Windows 8 Mystery Game App: Brightstone Mysteries

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel is a free mystery game app for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices which allows you to play as Detective Brightstone from NYPD who has to investigate the mysterious disappearance of items in a hotel which is supposedly haunted. The app has clean graphics, and smooth animations, complete with cut scene movies which are very gripping. The app allows you to play in HD or non HD mode, and you can select this at the beginning of the game when you launch it. The game involves collecting clues and items and then breaking the mystery.

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel is available as a free download from the Windows App Store.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Conversation

Features of Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel for Windows 8:

When you install and launch the game on your Windows 8 device, you will be presented with a screen where you can easily enter the Player name, then choose the quality of the game.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Enter Player Name

Once you have entered the Player name and selected the quality of the game, you will be taken to the main menu of the game where you will be able to select the difficulty level of the game that you wish to start. Once done, you will be shown the opening cinematic movie of the game which is designed to look very professional and of great quality.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Movie

You can skip the movie by clicking anywhere on the screen, and you will then be presented with the main gameplay screen itself. In the gameplay screen, you will be prompted if you want some interactive help, and if you choose to use that help, you will be shown how to play the game until you get acquainted with all the controls.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Tutorial Prompt

In the gameplay screen, you can access your inventory by clicking on the briefcase at the bottom left of the screen, and you can use your hint by clicking on the magnifying glass button at the bottom right of the screen. Hints are exceptionally useful if you are stuck in an area, and you don’t know what to do. They can be used during the mini game levels or simply in the normal gameplay as well when you find yourself stuck somewhere. The inventory and all the toggles can be seen in the below screenshot, and any object that you collect goes to your little briefcase which stores your inventory items.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Scenes

You can have a conversation with people by clicking on their avatar at the bottom whenever a conversation is possible. You can see the main character having a conversation with her boss in the screenshot below.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Conversation

The game can be paused at any given point of time by clicking on the Esc. key, and you can also access the various gameplay options in this pause menu.

Brightstone Mysteries Paranormal Hotel Pause Menu

This basically sums up the main features of Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel app for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices. Do check it out!

You can also check out the Tales From the Dragon Mountain: The Strix and our list of 5 free mystery games for Windows 8.

The verdict:

Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel is a nice and well designed game for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices. The app has great graphics and a background score that will keep you hooked, giving the game a great aura of mystery. The app truly deserves a 4 on 5 rating!

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