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Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes (Windows)

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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.

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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 Harvey is now the hypnotic tool of Dr. Marcel to block all tendencies.
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 chapel is a dangerous place for drilling. The monstrous wooden cross in the background actually shakes threateningly. Though warning other people doesn't seem to be Lilli's mayor concern.

Alternate Titles

  • "Harveys neue Augen" -- German title

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The Press Says

GamersGlobal Aug 28, 2011 9 out of 10 90
GBase - The Gamer's Base Aug 02, 2011 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Aug 26, 2011 90 out of 100 90
Adventurespiele Aug 23, 2011 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamingXP Sep 07, 2011 89 out of 100 89
Spielemagazin Sep 02, 2011 89 out of 100 89
GameStar (Germany) Aug 24, 2011 86 out of 100 86
Krawall Gaming Network Aug 29, 2011 84 out of 100 84
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 22, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Oct 26, 2012 6 out of 10 60

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Awards

  • 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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Patrick Bregger (107478) added Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes (Windows) on Nov 23, 2011
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