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 Your first crime scene... in Las Vegas
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows When you get enough information, bring the suspects in for questioning
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Warrants let you look for evidence where you're not normally allowed to look
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Money is the root of all evil

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

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
Wham! gaming Apr 05, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 28, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
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
GameBoomers 2005 C+ 58
Next Level Gaming Apr 05, 2004 50 out of 100 50
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