Survive Summer Camp With Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery

on May 14, 2013 12:15 PM

Episode 1 of Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery has just arrived to the PS Vita, available for just $2.99. Announced via the Playstation Blog by Lucid Games founder Nick Davies, The Bigfoot Mystery follows the “quirky adventures” of titular character Jacob at his summer camp, Camp Eagle Feather.

As the trailer shows (which you can view below), the game consists of “fiendish” puzzles, and according to Davies, a supporting cast of counselors that may not have the best intentions for their charges. This includes:

  • Mr. Grimmel, the Physical Education coach, who has what appears to be a pathological hatred for kids;
  • Mr. Thagorous, the science teacher, whose science lab may be far more dangerous than your typical chemistry lab;
  • Mr. Hans, the groundskeeper, whose friendliness to the kids is balance with an obsession with destroying gophers by any means necessary; and
  • Mae Cook, the Lunch Lady, who takes her job of feeding the kids to the extreme.

Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery will require logic, lateral thinking, math, observation, and interacting with the Vita’s touchscreen to solve its puzzles; and if you get stuck, there’s tons of helpful hints and tricks to keep you going. Check out the trailer and screenshots below for a closer look at the game.

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Born and raised in video games and "geek culture," Masoud has been bred off of fantasy worlds his entire life and doesn't see anything wrong with that. He loves RPGs (especially TRPGs), sandbox games, the sci-fi genre, dieselpunk, art deco, and anything that allows him to create. Having graduated from John Jay College with a degree in English and a minor in Creative Writing, Masoud hopes to one day pen the same novels, comics, movies, and video games he enjoys escaping into when the real world gets too boring.