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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows)

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Description

Once again, become a detective and solve 5 new crime cases with the members of the Crime Scene Investigation team in CSI 2: Dark Motives. This game, like the one before it, features likenesses and voices from the cast of the television series.

In this suspense-filled mystery/detective game, interrogate witnesses, search crime scenes for clues, find evidence and then analyze it with the latest forensic tools. Several difficulty levels let you customize the game to your playing style and experience. Bonuses for the player include pre-production sketches, a trivia section and "behind the scenes" footage.

Screenshots

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows The lab computer lets you look into information about 5 different types of evidence you can collect
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Having trouble picking your lottery ticket numbers?  Try these (though they aren't winning numbers in the game)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows ... and the suspects
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Use the microscope/image enhancer to view other evidence

Alternate Titles

  • "犯罪现场调查:黑暗动机" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Les Experts: Meurtres à Las Vegas " -- French title
  • "CSI: Kryminalne Zagadki Las Vegas - Mroczne Motywy" -- Polish title
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Oscuras Intenciones" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Excellent! Keep 'em coming! Jeanne (75619) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor MAT (73407) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Mar 23, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks May, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Corner Jul 21, 2004 78 out of 100 78
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameZone Apr 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com May 25, 2004 13 out of 20 65
GameSpot Mar 23, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
GameBoomers 2005 C+ 58
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2004 57 out of 100 57
Next Level Gaming Apr 05, 2004 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Cancelled Macintosh version

A Macintosh port of CSI: Dark Motives was in the works and announced by Aspyr Media, but was cancelled. The cancellation appears to have been caused due to problems obtaining the PC source code.

References

  • During case 5, it is discovered that the name Jeffrey Deschamps was used as foundation member for a fake company. Deschamps was a murder victim in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Domic Petrenko, a witness involved in case 5, was seen as animal attendant in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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Jeanne (75619) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004