Welcome to the Surface – The Soaring City QuickStart Guide! Surface – The Soaring City is a Hidden Object game in which you must collect items and explore locations in order to progress. Find your kidnapped brother and wonderous inventor, Jeremy, the discoverer of a mysterious city in the sky. This game is a Platinum Edition title, as and such, includes an integrated walkthrough. The Surface – The Soaring City walkthrough can be accessed by clicking the “Strategy Guide” button in the lower right corner, located beneath the game’s Hint button.

Surface - The Soaring City Walkthrough Location

Surface – The Soaring City Walkthrough Location

How to Play

Are you new to hidden object titles? Have you simply forgotten some of the basics? Don’t worry! Here are a handful of helpful pointers to guide you in the right direction:


  • All items you collect throughout your adventure will be added to your Inventory. Your inventory is located at the bottom of your screen. When you want to use and item, select the item you’d like to use from your inventory, then click on the location where you’d like to use it.
  • When your cursor turns into a directional arrow, it means you can click to access a new area. Navigate by clicking when arrows appear to move between screens and locations.
  • Surface – The Soaring City is a Hidden Object game, and as such, you will encounter Hidden Object Scenes! In these locations, a list of items you need to find will be displayed at the bottom of your screen. Locate all the items in this location in order to progress. Upon locating all the items successfully, a Key Item will be added to your Inventory!
  • Key Items are items which are necessary in order for you to progress in the game. These items are stored in your inventory, and will automatically be removed once they have been used correctly.
  • Feeling stuck? There’s a Hint button located in the bottom right corner of your screen. Hints tend to be unlimited, but often require time to recharge. Unable to solve a puzzle? The Hint button will become a Skip button during puzzles, but often requires time to charge up before use.


Surface – A Series by Elephant Games

Surface – The Soaring City Platinum Edition is just one of a series of titles developed by Elephant Games. Did you enjoy the game? Try another title from the series!

In Surface – The Noise She Couldn’t Make you take on the role of a psychic. It’s up to you to recover the memories of a mysterious girl left unharmed, but in shock. Is she a victim, or a criminal? Actions speak louder than words as you traverse the winding passages of the mind in this Hidden Object title.

A Surface – The Noise She Couldn’t Make Walkthrough is also available on our blog! Be sure to check it out for useful tips and tricks!


What is a QuickStart Guide?

Our QuickStart Guides are intended to provide you with all the essential information you need to access pre-existing walkthroughs. Many of our Platinum Edition games contain integrated strategy guides to help you when you’re feeling stuck, without having to exit the game. For more information on how to access Surface – The Soaring City’s integrated walkthrough, scroll up to the top of this page.