Play as a detective in this hidden-object game
- Category Online games
- Program license Free
- Version 1
- Size 192 KB
- Works under: Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows ME / Windows 98 SE / Windows 98
- Program available in English
- Program by TopSoft UG
Put Your Detective Skills to the Test
Criminal Case is a classic hidden objects game with a twist. Gamers play the role of a detective who has to solve a series of gruesome criminal investigations and catch the killer before they strike again. Is this game as exciting as it promises, ot is it a snoozefest? Read on to find out.
At the start of Criminal Case, gamers play the role of a rookie detective. They are presented with a crime scene containing a dead body and must find a collection of objects and clues to help them solve the case. Along the way they meet a group of suspects, each with their own back stories and personalities traits. Put together the clues to discover which suspect committed the crime and move on to the next level.
Each level in Criminal Case comes complete with nine different crime scenes to complete. In addition to the regular assortment of hidden objects for players to find, special clues are also hidden in some of the stages. Players have to find these clues and analyse them to provide hints on the identity of the murder. Help is provided from the forensics team as well as other police officers.
One of the most interesting things about Criminal Case is the sheer variety and number of tasks that players are presented with. These include putting together torn papers to form a picture, dusting items for prints, putting together items to discover their identity and much more. This puts the game on a whole new level and helps to keep gamers engaged. There are more than 60 different levels to play in Criminal Case, which provides gamers with hours of fun.
Each of the levels features a different theme and a new story to unravel. As the game progresses the stories become more involved and many of the most popular characters from previous levels pop up again. The dialogue with the different characters is witty and realistic, while gamers also have the option to completely skip this dialogue and get on with the next part of the game if they prefer.
Customising your crime solving avatar can be a lot of fun. Players can decide whether they want their player to be male or female, their ethnicity and a lot of other elements. At the end of each level players are presented with new clorrhing and accessories that they can use to change the look of their avatar, while more new looks can be purchased with gaming coins at any time during the game.
Players are also given their own side kick animal to accompany them through the game. A large number of different animals are available to choose from at different stages of the game including different kinds of dogs, tigers, pandas and even aliens. These animals provide players with different types of bonuses when they complete certain crime scenes such as level points, gaming coins and special cards that can be traded in for coins or energy.
While there are lots of different hidden object games out there, Criminal Case offers gamers something a bit different. Although older gamers may find some parts of the game a bit simplistic, the crime stories are very engaging and addictive. Fans of the hidden objects genre will want to make sure they check out Criminal Case.
- Lots of different crime scenes
- Well developed characters
- The graphics are great
- The mysteries are very engaging
- Good variation to the game play
- Older players may find it repetitive
- The gaming music is rather boring