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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 One thing you can view with the computer are tire tracks to find out what they are from
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Nintendo DS Case fill will hold the gathered info about victim, suspect and motive.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Nintendo DS Talking to the possible suspect.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives Nintendo DS Visiting the victim in the hospital.

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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 (76511)
Brilliant again, but second to its predecessor Windows MAT (190089)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Windows Apr 06, 2004 B+ 83
Adventure Corner Windows Jul 21, 2004 78 out of 100 78
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jun, 2004 74 out of 100 74 Windows May 28, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Przygodoskop Windows Nov 03, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameZone Windows Apr 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Windows Mar 23, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
GameBoomers Windows 2005 C+ 58
Gamekult Windows Jun 02, 2004 5 out of 10 50
IGN Nintendo DS Jan 30, 2008 4.8 out of 10 48


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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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