CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Recreating the murder scene
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows You get to see some very graphic video footage...
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)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows And a look at the Las Vegas strip

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 (75490) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor MAT (100249) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Mar 23, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Just Adventure Apr 06, 2004 B+ 83
GamesFire May 02, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks May, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamehelper Apr 01, 2004 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Jun, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Adventure-Treff Jun 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72
Game Captain Jun 14, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Quandary Mar, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameBoomers 2005 C+ 58

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Trivia

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.

References

  • 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 (75490) added CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (Windows) on Apr 17, 2004