Nancy Drew: Video Game Review
We all grew up reading Nancy Drew mystery books and pretending to solve crimes just like she did. Nancy Drew was a revolutionary figure during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s - to have a strong independent girl who used her brain to solve difficult and dangerous mysteries that left the men stumped was radical at the time... the series inspired generations of women over eight decades. Now there's a new Nancy Drew video game girls will love to play.
The mastermind behind the 80-year-old iconic characters' award-winning transition into the 21st Century is Megan Gaiser - Chief Creative Strategy Officer of the acclaimed Her Interactive company (www.herinteractive.com) She is truly inspiring as an acclaimed leader in the male-dominated $21 billion video game industry. Her Interactive is the pioneer in popular mystery gaming, designed for girls and women. Megan Gaiser has grown Her Interactive (HI) from a boutique company to an emerging competitor with the globally-loved Nancy Drew franchise games sales topping seven million units world wide. The Nancy Drew PC franchise has been #1 in the U.S. five years running. Her Interactive has garnered 20 consecutive Parents' Choice Awards. Megan has been named one of the "Game Industry's 100 Most Influential Women" by Next Generation and "Top 10 Most Influential Women of the Decade" by Gaming Angels. She also received the 2010 Microsoft Women in Games award.
Debuting their 25th title in the award-winning Nancy Drew series - Alibi in Ashes - as a local contest in Nancy's hometown turns into an arson scene and this time all the evidence points to Nancy... Whiling away in jail, this is the first game where you play Nancy's friends with players being able to select their own level of difficulty...
Check out this cool video on it:
Posted in: Blog on 09/23/2011