Where's Waldo?™ The Fantastic Journey Review
- Amazing artwork.
- Two difficulty settings.
- Game automatically saves your progress.
- Directional swiping can be unresponsive at times.
Although aimed primarily at the younger age groups, Where's Waldo: The Fantastic Journey still provides an enjoyable challenge for players of any age and is a great game for anyone feeling a bit nostalgic and wanting to rediscover the magic of the books on their iPhone.
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Players get ready to find Waldo no longer in books, but in Ludia's latest release to the iPhone, Where's Waldo: The Fantastic Journey.
Bringing back memories for those who loved the books as a kid in the 90s, Where's Waldo is a hidden object adventure game that takes players across 12 magical worlds where players must find Waldo and his friends along with magical scrolls and several other hidden items in a given time limit. Players navigate their way through each of the landscapes by swiping their finger across the screen and can highlight discovered items by tapping.
The game offers two difficulty levels, adult mode for those looking for a challenge and kids mode for those looking for something a little easier. Ludia has also thrown in some new features which add an additional challenge to the gameplay including “wacky paint” where splatters of colorful paint fill the screen, “thunder clap” which makes the whole screen shake, and “upside down” which flips the landscape upside down.
Visually this game is a real treat with amazing cartoon artwork and attractive landscapes bursting with colour and just like the books, every scene has a unique quirky and humorous theme to it. The sound effects are much like the cartoon series and have a very upbeat and adventurous feel.
Although the task of hunting down Waldo is hardly a daunting one, it still does pose a formidable challenge for players of all ages, and is highly recommended for anyone who was a fan of the book series as a kid.
DescriptionExperience the game that rocketed to #1 in 9 different countries!
The first game in the Where’s Waldo? franchise, Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey, has sold millions of copies around the world and now is updated with new game play options, including the “explorer” mode with untimed searches and unlimited map scrolling, and improved performance, stability and speed.
**App Advice: “...the best Hidden object game in the App Store.”
**GameZebo: “...excels in its fun game play, story, graphics, voice talent and humor.”
**Touch Gen: “If you are looking for a polished hidden object game you can’t go wrong with Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey.”
**App Bite: “...good job with bringing the Waldo experience in a truly interactive way to the iPhone.”
Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey is the ultimate search and find adventure for all ages, as players scour the virtual globe in search of Waldo and his friends Wizard Whitebeard, Wenda and Woof, and Waldo foe, Odlaw. In addition, there are hundreds of cleverly camouflaged items to find within the 12 different magical worlds. Game play is enhanced with surprise features designed to challenge players during their search, including:
• Wacky Paint: Splatters of colorful paint fill the screen.
• Frosty: Freezes the search window by encasing it in ice.
• Thunder Clap: Makes the whole screen shake.
• Upside Down: Flips the search upside down.
• Sparkly: Keep an eye on twinkle and glitter effects to detect items.
Join the search and enjoy a dynamic hidden-object game experience anywhere, anytime.