Parents' Guide to

Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Great mystery about going undercover in Italy.

Game Windows 2008
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

More Fun if my computer would handle it!

The game is fun to play an explore. The only bad side is that our computer is not advanced enough to truely show the graphics. This makes it hard to get through the game. For instance, I cannot read any of the dialoque or task and diary lists. All I see is blocks that represent the letters or numbers. I quess this just makes it more of a challenge for me.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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What make this mystery game so good is that it's complicated, has fascinating characters to meet, and it's set in beautiful Venice, which is depicted in near photo-realistic graphics. The game play includes solving challenging puzzles and even playing arcade games.

As in previous Nancy Drew games from Her Interactive, you will never die or fail because if you make a fatal mistake, the game brings you back to the moment before the error, to let you try again. This unique feature lets you be scared, but never too scared.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Her Interactive
  • Release date: July 7, 2008
  • Genre: Girl
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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