Enter a dark, captivating world as the massive evil of Black Mirror Castle is reincarnated with over 100 atmospheric locations to explore and 40 different characters to interact with. Will Darren's search lead him to redemption or the hell of insanity?
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“Overall, I found Black Mirror II to be a worthy successor to the original game, and one which I will no doubt replay many times in the future.”
A – GameBoomers

“If you haven't played a point-and-click, action adventure game in a while, Black Mirror II should be cause enough to bring you back to the old neighborhood.”
4.2/5 – Cheat Code Central

À propos de ce jeu

When solitary Darren Michaels befriends the beautiful Angelina, he has no idea what the fates hold in store for him. The alluring Angelina has also attracted the eye of several others; and when she suddenly disappears, Darren finds himself questioning what has happened to her while he is haunted by a series of torturous and ever-intensifying nightmares. Darren's search for his missing friend and his own sanity take him on a chilling expedition from his small New England town to Willow Creek, England - and the reigning evil of Black Mirror Castle.

Enter a dark, captivating world as the massive evil of Black Mirror Castle is reincarnated with over 100 atmospheric locations to explore and 40 different characters to interact with. Will Darren's search lead him to redemption or the hell of insanity? The answers can only be found in the Black Mirror - for once you gaze into it, you won't be able to look away.

Features:


  • An epic story of evil told in six chapters
  • Atmospheric effects such as rain, fog, and storms
  • More than 40 characters and hundreds of realistic animations
  • Challenging puzzles and mini-games
  • Over 100 different locations, including a medieval underground temple, a mental hospital, and a cemetery

Configuration requise

    Minimum:
    • Système d'exploitation : Windows XP SP3
    • Processeur : 1.4 GHz Pentium IV or faster
    • Mémoire vive : 512 MB de mémoire
    • Graphiques : 128 MB VRAM
    • DirectX : Version 9.0
    • Espace disque : 2 GB d'espace disque disponible
    • Carte son : DX9
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Majestic
( 14.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 17 mai
Un bon jeu d'aventure avec une bonne durée de vie. Les puzzles sont néanmoins très faciles (sauf peut-être ce satané taquin) et les seuls moments où vous serez bloqué seront ceux où vous n'aurez pas parlé à tel personnage ou ramassé tel objet. On regrettera d'ailleurs un gameplay trop basé sur le pixel-haunting.

Concernant le scéario, il s'annonçait bien au début mais la fin m'a un peu déçue car je l'ai trouvée trop prédictible et pas assez aboutie (dont notamment un rebondissement qui était un peu tiré par les cheveux)...

Mais mis à part cela, on passe quand même un bon moment, même si cet opus est à mon sens moins bon que le premier.
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AuntyJulie
( 28.7 heures en tout )
Posté le : 16 mai
I enjoyed Black Mirror 1 for the story and graphics, but not the voice overs or the characters. Black Mirror II took the best from Black Mirror 1 and added a new dimension to the game. It was interesting to see some of the characters and places from number 1 but adding in a more modern look really did the game justice. It was very well done, the characters, places, voice overs, graphics and music were all excellent. I also liked the fact that for those of us who get frustrated at a puzzle that, unable to complete, means that you can't see a game trhough to the end, there was a SKIP button! I have to say, for those who have not played the Black Mirror games before, although Black Mirror I was not as good as II, it is worth playing it first as the story is a continuation. I am now looking forward to playing Black Mirror III.....tomorrow!
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Dame Amethyst
( 11.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 12 mai
This game didn't get good until Chapter III. The point of the game seemed to be the MaGuyver escapes everywhere the main character turned. I did like seeing things from the first game...in ruins. Hope the third one is better.
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wqsmiley
( 17.0 heures en tout )
Posté le : 12 mai
I think i liked the first one just a little bit better, but this was most definetly one of the most engaging game i've played in years. I'm sorry I didn't come back to point & click games earlier. It took me roughly 15 hours of gameplay to finish it. I'll install Black Mirror 3 and start clicking again in a few minutes :)
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Shyhalu
( 17.3 heures en tout )
Posté le : 5 mai
Its a solid PnC adventure game, with only a few critical problems.


The character design, voice acting, cinematics, puzzles, mechanics, etc are well done....but the game suffers the black mirror syndrome....meaning that a large chunk of the game is bland/boring and mundane and has a pretty poorly done ending.

Its gets much better towards the latter half, pick up if you are going through the entire series.
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L0stLP
( 15.4 heures en tout )
Posté le : 1 avril
On its own: A very modern version of a point-and-click/horror with quick time events that can kill you. As part of a series: a bunch of questionable decisions that could have easily been avoided with ONE PROPER, HONEST conversation, but NO, let me dig my own grave here, as it the only sensible thing to do.

Unlike the first one this game has some improvements, it makes you feel like you are the knight in shining armour, but there is a lot more beneath the surface. You can see the hotpots and skip the minigames if you choose. On the other hand the death scenarios have been changed to split second decisions, heck sometimes a few of them in a row. The main character feels to hip-and-cool and is also a huge skeptic and out of place.
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BatGirlJack
( 15.0 heures en tout )
Posté le : 15 mars
There's really not much to say about this game. It's a solid, decent game with nothing outstanding in any way.

Like its predecessor, it's a very long, story based game, but features a more modern setting with an updated, unappreciated, sarcastic, Bostonian accented youth. There are hardly any mini-game puzzles, which is a shame because those that are there are really well designed and fun to play. Main character doesn't run, but most screens will let you jump to the next screen if you can click on an exit location. The notepad app was a great feature, providing totally clear instructions and accumulating hints if you get stuck and the hotspot screen is infinitely helpful when trying to find small items.

There are tons of bonus features I barely unlocked. So when playing, try to remember to take pictures of pretty much every character in the game.
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[ES.GR] Pithy (Brg)
( 24.5 heures en tout )
Posté le : 9 mars
Suite exceptionnelle, histoire, graphismes, niveau de difficulté, tout est là. Des jeux d'aventure aussi riches, on en redemande.
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babooshka32
( 38.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 7 mars
point and click sympa. les énigmes ne sont pas trop difficiles, l ambiance du jeu est sympa
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spiritworld
( 17.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 1 février
You're Darren Michaels who suddendly finds himself mixed in cult conspiracy and curse of aristocratic Gordon family. It's recommended that you have played BM1 since story depends greatly on the past events. Story was compelling and all the time I wanted to find more about what was going on. Also most of the flaws in the first game are fixed. You can still die but thanks to autosave slot it's just mildy frustrating. I'm used to that too often main characters in p&c are ♥♥♥♥♥ing moaners, but in BM2 every second NPC is an a-hole without reason. Especially why customer servers are the most infuriating lowlifes and bimbos? Or maybe it's a hidden statement... from time to tome there's a statements along the Darren's monologs: for example about environment.

The praise:
-Great graphics and improved animations. Animations are extremely well done and smooth
-interesting story
-well written dialog, sometimes you even learn some historical etc. stuff from surroundings
-autosave
-long
-diary that tells you exactly what is your goal atm

The nagging:
-you can still die
-almost everyone's a difficult person
-Darrens voice is like some irritating teenager's
-when other npc are animating (not when idling, but walking or standing up), you'll have to wait
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Genevieve
( 17.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 31 janvier
I love the Black Mirror games. I played the original some time back, now just catching up on the sequels. Very atmospheric, great if you love exploring areas and solving puzzles without getting shot at by random creatures or people.
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ElLirogono
( 13.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 24 janvier
This is a very good game, much better than the first part of the trilogy. I really liked the first two chapters, where you are slowly getting into the game by 'living' the main character rather instead of clicking on everything on the screen. You solve puzzles without even noticing they are puzzles. These are just things to do.
As the game progresses and the plot thickens the game changes into a more classic point&click adventures with symbol-searching puzzles, music puzzle, collecting elements puzzles, make your escape puzzles and so on. Thanks to the ability to highlight interactive points the game does not transform into a pixel hunt.
The story is really good, even if the twists are more or less predictable. It's nice to see some locations and characters from the Black Mirror I.
Animation of characters while interacting with environmnet is clumsy. I also did not like the few real-time action situations - they were unnatural, and a bit incoherent (going into action mode in some cases meant you will die after 2 seconds if you don't do anything; in other you could run forever in a room without any progress of the situation). Some of the character's reactions were not credible, as were the dialogue lines (something between implausible rudeness and Asperger's honesty in interactions with other people).
Graphics were quite ok, music was standing out too much - in such games/movies you should not really notice it to get more immersed in the atmosphere.
Overall a very good adventure game. To be played after the first part of the trilogy, if you want the full experience.
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Bioraye
( 29.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 22 janvier
Black Mirror 2 (BM 2), is the second title in a series of 3 (Black Mirror, Black Mirror 2 & Black Mirror 3).

The story started out interestingly in BM 1, and took a weird spin in BM 2 (but was somehow exciting). I have mixed feelings about it. It doesn't completely feel like a plausible sequel.

Some of the parts felt fun to play, while other parts felt rather drab.

In BM 2, there are some remnants of the "stiff" feeling during gameplay - as experienced in Black Mirror (especially, as the main character walks).

When examining certain items along the way, there's a tendency for the character to turn around, take a few steps, only to move back to where he initially moved from.

This feels really annoying at first, but it's not a major issue and really a matter of getting used to.

A fun fact, is that the character actually changes clothes (i.e. sleeveless jacket/coat) - at some point - depending on the weather. I found that very pleasing, because it adds a layer of realism to the game.

And just as in BM, the graphical textures & designs are splendid (e.g. beautiful animated clouds, water, reflections, impeccably furnished spaces). There's something very elegant & charming about it (which for me, added quite a bit of value).

I also found the protagonist (aka Darren Michaels) absolutely lovable, thanks to a well developed personality (i.e. witty/dry sense of humour, humanitarian spirit, realistic mindset, rebellious attitude but dignified at the same time).

And because of his intellectual background (= Physics major + lover of poetry/literature), some of the puzzles felt believable for him to solve, even though I deemed them dreadful & repetitive (luckily there's an option which allows to skip puzzles).

I felt a bit unsatisfied and preferred the puzzles in BM (which were not too complicated, not too tedious, not too repetitive).

I loved the interactive map (which allows the player to instantly travel from one explored place to another), and looks like an in-game postcard.

So, what happens is, when you want to move from one area to another (within the same town), you select the postcard in the inventory, which then becomes magnified on screen, and has images from all across town printed on it.

The images within the postcard (corresponding to the different areas in town), then just need to be clicked according to where you need to go and voila! - Darren goes off.

I thought that was brilliant & creative.

On a final note, I believe it's important to keep an open mind when playing this game. Some parts just feel "off" & "fuzzy". I found the supernatural parts not blending well with the realistic elements. And at times, I found the reactions and responses of the subcharacters awkward, and anything but natural.

Regardless of this matter, I still enjoyed the game, thanks to the amount of background info regarding the main character's lineage :). I just wished the creators had added more new content (story-wise), because the game does feel repetitive as is.

Still a classy game nonetheless!
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Conclave
( 14.3 heures en tout )
Posté le : 18 janvier
This is the best of its kind. I played many others similar like Gray Matter, Memento Mori, etc.

What I liked over other similar games
* Pre-rendered scene art is the best I've seen in games. Looks great on 1080p and blends very well with 3D art.
* Ease of interface. Game mechanics have been fairly painless compared to most adventure games.

The story is fairly engaging to keep you interested.
Overall atmosphere gets you into the story well.

You should get this game if you liked the other games I mentioned.
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Karadrhas
( 15.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 17 janvier
It is simply one of the best point & click adventure games of all times. I had played all three parts of the Black Mirror series couple of years back and when I saw them now on Steam, I just had to buy them. The whole trilogy of Black Mirror is an absolute must for every adventure games' fan, and I am more than sure that the old school players are all well aware of it. Therefore, I am writing this review for all of you who read about that title for the first time.

The series can stand proudly among the Monkey Island and the Broken Sword series and I simply do not understand why it is not just as famous as the abovementioned titles. However, there is something special about the second instalment of the series. Contrary to Black Mirror I where the atmosphere is somewhat frenetic from the very beginning, the second story evolves at a slower pace, but allows the player to better identify with a 'fin du siecle' type of character that Darren is. In contrast to Samuel from part one who was scared all the time, Daniel does not give a rat's ♥♥♥ but is rather reluctantly intertwined in the events that are taking place. Darren gives the game a unique atmosphere: there is a balance between solving the mystery and having a relaxed (and very often sarcastic) attitude towards everything. That is why he reminds me of George Stobbart from the Broken Sword so much.

The puzzles are well balanced, perhaps sometimes a bit simple (the option to show all the interactive elements on the screen makes everything significantly easier - though you do not have to use it when you do not want to), but do not think that the game does not pose a challenge at all. There is a fascinating story behind all of this and I just find myself playing it once more just for the sake of the story. Voice acting was done in an exquisite fashion - every character is believable and makes the whole experience comparable to watching a good film. The graphics has aged really well and you can immerse yourself in the game just as well as a few years back. Last but not least, the game is an amazing commentary on the modern world and for that specific reason everybody can find something for themselves in the story that is told. That is the very reason I want to play one more time. I sincerely recommend it - your money will be well spent.
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yesimjen
( 23.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 12 janvier
Much better than the Gabriel Knight series! Oh, snap!
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Eclaer
( 22.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 2 janvier
The Black Mirror II has some nice looking graphics of the gothic variety. This is maybe the strongest point of it. Typical to adventure games, the game progresses by you carefully combing through all the points of interest. Sometimes you have to look at a thing later again that you had already looked at. Sometimes you can collect junk when you don't know what its for, and at other times the character only accepts to pick something up after there's a need for it. I resorted to the 'aargh I'll just try any item on any other item or hotspot' to solve problems at least a few times to try to get the game to move on. The puzzles are mostly easy, of the familiar (say 'sliding puzzle') variety and for the others the answer is typically written somewhere nearby, or the main character helpfully narrates what you should try next. This eery precognition, the main characters tendency to jump into conclusions, and the fact that the storyline progresses in an unplausible manner, gave me a continuous feeling of disbelief. At many occasions I stared slack-jawed at what just happened. Such things might be okay in a fantasy world, but the game supposedly portrays contemporary (albeit magical) realism where its unlikely people would behave like they do in the game.

I'd give it 7/10 ('ok but flawed'). As Steam allows only recommended or not, its a no.
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Artemur
( 11.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 1 janvier
pros

- gorgeous background art
- voice acting much better than first game
- fast paced plot and this game's story tied pretty good with BM 1's story
- some unexpected twists in story. you re gonna surprised in the end
- easy puzzles
- there is auto save
- eerie soundtrack
- dark atmosphere.
- a likeable protagonist and interesting side characters.

cons

- abrupt and lame ending just like BM 1.
- this game is not as scary and bloody as first one and you won't find BM 1 's gothic environments and atmosphere too much.
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Cerisah
( 20.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 28 décembre 2015
Deuxième volet de la trilogie, ce jeu là est mon préféré parmi les trois.

Points positifs :
- on ne tourne en rond à aucun moment contrairement au premier volet. Et on voyage ! On voyage beaucoup même. Les décors sont très variés et ça, ça fait plaisir. Je ne me suis ennuyée à aucun moment dans ce jeu, je suis même devenue accro...
- le graphisme. Réalisé des années après le volet 1, on sent qu'on ne joue plus dans la même cour. Les personnages et les décors sont beaux, très beaux. Ca aussi, ça fait plaisir, comparé au Black Mirror 1.
- l'atmosphère. Elle reste la même que celle de Black Mirror 1, sauf peut-être au début (où l'on se trouve aux Etats-Unis et non au Royaume-Uni). Glauque, sombre, un peu flippante. Moi j'adore !
- l'humour. Encore une fois, comparé au 1, ça fait plaisir d'avoir un peu d'humour. Je pensais ne pas pouvoir me détacher du personnage de Samuel (le personnage clé du 1) et en fait, ce Darren est carrément plus fun. Samuel me semble tellement plus froid maintenant...
- les sauvegardes automatiques ! Merci au gentil monsieur qui a inventé ce système de sauvegarde automatique ! C'est simple : Black Mirror 1, tu meurs, tu peux te taper la tête contre un mur si tu savais pas que t'allais mourir et que tu n'as pas sauvegardé. Black Mirror 2 et 3 : miracle ! on a sauvegardé pour toi juste avant que tu meurs et tu peux recommencer juste là où tu en étais. Ca semble pas grand chose mais pour ceux qui ont joué au 1 et se sont retrouvés devant un loup en ayant plus aucune balle dans leur revolver pour le tuer comprendront ce que je veux dire...

Points négatifs
- un peu moins réaliste que le 1 je trouve. Si vous n'avez rien contre les fantômes et les possessions, ça ne dérangera pas...
- un peu moins de péripéties par rapport au 1. Bon, en fait, j'exagère, il y a surtout moins de meurtres et mon côté "mouah ah ah" a été un peu déçu...
- la fin. Comme pour le 1, j'ai été décu. On reste planté là sans savoir ce qui s'est passé... Si vous faites le 3 tout de suite après le 2, ce n'est pas du tout un soucis. Mais je plains les gens qui ont acheté ce volet à sa sortie et n'ont pas pu faire le 3 juste après.....

Au final, je trouve que c'est un très bon jeu. A mon avis, on joue à Black Mirror surtout pour l'intrigue et l'atmosphère. Rien à dire là-dessus. Je recommande.
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malcolmmackay224
( 21.5 heures en tout )
Posté le : 18 décembre 2015
An excellent adventure game, for the most part it is great.

I usually don't like horror stories, but I found this one to be easy to follow and quite gripping. For the most part the puzzles were very fair. In the end game sequence there was one place where I got stuck due to what seemed like a glitch in the interface. The final puzzle with the ropes completed baffled me, but almost all the other puzzles were fine.
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Deuxième volet de la trilogie, ce jeu là est mon préféré parmi les trois.

Points positifs :
- on ne tourne en rond à aucun moment contrairement au premier volet. Et on voyage ! On voyage beaucoup même. Les décors sont très variés et ça, ça fait plaisir. Je ne me suis ennuyée à aucun moment dans ce jeu, je suis même devenue accro...
- le graphisme. Réalisé des années après le volet 1, on sent qu'on ne joue plus dans la même cour. Les personnages et les décors sont beaux, très beaux. Ca aussi, ça fait plaisir, comparé au Black Mirror 1.
- l'atmosphère. Elle reste la même que celle de Black Mirror 1, sauf peut-être au début (où l'on se trouve aux Etats-Unis et non au Royaume-Uni). Glauque, sombre, un peu flippante. Moi j'adore !
- l'humour. Encore une fois, comparé au 1, ça fait plaisir d'avoir un peu d'humour. Je pensais ne pas pouvoir me détacher du personnage de Samuel (le personnage clé du 1) et en fait, ce Darren est carrément plus fun. Samuel me semble tellement plus froid maintenant...
- les sauvegardes automatiques ! Merci au gentil monsieur qui a inventé ce système de sauvegarde automatique ! C'est simple : Black Mirror 1, tu meurs, tu peux te taper la tête contre un mur si tu savais pas que t'allais mourir et que tu n'as pas sauvegardé. Black Mirror 2 et 3 : miracle ! on a sauvegardé pour toi juste avant que tu meurs et tu peux recommencer juste là où tu en étais. Ca semble pas grand chose mais pour ceux qui ont joué au 1 et se sont retrouvés devant un loup en ayant plus aucune balle dans leur revolver pour le tuer comprendront ce que je veux dire...

Points négatifs
- un peu moins réaliste que le 1 je trouve. Si vous n'avez rien contre les fantômes et les possessions, ça ne dérangera pas...
- un peu moins de péripéties par rapport au 1. Bon, en fait, j'exagère, il y a surtout moins de meurtres et mon côté "mouah ah ah" a été un peu déçu...
- la fin. Comme pour le 1, j'ai été décu. On reste planté là sans savoir ce qui s'est passé... Si vous faites le 3 tout de suite après le 2, ce n'est pas du tout un soucis. Mais je plains les gens qui ont acheté ce volet à sa sortie et n'ont pas pu faire le 3 juste après.....

Au final, je trouve que c'est un très bon jeu. A mon avis, on joue à Black Mirror surtout pour l'intrigue et l'atmosphère. Rien à dire là-dessus. Je recommande.
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Posté le : 22 janvier
Black Mirror 2 (BM 2), is the second title in a series of 3 (Black Mirror, Black Mirror 2 & Black Mirror 3).

The story started out interestingly in BM 1, and took a weird spin in BM 2 (but was somehow exciting). I have mixed feelings about it. It doesn't completely feel like a plausible sequel.

Some of the parts felt fun to play, while other parts felt rather drab.

In BM 2, there are some remnants of the "stiff" feeling during gameplay - as experienced in Black Mirror (especially, as the main character walks).

When examining certain items along the way, there's a tendency for the character to turn around, take a few steps, only to move back to where he initially moved from.

This feels really annoying at first, but it's not a major issue and really a matter of getting used to.

A fun fact, is that the character actually changes clothes (i.e. sleeveless jacket/coat) - at some point - depending on the weather. I found that very pleasing, because it adds a layer of realism to the game.

And just as in BM, the graphical textures & designs are splendid (e.g. beautiful animated clouds, water, reflections, impeccably furnished spaces). There's something very elegant & charming about it (which for me, added quite a bit of value).

I also found the protagonist (aka Darren Michaels) absolutely lovable, thanks to a well developed personality (i.e. witty/dry sense of humour, humanitarian spirit, realistic mindset, rebellious attitude but dignified at the same time).

And because of his intellectual background (= Physics major + lover of poetry/literature), some of the puzzles felt believable for him to solve, even though I deemed them dreadful & repetitive (luckily there's an option which allows to skip puzzles).

I felt a bit unsatisfied and preferred the puzzles in BM (which were not too complicated, not too tedious, not too repetitive).

I loved the interactive map (which allows the player to instantly travel from one explored place to another), and looks like an in-game postcard.

So, what happens is, when you want to move from one area to another (within the same town), you select the postcard in the inventory, which then becomes magnified on screen, and has images from all across town printed on it.

The images within the postcard (corresponding to the different areas in town), then just need to be clicked according to where you need to go and voila! - Darren goes off.

I thought that was brilliant & creative.

On a final note, I believe it's important to keep an open mind when playing this game. Some parts just feel "off" & "fuzzy". I found the supernatural parts not blending well with the realistic elements. And at times, I found the reactions and responses of the subcharacters awkward, and anything but natural.

Regardless of this matter, I still enjoyed the game, thanks to the amount of background info regarding the main character's lineage :). I just wished the creators had added more new content (story-wise), because the game does feel repetitive as is.

Still a classy game nonetheless!
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11.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 1 janvier
pros

- gorgeous background art
- voice acting much better than first game
- fast paced plot and this game's story tied pretty good with BM 1's story
- some unexpected twists in story. you re gonna surprised in the end
- easy puzzles
- there is auto save
- eerie soundtrack
- dark atmosphere.
- a likeable protagonist and interesting side characters.

cons

- abrupt and lame ending just like BM 1.
- this game is not as scary and bloody as first one and you won't find BM 1 's gothic environments and atmosphere too much.
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Posté le : 18 janvier
This is the best of its kind. I played many others similar like Gray Matter, Memento Mori, etc.

What I liked over other similar games
* Pre-rendered scene art is the best I've seen in games. Looks great on 1080p and blends very well with 3D art.
* Ease of interface. Game mechanics have been fairly painless compared to most adventure games.

The story is fairly engaging to keep you interested.
Overall atmosphere gets you into the story well.

You should get this game if you liked the other games I mentioned.
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You're Darren Michaels who suddendly finds himself mixed in cult conspiracy and curse of aristocratic Gordon family. It's recommended that you have played BM1 since story depends greatly on the past events. Story was compelling and all the time I wanted to find more about what was going on. Also most of the flaws in the first game are fixed. You can still die but thanks to autosave slot it's just mildy frustrating. I'm used to that too often main characters in p&c are ♥♥♥♥♥ing moaners, but in BM2 every second NPC is an a-hole without reason. Especially why customer servers are the most infuriating lowlifes and bimbos? Or maybe it's a hidden statement... from time to tome there's a statements along the Darren's monologs: for example about environment.

The praise:
-Great graphics and improved animations. Animations are extremely well done and smooth
-interesting story
-well written dialog, sometimes you even learn some historical etc. stuff from surroundings
-autosave
-long
-diary that tells you exactly what is your goal atm

The nagging:
-you can still die
-almost everyone's a difficult person
-Darrens voice is like some irritating teenager's
-when other npc are animating (not when idling, but walking or standing up), you'll have to wait
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It's very entertaining and with very good story.
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The Black Mirror II has some nice looking graphics of the gothic variety. This is maybe the strongest point of it. Typical to adventure games, the game progresses by you carefully combing through all the points of interest. Sometimes you have to look at a thing later again that you had already looked at. Sometimes you can collect junk when you don't know what its for, and at other times the character only accepts to pick something up after there's a need for it. I resorted to the 'aargh I'll just try any item on any other item or hotspot' to solve problems at least a few times to try to get the game to move on. The puzzles are mostly easy, of the familiar (say 'sliding puzzle') variety and for the others the answer is typically written somewhere nearby, or the main character helpfully narrates what you should try next. This eery precognition, the main characters tendency to jump into conclusions, and the fact that the storyline progresses in an unplausible manner, gave me a continuous feeling of disbelief. At many occasions I stared slack-jawed at what just happened. Such things might be okay in a fantasy world, but the game supposedly portrays contemporary (albeit magical) realism where its unlikely people would behave like they do in the game.

I'd give it 7/10 ('ok but flawed'). As Steam allows only recommended or not, its a no.
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This is a very good game, much better than the first part of the trilogy. I really liked the first two chapters, where you are slowly getting into the game by 'living' the main character rather instead of clicking on everything on the screen. You solve puzzles without even noticing they are puzzles. These are just things to do.
As the game progresses and the plot thickens the game changes into a more classic point&click adventures with symbol-searching puzzles, music puzzle, collecting elements puzzles, make your escape puzzles and so on. Thanks to the ability to highlight interactive points the game does not transform into a pixel hunt.
The story is really good, even if the twists are more or less predictable. It's nice to see some locations and characters from the Black Mirror I.
Animation of characters while interacting with environmnet is clumsy. I also did not like the few real-time action situations - they were unnatural, and a bit incoherent (going into action mode in some cases meant you will die after 2 seconds if you don't do anything; in other you could run forever in a room without any progress of the situation). Some of the character's reactions were not credible, as were the dialogue lines (something between implausible rudeness and Asperger's honesty in interactions with other people).
Graphics were quite ok, music was standing out too much - in such games/movies you should not really notice it to get more immersed in the atmosphere.
Overall a very good adventure game. To be played after the first part of the trilogy, if you want the full experience.
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Posté le : 12 mai 2015
J'ai trouvé cette suite bien plus intéressante que le premier opus, qui fait finalement figure d'introduction à la série et la "malédiction des Gordon".

Si le début a du mal à accrocher, ça devient très vite passionnant avec l'enquête du chapitre 1, puis surtout le retour à Willow Creek et Black Mirror.

Les twists sont intéressants et inattendus : le scénario est très bon ! Mais le 3 va être un passage obligé pour obtenir les réponses à toutes les questions.

Les problèmes du 1 sont résolus : on peut mourir, mais une sauvegarde automatique ramène un instant avant le choix fatal. Les énigmes sont globalement simples, mais certains puzzles offriront quelques challenges.
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Très proche du premier volet de la série, cet épisode bénéficie des améliorations gaphiques de son époque : les décors sont plus beaux et les animations nettement plus convaincantes.

La version est en VOSTF mais il est aisé de comprendre l'histoire car tous les textes sont affichés (un peu petit pour moi mais bon...).

Les dialogues sont très présents et l'interface / utilisation des objets sont aisées à manipuler.

Je n'ai rencontré qu'un bug (à l'Hotel, chap III, dans la chambre après avoir ouvert la trappe) et de rares problèmes d'affichage graphique (certaines têtes de personnage).

Il me semble plus facile que le premier volet car il y a moins d'énigme ou de puzzle à résoudre, l'essentiel est du Point and Click des plus classique (certains objets sont parfois un peu difficile à trouver).

L'histoire est sympatique et s'inscrit dans la continuité (12 ans plus tard), dans la seconde partie du jeu on retrouve quelques lieux du premier épisode. Le jeu est assez long on peut compter 3 bonnes heures par chapitre (j'ai mis 18 heures pour les six chapitres, le dernier étant plus court).

Je n'ai pas été entièrement convaincu par l'histoire mais globalement j'ai quand même passé un bon (et long) momment avec Daren.

Note : on peut "mourir" au cours de l'aventure mais il y a une sauvegarde automatique qui se fait juste avant, quelle bonne idée !

A conseiller pour les amateurs des jeux d'aventures (sans trop de puzzles). Prendre le Pack des trois jeux Black Mirror à petit prix.
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Malgré que le scénario du premier chapitre soit long à démarrer, le reste de l'histoire est captivante. La personnalité du personnage principal (Darren) évolue vraiment bien ainsi que tous les personnages d'ailleurs! Les décors et l'ambiance sont magnifiques, malheureusement, c'est moins le cas pour les personnages (ils sont plutôt statique et mal travaillés). Ma seule vrai déception (mais qui peut-être fera plaisir à certain) : les puzzles ne sont pas assez nombreux et pas très stimulants. La durée de vie est vraiment très bien, une vingtaine d'heure dans mon cas.

J'étais rétisante à jouer à la suite d'un si bon jeu d'aventure qu'est le premier opus, mais revoir Willowcreek et le manoir Black Mirror, ça vaut drôlement le prix de ce jeux.
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Posté le : 13 novembre 2015
Un point & click mélangeant habilement épouvante, thriller, aventure et tout ce qui fait une bonne recette de jeu...

Le scénario est très bien ficelé, de nombreux rebondissements inattendus quoi qu'on en dise... Les graphismes sont très jolis dans leur genre, pas mal de décors sont passés sur le photo-shooting donc c'est un genre on aime ou pas, pour ma part j'ai vraiment apprécié. Les muiques et les divers bruitages sont également bien angoissants pour nous plonger complètement dans The Black Mirror II.

On retrouve, à de nombreux passages, des références au premier titre mais également à de nombreux films comme Shining, L'Exorciste,...

Le seul petit bémol que l'on pourra faire ressortir est celui des animations un peu lentes ou saccadées en jeu et un héros donnant au jeu une vitesse assez ralentie. L'intérêt du scénario, les mystères autour de la famille Gordon et l'intrigue très bien ficelée tout au long du jeu contrebalancent très positivement cette lenteur parfois exaspérante.

J'espère que la suite et fin de cette trilogie va être à la hauteur de mes attentes... Go ! >> 16.5/20
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Posté le : 27 septembre 2014
Worth the money, in my opinion.

Positives:
+ Interesting, deep storyline.
+ Many puzzles and lots of interaction, which provide a good challenge.
+ An amusing, entertaining protagonist. I really got into the character whilst playing this game.
+ Voice acting is not dull, and actually pretty good.
+ Character can die, making it different from most point and click games. Remember to save your progress. I think this is a positive personally.
+ You can tell a lot of work has gone into this game, and it shows in the quality.

Negatives:
- As point and click as it gets. If you don't like point and click games, you should probably step away from this. If you're not sure if you like them or not, then I still think this is a worthwhile and fun purchase.
- Although the tabs state that this is a 'horror', it isn't really. More of a mystery, without the typical detective characters.
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Posté le : 12 octobre 2015
Black Mirror 2
Rating: 8/10
Overview: Traditional Point and Click Adventure Game

The Good:

+ Rich detailed graphics with a variety of different options

+ Hotspot indicator showcasing which areas on screen can be interacted with. A feature that should be mandatory for any point and click adventure game. This feature alone eliminates a lot of frustration

+ Scroll through your inventory using your middle mouse wheel makes it very easy to see which inventory items work with different hotspot areas within each location.

+ The traditional point and click puzzles are really well done if not a bit on the easy side but fit nicely with the overall theme of the game.

+ Revisiting old locations from the first Black Mirror 1 is really cool, even better is that you see these locations from a different camera angle which offers a fresh new perspective on something familiar.

+Soundtrack


The Average:

You really need to play Black Mirror 1 to appreciate this game. Although it is by no means a requirement to play this game, it becomes harder to care about the story or characters if you never played the first. The game starts off fairly slow and takes a long while to pick up and get going but it gets more and more interesting the more you play.


Certain static puzzles (slider puzzles, combination lock puzzles etc) could have used better clues to solve them. This only become a problem near the end of the game.


The Bad:

I hated the main character. I hated his accent, I hated the way he looks, I hated the way he spoke to other characters, I hated everything about him. Luckily I could skip his dialogue which helped me immensely.

Sadly I experienced hard freezes in the early parts of the game. Nothing but a hard reset from my computer would fix the problem. It got so bad that I was thinking of quitting the game all together. Luckily it was only happening in the beginning of the game and I was able to get through it.

Conclusion:

I gave the first Black Mirror a negative review, this game however fixes a lot of the problems I had with the first game and is a MUCH better experience overall. This turned out to be a very good game the more I played it and was pleasantly surprised how engrossing the story became the further I went along given the slow start. I don't think I would have appreciated the game had I not played the first but sometimes you have to tolerate the bad before you get to the good.
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Posté le : 24 août 2014
Great followup to the first Black Mirror which had some serious flaws. It stays true to the original story (the only good part of first game IMO) and expands upon it in an interesting way. Good graphics, really nice enviroments, great adaptive music and overall good voice overs (way better than the first game).

I've played through quite alot of adventure games and I would rank this one in the top 5.

Now I'm off to see if the third game can top it!
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After absolutely HATING the first game (mostly due to it's thoroughly unlikable and horribly acted protagonist) I pretty much ignored the second game in the series. I'm glad I finally gave it a chance when it came to Steam though, as it felt like a VAST improvement.

A MUCH more likable protagonist, a better paced story which still manages to be mostly ambiguous as to whether there's anything supernatural going on or not, more logical puzzles...there's a lot here which is much improved over the first game. It's a good length too but the variety of locations with a minimum of backtracking helps keep it interesting.

The voice acting is still mostly terrible, but that's pretty much to be expected of adventure games of it's time. It also has possibly one of the most ridiculously abrupt cliffhanger endings I've seen (from what I gather it runs directly into the third and final game) but overall...yeah. I liked it.

Four cases of hereditary brain-madness out of five.
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Posté le : 17 avril 2014
Engaging storyline with some nice twist and turns. It is not so much of a "horror" game but has plenty of dark themes, creepy atmosphere and haunting music. The protagonist is a bit of an irritating brat at the start, but he slowly becomes more sympathetic to other people and thus more relatable at the end. Speaking of the ending, it is more of a "buy the third game to find out what happened!" type of cliffhanger, so be warned.
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Posté le : 5 mai 2014
A fun and enjoyable Point and Click game with interesting locations and characters with a very dark storyline - a welcome change from the usual light hearted competition. A few scares here and there, but nothing which you will lose any sleep over.

Yes , as mentioned elsewhere, the main character comes across a bit like a spoilt brat at first but his dry sense of humour soon becomes quite amusing to listen to.

Solid graphics with a mix of prerendered scenes and hand painted artwork this game was a pleasure to admire.
It also features a "Show items" hotkey similar to Secret Files which you may love or hate - I find it a very useful feature as well as the option for hints should you find yourself stuck.

Overall a very worthwhile Point and Click adventure which I look forward to replaying in the coming years.
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Posté le : 25 août 2014
I played first part as a kid. It was very good point'n'click and also a great horror story for a kid like me. Second part is turning on slowly but then it spins like crazy. Its should be called action point and click. Tension aint releasing you until the very resolve. Or not resolve at all. THE END? Im instalin third part now i want to know WHAT HAPPEND NEXT! Good story, logic riddles (syndrom of connect u wiener with floor to make a flower grow aint appearing here;D) Perfect soft horror and detective storytelling. If you liked first part you will love this game!
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