Born Into Darkness

Born Into Darkness

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.4.44.14
  • Total Downloads:
    5,805
  • Date Added:
    October 14, 2014
  • File Size:
    717.71KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    13
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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As far as we're concerned, the mark of a good computer game is our inability to stop playing it even when we have other things we need to be doing. By that metric, Born Into Darkness is a very good game indeed. Although we've seen plenty of similar games, the mystery aspect of Born Into Darkness kept us engaged for much longer than we expected it to.

First things first: To download the game, you must download the Free Ride Player, a game manager that will then download Born Into Darkness. It will also download three other games without asking and put a couple of uninvited icons on your desktop. Combine that with the video advertising that must be endured before the game starts and the banner ads that surround the game during play, and playing Born Into Darkness is a bit of a pain. But if you can put up with all of that, you'll find an intriguing hidden-object adventure. The premise of the game is a bizarre mixture of vampirism and Christianity; Amber, who is the curator of a museum--and is also a vampire--sets out with an assistant curator to locate the Shroud of Lazarus, which can supposedly cure her vampirism. The game starts out in the museum, with players searching for pieces of a ladder so that they can reach a malfunctioning light in the storage room, and progresses to the Middle East, Europe, and beyond. The object searches and built-in puzzles are fun and challenging, and plenty of in-game guidance is provided for new players. Overall, we found Born Into Darkness to be quite enjoyable to play; we couldn't wait to see what would happen or where Amber and her assistant would end up next.

Born Into Darkness installs desktop icons without asking but uninstalls cleanly.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 2 stars

    "Not that great"

    October 21, 2011   |   By chimeric_zysea

    Version: Born Into Darkness 2.0.1

    Pros

    It's free no Mal-ware.

    Cons

    objects hard to find, contains ads, exiting game causes crash.

    Summary

    not recommended.

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  • 5 stars

    "This is an amazing game and it's free"

    March 07, 2011   |   By game4downloads

    Version: Born Into Darkness 2.0.1

    Pros

    I played this game with my mother in law during Friday night, on Saturday all the family started playing it, each one in his laptop :)
    this is a free game so it doesn't cost anything.

    Cons

    it took me 7 minutes to download the game

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    What's new in version 7.4.44.14
    New quick installation process
    General
    Publisher FreeRide Games
    Publisher web site http://www.freeridegames.com
    Release Date October 14, 2014
    Date Added October 14, 2014
    Version 7.4.44.14
    Category
    Category Games
    Subcategory Adventure Games
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    Additional Requirements Updated Flash player
    Download Information
    File Size 717.71KB
    File Name Born Into Darkness.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 5,805
    Downloads Last Week 13
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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