The sequel to the award winning adventure hit Secret Files Tunguska. Famine in Africa, floods in Southeast Asia, economic crisis in Europe, and civil wars in South America, the world is on the brink of disaster.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (14 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 29, 2009
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Includes 4 items: Secret Files Tunguska, Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis, Secret Files 3, Secret Files: Sam Peters

 

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The sequel to the award winning adventure hit Secret Files Tunguska. Famine in Africa, floods in Southeast Asia, economic crisis in Europe, and civil wars in South America, the world is on the brink of disaster. Nina Kalenkow is trying to escape all of this as well as her failed relationship with Max Gruber on a nostalgic cruise to Portugal. Nina becomes a witness to murder in the Hamburg docks and is soon thrust into the spotlight of events that encompass not only continents but also centuries.

  • "Facial animation" for visualizing emotions and speech
  • Innovative puzzle design that always remains logical and fair
  • Detailed and impressive pre-rendered backgrounds
  • Real-time light and shadow effects of 3D characters and environments

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processor: Pentium III or 100% compatible processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 compatible AGP or PCI Express video card (at least 32 MB)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB hard disk space
    • Sound: DirectX® 9 compatible 16 bit sound card (optional)
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.6 hrs on record
Good game though it seems pretty budget to me. Totally worth your while if you get it with a 75% discount.
Posted: June 24
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
12.7 hrs on record
not so bad, still old school. pros: main character's voice improved, main plot entertaining. cons: even easier, interactions too easy to spot on the background.
Posted: November 14, 2013
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
16.0 hrs on record
I finished the first Secret Files on the Wii, and I have to say that Part 2 so far is much nicer. The graphics are much better and the controls on the mouse are much easier to use. I like how the game ties into part 1 nicely.
Posted: December 29, 2013
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.2 hrs on record
Whilst not as good as the original Secret Files, this sequel does have its highlights and features an engaging plot. Worth buying if you want to know what happened next in the lives of Nina Kalenkov and Max Gruber.
Posted: April 4
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
10.3 hrs on record
A rather big step down in quality from the already mediocre Secret Files 1: Tunguska. Everything is worse here: The graphics, the story, the music, the puzzles, the characters, and - holy hell - the voice acting! Literally some of the worst acting and voice direction I've heard in my life. You know you're in trouble when you constantly want to gnaw your mouse-clicking hand off while being exposed to yet another lengthy and supremely annoying internal monologue delivered with a warbling vibrato.

And the jokes - don't get me started on the "jokes". The quips in this game are so embarrassingly bad, the fourth-wall-breaking references so completely out of place that they soil the whole tone of the game. Puritas Cordis doesn't seem to be able to decide whether it's supposed to be taken halfway seriously or as a complete farce. Every other character you run into spews nothing but sarcasm at you, and the main character positively oozes sarcasm from her every pore. You can't have coherent dialogue when everybody's sarcastic! Conversations are mostly comprised of annoying drivel that goes on and on a good while after stating the obvious while throwing dead-on-arrival puns in the mix.

Even the puzzles are, for the most part, insane. Gone are the relatively coherent and logical puzzles of the original - You need to be on some pretty heavy medication to come up with the solutions to a few of the crazier brain-benders in here. Avoid if you value your sanity.
Posted: October 28, 2013
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