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The Next Big Thing - Lite


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The Next BIG Thing is the new, hilarious adventure gem from the creators of Runaway. A great adventure game in high definition, loaded with laughs, tributes, mysteries and wacky puzzles!

Thanks to a production worthy of a great animated movie, an awesome soundtrack, delightful dialogue and a great art style, The Next BIG Thing will make you live an unforgettable adventure which brilliantly takes players across the fantastic movie genres of a totally crazy Hollywood.

What if horror movies' monsters were actually played by real monsters? And what if they were now forced to play in movies for kids, romantic comedies or even musicals? And what would happen if, eventually, they were to rebel?

In that context, Liz Allaire, talented journalist who can't count up to 4, and Dan Murray, a tough macho who can't stand beetles, attend the horror movies award ceremony… there is the starting point of an incredible story, full of twists and turns! Help Liz and Dan solve the numerous mysteries of an amazing adventure that you won't forget any time soon!

- Solve numerous puzzles and mysteries

- Meet wacky characters and monsters

- Explore dozens of colorful places

- A production worthy of a great animated movie

- Movie-like musical score and English voice-over


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Customer Reviews

Took 10 minutes on "Difficult"

The lite version is EXTRA lite. I played on the the most difficult setting and it literally took 10 minutes of play time to complete. There are a total of 6 rooms or screens and you interact with about 4 characters. The script stinks. That's about all you can say about it. The story shows promise. I love the premise, but the dialog is tetious and flat. I'm really let down and glad I saved my money by trying this free version first. I may be willing to pay $9 tops to find out if it gets any better.
The artwork is really good, but that's about the best thing it has going for it. Makes me want to play maniac mansion.

It's ok but...

This game doesn't run in HFS Plus case sensitive volumes. It must be moved into a other volume or into a disk image before running.

Great Lite Version

Just completed the lite version...Loved it....BUYING THE FULL VERSION!

The Next Big Thing - Lite
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 859 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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