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Cate West: The Vanishing Files HD

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Police are baffled by a series of unexplained cases dubbed, The Vanishing Files. These unsolved cases have paralyzed the city. Enter Cate West, celebrated novelist and insightful visionary! Help Cate find clues, compile evidence, track down the hideout, and name the culprit! Are these mysterious crimes connected? Featuring loads of locations to search, an engrossing storyline, and addictive gameplay, Cate West: The Vanishing Files is an original whodunit!


☆☆☆☆☆ Features ☆☆☆☆☆

✓ Tons of exciting hidden object puzzles to explore!
✓ Fascinating interaction between characters
✓ Find items fast for a Speed Bonus!
✓ Puzzling clues that are challenging to crack!

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Customer Reviews

Game freezes and will not allow you to continue

Was going to write a good review as I was enjoying the game and was in chapter 10 on find the objective screen. When chosing either the Henz Factory or the Opera house the screen goes black and sends
me back to the Cate West icon app on the front of myThis problem has been going on for over 72 hours. I have followed all recommended repairs 2x( the sleep mode repair, shut IPad off ) Do not want to uninstall and reinstall and have to start the game from the beginning. I have emailed the support group and received no response. Would like a response from the support group and some help on how to correct the problem without having to start the game over! I have had to uninstall and reinstall this game 3 times and the same problem continues to happen after several chapters it goes black. The game loads and the music is playing but the game is black. This is frustrating. My husband played the game all the way through with problems. Uninstalling and not reinstalling and not recommending tp anyone!!!

Nice long game, for a change!

I'm really enjoying this game. What I love the most about it is you can actually get through the game, without having to look up walkthroughs and strategy guides just to make your next move! It's not overly difficult but it's still a good challenge. Lots of HO scenes, spot the differences, etc. and all the while trying to solve a major crime throughout the city. YOU the player decides who the suspect in each crime is, and who to's not decided for you, you get to make intelligent choices with the clues that you collect throughout the crime scene searches, etc.

If you are like me and have had enough of the impossible to solve HO games as of late, and are just looking for a good crime solving game experience, this game is for you. Try it free 1st, you get a very lengthy trial period before you purchase. Well worth the price.

Crashes immediately when re-opened and unusable

I'm adding to my original review and downgrading to one star because I reinstalled this months later and the exact same thing happened. It worked fine after initial installation and after I closed it and tried to re-open it, it just crashes immediately when I click Play. I'm on the iPad 3, so there's no excuse for this. Unless you plan on playing the whole game in one sitting on initial installation, there is no point buying this. I can't believe this hasn't been fixed. This problem has been there for months now. How can they make money on a game that is unplayable even in the free version?

Original review:

Enjoyed playing this game once right before sleep when I didn't feel like thinking too much and just wanted something easy and relaxing, but haven't been able to play since because it just crashes, can't even open it. Might try deleting and reinstalling at some point but doubt I'll pay for it because it crashed so soon on the free version. (iPad 3)

Cate West: The Vanishing Files HD
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Size: 182 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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