The Best Detective Games for PC Windows

Update, : IMMORTALITY added at rank #2.
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Judgment (2018)

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Fight for the truth and uncover the twisted crime running deep beneath the surface of Tokyo. In this legal thriller , the balance between justice and mercy teeters on the edge.


  • detective
  • crime
  • fight
  • drama
  • combat

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IMMORTALITY (2022)

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IOS iPhone Xbox One PC Windows Xbox Series X

Marissa Marcel was a film star. She made three movies. But none of the movies were ever released. And Marissa Marcel disappeared. An interactive trilogy from Sam Barlow, creator of Her Story.


  • mystery
  • detective
  • horror
  • interactive
  • narrative
  • discovery
  • non-linear
  • pause
  • fiction
  • story
  • thriller
  • drama
  • crime
  • fmv
  • puzzle

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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (2021)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Immerse yourself in a dramatic yet charming and witty world of evidence-gathering, deduction and courtroom battles with this double-pack of the adventures of rookie lawyer Ryunosuke.


  • visual-novel
  • detective
  • crime
  • drama
  • historical
  • mystery
  • western
  • narrative
  • crossover
  • adventure

4

Lost Judgment (2021)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 4 Playstation 5 PC Windows

When a police officer discloses the murder of the student teacher who bullied his son to suicide, the twisted secrets of a Yokohama, high school bleed out. Nothing, in this case, is black and white.

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  • detective
  • skateboard
  • fight
  • crime
  • parkour
  • stealth
  • mystery
  • combat
  • brawler
  • boxing
  • narrative
  • japanese

5

Chicken Police - Paint it RED! (2020)

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IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

Chicken Police is an "Animal Noir Adventure Game", set in the fictional world of the Wilderness, featuring a gripping, dark story, mature themes and a unique sense of humor. The game has classic point & click elements, mixed with visual novel style dialogue-heavy storytelling.


  • detective
  • visual-novel
  • noir
  • story
  • crime
  • conversation
  • dialogue
  • animal
  • humor
  • cats
  • satire
  • adventure
  • clicker
  • point-and-click
  • nature

6

Overboard! (2021)

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GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Highly replayable detective game where you're the one whodunnit. From the creators of 80 Days and Heaven's Vault.


  • crime
  • visual-novel
  • detective
  • narrative
  • choices
  • mystery
  • fiction
  • comedy
  • novel
  • interactive
  • conversation
  • adventure
  • sailing
  • puzzle
  • book

7

Ghost or Trick (2021)

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PC Windows ds

This game is a novel adventure game where the player becomes the assistant of Arthur, a detective, and solves mysteries. This time, you have to investigate the ghost that has appeared at the villa. Arthur is waiting for your help. Let's head to the villa as soon as possible.

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  • mystery
  • puzzle
  • detective
  • assassin
  • adventure
  • goldberg
  • choices
  • visual-novel
  • point-and-click
  • conspiracy
  • anime
  • drama
  • phoenix
  • manipulation
  • jackson

8

Sherlock Holmes Chapter One (2021)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

In this story-driven detective thriller, a young Sherlock Holmes struggles to prove himself as he navigates an exotic, dangerous island in the Mediterranean to investigate the mystery of his mother’s death.


  • detective
  • open-world
  • crime
  • mystery

9

Labyrinth City (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!

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  • maze
  • detective
  • book
  • hidden-object
  • comic
  • puzzle
  • collectathon
  • 2.5d
  • hand-drawn
  • collector
  • creature
  • cartoony
  • adventure
  • narration
  • colourful

10

Inspector Waffles (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One

Inspector Waffles is a point&click detective game in which you follow the story of a witty cat detective. Will you find out who killed Fluffy, the beloved CEO of Box Furnitures? The first hints are leading to something bigger than expected...


  • detective
  • pixel
  • point-and-click
  • noir
  • dog
  • mystery
  • cats
  • crime
  • investigation
  • narration
  • old-school
  • funny
  • thriller

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