Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Premature Burial

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Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Premature Burial

Help Detective Dupin solve a case!
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Game Info & Requirements

Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Premature Burial

Step into Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Premature Burial, where Julien has hired the world famous Detective Dupin to investigate the sudden death of his beloved Victorine. After her passing, Victorine's husband, who she has no love for, has her buried incredibly quickly, making Julien uneasy. Become Detective Dupin's assistant and use your Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure talents to unravel the mystery!


Use the mouse to find hidden objects and solve puzzles. See in-game help for detailed instructions.

Minimum Requirements:

Windows XP/Vista/7/8
1.4 GHz processor
DirectX 9.0c
32 MB video RAM
600 MB free disk space


Developed by: ERS G-Studios
Published by: Big Fish Games

Ratings & Reviews

  • Average Rating:
  • 3.34
  • 3.34
Anonymous - May 24, 2016 -
Hints only available in HO scenes, no map, journal useless. Scenes don't close off when complete, but occasionally locations inside scene will close. A few items labeled oddly in HO ("water can" = funnel, for example), and some items VERY hard to click (nails were one). Very disappointing. If there is a word that is opposite of "intuitive", it could apply well to this game.
Anonymous - Nov 8, 2015 -
I had fun at the beginning and the experience deterioriated. Some of the puzzles are excellent. The hidden objects can be quite difficult, especially when things are mislabeled (e.g. funnel labeled a watering can). The gameplay logistics can also be annoying--you have to lay an item on a specific, unlabeled part of a table before you can use it, for example. And there's no hint system for the non-hidden object parts.
Anonymous - Aug 1, 2015 -
This was a good game but a map was needed to get around. I had to use a walkthrough to keep going at times and this made the game a bit tedious. Good puzzles
Anonymous - Jul 22, 2015 -
I really enjoyed this game, but you will definitely need a walkthrough to get through it. I do not like that it does not have a hint button or map during the game play in order to help direct you to the next step. Next game the publisher needs to think about that.
Anonymous - Jul 5, 2015 -
Could not complete the download. Trend Micro security prevented it because it was infected with a virus!!


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