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Detective / Mystery

Description

Detective / Mystery games either simulate the work of a detective, or feature storylines that heavily rely on investigation, clue-gathering, and secrets that are revealed only near the end of the narrative. These games may belong to any genre, but are most commonly encountered among adventures.
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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Remastered Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

An updated version of the original adventure Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened, the Remastered Edition enhances the original game with an...

ZX Spectrum (1988)

A text adventure in which the player takes up the mantle of Sherlock, called upon to investigate into the business...

Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008) and Macintosh (2010)

Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet is an adventure game with the classic character created by Arthur Conan...

J2ME (2009)

Set in the year 1891, Sherlock Holmes: The Official Movie Game features the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his loyal...

Sherlock Holmes: The Vatican Cameos DOS Front Cover

DOS (1986) and Apple II (1986)

Text adventure based on Arthur Conan Doyle's famous character. You play as Sherlock and must solve a mystery using interrogation...

Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009) and Xbox 360 (2009)

On August 31, 1888, a horribly mutilated body of a "lady of the night" is found in Whitechapel, London. The...

Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels DOS Front Cover

DOS (1988), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988), Commodore 64 (1988), Apple II (1988) and Macintosh (1988)

The famous detective Sherlock Holmes reads in a newspaper that the Tower of London has been closed for "reasons of...

The Shield: The Game Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007) and PlayStation 2 (2007)

Based on the TV series "The Shield" and taking place between the third and fourth seasons of that show.The Farmington...

Shine Windows Front Cover

Windows (1996) and Windows 3.x (1996)

German-produced game Shine is a typical Myst-like 1st-person perspective adventure game with pre-rendered backdrops. In this game you will become...

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2 - Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2008)

The events of this game occur shortly after the ones described in the first installment of the series. Once again,...

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner - Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2006)

For many years, the members of the Kuzunoha family have been skillful detectives, specializing in supernatural cases. They have mastered...

The Ship Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Trapped on a luxury cruise ship run by the nefarious Mr. X, the only way to save yourself and your...

The Shivah Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Russell Stone works as a Jewish Rabbi at a poor synagogue in New York City. Sometimes the line between salvation...

Shutter Island Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2010) and Macintosh (2010)

Shutter Island is a hidden object game with adventure elements, and a tie-in to a motion picture of the same...

Sinking Island Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

Walter Jones, an eccentric billionaire, is found dead on the Maldivian island of Sagorah. There, he had built an enormous...

Browser (2000)

Sir Randolph and the Hideous Ogre is a short point-and-click adventure with an emphasis on comical situations and dialogue. Sir...

DOS (1983)

Sleuth is a text-based game with graphics. In this murder mystery whodunit game you will have to figure out three...

The Smelly Mystery Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (1997) and Macintosh (1997)

The Smelly Mystery is a game using Mercer Mayer's "Little Monster Private Eye" license. One night during a sleepover at...

Snakes of Avalon Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010)

Snakes of Avalon is a dark comedy point & click adventure game set in the cheap and filthy bar called...

Snatcher PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1996), SEGA CD (1994), SEGA Saturn (1996), TurboGrafx CD (1992), MSX (1988) and PC-88 (1988)

Snatcher is set in the futuristic Neo Kobe City, a city of madness and decadence. The year is 2047 (or...

DOS (1982), Commodore 64 (1983), Apple II (1982) and Atari 8-bit (1982)

The first in a series of 'edutainment' titles long before the portmanteau term was popularized by marketing executives, Snooper Troops...

DOS (1982), Commodore 64 (1983), Apple II (1983), Atari 8-bit (1982) and MSX (1986)

The 2nd and final in the series of detective/problem solving games for kids. Armed with your Snoop-mobile, the snoopNET computer,...

Browser (2011)

Snoops is a crime-solving puzzle game, comprised of two main parts. The first part has the player search for clues...

3DO (1995)

Murder. Drugs. Sex. Gangs. Guns. Welcome to the Big Apple. Your name is Jock LaMonte, a retired New York Cop....

SNES (1997)

In the far future Solid City is overrun by mecha-related crime, and few dare face the underworld mafias and street...

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