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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Hard Evidence (Wii)

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Description

Hard Evidence is the fifth game in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series, but the first time released simultaneously for the PC and Xbox 360.

As in previous games, there are 5 cases to be solved with Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the other Las Vegas crime lab squad members. Questioning suspects and witnesses, collecting evidence and piecing together the puzzle of the cases are all part of the gameplay.

Additional forensic and investigation tools have been added including a large impound area where vehicles and boats can be searched for evidence. Players will also find more interaction with the lab equipment as well as improved in-game hints.

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There are 59 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Les Experts: Morts Programmées" -- French title
  • "CSI: Отягчающие обстоятельства" -- Russian spelling
  • "CSI: Pruebas Ocultas" -- Spanish title
  • "CSI: Prova Schiacciante" -- Italian title
  • "CSI: Kryminalne Zagadki Las Vegas - Niezbite Dowody" -- Polish title
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Eindeutige Beweise" -- German title

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The Press Says

Nintendo-Online.de Mar 28, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Cheat Code Central 2008 3.4 out of 5 68
Adventure Gamers Mar 27, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
IGN Aug 19, 2008 5.8 out of 10 58
Worth Playing Jul 30, 2008 5 out of 10 50
4Players.de Jan 11, 2008 49 out of 100 49
411mania.com Feb 15, 2008 4.3 out of 10 43
Games Radar Feb 28, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Gameswelt Mar 25, 2008 40 out of 100 40
NintendoWorldReport Feb 05, 2008 2.5 out of 10 25

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Trivia

Mini game

If you manage to solve all five cases with a "Master" rating from Grissom, you unlock a special award: a simple blackjack simulation.

Product placement

CSI: Hard Evidence contains massive product placement.
  • HP: all notebooks and most TV screens in the game are HP models and clearly feature the HP logo.
  • Dyson: one piece of evidence is a Dyson Root 6 vacuum cleaner, which has to be scrutinized closely on the examination table and turned on to witness it in action.
  • Chrysler: the car under scrutiny in the CSI garage in case 4 is a spotless Chrysler Town & Country. The inspection includes an automated cutscene fly-through of the interior, with the backsides of all seats sporting big, bright Chrysler logos.
  • Visa: the Visa logo is prevalent through the entire game, most notably during a jigsaw sequence in which players have to reassemble a broken glass pane from a store counter marked with a big Visa sticker. As part of one investigation, players have to track account data of a credit card. Brass relates the results, stating: "Good folks over there at Visa!"

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Sciere (268187) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Hard Evidence (Wii) on Jan 17, 2008
Other platforms contributed by vicrabb (6981) and Jeanne (75605)