Puzzle adventure games are
almost a dying breed on the PC, however there are still some
developers that cater for this market and Mystery P.I. the Lottery
Ticket is just one of those titles which transforms gamers into a
detective as they attempt to solve the mystery of a lost lottery
Find over 2100 cleverly hidden
Investigate 20 intriguing scenes to
Find the Ticket
20 unique Make-A-Match memory
puzzles to solve
Find the Ticket by collecting clues
and solving the riddle
Locate the secret keys to unlock
Unlimited Seek & Find game mode and a secret location
Never the same game twice, every
time you play you find new hidden objects
Go for a Perfect Investigation and
Speed Bonuses to become a Master PI
The story revolves around Grandma Rose, a lady who has won the
lottery, however for this lucky lady, her ticket has gone missing
and to compound the situation, she only has 12 hours to claim the
This is where the gamer comes into play as Grandma Rose has
hired you to find her winning lottery ticket and should you uncover
its whereabouts and return the ticket, you will be financially
awarded by Grandma Rose.
The gameplay of Mystery P.I. the Lottery Ticket is a little
simplistic at best and is aimed at the younger gamer as they must
find a variety of items in the gaming environment to link these
To add some difficulty to the player, there is also
a timer that you are competing against and you must find a variety
of these items in the allocated time limit. It can be quite
challenging at times.
Some of the items are
quite well hidden on some levels or the clues are a little mundane at
times which makes it tricky to find but at the end of the day, the
title is a puzzle adventure game so it does make you think.
are also a few mini-games in the game does spruce up the gameplay
through memory games, however the unfortunate aspect of Mystery P.I.
the Lottery Ticket is that the areas you visit are too repetitive as
is the gameplay and at times a little unchallenging.
Graphically, the title uses real-world images to immerse the gamer
into this gaming world that actually suits the premise and match
that with some background ambience such as a good soundtrack
(although a little repetitive) and some sound effects and you have
nicely rounded at this game. Unfortunately when compared to the
world of the console games, this game is truly lacking in this
In conclusion, Mystery P.I. the Lottery Ticket is not a bad game but
is unfortunately too repetitive and the graphics seems a little
dated when compared to more modern games. However for the price,
it's definitely one for the budget conscious gamer.
the very least!