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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 Nintendo DS Select the best tool for collecting the tire track print.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Meet the lab technician... he'll set you up with information about any evidence you collect
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows Perfect gun for a woman's purse
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Windows You can even read SPAM in the game!

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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

CSI strikes on DS... but don't expect a great game! Nintendo DS vicrabb (7291)
Excellent! Keep 'em coming! Windows Jeanne (76482)
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor Windows MAT (194882)

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Windows Mar 23, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows May, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Digital Entertainment News (den) Windows Apr 28, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone Windows Apr 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Captain Windows Jun 14, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Adventure Gamers Nintendo DS Aug 12, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy Windows Apr 10, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameBoomers Windows 2005 C+ 58
IGN Nintendo DS Jan 30, 2008 4.8 out of 10 48
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 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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Contributed to by vicrabb (7291) and Jeanne (76482)