CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows)

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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.


CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Events reconstruction
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows When you find a match, you get information about it
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows As you collect information, your case file will be filled with information on the victims...
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Until you find some conclusive evidence, you can question suspects only at their place

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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Excellent! Keep 'em coming! Jeanne (75481) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor MAT (104337) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

HardGamers Apr 26, 2004 85 out of 100 85
IGN Mar 30, 2004 8.4 out of 10 84
Just Adventure Apr 06, 2004 B+ 83
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 28, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Adventure-Treff Jun 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Game Captain Jun 14, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Przygodoskop Nov 03, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Games (Germany) Jun 29, 2004 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Mar 23, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Withingames Jun 15, 2004 2 out of 5 40


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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.


  • 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 (75481) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004