Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame Collector's Edition
August 23, 2019
3 Difficulties + Custom Mode
Exclusive Bonus Chapter
Integrated Strategy Guide
Wallpapers & Cutscenes
Soundtracks & Concept Art
Replayable HOs & Puzzles
Achievements & Collectibles
Morphing Objects & Souvenir Room
The Master Detective of the Mystery Case Files agency is definitely a smart guy, but is he ready for his most masterful opponent yet? When your case takes you to the mysterious Zenith Museum of Oddities, you quickly get caught up in a complex web of danger and deceit. Eipix Entertainment proudly presents the first Mystery Case files sequel of 2019, the nineteenth installment in this fan-favorite HOPA franchise!
Mystery Case Files is an iconic series for many reasons. Return to Ravenhearst was the pioneer of the now-popular Hidden Object Adventure format and Dire Grove was one of the very first casual games to utilize real-life actors, but the most important thread that ties all sequels together is the complexity is often the core of a Mystery Case Files game. While the series has gotten a little shaky as of late, Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame exceeds all expectations.
First off, the storyline here is fascinating, thrilling, multi-layered, and extremely clever. On one hand, the direct references to previous Mystery Case Files cases have previously been used as a focus on Mystery Case Files: Rewind. On the other hand, unlike last year’s unexpected sequel, the adventure-based gameplay in this one allows the callbacks to previous games to really shine. Long-time fans of the series will definitely be thrilled to catch all the Easter eggs and see recreations of familiar locations come to life. At the same time, the storyline alone is engaging enough to maintain a level of suspense for new players.
Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame does not only excel on the story level, but also on all other dimensions. The complexity of the gameplay is quite astounding. From the hidden object scenes to the puzzles, every single element is incredibly well thoughtout and crafted. Even the adventure components are cleverly layered and offer plenty of challenge, the whole game feels like one giant entertaining puzzle.
Furthermore, Eipix also saves some of their best graphics for this game. The intricate artwork is elevated by fantastic lighting, breathtaking animations, and a simply mind-blowing production quality. In the same vein, the soundtracks and the voice acting are superb and help enhance the immersive experience of the game.
Whether you think this is the best Mystery Case Files game or not totally depends on your personal preference, but the the game definitely does not waste a single minute of its four and a half hours runtime. The Collector’s Edition features a 45-minute bonus chapter, a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, videos, replayable hidden object scenes, replayable puzzles, achievements, collectibles, morphing objects, and a souvenir room.
Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame is one of the franchise’s as well as the studio’s most complex and most all-around impressive titles to date.
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In this series:
- Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
- Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects
- Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst
- Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate
- Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst
- Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove
- Mystery Case Files: 13th Skull
- Mystery Case Files: Escape from Ravenhearst
- Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake
- Mystery Case Files: Fate's Carnival
- Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
- Mystery Case Files: Key to Ravenhearst
- Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst Unlocked
- Mystery Case Files: Broken Hour
- Mystery Case Files: The Black Veil
- Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt
- Mystery Case Files: Rewind
- Mystery Case Files: The Countess
- Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame
- Mystery Case Files: Black Crown