National Geographic Presents – Herod’s Lost Tomb Game Review

As far as famous biblical rulers go, Herod is a king mostly known for his ruthlessness and brutality. However, in the National Geographic Presents: Herod’s Lost Tomb game, you get to experience the other nature of this Judean king and try to unearth his glorious past as an adventurer from The National Geographic Society.

In this game, you choose to play either one of the two National Geographic Society members as you try to unlock the secrets on where to find Herod’s missing tomb. You see, other than being a fierce ruler, Herod is actually a masterful architect also, designing many of the world’s greatest structural masterpieces. One mystery surrounding all of these wonders though is where he chose to set his burial grounds. Of course, this won’t be a mystery any longer, since you’re already hot on this historical trail, trying to find all the clues that may point you into the location of Herod’s lost tomb.

National Geographic Presents: Herod’s Lost Tomb is a hidden object game employing classical item-finding as you try to complete all of the listed objects on the bottom of your screen. You will be visiting several archaeological sites trying to find all these objects and with some tools in your hand, try to unearth artifacts listed as gold items which serve as primary clues to aid you in your quest. Tools include archaeological brushes, x-ray machines and metal detectors, and you can always reach into the tool tab of your game menu anytime as long as there’s an important item for you to find.

There are a total of five mini-games too that you will encounter during the course of your adventure. After unlocking each mini-game, you can already play these games whenever you want in the map screen. Mini-games are very innovative and fun to play. While the puzzles are not very unique, the design is resembled to the overall theme of the game, with a historical background too on why you are tasked to play through them.