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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder (Windows)

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Description

You'll have 5 bloody cases to solve as you play a rookie investigator with the Las Vegas crime lab. The first four ultimately connect together towards solving the 5th. Your co-workers are characters from the CSI television series and voice acting is done by the real actors and actresses from the show.

Choose one of 3 levels of difficulty depending upon how familiar you are with the tv shows (and computer gaming in general). Those modes affect how much interactive help you receive inside the game - not from your co-workers, but by way of hotspots and evidence analysis. The game features a tutorial to help with the interface, which is point and click.

Asking your partner for "hints" detracts points. At the end of each case, Gil Grissom (the boss) will rate your performance as either a rookie, investigator or master. Your objective is to gather enough evidence and information to arrest the culprit(s) and achieve as close to a 100% rating as possible (master). This will unlock "special features" at the end of each case.

Unlike the previous games, the graphics are 3D allowing you a more full view of your environment. Like the earlier games, however, there is still limited exploration of the world around you. The 3D system does provide the ability to move evidence objects in different angles which helps to locate all available fingerprints and other possible evidence.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder Windows Collect fingerprints. There are a lot of them.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder Windows Real footage of Vegas is shown during locations' transitions.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder Windows One case requires finding the murderer of a game designer.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder Windows Loading screen

Alternate Titles

  • "犯罪现场调查:谋杀的三维" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Les Experts: Las Vegas - Crimes en série" -- French title
  • "CSI: Место преступления - 3 измерения убийства" -- Russian spelling
  • "CSI: Omicidio in 3 Dimensioni" -- Italian title
  • "CSI: Kryminalne Zagadki Las Vegas - 3 Wymiary Zbrodni" -- Polish title
  • "CSI - Homicídios em 3 Dimensões" -- Brazilian title
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Mord in 3 Dimensionen " -- German title
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Las 3 Dimensiones del Asesinato" -- Spanish title

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User Reviews

Fresh restart for the series? vicrabb (6981) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Apr 13, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
Adventure Gamers Jun 04, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
NowGamer Mar 31, 2006 6.9 out of 10 69
Gamesmania May 18, 2006 64 out of 100 64
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 07, 2006 63 out of 100 63
PC Action Jun 25, 2006 62 out of 100 62
GameSpot Apr 06, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com May 04, 2006 12 out of 20 60
Adventure Island Jun 30, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Fragland.net May 04, 2006 48 out of 100 48

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Jeanne (75619) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 3 Dimensions of Murder (Windows) on Apr 08, 2006
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