Learn Davy Jones’s secrets in order to defeat him in the final battle!
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About This Game

Nightmares form the Deep 3: Davy Jones - get ready for the final chapter of the epic pirate trilogy! Become a fearless museum custodian Sara Black to face your greatest enemy, the legendary pirate Davy Jones. Discover his greatest secret and save your daughter!

After a series of mysterious notes give Sara the evidence she needs to prove to the world the existence of the historical figure of Davy Jones, she calls a press conference to reveal what she has learned; that both Davy Jones and his mythical treasure are real, hidden away on a cursed island.

Suddenly Davy Jones’s sails appear on the horizon, and the undead pirate enters the museum to kidnap Sara and her daughter.

They are taken to the hold of Jones’s ship. In order to save her mother, Corey Black agrees to sign a dark pact with the Sea Devil himself…

Sara Black must face her hardest task yet: in order to save her daughter from the soul-stealing pact with Davy Jones, she must find a way to cancel it.

Will she succeed? Who is the voodoo witch who lives on the cursed island? Or the brilliant alchemist? Why does the ghost of a beautiful young girl roam Davy Jones’s island, and what is her connection to the legend?

Features

  • The final chapter of the critically-acclaimed Nightmares from the Deep series
  • 29 mini-games and 11 hidden object scenes that tell parts of an extraordinary story
  • 12 mysterious statues to awake – they know the past of the legendary Sea Devil
  • 68 diverse, majestic locations that allow you to explore almost the entire pirate island
  • 32 achievements to unlock
  • Extras: concept art, game music
  • 3 types of Collectibles – 12 sea horses, 10 pirate cards and 24 puzzle pieces
  • Additional adventure, in which Sara Black discovers the shocking truth about the survivors living on Davy Jones’s island

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6.8
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.6.8
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (32/64bit)
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (32/64bit)
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
The last (or is it?) game of the "Nightmare of the Deep" and as well as my favourite!

Although this is "just a Hidden Objects" game, it does avoid the acursed "pixel hunting" that some other games of the genre seem to not understand, and break the monotonicity of oh-hidden-object-again by layering it with some minigames. Don't be surprised if you actually need to think a while in some of those, not all of them are trivial. And as it is usual in this series, Hidden Object minigames can be freely replaced for a Mahjong match without penalty. If you played the previous games, be warned that this one here is slightly more difficult - which is good, it is good.

The scenes are ***beautiful***, I am puking rainbows right now. The quality of the CG scenes seem to have slowly improved along the series, and in this one it is slightly better imho. Voice acting is the same quality as usual.

The only downpoint of this game is the story and script which are more often than not cringeworthy and silly. This seems to be a trend in this genre and it doesn't bother me too much.

I had no problems running it on Linux and the achievements worked fine - except for the "Expert Player", I had to play it twice on Expert to get it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
Product received for free
The story is easily one of Nightmares from the Deep: Davy Jones’ high points. The adventurous tale utilizes plenty of cutscenes and voice acting to move the plot along. Puzzles include things like assembling a zipline to slide down and blasting off a lock with found objects, the sort of thing you’d expect from a pirate movie, not a hidden object game. There’s no chance to snooze, Nightmares from the Deep includes a ton of action and a plot with more twists and turns than an Atlantic wind.

Pros
Steam trading cards& achievements
Rich and varied storyline.
Superb, life-like animations.
Clever mini-games.

Cons
A few sound effects are just plain annoying.
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50 of 56 people (89%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 1, 2015
All the best about this game, as always from Artifex Mundi games. They are simply the best developer for HOG and P&C, at least from Steam's games of those type. Nice ambiental music, beautiful graphic, precise cursor moving, without any single bug, achievements perfectly work, quality made HOGs, interesting puzzles and also nice ending story for this trilogy. I really enjoyed in this one...
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38 of 41 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
As we approach the last act of the Nightmares from the Deep series, we are yet to learn the origin of notorious Davy Jones. So far, so good. But with this final act of the trilogy, I'm happy to declare that we are in for a little more than a Pirates of the Caribbean rip-off; an appropriate interpretation that will shed some light to a more fairytale version of the old tall tale.

After challenging the verdict of the infamous sea devil more than once, Sarah Black is in for a little visit from the man himself! During a seminar that she organized to tell the world of the secrets of Davy Jones, the party gets crashed and Sarah gets abducted alongside with her daughter. Davy agrees to spare Sarah by making her daughter sign a contract for her to work as a servant in Davy Jones' island forever. As resourceful and persistent as she is, Sarah takes the quest of rescuing her daughter by breaking all deals that the sea devil holds: once and for all.

As I declared beforehand, the concept of Davy Jones is interpreted as a fairytale, with nuances fitting for a European folktale rather than an eerie Caribbean mystery - which was a welcoming surprise coming from the developer team. Side characters as accursed pirate lords of the old, the eerie sea witch with her own agenda and the ghost of the young, innocent girl trapped in the island vivified the rather dark tone and established the baseline for all Artifex Mundi games: stories of magic and mystery; harbored with imagination rather than grotesque fear, fitting for a HOG adventure.

Here in this tale, we are in for a visual feast: the best and most glamorous artwork the series had to offer so far with shining lights, growing shadows, brilliant colors and otherworldly designs. Both dialogues and the voice acting a pretty well developed, evolving with each new game also. Artifex Mundi seems to topple down its own limits with the application and elaboration put into this one.

As always, a ton of HOG scenes - with fairly different variations - , a collection of imaginative puzzles and a hunt for a handful of collectible items await us in this adventure. The alternating Mahjong gameplay, the interactive map and a bonus chapter at the end comes gift wrapped. You are in for a rather long game; I'd give at least 5-6 hours for the first playthrough, and maybe 2 hours for the second if you are an achievement hunter. One little minus - for me, at least - was that the chest guarding creepy dwarves that we encountered in former games were nowhere to be seen, aside an old one who'd give us a quest item and exhaust his use quite fast! Hey, I was getting akin to those guys! But no worries, here we have - maybe creepier stone guardians who hold the fragments of memories belonged to Davy Jones to present us insight about the background of all affairs.

Without the need to belabor further, here is the last part of a pretty great series and a well above average HOG by its own self. Pick it on sale and enjoy with its previous installations.

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38 of 47 people (81%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 2, 2015
"Its overrrrrrrrr,Mr's Black" and so begin's the third part of one of the best selling series ARTIFEX MUNDI have published to date,but is it a satisfying end to the trilogy and have they met the fan's expectation's with this release???????
So after going to Skull Island and saving the day,then answering the siren's call what can we expect to be doing in this brand new (and completely thrilling) chapter in the trilogy??????????
Well as the name would suggest (DUH BIT OF A GIVE AWAY THAT TITLE) we will be facing of against none other than a certain Davy Jones (wonder if we will finally find out what he keep's in his locker,more than likely old classic edition's of Playboy if you ask me...............but who know's??)

Nightmares from the Deep 3: Davy Jones Official Trailer ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZSeFPePkGw

So let's get onto the meat and bone's of the game and first up gameplay,now to anyone familiar with HOG's (hidden object game's to anyone not in the know) the gameplay will come as no huge surprise as it follow's the staple diet of other's of its ilk and doesnt mess with the formula too much.There were parts that felt fresh but on thinking on it as i write this review i have seen them done before but never better.Now the gameplay will consist of you doing the usual for this type of game,but for those who dont know this mean's you will play through the story and at certain point's you will have to search static screen's for hidden object's ranging from broom's to feather's for an arrow ECT,but you will also have to solve puzzle's with some of the object's you find say a pair of garden clipper's that will prune those peskey thorny vine's.
You do get a map and this help's as it show's you all the location's you have visited upto that point and exactally where you are,but it also show's you which location's have things to do in them,therefore you will rarely get lost and that's one of the game's best draw's.With all that being said the gameplay is solid and measure's up to anything the genre has to offer.
Ok next up graphic's,these range from the static kind whilst solving puzzle's or searching through the hidden object scene's to animated scene's that help the story to flow along (which it does with ease).The game look's crisp and is the best looking one out of the trilogy and its a joy (at least for me) to actually get to see the one and only Davy Jones at last,as he has been mentioned on a few occasion's in the previous two game's and he look's great now we finally get to meet him in the flesh (well actually with his mask on he look's like he belong's in TRON riding a light-cycle).I will say this there were a few time's i did struggle to see some item's and that was either because i had been staring at the screen to much "AARRGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH,my eye's" or sadly that some items are a little to difficult to spot,but to be honest this didnt happen to much and didnt in any way take away from my enjoyment and my time with the game.
Ok next up music and dialogue,the music in game does its job and for this sort of a game never does get on your nerve's which is actually a problem in a lot of hidden object game's.The cast all do a great job with the character's they portray and mention must be given to the voice actor playing Davy Jones as with all his pirate twang he really does sound like he just stepped out from a Pirates Of The Caribbean movie,anyway speaking of Davy Jones this was the first time i came across him in game in all his glory (doesnt he look like some sort of pirate who wanted a part in TRON but failed his audition ) -

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=386099503

After playing the first two parts i am glad to see the story coming full circle and it is both a satisfying game to play through and one that will (as ever with this series) leave you wanting more.Now without spoiling it for anyone this is the collector's edition and there is more to it once the curtain role's on the main game but as Nerissa would say from The Wolf Among Us "My lips are sealed".
But trust me once you have finished the main game and the extra part which is called "The Stolen Treasure" you will want more so lets hope that ARTIFEX MUNDI make one as if they dont i'm moving in with the developer's until they do,and A- i like to eat lot's of thing's with garlic in and B- i snore a HELL of a lot.
So with that in mind guy's if i was you i would allready be penning the next chapter in this hit series as dont and...........................WELL hope you like snoring and that unwanted garlic smell first thing in the morning!!!!!!!
"EEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH,quick guys make the next part Skulls coming"

Here's the first twelve minutes of gameplay which does contain both story and gameplay SPOILER'S,but show's you just how the game play's out and the sort of activities you will get upto -

Nightmares from the Deep 3: Davy Jones Collector's Edition ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RytRwSgNjDw

So will you enjoy this game and would you want to play though another hidden object game,answer the following three question's then you decide -

1 - Do you like your hidden object game's and really want to see how this story end's???

2 - Do you want one of the best game's this genre has to offer so far???

3 - "AAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRR" you after a great hidden object game with pirate's and the notorious DAVY JONES in???

If you answered yes to the above "What AAARRRRRRRRRR ya waitin for land lubbers" but if hidden object game's just arent your bag and no matter how good this game is it still wont convince you then thats ok!!!!!!
But you will be missing out on one of the best game's this genre has to offer FULL STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THE CLIPS OF VIDEOS PUT UP IN THIS REVIEW AND THEY BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS AND ARE THEIRS BY COPYRIGHT)
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27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 31, 2015
So if you're looking to buy this game, there's a good chance you've played the first two... or you're a pirate fan. Either way, you won't be disappointed. Artifex Mundi gives us some of the best Hidden Object games and now we can add Nightmares from the Deep: Davy Jones to that list. Fun story, nice graphics, bonus things to look for (Glowing Seahorses, Pirate Cards, etc.), puzzles are perfect (not too easy and not too hard), very enjoyable HO scenes, and a few things that'll make you laugh. Music is the same as the first two games, piratey and hauntingly beautiful. Add in cards and achievements and you've got everything you could want! The story continues the plot of the first two Nightmares from the Deep so, if you enjoyed those games, this is a must buy. Even if you haven't played those, if you're an HO fan, this is sure to please. :)
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27 of 32 people (84%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 6, 2015
I love this game. If you are into HOG, treat yourself with something really nice.
This game is more magical then it appears first. If that`s a good thing for you,
don`t hesitate any longer:)
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22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 16, 2015
When it comes to Artifex Mundi, this isn't my first rodeo. I was blown away by Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan. That spectacular game has lush visuals, great music, and a strong balance between puzzle-solving and hidden object searching. So now that I've played through Nightmares of the Deep 3: Davy Jones, all I can say is that it's more of the same.

For once that's a very good thing.

While I haven't played the previous entries in the Nightmare from the Deep series, I believe the story works just fine on its own. You take on the role of Sara Black, who has enough evidence to prove that Davy Jones is more than just some locker sitting at the bottom of the ocean. Unfortunately, Davy isn't too fond of his secrets being exposed, so he storms your little convention, captures you and your daughter, and things go from bad to worse very quickly. Still, as tradition dictates, your puzzle-solving skills will help save the day. After completing the main-story, an epilogue chapter is unlocked. If I were to apply hard numbers to everything, I'd say you have about six hours of Pirate adventures to look forward to.

When it comes to hidden-object games, I consider presentation to be among the most important qualities. Nightmares from the Deep 3 is vivid, and relies on some great cinematics to further the story. To me, cinematics can be more than just bleeding-edge tech. The cut-scenes in this game evoke a certain charm. Since most are handled from a first-person view, they give off the impression that I'm on a theme park ride like Pirates of the Caribbean (obviously). They do a fine job of bringing the player in the story. Sometimes it can be a little kitchsy, but to me that's just part of its appeal. The artwork is very good, and offers a surprising amount of personality. My only complaint is that at times the voice-acting could use a bit of work. One incident in particular involves someone talking to you like you're a silent protagonist. It's one of those conversations that can go something like this:

"Hi, how are you? Really? You found the thing? That's good. Oh no, Johnny did what? He's such a kidder!"

Sara Black is perfectly capable of speaking, which makes the scene a little weird. Other than that and a few moments where the subtitles don't match up with what someone is saying, it's fine work.

The adventure portions of this game are polished. For the most part you're going to be collecting items, and finding the proper use for them. Surprisingly, not once did this ever feel monotonous. Everything moves at an efficient pace, and the puzzles themselves require just enough effort. You'll never find yourself blindly clicking through them nor stumped for an hour or so. Finding the hidden objects is also a well-designed experience. Aside from the lovely images, each scene can be completed quickly, but when I got stuck, it was because the object was actually well-hidden. It's important to note that you'll be spending more of the adventure experiencing the story and artwork, not hunting for pixels or bumbling through an obtuse brain-teaser.

This may be only the second Artifex Mundi game I've played through, but I'm getting an idea of the formula they work with. I noticed that a number of puzzles in this game are similar to those found in Grim Legends 2. With that being the case, I could make the fair assumption that the other games will have some repeat puzzles. However, this is something that I only took notice of after completing my play-through. Nightmares from the Deep 3: Davy Jones is stunning, and has so many lovingly-crafted scenes that I never paid any attention to whether or not I'm solving the same problems.

All in all, this is another superb title for fans of the hidden-object genre.


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19 of 19 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 5, 2015
A perfect Hidden Object game.

Nightmares from the Deep 3 concludes the story of the museum curator, her daughter, and their dealings with the Sea Devil Davy Jones. The story is told through fully animated and high quality cutscenes and the environments you go through are beautifully detailed, with moving branches etc. to make them feel alive.
The Hidden Object puzzles are randomized so even a second playthrough will keep you challenged, but you can skip them and play a simpler mahjong puzzle instead.

The good animation is supported by quality voice acting, and it all comes together in a satisfying conclusion. I can definitely recommend this.
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 6, 2015
You know how you have something you enjoy doing that you feel maybe isn't the thing you should really be doing? Like maybe you like eating at McDonalds, or jacking it to videos of Swedish weightlifters. That's the way I feel about Artifex Mundi games. I have them all, I've finished them all, but as much as I like them, I feel like I should be playing somehting more substantial. Somehow I just like the calmness of it all. The bland, monotone female protagonist, the puzzles that pretty much repeat from game to game, it's a simple, familiar formula, and it's comfortable.

I can't really complain, I've gotten many hours of gameplay out of these point and click games featureing the same woman who for whatever reason cannot stop losing her daughter to various demons and ghosts that seem intent on kidnapping her. Personally, if I was this ladies daughter, every time she wanted to go on a trip, I'd be like "Um, no thanks, but I've been kidnapped by demon ghosts the last five trips, I think I'll sit this one out."

Overall, I really have a good time, or at least a relaxing time, playing these games, as the puzzles are not really challenging, and the scenes are well done. If you are looking for a game that won't stress you out, or are someone who values bland voice acting, I would suggest that you try pretty much any Artifex Mundi game.
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philipp_chris
9.3 hrs
Posted: September 29
Actually quite good also

7/10

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DimkaS
6.0 hrs
Posted: September 24
Another one good HOG!
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Derrick Rifkin
9.2 hrs
Posted: August 29
The end of Sarah Black's adventures and the last in this trilogy. This chapter has her confront Davey Jones in an attempt to rescue Cory (again...). The puzzles are of the same quality as you might have come to expect from this series, though it seems that the cast has been downsized, regardless the setting is as rich and detailed as the previous instalments.
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KDD^memeberry
8.2 hrs
Posted: August 25
Third game in the series feels like it somewhat shies away from HO, switching core word-object type to find-image-parts in half of the instances. On the one hand it's slightly improves narrative, but on the other hand it's much less challenging than classic type.

This time half of the talking scenes feel very uncanny because of the morph animation technique used on faces.

Otherwise it's just the same as the previous two and equally good.
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ellchuc
5.4 hrs
Posted: August 24
Gamebreaking bug!
If you use the first doubloon on the second fountain
you will not be able to use the second doubloon on the first fountain.
Thus you will not ever get 3 falling stars and will be
unable to finish the game.
I got three quarters thru before I realized this
though I had suspicions earlier and should have started over then.
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best hero
8.9 hrs
Posted: August 14
Product received for free
Good hidden object game. Good art, animations, and soundtrack. Decent story to finish off the Nightmares from the Deep trilogy.
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Helena
9.7 hrs
Posted: August 5
Great HO game! The puzzles were fun, the graphics were nice (at least I liked them, but well, I’m usually not picky about graphics), and the story was a bit cheesy, but nothing too bad. Get it on a good sale and enjoy!

7/10.
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Lothy
8.7 hrs
Posted: August 3
If you’ve been following my reviews for any amount of time, you know I love Hidden Object games, and that some of my favorite have been done by none other than Artifex Mundi. Even the previous games in the Nightmares From The Deep series I really enjoyed. However, for some reason I can’t quite pinpoint (and perhaps it was a mixture of several things that ended up having me dislike it), Nightmares from the Deep 3 didn’t quite make the cut for me.
In Nightmares From The Deep 3 you take on the role of Sara, who along with her daughter is kidnapped by none other than Davy Jones. Sara is then tasked with saving her daughter from Jones and a dark pact, and helping lost souls along the way. This is the last installment on the series, and the most disappointing to me.

The audio and video were of the expected quality: the character’s looks keep slowly improving as time goes by, the backgrounds are as beautiful and detailed as ever, and sounds and music keep improving as well.
Like in other games of theirs, they added collectables in the way of seahorses and pirate cards. The difficulty of finding them was reasonable- they were sufficiently hidden not to be obvious, but not all extremely hard to find, making for a nice extra challenge if you are into collecting stuff, or are a completionist.
They also made use of pets again. The dog, which is the choice pet this time, is truly adorable, and I loved that you could pet him, but compared to the reviewed Clockwork Tales, the functionality of it as other than a fetch tool and a companion was lacking.

Some of the cutscenes were also lacking a little – the most memorable one was a boat rowing scene were the rows moved but there were no hands on them. Hey! Magic! For a company that likes to pay so much attention to details in most their games, this was… surprising. It’s such a little thing, but it takes so much away.
My other big complain is that, unlike in some of their previous titles, their find-by-picture Hidden Object scenes were very forced. The items you were to find were force-blended with the background, such as by just changing the hue from what it was supposed to be, instead of having it just be lost among a bunch of similar items; this was a rather cheap move, made it difficult in all the wrong ways, and I didn’t like it at all. Besides, I generally find the find-by-icture scenes a lot more tedious than the ones were you’re given a list.

As far as the rest of the hidden object scenes and puzzles, they were fairly average for the company, which is a good enough thing. Puzzles, logic, and extras were of a decent difficulty and pleasant to play. I particularly liked having to play a board mini-game with one of the characters as way of moving forward, as it was different and inventive.
Onto more technical aspects, I was having a lot of troubles this time around keeping it from crashing while alt-tabbing on windowed mode, which I never had a problem with before.
As for the story, it was not too bad, but the whole Davey jones thing didn’t entirely “click” with me. The whoe thing felt longer than previous games, and not in a good way. I think it was more boredom that made it seem longer, than actual length in play time.

That said, if you love Artifex Mundi and hidden object games, and if you’ve played the previous two games of the series, Nightmares From The Deep 3: Davy Jones is a nice final installment to it and definitely a mus-have from a fan/collector’s point of view. For everyone else, there’s nothing overly special about this one, even if it’s not a bad game per se.

Would I recommend it? I do think I would still recommend this to other HOG players.
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