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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 When you find a match, you get information about it
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives Windows Case 2... in the Morgue with your next victim
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives Windows You can also view your information for the case
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives Windows Need information on where something is, or a warrant?  Talk to the Brass.

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 (75634) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor MAT (66445) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Just Adventure Apr 06, 2004 B+ 83
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks May, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 28, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Adventure-Treff Jun 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72
GameZone Apr 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Quandary Mar, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Captain Jun 14, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Worth Playing Apr 10, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Adventure Gamers Apr 28, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 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 (75634) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004