Surface: Lost Tales Collectors Edition

Big Fish Editor's Choice! This title was chosen for its high standard of quality and amazingly positive reviews from our Game Club beta testers. Elephant Games proudly presents the next thrilling installment of the Surface series! You’ve been seeing things that can’t possibly be real. What starts as a simple doctor’s visit turns into the chase of a lifetime! The Huntsman is after you and Fairyland’s in danger. With only fragments of your memory, can you save the kingdom before it’s too late? Find out in this breathtaking hidden-object puzzle adventure! See what our Beta testers had to say: “Gorgeous artwork and music! Lives up to previous Surface games...high quality, great storyline and interesting minigames. It's a "keeper"!!!” - Riley, beta tester “I really liked everything about this game. The puzzles were intriguing, the collection of usable items was interesting and the story line was good. It was a nice take on using major fairy tale characters. I look forward to playing the entire game.” - Alex, beta tester

While for my personal taste some of the mini games might have been a bit more challenging, overall they were quite fun to play and the puzzles enjoyable to solve. Submit Thank you for writing a post! Be the first to write a forum post about this game! Overall, this is a very entertaining game, which I recommend highly. The HOS's were interactive and fun. I didn't mind the repetition. I have enjoyed all the Surface games. First of all, and I do say this with a bit of personal amazement I found the HOG scenes to be quite entertaining! I truly hope the rest of the game is as good if not better then the demo because as soon as we have a really good CE sale or a buy one get one I'm purchasing this game! This game had some lovely and interesting musical themes that I could appreciate for themselves. Note that your review won't be visible right away: our team checks it before we post it publicly. I wasn't as pleased by the bonus chapter, I had hoped it would pick up where the game left off, instead it went to a missing nurse and who she had become then it was all about darkness and rescuing her.

The graphics were rocking!!! That makes me a tad nervous and I often get impatient. Elephant Games did a splendid job with the storyline. For now I'm off to play a surface game I purchased sometime ago but never played. Given my older than average eyes, and their less than wonderful vision, I usually do not like HOGs at all. The story continues in the Bonus Game with Hansel and Gretel. As usual, there are Red and White Forget-me-Not hidden flowers to collect, some of which are very well blended into the scenery. Will play again. Definitely worth playing! Although I played to the end without using the hint system, I used it on a re-play to evaluate it. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by Italia47 from On the surface it seems all is lost, but not so! The Mini Games are fairly easy, none seem to be frustrating either.


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The hidden object scenes are excellently crafted and varied, from regular list finds to silhouettes and even Sruface: items back The Golden Years: Way Out West the scene where they belong. Colors are lovely without being garish or overdone. Date Sparkle Unleashed I have enjoyed all the Surface games. What a great journey it is! Elephant Games did a splendid job with the storyline. The HOPS Nemos Secret: Vulcania puzzles were enjoyable. Moving some clouds may cause some fragments to disappear and others to appear. I was so enjoying this game when my time ran out. A game for anyone of any age, since the game does not veer into the territory of creepiness or horror. No repitions, stunning graphis, sounds and not a single bug. The graphics were rocking!!! No, sorry, Shrek is not in this.

Great graphics, great story line, great music, the mini games are challenging but not so hard they cant be beat.. She doesn't have much time to figure things out because the Huntsman from Snow White is hunting her down as he searches desperately for the ever so important book! Our job is to save Fairyland! Yes I highly recommend this game! Be the first to write a forum post about this game! The soundtrack was interesting and appropriate and the sound effects were entertaining. A game for anyone of any age, since the game does not veer into the territory of creepiness or horror. First of all, and I do say this with a bit of personal amazement I found the HOG scenes to be quite entertaining! Maybe its my computer but I was disappointed with those and other screens. Everything was good. The general adventure aspect within this game of finding items and figuring out when, where, and how to use them was a very nice balance of ease versus difficulty. And I played many! The story continues in the Bonus Game with Hansel and Gretel. Are you really who you think or are? The graphics were great.

Finally an expert game with challenging puzzles, lots of variety, every scene a surprise. Discuss with other players! The drawings within scenes were well developed and nicely detailed. I highly recommend Collectoes one! Overall, this is a very entertaining game, which I recommend highly.


This game had some lovely and interesting musical themes that I could appreciate for themselves. I truly hope the rest of the game is as good if not better then the demo because as soon as we have a really good CE sale or a buy one get one I'm purchasing this game! I even liked the bonus chapter and the take on Hansel and Gretel. The graphics were rocking!!! This is only the 3rd or 4th game this year that I truly enjoyed being totally immersed in a game. One of the collectibles in the game is an array of not always easy to spot flowers, for which there is a counter that pops up within a scene each time you locate a new flower. Write a post! I could hardly stop playing, but I also wanted to save some for later. I was so enjoying this game when my time ran out. I loved it. The Hidden Object Scenes are varied with Interactive List finds, Matching Pair finds, Progressive Silhouetted Shape finds and even scenes that have you placing items from the list into the scene correctly. Finally, a good HOA game!! Given my older than average eyes, and their less than wonderful vision, I usually do not like HOGs at all. No, sorry, Shrek is not in this.

12 thoughts on “Surface: Lost Tales Collectors Edition

  1. Finally, a good HOA game!! Which land do you belong to? Surface has had a few duds lately but The Lost Tale is certainly not one of 'em, however, this doesn't seem like a storyline that should be offered in a Surface game, it seems more like a Dark Parable storyline to me. I really enjoy this game very much and have nothing but good things to say about it.

  2. I usually have to turn them down or off. Graphics was excellent and I especially liked it was the typical creepy, scary HO. Those who still love this part of the game will be delighted with the quality of the hidden object scenes. The scenery was colorful and detailed, loved it!

  3. And I played many! Overall, this is a very entertaining game, which I recommend highly. Do you have an issue with your game? The graphics were excellent.

  4. Nice lenght, never a boring moment. The following are brief descriptions of some of the games you'll encounter during the demo: 1 Match the fairytale character to the logical diagnoses by swapping characters. Some of the HOP's are multi-layered and have two or three different types within the same scene. Appreciate your hard work and ingenuity. Great job, devs!

  5. Some of the HOP's are multi-layered and have two or three different types within the same scene. Click here to go to our help pages or to contact our Customer Support team instead. One of the collectibles in the game is an array of not always easy to spot flowers, for which there is a counter that pops up within a scene each time you locate a new flower. Only had 5 chapters and I wanted to play more.

  6. Have fun and say hello to the Cheshire Cat! Skipped some puzzles. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by Italia47 from On the surface it seems all is lost, but not so!

  7. A game for anyone of any age, since the game does not veer into the territory of creepiness or horror. I didn't mind the repetition. Date published:

  8. For now I'm off to play a surface game I purchased sometime ago but never played. Great storyline and very fun to play!! The graphics were excellent. One of the collectibles in the game is an array of not always easy to spot flowers, for which there is a counter that pops up within a scene each time you locate a new flower.

  9. This game had some lovely and interesting musical themes that I could appreciate for themselves. While for my personal taste some of the mini games might have been a bit more challenging, overall they were quite fun to play and the puzzles enjoyable to solve. And I played many!

  10. Finally an expert game with challenging puzzles, lots of variety, every scene a surprise. No Fairytale would be complete without the Cheshire Cat, so naturally he joins the princess on this amazing adventure, and he sure can talk up a storm! Loads of fun and great puzzles--some were not that easy either but intriguing.

  11. I thought the story was an interesting take on the old fairy tales. This is one of my biggest complaints of games. For me this game hit all the requirements. First of all, and I do say this with a bit of personal amazement I found the HOG scenes to be quite entertaining! It is the first time that I started a game over as soon as I had finished it.

  12. Although I played to the end without using the hint system, I used it on a re-play to evaluate it. I just loved walking around looking at everything, being a part of their world as well as playing all the fun hidden object scenes and mini games. For now I'm off to play a surface game I purchased sometime ago but never played. The mini games were challenging one I even skipped, and I don't normally do that.

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