Today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is Cryptic Cosmos (guidance suggested, 3.5/5 stars), an adventure / puzzle-solving game set in a futuristic, sci-fi, outer space world.
Some reviewers are giving poor ratings for this app based on the fact that it includes analytics, but those reviewers don’t really understand why the analytics are there, and are simply assuming it’s a form of malware. For more information on analytics, see this post on the Digital Media Mom site: Don’t Believe The Paranoid Reviewers: App Analytics Are A GOOD Thing.
On the moon of Sygilus 5 is where the hunt began. Magnus, a skilled bounty hunter in search of a high value target, finds himself chasing a signal in the outer depths of the galaxy. The signal ends at an abandoned alien vessel and his only choice is to pursue his target. What he discovers will change the fate of the cosmos forever!
Adventure through rich and detailed environments inspired from point and click classics! Explore many different parts of a space ship such as the medical bay, cargo bay, and armory! Take on the role of a skilled bounty hunter. Use your wits to solve many challenging puzzles encountered throughout your journey on land and in space. Discover and use over 50 different unique items to help unlock the great mysteries of the cosmos!
During your adventure you can use the in-game map to see your location within the game. If you get stuck on a puzzle you can use the in-game hints to help you progress further. The in-game Data pad will log any clues you find throughout the game.
• Classic adventure style gameplay.
• Fun and challenging puzzles that keep you engaged.
• In depth story driven sci-fi adventure.
• In-game hint system so you don’t get stuck.
• In-game data pad records any clues that you discover.
• In-game map shows your location at all times.
• Over 50 unique items to collect and use.
• Rich and detailed environments on land and in space.
• Auto save position.
• Explore the cosmos!