. I really got attached to Edna and way disappointed that this is really Lilli's game (and she doesn't speak which I didn't care for). Harvey however plays a major role in an interesting way. The good(?) thing about this game is that it could be easily picked up by someone who did not play through The Breakout.

I finished this game in about 10 hours. It ended up being longer than the Breakout for me, which was very surprising because I thought The Breakout was quite long. After I'd finish a chapter in this game I'd be like, wow there's more?

I had occasional problems with the restrictions menu not showing up, but other than that the game ran well.

I would recommend this game to anyone who likes a point and click adventure game and likes dark humor.

Also, there are no jump scares that I can recall.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
A very funny and kind of ghoulish game. It deals with a girl and she needs to solve problems that come her way. I find the game to be very refreshing and unique. Not to many games go in this direction and get the funny results that happen in this game. I did enjoy the story and the graphics are very colorful and have a very nice style to them. The music is also another plus for this game as its very unique and it sounds good. The game also has a narrator who gives you tips on what is going on. This is a breath of fresh air from a genre that I had thought had gotten very stale and dull. Bravo to this company for making a great game. I have not yet finished the game. The game is solid. Loads of fun so far.

So I have finished the game.. When your getting close to the end. Around the 4 hour mark or so. Save your game. The game has 3 different endings. The endings were ok. However I feel like the game lets itself down a little towards the end.

The game has chapters in it. Chapter 3 was kind of weak compared to the first chapter that had me laughing and shaking my head. Riot Girl for the win... Haha.. Its a line one of the 2 popular girls says in the school. I still think its a good game let down by the writing towards the end.

I am still glad I played it. I just with the other chapters in the story were are as strong as the first chapter.

Just a heads up the achievments for this game are broken. I didnt know it had them till I looked them up. SO busted achivements. I have finished the game.

Their is a way to get the achievments to work. Via this steam link. https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=228082874
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
22 of 32 people (69%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
So the 2nd part for me. I play this 1st part now after 2nd part Break Out . Its a bit long ago but i was directly back in the game, even if the parts are 2 differents in second you play Edna to Escape and now you see the beginning with Lilly. The story is curious and with many funny parts again. I love the style of Daedaldic Games and the strange art they bring in games. Enjoy this game if you like point and click adventurs or a high mid class story. You dont need to play Break out first but i find it would be better. So i give this game for the fun i had 92 % because i love Point and Click games, for others its mabe to high points, but watch trailer and decide yourself if you want play the game and how much you think its worth and than buy it when the price is fine (50% better 66-75% discount). Thank you for reading and hopefully enjoy the puzzles, characters and tale parts.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2015
Point-and-click with a slightly dark and twisted humor. This game took me by surprise. I was very sceptical at first, my main game is counter-strike, but wanted something new.
I played point-and-click games as a child in the 90's and early 2000's. This game has that same feelling of mystery and the satisfying feeling of accomplishment. I recommend it

*Pros*
-hours of gameplay (I actually thought it was finished after the first chapter)
-3 chapters
-good puzzles
-You play a little girl that kills people
-No quest log/task list. (I find it more challenging)

*Cons*
-The "restrictions" menu dissappears very often, atleast for me. (cant find any buttons to bring it back, but if I went to main menu and back into the game and it solves the problem for a limited time.)
-No achievements (I'm no achivementhunter but still...)
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
I'll be honest, I bought this game because it was cheap & I liked the art style. I wasn't expecting much considering the price was very low but I must say I was plesently surprised!

Pros;
:: I love point & click adventure games & this fits the bill
:: It's got a cute, hand drawn art style
:: It's sarcastic, funny, slightly evil & very silly.
:: It's surprisingly lengthy too - {took me about 7 hours to fully complete it}
:: You have these "mini game" sections throughout the main game & it's handy that they do give you a "skip" button, so if it's too hard of a puzzle or you just can't be bothered doing it - you can skip it & it doesn't prevent you progressing further.
:: The game has 3 possible endings - so it's cool you get to choose how your story ends {helpful tip - save when you're in the loony bin cell with Edna, this is a decent place to reload to if you're wanting to check out the alternate endings}

Cons;
:: At times I did find myself clicking random stuff because it wasn't 100% obvious on what to do next {a lot of time was wasted & I did have to resort to a walkthrough for about 40% of it - for shame...}
:: During cutscenes, although the animation is somewhat smooth - the audio is bad. You can hear it juddering & skipping - plus this happens during gameplay too so it can get fairly tedious after a while.
:: The end credits seemed to go on forever & having the main theme tune on a constant repeat was dire, even though you could click your mouse to speed up the credits - for me, this just resulted in crashing the game. No disrespect to those who made it, they all deserve recognition in the credits but it would have been nice to have a skip option for those who didn't want to sit through them.
:: The achievements for the game are broke, you're able to unlock the "fast learner" achievement if you skip the tutorial {recommended for second play through} but after that you earn no more achievements - so if you're wanting to play this game just for the achievements, i'd give it a miss. After a bit of digging through community discussions, this issue has been broke for quite some time - so far there's still no resolve.

Other than that I can't pick much fault with the game.

It's worth the money, it's silly, it's something worth wasting your time on.
I only hope the developers finally get round to patching the achievements issue - otherwise they're going to have a lot of unhappy players on their hands asking for refunds, as something like that can really ruin the game for you.
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12 of 19 people (63%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 14
It was inevitable that I'd play (and 100%) this game. I loved Deponia and The Breakout (the prequel to this) was pretty good too. However, this disappointed me. A lot.

In this game is the distinct Daedalic charm; when you laugh at a joke in the tutorial, it bodes well. But the charm didn't carry as far as it did in Deponia or even The Breakout. Maybe it's because Lilli isn't as interesting as Rufus and Edna are, maybe it's because she never says a word, maybe it's because the tone takes a hairpin turn at Dark Street. I'll explain.

Deponia and The Breakout (to be exact it's Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, but I'll just shorten that) have amazing protagonists. Rufus is consistently funny and engaging and is genuinely relatable, while Edna is just loony enough to keep attention. Lilli, on the other hand, never says a word.
Yeah, she emotes a bit with her grunts and gestures, but silent protagonists are fundamentally character-less. Her thoughts are narrated throughout by an amazingly voice-acted male voice, but as she never communicates anything to other characters, they come up with flimsier and flimsier ways to say 'I know what you're gonna say'. It was clever at first, but it wore thin.
This brings me onto another big flaw over Breakout... The voice acting is overall pretty bad. Breakout had one of the best performances I've ever heard for Edna, but even she comes across poorly in this sequel. All the other voices sound silly, faked or are generally hard to listen to. That's pretty damning for a dialogue-heavy adventure game.

Then there's the tone. Jesus. I read that this game comes across as child-friendly. This is barely adult-friendly. Just some of the events that take place which get passed off as background gags are horrific at BEST. I barely laughed throughout the second half of the game because the tone had dropped so dark that it didn't feel right. Child suicide. That's all I'll say.

Another point I should stress is that the puzzles range between discount Sudoku and actually impossible. Seriously. There was a logic puzzle that could not be solved with the information they gave me. Even the walkthrough I had to follow to progress couldn't explain HOW the information it gave was right; just that it was. And then another puzzle kept doing things different to how it said it did...but that one's hard to explain, so I'll just leave at that.

My issue with the achievements in this game may not be relevant to some people, but I thoroughly enjoy 100%ing Steam games. That said, this one was a chore. The non-story achieves are dull as anything; here's a little comparison to Deponia (which came out before this)...
Deponia has you break physics by playing with electronics, meeting a past/future version of yourself and a special one for replaying the entire game with every word (spoken and written) replaced with Droggeljug.
Harvey's New Eyes has you do a slow, drawn-out task 10 times, a different one 15 times, a different one 20+ times and one even 99 times. It has perhaps one or two references that don't feel like a brutal slog, but the rest...
Again, that might not matter to some people, but it contributes to my conclusion:

This doesn't feel like a Daedalic game. This feels like a fan-made game based on a Daedalic game. The underlying sense of humour is definitely there, but the tone is too dark, the characters too flat and the story too...bad. I don't want to spoil it, but it makes the previous game's story feel like it was a waste of time and boils the 'antagonist' down to a generic evil plot. Complete with a maniacal laugh.
It could also be a cheap shot (and a heavily biased one given my great love of the Deponia art style), but the art in this game felt budget. Perhaps they were emulating the art from The Breakout (the first game done by the studio), but I didn't like it.
Along with that there were numerous graphical glitches like the inventory not opening, the protagonist appearing in two places at once and the camera panning to the wrong place or just jumping about.

There were a few more bugs, but the bottom line is this didn't feel like it was done by the same masters of adventure games that made the Deponia Trilogy. Play them instead as they're some of the best of the genre. This is probably one of the worst. And that pains me to say.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
A great puzzle game with a very eerie atmosphere. Also has a great sense of humor! Definitly reccomend.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
After 'The Whispered World' with 9000 bugs I recalled about Edna & Harvey.
Daedalic, why u dont fix ur broken games? I still have a problems with achievements (I have no achievements full playthrough), sometimes game is frozen.
I love Daedalic games, but after total ignore from developers Im not sure buy other they products
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 8
TL;DR: Point & click adventure of seemingly innocent looks but containing dark humour and a grim yet wacky storyline.

DISCLAIMER: This review is spoiler-free.

Who the heck are Edna and Harvey? That was our (me and my wife) first question since we didn't initially know Harvey's New Eyes is actually the sequel to Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, despite having a release date preceding the latter on Steam. Fortunately it can be played well without knowing about the first game. It's definitely a nice game but like the main character, it's got issues.

Who's who?

Instead of Edna (who is your friend) you play as Lilli, a little girl being schooled at a convent school. She's depicted as a shy, clumsy girl who "always does as she's told". She's effectively a silent protagonist since she never gets to finish a word before she's interrupted.

Usually in adventure games the protagonist thinks or comments on stuff that they see. Here this role has been reserved for the narrator. He makes snarky comments, describes what Lilli thinks and comments on every ridiculous thing Lilli tries. It's not possible to say more without spoiling it so suffice it to say his comments are masked by innocence but often tainted by the dark reality that Lilli seems oblivious to. We found the narrator hilarious, albeit repetitive at times.

The other characters are generally well developed, wacky caricatures of stereotypes. Some are batshit crazy - others are even likeable. The roster is large though often there's little need to interact with them more than a few times.

"Why are you playing a kids' game?"

It soon becomes apparent that Lilli has some mental issues. Mental illness was the theme in the first game and thus it's appropriate to use here as well. The story plot starts out as a blend of a mystery and mundane chores, both of which lead to hilarious yet grim consequences, before developing into a kind of an escape and rescue adventure.

Art style is simple yet colourful. Despite that don't go thinking this was a children's game just because of the bright graphics. They are in sharp contrast to the themes explored within. The themes are very adult and they involve mental disease, death, violence, alcohol, smoking and some other actions of dubious morale, more so than adventure games in general. This is not a bad thing per se, just not necessarily suitable for children.

Clickety click

While playing we were menaced by a frustrating bug: when going to menu or alt+tabbing out of the game, the mouse cursor would stop registering either left or right clicks and oftentimes it would not open the inventory. This would be fixed only by revisiting menu a few times and trying again. It was mostly an annoyance though.

Otherwise the interface works splendidly and it's a traditional point & click adventure game: left-click interacts, right-click looks at stuff. It's possible to see every interactable by pressing spacebar, which reveals that this is actually fairly casual adventure game: there are only a few interactables per every scene so it's fairly easy to progress even with the universal brute force strategy of trying everything with everything. Regrettably there's no dialogue for trying to interact with every object, so it may feel the game is unresponsive since one's expecting to get at least some response.

Exploring the game this way is prone to find all kinds of bugs if they exist. We encountered German dialogue once. Couple of times a cutscene would be skipped fast through like I had skipped it myself, and this repeated even if I reloaded the same scene. These were annoying but not game-breaking flaws.

Solid game with some issues

For us the game lasted 15 hours containing completion, all endings and achievements. Contrary to many reviews, the achievements worked fine for us. Some of them are grindy and because of that hard to discover on your own. When you have to do some trivial interaction over ten times it really doesn't work well as an achievement in a point & click adventure game, especially since there is no indication or dialogue reward that you were doing it correctly.

While the story is good, characters are quirky and interesting and we generally liked the game, I wouldn't recomend it at full price: I'd wait until at least 50% or 75% sale if you are not particularly into point & click adventure games.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2015
One of my favorite point and click games of all time. Has some mystery/horror elements, humor, good characters, and some challenging puzzles. Took me a decent amount of time to get through too.

Definitely recommend if you want classic 90's point and click gameplay with some mature themes.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2015
I cannot stress enough how wonderful this game is.
I've never been a fan of point-and-click (with the exception of PuttPutt, Pajama Sam, etc), but the game really kept me on my toes to figure out the eccentric puzzles and constantly get to the next cutscene and stage.
One great thing was the ability to check what you can interact with. You know, in the case you can't see it right away and don't want to break your mouse trying. It definitely saved me a few times.
Not only was the story immersive, but it definitely was funny! I kept admiring the protagonist's innocence towards the events occuring until later. Dark humour at its finest.
The best part about all this is: it also just is great for replay in the sense of how you would be going through the story again and again because you just REALLY want to. Not for any other reason. Just to experience it.

If it looks like it's good to you, get it. Don't look back.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2015
Lili totally a serial killer! This game not suitable for kid under 18... too many purple goo and gnome!!! :P
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2015
I bought this game during the Winter Holiday Sale 2015,
and would even recommend buying it at full price.

Its a game with a lot of wit, the commentator always seems
to be making fun of you, and the situation at hand. Even more so
if you dont know what to do ingame.
The Charakters are funny in their own way, each having a little quirk.
Because of the commentators remarks, it does not look like a deep
game, which in my opinion it is. Dark, twisted and deep.

This is the second game in the Series. I loved playing the first,
and like playing this one.
Even without having played the first game (The Breakout) one can have lots of fun.


Lets do the cons first:

- No achievements. This seems to be a Problem since 2013
In 2014 a guide/fix was written on how to get the achievements
to work, but it seemingly does not help with most people.
For people who like to get achievemts (which seem to be
fairly easy to get) this will be slightly irritating.

Other than that, i do not have any complaints.


The pros:

+ wonderfull point & click adventure
+ lots of puzzles with varying difficulties
+ No Logbook, so you have to keep track yourself
+ good and funny storytelling
+ lovely drawn graphics
+ little gnomes censoring with pink paint


I would recommend buying this game, if you like point and click Adventures.
It is a beautiful game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes is an enjoyable adventure game, but all up I don't think it's as good as its prequel (Edna & Harvey: The Breakout).

As with the first game, there are a number of bugs -- including game breaking save game bugs -- and again, as with the first game, it apparently works better in German. With perseverance and the help of the game's Steam Discussions I did manage to finish the game, though I had to play through three times to get some of the glitchy Steam achievements.

In Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, Edna is only a very secondary character, and Harvey doesn't even appear at all until a good portion into the game, although after that point he is very important to the story. His quippy remarks are largely missing, though, and there's nothing of the long-term relationship between Edna and Harvey from the first game. It's a big shame, too.

Instead, we are given Lilly as the main character: a mostly silent 'good girl' who seems to spend most of her time doing what she's told, either by the grumpy Mother Superior of the convent where Lilly lives and learns, or by her friend, Edna. Lilly is a great character, charming and innocent, but I was a bit disappointed by the lack of involvement with Edna and Harvey, given that the game is ostensibly about them. That said, the tie-in with the characters from the first game was very well done.

The graphics are improved from the first game and are very well done. Sounds are adequate, and all text is spoken, some well, some not so well. I found the narrator's voice grating and unpleasant, which wasn't much fun given that it was the voice most heard throughout the game, and Mother Superior was terrible. But Edna and Harvey are both back and excellently spoken -- although quite limited -- and I also thought Lilly was superb. Most of the others were adequate, but forgettable.

The story is very different to that of the first game. Parts are very silly, while others are very serious, often hiding under a layer of silly. I think overall it was very well done. Puzzles are mostly simple, and there is a much smaller range of objects with which you can interact than in the first game. I didn't enjoy some of the minigames very much, but you can skip them all if you want (as long as you're not bothered about missing the achievements).

I really liked Harvey's New Eyes. I think I probably liked The Breakout more, but this is still a great game. Recommended for adventure game fans, most definitely.

Wooooooogie.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 2
A fun Point&Click game with dark humour with comical deaths. Not easy and not too hard, a pretty good game.

Recommended when on sale.
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Recommended
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 22
Doing A gameplay of this, I love the game and it gets more intresting as I go on in to the story. I would definitely buy this game and play it for yourself. :D
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Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
Dark Humor for everyone

I suggest playing Edna and Harvey: The Breakout first since this is the sequel to it, plus it make the story much more understandable.

This game is much darker than the first game and it doesn't shy away from sending chills up your spine. In this game you play as Lilli a nearly mute orphan trying to figure out what is the right way to act with so many people giving her orders.

Unlike the first game, the story is told through the narrator instead of the protagonist and they will always have something funny to say even in the darkest moments of the game.

So if you're a fan of point and click games, like a good story with humor and can stand some chilling scenes then I suggest getting this game!
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49 of 51 people (96%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2013
Ok after finishing the game, I'm ready to give it the thumbs up. There are some things that potential players of the game should be aware of before purchasing however, as they may dramatically effect enjoyment of the game:

1. The art style of the game, it really worked in some respects (Such as the Harveys/demons) but in other respects it was kind of lacking, such as the mouth animations of the characters.

2. Some of the puzzles in the game require a large amount of discrete math, so I hope you took a class in it in your undergraduate. Break out the truth tables! You can skip all of these puzzles though. I recommend trying your hand at them though if you have a familiarity with these sort of logic puzzles.

3. Acheivements straight up arn't working as of 11/28/13. If you're an acheivement ♥♥♥♥♥ like myself, this will disappoint you, and reduce your game completion % if you're keeping track of that.

4. Not so much a problem, but a warning. Art style notwithstanding, this ain't a kid's game. Were this game a movie, I'd rate it R. I wouldn't even recommend playing this in the same house as a kid.

That said, even with those caviats, the game is worth playing because:

1. The dark humor of the game is done well.

2. Solid endings

3. Most of the use thing on thing puzzles are fairly straightforward.

Anyway all told, I enjoyed it, you might too.
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5 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 26, 2015
Very twisted, funny and original. 10/10 would decimate catholic school population again.

I disagree with some reviews in one key point: this game is DEFINITELY NOT FOR CHILDREN. At first the violent scenes are somewhat "censored" (you'll see what I mean) but gore is still strongly suggested and even censored some scenes can be deeply disturbing, even if presented in a humorous way. Later on the violence gets more graphic. So IMHO, ---definitely--- not intended for kids.

Although the story and script are great and the game's biggest strength, I feel like the ending(s) were a little rushed. They should have extended them more, explain some stuff and make each of them longer and more unique. It was kind of disappointing, but I still recommend it since it's only the last 5 minutes of the game that I didn't love.

It actually lasted me around 8 - 10 hours of real game time.
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