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Mystery of the Ancients: Curse of the Black Water - A Hidden Object Adventure

By Big Fish Games, Inc

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Investigate the mysterious disappearance of two archaeologists and find the cursed secrets they unearthed beneath the town in this amazing Collector's Edition.

Travel to the remote island town of Black Water and find out what happened to these archaeologists!

Straight from the ancient myths of Poseidon, what could these archaeologists have unearthed?

Uncover the truth lurking deep below the island's darkening waters and find a way to stop it before it destroys your world!

Explore all of the breathtaking vistas and play through an additional bonus chapter to continue the story! Check out the wallpapers and integrated strategy guide too.


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Customer Reviews

Awesome game!

Fun, intriguing, great story, just the right amount of mystery. On iPhone, some parts were glitchy but overall big fish out did themselves this time. Keep up this kind of story plots, graphics and more people will be buying games. Biggest complaint, you might have games 1/3, 1/2, etc, off but when you want the guide keep that low too. If you're game is .99 or 1.99 then maybe have your guides same price, just a suggestion. Thanks!!

Great game - especially if you're a fan of Lovecraft or Greek mythology

I'm a fan of big fish games and this one doesn't disappoint. It is loosely based on the Cthulu mythos with a bit of Greek mythology thrown in (lots of monsters - yay!). The animations and pictures are gorgeous and interacting in the creepy atmosphere is fun as you solve the mystery of "the black water."

If you've read any Lovecraft you'll recognize allusions to it; however, the horror in the story is pretty lightweight - nothing too strong for kids.

I also like that the game had a really good length; it wasn't too short but it also didn't take forever to solve and if you wanted to continue there's a bonus chapter.

In short: very enjoyable - very worth the money and I will most likely buy more games by big fish.

Black water

This game was a little glitchy on my iPhone 4 but playable. Pretty long play, different areas to explore, challenging puzzles & HOS. Storyline interesting, beautiful graphics and the soundtrack "lovely" ( like figure skating music). I loved the bonus game most of all. It was different in which we have 3 areas of exploration, all tied in together. The HOS were different then usual,very challenging and with a twist. Enjoyed it overall. Recommended!!😊

Mystery of the Ancients: Curse of the Black Water - A Hidden Object Adventure
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Size: 1.26 GB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Russian
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), and iPod touch (6th generation).

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