Tag Archives: The Panic Room

The Panic Room: CSI: Stranglehold

Online, May 2020

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Third in The Panic Room’s series of online CSI games, Stranglehold follows the well-trodden theme of tracking down a serial killer. Like the one before it, this is a game based around elimination: you have an initial list of suspects, who must be eli… (more)

The Panic Room: CSI: The Mafia Murders

Online, May 2020

Rated between 2.5 and 3 out of 5
On starting the second play at home CSI game from The Panic Room, I assumed it would be very similar to the first – but no, or at least not exactly. The platform used to deliver the game is the same, of course – the same system of solve a puzzle, ent… (more)

The Panic Room: CSI: Grounded

Online, May 2020

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
First of The Panic Room’s several CSI games, and one of the first online games to be released after the lockdown, Grounded is a murder mystery on a plane: one of the passengers collapsed mid-flight, apparently due to foul play.
The game’s initial p… (more)

The Panic Room: My Dearest Emily

Online, May 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
In between The Panic Room’s various CSI-themed online games, My Dearest Emily sticks out rather. In stark contrast to the usual escape room themes of peril and world-saving, it’s set in a lesser-known part of 19th Century US history, and tells a gent… (more)

The Panic Room: The Sacrifice

Gravesend, Nov 2018

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Sacrifice is one of a handful of games by other designers that The Panic Room have added to their stable. It’s a thirty minute game set in a van, and is also known as Van Escape, under which name it’s a mobile game available for event hire. When it’s… (more)

The Panic Room: Resurgency

Gravesend, Nov 2018

Rated between 3 and 4 out of 5
As junior bomb disposal technicians, you’ve been assigned some routine practice – which definitely won’t escalate into a more dangerous situation, no sirree. Resurgency is located in the space that once housed two player game Million Dollar Date Nigh… (more)