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The Mystery of the Mummy

The Mystery of the Mummy retro

Frogwares is arguably among the most recognized independent adventure game developer, best known for its now long-running Sherlock Holmes series. While a number of adventure games have also been previously released based on Arthur Conan Doyle's seminal character, Frogwares' series has been widely regarded by critics to be the most successful adaptation to date. The Mystery of the Mummy, later…

Posted by Jenny Rouse on 01 February 2016.
Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon

Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon

As a subgenre of crime fiction, detective murder mystery stories have been serving as plotlines for many novels, movies, and television shows. These stories have occasionally appeared also in adventure games. When an indie game developer from Portugal decides to tackle this subgenre on its own terms—by adding to it elements of wacky humor, infusing it with tributes to classic graphic adventure…

Posted by Patrick Talbot on 01 January 2016.
Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murder: Soul Suspect originated as only a game concept for a supernatural thriller from Japanese publisher Square Enix. Wanting to expand with greater appeal to the western game market, the publisher approached American developer Airtight Games (who past credits included the puzzle adventure game Quantum Conundrum) to help to develop this concept into a full-fledged action adventure title. While…

Posted by Mervyn Graham on 01 December 2015.
Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode 3: The Oracle

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode 3: The Oracle

There is an intangible compelling quality about a good detective novel—it simply transcend time. Similarly, many classic detective mystery games are remembered because of their great storylines. Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, from indie developer Phoenix Online Studios in collaboration with veteran game designer Jane Jensen, is another example of a great adventure mystery game because of its…

Posted by Gustavo Calvo-Simmons on 01 November 2015.
Secret Files: Sam Peters

Secret Files: Sam Peters

Secret Files: Sam Peters is the fourth game in the Secret Files series from Animation Arts (developer of Lost Horizon). However, this game does not feature Nina Kalenkov or Max Gruber who are the main protagonists from previous games in the series. Rather, it is a spin-off to Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis, the sequel to Secret Files: Tunguska, and turns a minor character Sam (or Samantha)…

Posted by Peter Rootham-Smith on 01 October 2015.
Titles Years Ratings
CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder 2006
4 of 5
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2003
4 of 5
CSI: Dark Motives 2004
5 of 5
CSI: Deadly Intent 2009
3 of 5
CSI: Fatal Conspiracy 2010
3 of 5
CSI: Hard Evidence 2007
4 of 5
CSI: Miami 2004
4 of 5
CSI: NY - The Game 2008
3 of 5
Culpa Innata 2007
3 of 5
Curse: The Eye of Isis 2003
3 of 5
Cursed Mountain 2010
3 of 5
Cyberia 1994
1 of 5
Cyberia² «Resurrection» 1996
1 of 5
Cypher 2012
1 of 5
Da New Guys: Day of the Jackass 2012
4 of 5
Daria's Inferno 2000
2 of 5
Dark Fall 2002
3 of 5
Dark Fall: Lights Out 2004
4 of 5
Dark Fall: Lost Souls 2009
4 of 5
Dark Secrets 2012
3 of 5
Dark Seed 1992
3 of 5
Dark Seed II 1995
3 of 5
Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage 2010
4 of 5
Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder 2007
1 of 5
Darkstar 2010
4 of 5
Déjà Vu: A Nightmare Comes True 1987
4 of 5
Dead Mountaineer's Hotel 2011
1 of 5
Dead Reefs 2007
4 of 5
Dear Esther 2012
2 of 5
Death Gate 1994
5 of 5
Deponia 2012
4 of 5
Destination: Treasure Island 2007
3 of 5
Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon 2013
3 of 5
Diabolik: The Original Sin 2009
3 of 5
Diamon Jones: Amulet of the World 2009
3 of 5
Diamon Jones: Devil's Contract 2011
3 of 5
Diamon Jones: Eye of the Dragon 2009
4 of 5
Diamonds in the Rough 2008
4 of 5
Dinner Date 2010
2 of 5
Discworld 1995
4 of 5
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! 1996
4 of 5
Discworld Noir 1999
4 of 5
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games: Episode Five: the Gunpowder Plot 2011
4 of 5
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games: Episode Four: Shadows of the Vashta Nerada 2010
4 of 5
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games: Episode One: City of the Daleks 2010
4 of 5
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games: Episode Three: TARDIS 2010
2 of 5
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games: Episode Two: Blood of the Cybermen 2010
4 of 5
Downfall 2009
4 of 5
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon 2008
5 of 5
Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon 2013
2 of 5
Dracula 5: The Blood Legacy 2013
3 of 5
Dracula Resurrection 2000
2 of 5
Dracula: Origin 2008
3 of 5
Dracula: The Last Sanctuary 2001
4 of 5
Dragon Lore II: The Heart of the Dragon Man 1997
2 of 5
Dragon Lore: The Legend Begins 1994
2 of 5
Dragonsphere 1994
4 of 5
Drawn: Dark Flight 2010
4 of 5
Drawn: The Painted Tower 2009
3 of 5
Drawn: Trail of Shadows 2011
4 of 5
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey 2006
5 of 5
DreamWeb 1994
2 of 5
Druuna: Morbus Gravis 2001
2 of 5
Dune 1992
4 of 5
East Side Story: A Carol Reed Mystery 2007
3 of 5
ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern 2005
4 of 5
Ecstatica 1994
4 of 5
Ecstatica II 1997
3 of 5
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes 2012
4 of 5
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout 2011
3 of 5
Egypt II: The Heliopolis Prophecy 2000
3 of 5
Egypt III: The Fate of Ramses 2004
4 of 5
Emerald City Confidential 2009
4 of 5
Enchanter 1983
4 of 5
Enter The Story: Genesis of the Gods 2010
3 of 5
Enter The Story: Les Misérables 2009
2 of 5
Enter The Story: The Divine Comedy 2009
2 of 5
Escape from Monkey Island 2000
3 of 5
EVE 1996
5 of 5
Everlight: Of Magic & Power 2008
3 of 5
Evil Days of Luckless John 2007
2 of 5
Fenimore Fillmore's Revenge 2008
3 of 5
Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold - Episode 1: A Fistful of Pocket Lint 2013
4 of 5
Flashback: The Quest for Identity 1992
4 of 5
Forever Worlds 2004
2 of 5
Freddy Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist 1993
5 of 5
Full Throttle 1995
4 of 5
Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned 1999
5 of 5
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
5 of 5
Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure 1993
2 of 5
Game of Thrones Episode 1: Iron From Ice 2014
2 of 5
Gateway 1992
4 of 5
Gateway II: Homeworld 1993
4 of 5
Gemini Rue 2011
5 of 5
Ghost in the Sheet 2007
3 of 5
Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island 2010
4 of 5
Gobliiins 1991
3 of 5
Gobliiins 4 2009
2 of 5
Gobliins 2: The Prince Buffoon 1992
4 of 5
Goblin's Quest 3 1993
4 of 5
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