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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 When you find a match, you get information about it
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Need information on where something is, or a warrant?  Talk to the Brass.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows You get to see some very graphic video footage...
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Which also reveal results

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 (75612) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor コナン (75833) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

HardGamers Apr 26, 2004 85 out of 100 85
GamesFire May 02, 2004 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Adventure-Treff Jun 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72 May 28, 2006 14 out of 20 70
GameZone Apr 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2004 57 out of 100 57
Next Level Gaming Apr 05, 2004 50 out of 100 50
Gamekult Jun 02, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug 11, 2004 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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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 (75612) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004