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Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt

The first reviews from our scariest adventure game, Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge are just starting to come in.  These are some very dedicated fans overnighted the game and then spent the day playing non-stop so they could get a review for the game up.  Judging by these reviews, this game will probably […]

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Shadow of a Game

Exciting news for the fall launch of Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge (PC/Mac) – preorders will start next Monday 9/20 for both adventure game downloads and boxed games.  We're also excited to offer a Special Edition version of the game for all preorders!  All you have to do is preorder the game to receive […]

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SAWing through some fun stuff

With Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill now in stores and the reviews coming in for the game, we are hoping that we got the message out to our fans that this game is a must have!  You can purchase it for download on our site or go to Target, Walmart, and Best Buy to get […]

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Fan Reviews for Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED

We made Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED for the fans.  We wanted them to be able to play the very first game in the series so they could see where we started 12 years ago.  In the remastered version of the game, we stayed true to the plot and overall experience of the game, […]

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Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED Released!

This game has been 12 years in the making – the remastered version of Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill!  When we first released it in 1998, most of us had never created a game before.  We didn't know what we were doing, but we were able to get a lot of help from girls and […]

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Meet Detective Beech

In addition to the new ending, extra puzzles, and updated graphics, we also added a new animated character to the remastered version of Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill (PC/Mac).  Please meet, Detective Beech! We included a new character in the game because we felt Daryl didn't make a very convincing "police" contact in the game.  […]

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Secrets (REMASTERED) Revealed!

Preorders for the newly remastered version of Secrets Can Kill have already started! In fact, preordered boxed physical games will ship later on this week. To get more information about the game, we interviewed Robert, producer, on Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED for some juicy secrets. 1) What is the the biggest improvement in the remastered […]

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REMASTERing the Cover

So last week, we showed you the 3 concepts that we started off with for Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED.  It sounds like a lot of our fans liked the first concept the best, and that was also our initial choice, but upon further examination, we thought it might be too boring and plain on the […]

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REMASTERED concepts

For Nancy Drew's 80th anniversary, we're remastering the very first game we created – Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill. It took us two years to create it, centered around a murder, and required a lot of disc switching!  A lot has changed since then, especially the technology, so since we had to go into the code […]

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Interviewing the Twister

You've played Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister and now you're obsessed with it!  You keep replaying the game over and over again to see what little things you missed, pick out all the references we made to our previous games, and ponder of each reference we made on our blog and facebook posts.  Yes, you – you are a hardcore fan […]

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