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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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The Space Bar Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (1997) and Macintosh (1997)

An intergalactic PI named Maksh has been kidnapped. Also, an evil shape-shifter is hunting for a special data storage unit....

SEGA Master System (1988)

Kujakuƍ is based on the comic by the same name, published in Young Jump in the late eighties and drawn...

The Spoiler Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

The Spoiler is a freeware game in the point-and-click mouse controlled adventure genre. The main character is an attorney who...

SPQR: The Empire's Darkest Hour Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997), Windows 3.x (1997) and Macintosh (1997)

SPQR is a point-and-click Myst-style game set in Ancient Rome. Journal entries, newspaper articles, and various puzzles must be dealt...

Spycraft: The Great Game DOS Front Cover

DOS (1996), Windows (1996) and Macintosh (1996)

As a new CIA operative, you've been called to Washington. Apparently a Russian candidate for president was assassinated (read: shot)...

DOS (1986) and Apple II (1986)

Another installment of Spy's Adventures is set in Europe this time. And as other games in the series, it is...

The Spy's Adventures in North America Commodore 64 Front Cover

DOS (1987), Commodore 64 (1986) and Apple II (1986)

Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, is on the loose; intelligence reports he is somewhere...

DOS (1987) and Apple II (1988)

The third addition to the Spy's Adventures series is another geographical edutainment title, featuring the same combination of international travel...

Commodore 64 (1993)

In this text adventure, you, the pilot and sole occupant of the Starship Ganymede, have just awakened from suspension sleep...

Starsky & Hutch Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003), PlayStation 2 (2003), Xbox (2003) and GameCube (2003)

Starsky & Hutch is an arcade racing game based on the popular TV series from the 70s, released to tie...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Harbinger DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995) and Macintosh (1996)

Harbinger is a first-person perspective adventure game with action elements, which takes place on board Deep Space Nine. The player...

Still Life Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005) and Xbox (2005)

Two separate murder cases, in two separate lifetimes -- so alike .. so similar in the smallest of details that...

Still Life 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009) and Macintosh (2009)

FBI agent Victoria McPherson, the star of the first Still Life game, tackles a new murder mystery in this sequel.The...

Still Life: Special Edition Windows Front Cover

Windows (2007)

This special edition contains is a re-release of the 2005 game and contains: Still Life German and English voice output...

Windows (2009)

Katharine Sanders, a young woman whose point of view the game is shown from, gets invited to the engagement party...

Strange Cases: The Lighthouse Mystery Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (2010), Macintosh (2010), iPhone (2012) and iPad (2012)

FBI agent Claire Ellery wakes up from a terrible nightmare where her partner Tom is murdered by a strange cult,...

Strange Cases: The Lighthouse Mystery (Collector's Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2010) and Macintosh (2010)

The Collector's Edition of Strange Cases: The Lighthouse Mystery includes a bonus adventure called "The Case of the Missing Scientist"...

Strange Cases: The Tarot Card Mystery Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), Macintosh (2010) and iPad (2011)

Claire Ellery is a FBI agent assigned with the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of three girls from a coastal...

Superior Save Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

Amanda receives a voice-mail from her boss, saying that he's been kidnapped and needs help. She starts to investigate various...

Suspect DOS Front Cover

DOS (1984), PC Booter (1984), Amiga (1986), Atari ST (1985), Commodore 64 (1984), Apple II (1984), Atari 8-bit (1984), TI-99/4A (1989), Amstrad CPC (1986), Macintosh (1984) and Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1984)

You are a suspected murderer and time is running out because the police are ready to throw the books at...

Sweet Home NES Front Cover

NES (1989)

Sweet Home follows the exploits of five members of an investigation group: Kazuo, Akiko, Taro, Asuka, and Emi. The famous...

Syberia Collection Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

Syberia Collection is a bundle that contains the following adventure titles: AmerZone: The Explorer's Legacy Syberia Syberia IIThe original games...

The Sydney Affair Amstrad CPC Front Cover

DOS (1987), Commodore 64 (1987), ZX Spectrum (1987), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1986) and Thomson TO (1986)

Promoted to a rank of Senior Sergeant of Investigations Brigade in Saint-Etienne (Loire), you've already proved yourself in L'affaire Vera...

Windows (2003)

This mystery adventure game takes place in Sydney, Australia, where you play the role of the niece of a kidnapped...

Symbiocom Macintosh Front Cover

Windows (1998) and Macintosh (1998)

The protagonist of this game is a maintenance engineer aboard I.S.T. Rident, a space-faring passenger liner in the delta quadrant....

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