10 Best Hidden Object Games for PC

It is possible that most of you have not heard of this genre, but they are one of the oldest game genres in the world, with a small community of fans. The best hidden object games are characteristically rather hard to find without help unless you are on big fish games.

I tried my best of finding the best hidden object games for you. Whether you’re new to hidden object games or you’re already an expert detective. These games will challenge and entertain you for sure.

Lost Lands – The Golden Curse

Lost Lands - The Golden Curse

It offers a great story and an incredible amount of game time for a casual adventure game with mild hidden object mechanics. 

We can expect gameplay from Five-BN games, meaning the hidden object scenes are single-screen point and click sequences that accompany a plethora of interesting conventional puzzles. Although, we get 35 screens with many interactive spots on each.

Progression is smooth and fast. The game relies on an indescribable amount of backtracking, even with a quick travel map, to control its pace and add some length.

Overall, a very good hidden object game.

Nightmares From The Deep – The Cursed Heart

Nightmares From The Deep - The Cursed Heart

This is a very good example of a casual adventure game. It has wonderful and detailed artwork, albeit with fuzzy cut scenes and mediocre voice acting. 

I used to play these hidden objects games a lot back then, so I was expecting this game to be to my liking, and I was very curious about it since the day I found it on green light. Well, it didn’t disappoint.

The hidden object scenes didn’t give a headache, and the mini-games were just right, neither boring nor needlessly complicated. 

The story of the main chapter is interesting, the cut scenes are enjoyable to watch, and the ending was kind of captivating.

Dark Archon – The Carnival

Dark Archon - The Carnival

In this game, you will investigate two worlds. The one you live inside and an alternate world that exists behind the hall of mirrors.

In this game, you will discover the secret of an ancient being known as the evil one. Revealed the story of star-crossed lovers and stopped the evil one from breaking its magical chains and invading our world. 

While travelling through dimensions, you will solve cleverly designed mini-games and find hidden objects or play a special mini-game as an alternative. What’s good is that a cute and clever monkey will accompany you to aid you on this adventure.

Dreadful Tales – The Space Between

Dreadful Tales - The Space Between

It’sIt’s an extremely well put together game, and it feels like you are actually in the house. The mini-games are good, the atmosphere is thick, and you truly feel like you’re in a haunted house.

Kudus to Eipix for reinventing this casual game genre. A must buy game for all who like a different kind of casual game that uses atmosphere. There are some jump scares and some scary but not jumpy parts in the main game.

You play both Mark and Martha Spencer, and in the bonus, you play Cassie Oswald, one of the crew from the paranormal hour.

Overall, it’s a fabulous and truly creepy game with lots of twists and turns.

True Fear – Forsaken Souls

True Fear - Forsaken Souls

What if everything you knew about your life and everything your family ever told you turned out to be a lie. A visit by a stranger at midnight will change your life forever. Find out the truth about your past. It’sIt’s a true fear forsaken souls a chillingly exciting hidden object puzzle game.

I absolutely loved this game. The animated cut scenes were very well done, and I could see the emotions in the characters face. They are very well drawn. The voice-overs were very good as well. Whoever did them put some effort into conveying the fear and anxiety she was feeling.

Lots of scenes, well-hidden objects and a few puzzles that were maybe a little too easy, but the game will keep you going and keep you interested.

Enigmatis 2 – The Mists of Ravenwood

Enigmatis 2 - The Mists of Ravenwood

It is the sequel to the smash hit Enigmatis- The Ghost of Maple Creek. It is a detective story rich with a horror plot, twists and shadowy intrigue—a great sequel to the first maple creek adventure. 

A year has gone by, and your previous case was not solved. This time you come upon an abandoned camper. The family’s things are scattered about, and a sweet little girl hidden in a closet desperately wants her mom. Here the adventure begins.

While the storyline varies from the first, there is enough substance to relate the two. This game has great character development, a good storyline, wonderful graphics and an instant grab at involvement.

The hidden object scenes became interactive with items and not just find and click. Mini games are OK, some old, some new but pleasant to play. 

Overall I think you will enjoy getting caught up in its suspense.

Grim Legends – The Forsaken Bride

Grim Legends - The Forsaken Bride

This game has very good production values. The graphics and color palette are outstanding, with great details and an eyeful of incredibly beautiful environments. 

I love the kitty, especially watching her trying to climb out of her storage case to help out. The voice-overs are nice except for the main male character, which sounds like a dictator. However, you can turn them off.

A fast travel map shows available actions. If playing casual, play dominoes if you don’t want to play the height object scenes. This is a refreshing, imaginative and beautifully conceived game with flawless gameplay for entertainment.

Morphopolis 

Morphopolis

Morphopolis is a beautiful looking casual slow-burn puzzler fueled by hidden object elements. I recommend it, but it is not for everyone. While not brutally difficult, it is a sometimes frustrating experience. 

Morphopolis is well suited for casual puzzle and artistic game fan. There is very little direction, and the lack of the ability to save your game while in the middle of one of Morphopolis’sMorphopolis’s five beautiful segments is irritating. The inherent beauty of this game is its calm, wickedly slow movement and its mesmerizing artwork.

So, failing to finish a segment during sitting results in the dreaded do-over with your ever-morphing insect ponderously revisiting the beautiful yet limited screens.

Hidden Folks

Hidden Folks

Hidden Folks is a hidden object game in the vein of where’s waldo but with much more stuff to find. Hidden folks is an adorable looking game, and I adore the art style. It’s such a pleasing game to look at.

Each area you visit has a couple of locations for you to explore and look around in, and they have a lot of stuff to see. In this hidden object game, you have a list at the bottom of stuff you need to find, and then once you find everything, you head to the next area.

In smaller areas, it’s pretty easy to find stuff, but as soon as the bigger maps come into play, they tend to be overwhelming. I would recommend this game to anyone that likes the hidden object genre.

The Room Series

The Room Series

The Room Series is a beautiful and intricate mechanical puzzler. It’sIt’s definitely worth giving the room a visit if you enjoy thinking out of and around the box.

If you are planning on playing the series, I recommend doing them in order with the room coming first. In the room series, all puzzles are mechanical, opening boxes, replacing missing parts, fixing machinery, restoring power, etc.

The individual puzzles are fairly simple, but the game is complex due to all the moving parts in the various rooms that must be worked through. You can use the hint feature if you ever get stuck in the game.

Hints are helpful in terms of pointing you towards the next area to work through or reminding you of something you might have missed. 

If you love puzzles, you should try this game for sure it is very well done and quite tricky, but that adds to its charm. The room is one of the best puzzle game series I have ever played.

I started gaming in my early age. I would play games with my dad on SEGA. I played the Golden Axe, Sonic the Hedgehog, Contra, Jurassic Park and many more. Since then I have played hundreds of games, and gaming has become a part of my life.

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