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Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes

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Description

Harvey's New Eyes is the successor of Edna & Harvey: The Breakout. This time the player takes the role of Lilly, a convent schoolgirl with two apparant traits: she does not speak a single word during the whole game (a narrator fills in the gaps) and she brings mayhem over other people during her actions. For example one of the first tasks in the game is to dig over the cloister patch - and during the process she kills one of her schoolmates. Is this just bad luck or is Lilly insane? And are those gnomes which paint everything purple which Lilly does not want to see just part of her imagination?

The game keeps the minimalistic graphics style of the predecessor and features the usual adventure elements: walking through the screens, picking up items, "talking" to other characters and solving inventory based puzzles. Occasionally there are logic puzzles which can be skipped. The game concentrates on Lilly's story and the protagonists of the predecessor (save for Harvey) play only secondary roles.

Screenshots

Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes Windows Another familiar place from <moby game="Edna & Harvey: The Breakout">Edna & Harvey: The Breakout</moby>. The top floor of Dr. Marcel's asylum.
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes Windows The tutorial panel describes how Lilli can use the newly obtained skill to suppress single mental blockades.The Reverend Mother and Dr. Marcel in the background  would be quite furious if the knew.
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes Windows Meet Mr. Frock from <moby game="Edna & Harvey: The Breakout">Edna & Harvey: The Breakout</moby> in the ventilation shaft of Dr. Marcel's asylum. Enda definitely changed his life.
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes Windows Lilli displays her skill. There is a censorship gnome at work, retouching one result of Lilli's earlier course of havoc.

Alternate Titles

  • "Harveys neue Augen" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Gamers (Germany) Windows Sep 06, 2011 91 out of 100 91
Adventurespiele Windows Aug 23, 2011 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
iamgamer Windows 2011 90 out of 100 90
GamingXP Windows Sep 07, 2011 89 out of 100 89
Gamona Windows Aug 25, 2011 88 out of 100 88
Adventure Corner Windows Aug 30, 2011 85 out of 100 85
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Aug 29, 2011 84 out of 100 84
Calm Down Tom Windows Oct 19, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Nov 22, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Windows Oct 26, 2012 6 out of 10 60

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2011 – Best PC Game of the Year
    • 2011 – Best Adventure of the Year
    • 2011 – Most Humorous Game of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • 2011 - Adventure of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2012 - #2 Best Adventure Game in 2011 (Readers' Choice)

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