Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.


Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun :: DS Game Review

Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun :: DS Game Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 15, 2010
( Rating: 2 Star Rating)

Are vampires causing the mysterious solar eclipse in Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun? Read Kidzworld’s review for this new DS game.

Mystical Moon

In Vampire Moon: The Mystery of the Hidden Sun for Nintendo DS, journalist Emily Davis heads to Transylvania on assignment to write a story about an unusual solar eclipse that is lasting longer than normal. When her phone dies and the man who was supposed to meet her doesn’t show up, Emily knows she has gotten in way over her head. Players must help Emily solve the dark mystery of the eclipse, and determine if the mythical Dracula is somehow involved.

In order to progress through the game, players must collect a variety of items in different settings and locations. In order to collect the item the player must find it and then tap it with the DS stylus. Some items will be automatically added to the player’s collection while others, like the postcard and map, must be put together. In order to put together the clues and helpful objects, players must complete a mini game. The mini games vary, but often involve a simple action that must be finished in a set amount of time.

Unsolved Mystery

While the premise behind the game is intriguing, it is difficult to follow the story line past the first few minutes and most players will probably leave the mystery unsolved. There is not enough detail to catch the player and convince them to keep playing. Each step is merely a repetition of the last one (ie. entering a new scene and finding items). In the end, the spooky atmosphere and complicated story fall short.


Price: $19.99

ESRB Rating: T for Teen

Related Stories

latest videos


Have you seen New Moon?

  • Yes
  • More than once
  • No

related stories

Put on your sleuthing hat and solve the mystery in Crime Lab: Body of Evidence for Nintendo DS. R...
Micro_micro golden-sun-ds-20090602113926177_640w
Gather up your Djinns and get ready to fight some evil as the Golden Sun series returns in style!
Long time rivals Donkey Kong and Mario go head-to-head in their latest adventure, Mario vs. Donke...

Games in the forums

What you’re refering to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/LInux, or as I’ve recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Linux is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX. Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called “Linux”, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project. There really is a Linux, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. Linux is the kernel: the program in the system that allocates the machine’s resources to the other programs that you run. The kernel is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete operating system. Linux is normally used in combination with the GNU operating system: the whole system is basically GNU with Linux added, or GNU/Linux. All the so-called “Linux” distributions are really distributions of GNU/Linux.
reply 25 minutes
No they shouldn't be allowed to play video games.  The best thing for women to do is to go out and settle down with a nice dindu as soon as they reach the age of 18.
reply about 1 hour
HappyBaker posted in Forum Games:
Oops! Sorry didn't realise I did the same thing as someone else! I'll say another :/ :)Tpbm wears glasses
reply about 2 hours
HappyBaker posted in Forum Games:
Nope :C xDTpbm is at home
reply about 4 hours
simran88 posted in Forum Games:
Eww... nope XDTpbm can lick their elbows.
reply about 4 hours

play online games