37 Best Detective games for Android

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The best 37 Detective games for Android daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Criminal Case: The Conspiracy released the 11 February 2019 and ranked #22, Cube Escape: Paradox released the 20 September 2018 and ranked #6, Identity V released the 5 July 2018 and ranked #10.

1# Dead Reckoning: Silvermoon Isle - 2015

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From Eipix, the makers of the Final Cut, Off the Record, and Myths of the World series, comes a classic whodunit with a unique interactive feature! Silver-screen star Veronica West plummeted to her death from the top of a lighthouse on Silvermoon Isle. Was it an accident? A suicide? Or did someone at the party that night kill Veronica? Solve the case using an innovative “deduction” feature that turns questioning suspects into a fun, interactive game! This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card! The Collector’s Edition includes:

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3# Batman: The Telltale Series - 2016

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Enter the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. In this gritty and violent new story from the award-winning creators of The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, you'll make discoveries that will shatter Bruce Wayne's world, and the already fragile stability of a corrupt Gotham City. Your actions and your choices will determine the fate of the Batman. Download Episode One of Batman: The Telltale Series, a five part episodic game series from the creators of The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, The Wolf Among Us, and Tales from the Borderlands.

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4# Her Story - 2015

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Her Story is the new video game from Sam Barlow, creator of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Aisle. A crime fiction game with non-linear storytelling, Her Story revolves around a police database full of live action video footage. Her Story sits you in front of a mothballed desktop computer thats logged into a police database of video footage.

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6# Cube Escape: Paradox - 2018

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When the infamous detective Dale Vandermeer wakes up in an ominous room without any recollection of his past, he soon finds himself part of a bizarre game orchestrated by an old foe. - The absorbing gameplay, atmosphere and wealth of puzzles fans would expect from the tenth Cube Escape game.

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7# Detective Grimoire - 2013

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Solve puzzles, collect clues, explore the swamp, interrogate suspects. Detective Grimoire is a charming and mysterious adventure, featuring a variety of strange and unique interactions with the bizarre residents of the swamp, a compelling and challenging murder mystery to solve, and an original award nominated soundtrack.

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9# The Wolf Among Us - 2013

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Based on the award-winning Fables comic book series by Bill Willingham (published by DC Comics' Vertigo imprint), The Wolf Among Us is a dark, often brutally violent, and mature take on the characters and creatures of fairytale and legend. A five episode series from the creators of the 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead, the player will experience what it's like to be Bigby Wolf (THE Big Bad Wolf), Sheriff of Fabletown.

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10# Identity V - 2018

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Four Survivors: run from the ruthless hunter, cooperate with teammates, decode cipher machines, open the gate and escape;. You will first enter the game as a detective, who receives a mysterious letter inviting him to investigate an abandoned manor and search for a missing girl.

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11# Ghost Files: The Face Of Guilt Full - 2017

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Using only your own experience and professional investigation techniques you will follow the hot trail of the serial killer known to the public as The Guilty Man. The people of Boston are shocked by the recent series of mysterious murders and you are given a task of bringing the culprit to justice as fast as possible. Using police techniques, you will follow the trail of the suspect while solving riddles and collecting fingerprints as well as different samples from crime scenes.

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12# League of Light: The Gatherer - 2017

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[Unreleased 1983] Maneuver down an abstract tunnel of colored light without crashing. Succeed and go on to a musical memory game: notes are randomly played that you must then play back using the hand controller keypad. Score points for how quickly you duplicate the series of notes. Then its back into the tunnel and on to a longer series of notes in the memory game. Russ Lieblich did the sounds and music for a number of games at Mattel Electronics (including Snafu) before going to Activision where he designed this game. Peter Kaminski, who programmed River Raid, helped Russ with the programming. It was finally released on the Intellivision Rocks! CD.

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13# Criminal Case - 2014

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Join the Police of Grimsborough to solve a series of murder cases in this captivating hidden object, adventure game. PLEASE NOTE Criminal Case is completely free to play, however some game items can also be purchased for real money.

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14# Riddlord: The Consequence - 2017

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Download new three - dimensional application RiddLord to solve old scary crimes, find the hidden object and hit a nerve. The storyline based on the fiction characters life, which is connected to real stories about unsolved cases and criminals, who are free and still arent in the prison.

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16# Crime Secrets: Crimson Lily Full - 2016

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Step into the shoes of a private detective and follow the trail to a dark past hidden within a small town's snowy holiday resort. When a grim murder interrupts a private detective's vacation at the very gate to the hotel at which she was going to stay, she puts her plans for R&R on hold and sets out to do what she does best: solve violent crimes. Cut off by a blizzard and left to her own devices, the protagonist will need to put her detective skills to work as she questions possible witnesses, searches for clues, and follows a trail that leads her deep into the dirty dealings of a small town filled with big fish and other enigmatic characters.

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17# Lifeline: Crisis Line - 2016

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A dead lawyer, a mysterious green-eyed woman, stolen crystals with unexplained powers and its only your first day on the job! Youre a HelpText volunteer, and the app has just paired you with Austin homicide detective Alex Esposito.

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18# The Council - 2018

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Experience a Narrative Adventure where your choices and character growth truly matter. As a member of a 1793 secret society, live a tale of intrigue and manipulation on the hunt for your missing mother.

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19# I Am Innocent - 2017

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Use realistic in-game phone calls, a messenger, computer hacking, photographs, and documents to investigate a series of murders with teenage victims. The games many characters, with their complex personalities and skeletons in the closet, plus its ethical dilemmas and emotional scenes create a realistic atmosphere and weave an involved, mysterious story thatll keep you engrossed to the very end.

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20# House Arrest detective board game - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game House Arrest  detective board game
Screenshot of the video game House Arrest  detective board game
Screenshot of the video game House Arrest  detective board game

The player must discover and arrest the killer before a temporary injunction that prevents the guests from leaving expires. The challenge is not to solve the case through process of elimination, but to arrange the evidence in such a way that only one person can be proven guilty.

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21# Agent Walker: Secret Journey Full - 2016

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Some believe the Spear to be nothing more than a larger-than-life myth, but neither side wants to make the mistake of dismissing its paranormal power, so a desperate race to uncover the truth about the relic begins. To complete her mysterious mission, Agent Walker will have to cross the grim battlegrounds of France while facing death, destruction, and hidden puzzles every step of the way.

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22# Criminal Case: The Conspiracy - 2019

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Screenshot of the video game Criminal Case: The Conspiracy
Screenshot of the video game Criminal Case: The Conspiracy

Join the Police of Grimsborough once again to solve a series of murder cases in this captivating hidden object, adventure game. Investigate crime scenes for clues, bring the suspects in for questioning and analyze evidence to catch the killers.

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23# Criminal Case: Save the World! - 2017

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Join a world-class Police Team and travel the globe to solve a series of murder cases in this captivating hidden object, adventure game. Investigate crime scenes around the world Examine clues and analyze samples to look for evidence Interrogate witnesses and suspects Bring the killer to justice

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24# New York Mysteries: Secrets of the Mafia Full - 2015

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Laura James, an adventurous reporter, starts her own investigation on the mysterious vanishing of the mafia bosses and the forthcoming children kidnapping. Game features: Explore over 50 stunning locations Complete over 40 different mini-games Challenge yourself with interactive hidden object scenes Bonus chapter about mysterious underground city Assemble collections, gather morphing objects, and gain achievements The game is optimized for tablets and phones! Immerse yourself into into the mysteries of New York in the 50-s Carry out your own journalist investigation Solve numerous puzzles Find out the secrets of the mafia bosses Save the disappeared children

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25# Another Case Solved - 2014

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Become a famous detective and get to the bottom of a curious candy conspiracy in Another Case Solved, from the makers of the award-winning Puzzle Craft. Solve a series of quirky cases by gathering clues, tracking down witnesses, and questioning suspects to reveal the truth behind this citys sugar-coated secret. Awesome Features Sink your teeth into a huge and hilarious story-driven campaign spanning five chapters of sugary sweet mystery Match clues, identify suspects, explore crime scenes Another Case Solved features multiple styles of gameplay to keep detectives on their toes Take on more than 150 minor cases in your spare time and be on the look out for 10 secret cases hidden throughout the game Create your own personal detective and customize their look using outfits, props, and more Transform your humble office into a vibrant workplace with new furniture that increases your detective skills Join the Detective Club and share your progress and achievements with friends via Facebook

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