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  • Summary: TIME LIMITED INTRODUCTORY PRICE! This entrancing puzzle-solving game follows the adventures of two friends: Jim and Frank. Jim’s a kind-hearted guy who hides his keen intelligence beneath a shy exterior, whereas Frank is a mischievous joker whose love of pranks is matched only by his fearlessness. Help them in their quest to uncover the mystery behind the Blood River Files!

    Join our heroes in “The Jim and Frank Mysteries – The Blood River Files”, as they set out from the picturesque town of Tinyville for an adventure they could never have imagined. Be a part of their story, meet the strange and fascinating characters they encounter on their travels, and most importantly, help them to solve the fantastic puzzles that will lead them to the answer they need – the Secret of the Blood River.

    ENTER THEIR WORLD
    Unlock the gates to this epic story, with dozens of interesting characters and scores of beautiful hand-drawn scenes. Featuring a mesmerising original soundtrack, professional voice acting, and over 20 hours of gameplay, “The Jim and Frank Mysteries” is your key to a captivating new world.

    A ‘EUREKA’ MOMENT
    Like Jim and Frank, you have to use your wits if you want to survive! Play over 60 unique types of puzzle, ranging from word games to logical tricks; from mathematical quandaries to visual challenges. If you get stuck, you might need a ‘Eureka’ moment – but with Jim and Frank around, you’re bound to find a way forward!

    UNIQUE, ADDICTIVE PUZZLES
    Master an extraordinary variety of brand-new, addictive mini-games, like Flower Picking, Pathfinding, Potion Brewing, and the Bat Hunt.

    DISCOVER, COMPETE, AND COLLECT
    As you explore the world and unravel its mysteries, earn achievements and compete on the Crystal Leaderboard, and unlock new bonus scenes, puzzles and characters!

    “The Jim and Frank Mysteries – The Blood River Files” is a high-quality gaming experience with intuitive controls, beautiful visuals, and a thrilling, unpredictable story. Take the first step of your adventure today – investigate the Mystery of the Blood River!


    *** Runner-up, AppStar Awards 2010 ***

    “I can’t wait to get my hands on this game” – 148Apps

    “the world of gaming hasn’t seen anything like it in the last two years ... until now” – Gamezebo
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  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Feb 6, 2011
    100
    Fans of classic puzzle-adventure and recent titles like Professor Layton will love The Jim and Frank Mysteries and this is easily recommended for gamers of all walks after a lighthearted challenge.
  2. Feb 6, 2011
    95
    The Jim & Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files may very well be THE puzzle adventure game that people have been looking for on the iPhone.
  3. Feb 6, 2011
    75
    The Jim and Frank Mysteries are a good Professor Layton alternative, thanks in no small part to some good puzzles and genuinely well-written exchanges between the characters.
  4. Feb 6, 2011
    60
    Shamelessly derivative and lacking likeable characters and an interesting storyline, The Jim & Frank Mysteries: Blood River Files is a well-intended but ultimately disappointing puzzle adventure.
  5. Feb 6, 2011
    50
    In the end, I don't know who this game is for. The coming-of-age plot and cheap character designs might appeal to a kid, but a fair number of the puzzles would be too challenging for someone under ten.
  6. Feb 6, 2011
    50
    Since you'll probably skip through the mystery part of this game, it ends up being a collection of puzzles of varying quality.