Daedalic Entertainment has released their new title The Night of the Rabbit for PC and Mac. Players will enter a magical world were a young boy named Jerry embarks on an adventure full of joy and fear inside this twisted, dark tale.
We recently spent some hands-on time with the game, read on to check out what we thought.
Hands-on Impressions and Thoughts
We recently got some hands-on time with The Night of the Rabbit on PC and found it to be a rare gem in today’s gaming market. The point-and-click adventure has players taking on the role of a young boy named Jerry who dreams of being a magician. Jerry is guided to the world of Mousewood by a white rabbit called Marquis de Soto. Jerry soon finds that his dreams are coming to life as he battles the dark forces plaguing the residents of this magical realm. Our young protagonist must face his fears and leave his innocence behind in a beautiful tale of a boy coming into his own.
The Night of the Rabbit is a dark and twisted tale that reveals that sometimes things are not like they seem and there comes a time when we have to face the monsters that plague our nightmares. The Night of the Rabbit is made up of a beautiful yet horrifying story, intriguing puzzles and storybook graphics for an overall enjoyable gaming experience.
From the Press Release
Free your imagination and lose yourself in a tale of magic and wonder, where anything is possible and where nothing is quite as it seems. Join young Jerry and follow a peculiar white rabbit to the wondrous realm of Mousewood, a land where critters can speak and mystery abounds. It is here that Jerry’s dream of being a magician comes true, though a haunting, sinister force casts a long shadow over the forest. As the dark power rises, the residents of Mousewood have only Jerry to turn to. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, joy and fear, the young boy will face the ultimate trial, leaving behind the world he once knew, and his childhood, too, will become a thing of the past.
The Night of the Rabbit is a critically acclaimed classic point & click adventure game for the whole family. “Strategy Informer” called the game “a triumph” and rated it 9 out of 10 points. “We’re talking Monkey Island or Beneath A Steel Sky level of quality here”, they added. “It looks great … . The voice acting is also excellent”, stated “The Escapist”, rating The Night of the Rabbit 4.5 out of 5. “Gamers.at” rated the game 90 % and calls it “a game for families and even people who usually don’t like computer games”.
To learn more, visit the official The Night of the Rabbit website.
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