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Whispers of a Machine is a Sci-Fi Nordic Noir that tells the story of Vera, a cybernetically augmented special agent tasked with investigating a string of murders. These brutal killings obscure a sinister truth, as Vera soon finds ties to a group of fanatics committed to creating an AI superintelligence — a pursuit outlawed for nearly a century.
Complicating things, a great loss from Vera's past comes back to haunt her, making her question her own sanity and everything she stands for.
As an agent of the Central Bureau, Vera is equipped with an advanced nano-substance called Blue. This rare and sought-after technology allows her to develop superhuman abilities adapted to her psychological mindset.
Choose your playstyle and utilize these augmentations to investigate, gather information, and solve puzzles with multiple solutions.
Will Vera’s unique blend of skills and intuition be enough to solve the case, or will she discover that things are more ambiguous than they seemed? In this emotionally gripping story with existential twists and multiple endings, Vera's actions will have monumental consequences not only for herself, but for all of humanity...
- INVESTIGATION, AUGMENTED: Will Vera approach situations with a more empathetic, analytical, or assertive style? Your choices will impact her augmentations and subsequent puzzle solutions.
- A POST-AI FUTURISTIC DYSTOPIA: Immerse yourself in a realized world of beautifully hand-drawn pixel art design and gorgeous settings influenced by the Nordics.
- POINT-AND-CLICK INNOVATION: A groundbreaking entry to the point-and-click adventure game genre by the experienced developers of Kathy Rain and The Samaritan Paradox.
- PROFESSIONALLY VOICED: 4,000+ lines of dialogue with full English voice acting, directed by Wadjet Eye Games' Dave Gilbert.
• Improved the hints for two puzzles tied to the museum.
• The player no longer receives two copies of a certain key, resulting in various potential glitches.
• Fixed two instances of Vera getting stuck in places and unable to move.
• A certain adversary will no longer be detected with the bioanalyzer after leaving the room on some graphics settings.
• Disabled a potentially confusing canned response from Vera when searching objects.
• Various improvements and tweaks of the French translation.
Ratings and Reviews
I had a great time with this game. Total playtime was probably about 15 hours or so to complete by my estimate. Definitely worth the price in my opinion. I think the difficulty was perfect. I was able to complete it without looking at any hints, although there was definitely a handful of spots which made me have to put take a step back and reassess the situation in the game for an idea of what to do to progress. I think that’s where the fun comes from in this game. I highly encourage players not to jump to quickly to look at hints. I promise you that if you think logically and revisit the areas that are open to you that no puzzle was obscure enough to need a hint to pass.
Pro tip: You can speed up traveling across the screen to enter a different area by double tapping on the area or door you’re trying to enter. It’ll teleport your player there instead of waiting for the animation of her walking all the way to the area. Didn’t learn that until I was nearly done with the game.
Gem of a new adventure game on iOS
I’m an old school point and click adventure game fan, and though I’m happy to see classics like Broken Sword and Day of the Tentacle ported over to iOS, they honestly just don’t play as well as they do on the PC. Moving around is a pain, choosing actions is a pain.
Whispers surprised me by remaining point and click but streamlining the gaming process beautifully so that you’re actually focused on the game and not how cumbersome it is to play.
Which is great, because it’s an engrossing game. Investigating as Vera is a lot of fun, and it does feel like an investigation rather than a spooky thriller, which a lot of detective games try to be. I want to solve mysteries, not tiptoe around fearfully.
I just wish the empathetic options (you gain different abilities depending on your responses to people, which gives you completely different ways to solve puzzles) weren’t quite so...sappy. There’s a point where you try to determine what a piece of graffiti depicts, and the empathetic option is “two flowers hugging”. You can be a good people person without stepping right out of Sesame Street, y’know.
In any case, definitely worth the purchase!
Don’t rate a good game 1 star cause your stuck
How is that the games fault? It’s supposed to be a puzzle to figure out on your own - it’s s point n click, it’s always been this way.
And I have the energize power too and I was able to get past the part your talking about. I’d help you out, but rating a game a bad score because you can’t figure out a puzzle that is meant to challenge you is irrational. So I guess you’ll have to figure it out yourself.
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- 773 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
- Frequent/Intense Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
- Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
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