Straathelderzienden. Hun flitsende neonborden zijn overal en beloven veel liefde, rijkdom en geluk. Ze verdienen een fortuin door te jagen op de lichtgelovigen en ze droog te melken. Dus wanneer deze slachtoffers doodgaan en verwarde geesten achterlaten, kan alleen een echt medium (en haar eigenzinngie spirituele gids) de boel opruimen.
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Releasedatum: 13 jan 2012

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"The Blackwell Deception is a very strong addition to the point and click genre. The series definitely one that any fan should have in their collection."
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Straathelderzienden. Hun flitsende neonborden zijn overal en beloven veel liefde, rijkdom en geluk. Ze verdienen een fortuin door te jagen op de lichtgelovigen en ze droog te melken. Dus wanneer deze slachtoffers doodgaan en verwarde geesten achterlaten, kan alleen een echt medium (en haar eigenzinngie spirituele gids) de boel opruimen.
Van beroerde binnenstadse nachtclubs tot penthouseappartementen tot een luxueus jacht op de Hudson-rivier, Rosa en Joey zullen de waarheid uitvinden over de ondergrondse wereld vol met straathelderzienden. Inclusief een paar geheimen die Joey liever verborgen zou willen houden.

Systeemeisen

    • Besturingssysteem: Windows ME of hoger
    • Processor: Pentium III 700 MHz of beter
    • Geheugen: 64 MB RAM
    • Videokaart: 640x400, 32-bits kleur
    • DirectX®: 5.0
    • Harde schijf: 350 MB vrije ruimte
    • Geluidskaart: Alle DirectX-compatibele geluidskaarten
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10 van de 11 mensen (91%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
7.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 4 januari
Overview: Blackwell Deception is the forth installment in my favorite point-and-click adventure series in this century. The Blackwell series definitely has a special place in my heart. Deception tells the story of Rosangela Blackwell, a not-so-novice medium, and Joey, a spirit stuck with the Blackwell family, and they both go about solving mysteries in NYC and investigating cases related to ghosts who couldn't move on to the afterlife.

Pros:
  • Despite having ghosts and all, characters are very realistic, well-developed, deep, interesting, funny, and loveable
  • The story is interesting and solving the mysteries is really fun
  • The puzzles are kept to a sober level of difficulty, but there's no handholding, either
  • The dialogues and the voice acting are really outstanding, I can't stress it enough. And this game has no problems with different volumes like its prequel.
  • Has a very interesting mechanic in which you combine clues instead of just items to solve puzzles, and that works really well with the investigation theme. This feature is even improved in this game.
  • Once again, you get to control both Rosa and Joey (whose roll is even bigger now), adding a lot to the puzzles
  • Having the smartphone to do research and call makes the game flow even better than the previous games
  • Beautiful, beautiful retro graphics
  • BGM is awesome, probably the best so far in the series, or at least as good as Unbound

Cons:
  • No in-game way to change the resolution
  • Alt+tabbing and alt+escing kinda screw the game (keyboard stops being recognized, some dialogues get cut down in a split second and you can't listen to/read them anymore), so you'll probably have to quit it and load it again to solve it

Bought on: I got it on a trade for another game key/link I had. Its full price is US$ 9,99 (R$ 16,99), and it's been as cheap as 90% off on Steam.

Verdict: This game is the last game in the series I've played so far (will start Epiphany right after I finish this review). Deception is considerably better, longer, and more clever than its prequels. It's really fun and brings you back to old-school adventure games, while still bringing fresh elements to the table. If you're into classic point-and-click games, you most definitely have to try it! I had played it a few years ago and it was still fun to replay it now. Don't forget to play the other titles first! While you could play Deception as a standalone game, you'll miss a lot if you haven't played them.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
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7.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 20 maart
I am a huge fan of all the blackwell games, and I can honstly say: buy this aswell!

I see they have made some updates on the graphics when it comes to the picture of people who is speaking,but kept the charm of 8-bit on the rest of the game! (me like)

The story is interesting, but I feel the beginning is somehow comfusing, since you're starting right away on a mission (as an intro) and then the text for the intro pops up. (After that ofc, you are free to play the game). I do believe that If you haven't played the other games, or read this, the intro can be kinda confusing. And you will/can be confused about how to do things or play thie game, since there is no tutorial.

Other then that, the game has some (very) small annying parts, were you have to click _exactly_ at the subject you are suppose to click on. If not, they will tell you they can't do anything about it, and you will be misslead and guided to endless wonder on what you need to do next.

Besides this the story and the "puzzles" are pretty good. You ofc, need to think a little, but it's normal logic! :)
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4 van de 6 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 januari
if your into point and clicks adventure games you can't go wrong with the Blackwell series.
they are ghost / detective stories where you'll need to swap between the 2 to hunt for clues.
kinda of serous stories with humor based on dialog between a shy shut in girl and her disgruntled ghost.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
8.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 1 maart
The fourth and penultimate Blackwell game oozes confidence. The decent voice acting and improved graphics power a compelling story which again reveals some backstory. Each game in the series has provided an intuitive leap in terms of storytelling and puzzles, cleverly layering the characters so that you really feel you know them. As well as a solid story in its own right, this game sets up the fifth and final Blackwell episode (sad, but it's better to wrap up a strong series than give us diminishing returns). Ah, I'm gonna miss these games. Don't forget to check out WadjetEye Games' website.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
5.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 mei
Out of all the Blackwell games so far, this one is SIGNIFICANTLY longer. Fans of the story will love to hear that a lot of loose threads from previous Blackwell games start coming together in an awesome way in this installment. "Everything is connected" indeed! The conclusion to this one is rather unexpected and leaves you with that great feeling that the story you're partaking in is every bit as good as tv or film.

As much as I have to praise the great-as-usual story in this installment, I unfortunately have to dock this one a few points in the puzzles department. In the previous Blackwell games, the solutions to puzzles have always for the most part made perfect sense, and you could arrive at the solutions very logically. Deception is the first installment in the Blackwell series where I have felt that some of the solutions to the puzzles involve doing things that you are very unlikely to think of doing... or doing things that past experience has taught you would never work (e.g. what you can and cannot do with the neck tie) or involve factoring in a piece of information that has never mattered in a Blackwell game before and so it doesn't even register as something you should pay attention to (e.g. in ONE case and ONE case only, you need to notice what time of day it appears to be based on the sun in the sky when looking at the map menu... I mean, COME ON. It's a menu, and there is ZERO precedent for that and it never comes up again.)

Basically, some of the solutions in Deception rely not only on the information you've uncovered while investigating (as is usually the case in Blackwell) and instead throw in some some one-off, special case thing that adds a sort of secret hitch to uncovering the next lead. And actually, there is one puzzle in the game where you have to perform a set of actions in a particular sequence, but if you do it in the WRONG sequence on your first try, then the puzzle is completely unsolvable.... there IS a way to reset it by talking to a character at a completely different location, but you have no way of knowing that, so if it happens to you, it is extremely confusing.

Anyway, I don't want to harp on about it too long. Suffice to say, I thought the puzzles were a little more flawed than usual in this installment, but still an excellent game, and the story was as good as ever.
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