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Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

A "chilling" mystery of sabotage for tweens & up.

Game Nintendo Wii , Windows 2007
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Fans of mystery games and of Nancy Drew will enjoy this new installment. As usual, the visuals are stunning. And players no longer have to worry about taking risks: If you choose a fatal path, the game automatically restores you to the point before the bad decision.

But this game isn't quite as good as some of the earlier installments. Being the maid and cook imposes limitations because you have to cook three times a day at specific times and clean the guests' rooms every morning. Your ability to investigate is further hampered by the Canadian temperature, which can be so cold that, at times, you can't venture outside and have to wait. But these limitations don't distract much from the enjoyment of solving this complicated mystery -- with two levels of difficulty, this mystery game will appeal to kids as young as age 9.

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