The Wolf Among Us is a point and click adventure game based on the Fables comic books.
The gameplay consists the player navigating branching dialogue scenes as well as clicking certain places in a pre-rendered scene to have the character move to that location in order to click on objects in the near area to see if there are clues or info to be found. Through investigating many different scenes the player can piece together the story as well as use items to unlock new areas and advance the story.
Pro A really enjoyable interactive story
The Wolf Among Us is a murder mystery story that has great characters, action-packed moments, and really interesting twists. What's even better is that you can affect how the story plays out with dialogue options, investigation choices, and even actions during a fights or chase sequences. Your actions as a player have consequences in this story, which feels really nice.
Pro Unusual setting
The story takes place in a fictional part of Manhattan called Fabletown, which is inhabited by humans and creatures from fairy tales and folklore. It's really interesting seeing how everyone makes ends meet in an unfamiliar world. From working as a janitor or a receptionist to running a shady night club and abusing magic for extra profits. It's the type of setting that appeals to both the kid and the adult within you.