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Eagle Eye Mysteries is a simple mystery game in which you try to discover the reasons for the strange occurrences around town. You play the role of a member of the Eagle Eye Detective Agency, and you are assisted by the club's two other members, the twins Jesse and James. Locals come to you asking for help in figuring out these strange events that are happening.
It’s a simple point-and-click game made for a younger audience. The game is not all that hard if you take some time to think things through. Every person you meet in the game has a voice actor, which is quite interesting for younger children, as it helps keep their interest better than having to read everything. The graphics look like they come straight out of a kids' comic book, with bright, cheerful colors. Because the game was created for a younger audience, everything you need to examine and everyone you need to talk to are highlighted. The controls are simple: you click on things you want to look at and people you want to talk to. If you want to take a look at your notes or attempt to solve the case, click on the hand-held computer your assistant is carrying, and if you want to head to another location, click on your assistant's shoes. You can choose between Jesse and James as your assistant when you start the game, but this has no effect upon the game other than giving your assistant a different voice.
There are many different mysteries to solve within the game, and when you complete one "book" of mysteries, the next book becomes available. Unfortunately, the various "books" of mysteries are just harder versions of the ones in the first book, with a couple of new mysteries thrown in occasionally. Each time you open the game, you are asked to select a saved-game profile, which keeps track of your individual progress and automatically saves the game at the end of each mystery. Each profile is separate, so one person can't accidentally save over someone else's.
When you attempt to solve a case, you are given a list of all the clues you have discovered and are asked to select a certain number of clues as the most important. After selecting the clues, if you are correct, you are then asked to select the culprit. If you are correct again, you solve the mystery and can move on to another, while if you are wrong, you have to try again. It is impossible to actually lose a game, as you can always replay a mystery. The complete list of mysteries is quite long, can take a long time to complete, and may seem repetitive, because many of the harder mysteries are repeats of the easy mysteries with different culprits and fewer clues.
In conclusion, this is a great game for young kids, as well as those interested in solving mysteries. Unfortunately, the puzzles are rather simple for adults, and they could probably breeze through the game with little effort. The voice acting is well done, and anyone can easily jump right in and play.