Artifex Mundi hidden object games can be comfort-food, and there’s nothing new or knotty about Endless Fables: Shadow Within. Its story makes no sense, its universe is all over the place, and we’ve seen every puzzle and minigame countless times before - in Endless Fables games, no less. But it also ticks the requisite boxes with the keyword being ‘familiarity’. If you treat these games as a blanket to snuggle into, then this one is fluffier than most.
SummaryFamous anthropologist Pamela Cavendish goes back to her hometown to face a tragedy from her childhood. When her friend - Hans - was kidnapped by a nightmarish figure no one believed her. Years later, brave and steadfast, Pamela has a chance to make things right.