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 One thing you can view with the computer are tire tracks to find out what they are from
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Use the microscope/image enhancer to view other evidence
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Somebody tried to get rid of the evidence
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)

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 (75486) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor MAT (102250) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Mar 23, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
IGN Mar 30, 2004 8.4 out of 10 84
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
Game Captain Jun 14, 2004 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Mar 23, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Worth Playing Apr 10, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Apr 10, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2004 57 out of 100 57
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 (75486) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004