The Best Detective Games for Xbox Series X - Page 2

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Lord Winklebottom Investigates (2022)

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It’s the 1920s and the world’s foremost detective is about to embark on his most challenging case yet. Thankfully, in this world that’s not quite like our own, there’s nobody better to crack the case than the great detective and gentleman giraffe, Lord Winklebottom.


  • detective
  • mystery
  • crime
  • investigation
  • puzzle
  • narrative
  • comedy
  • dark
  • point-and-click
  • adventure
  • surreal
  • classic

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Kansei: The Second Turn HD (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox One Xbox Series X

A teenager with the ability to relive the death of any corpse he touches finds himself tangled in another murder case when the owner of a high profile corporation dies under mysterious circumstances. Unfortunately, these new teammates might be more dangerous than the killer they're hunting.


  • detective
  • visual-novel
  • mystery
  • crime
  • book
  • rich
  • anime
  • narrative
  • reflexes
  • supernatural

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Murderous Muses (2023)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Mac OS PC Windows

Solve a sinister murder by spending three reality-shifting nights in a haunted art gallery. An infinitely re-playable murder mystery blending deduction, exploration, puzzles, collectibles and FMV.


  • mystery
  • fmv
  • procedural
  • puzzle
  • detective
  • lovecraftian
  • lore
  • investigation
  • nonlinear
  • replay-value
  • resource-management
  • drama
  • supernatural
  • walking-simulator
  • exploration

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Mato Anomalies (2023)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X

Mato Anomalies takes players on a journey through a neo-futuristic version of a bygone oriental city. Investigate strange happenings across the city and uncover secrets behind the walls. Join a cast of enigmatic unlikely heroes in this anime-inspired RPG experience.


  • japanese
  • rpg
  • card
  • visual-novel
  • turn-based
  • detective
  • jrpg
  • dungeon
  • futuristic
  • battle
  • combat
  • well-written
  • demons
  • dungeon-crawler
  • mystery

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The Rewinder (2021)

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The Rewinder is an adventure puzzle game based on Chinese mythology. You play as Yun, the last known Rewinder, who can communicate with spirits and explore other people's memories to alter the past.


  • pixel
  • point-and-click
  • drama
  • detective
  • mythology
  • thriller
  • puzzle
  • mystery
  • 2d
  • lore
  • supernatural
  • atmospheric
  • adventure
  • horror
  • comedy

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Forest Grove (2023)

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Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows

In Forest Grove, a teenage heiress has gone missing. Foul play is suspected. Uncover a cast of characters, collect evidence, and find the truth in this futuristic detective game!


  • detective
  • silent
  • mystery
  • protagonist
  • crime
  • lore
  • nonlinear
  • investigation
  • logic
  • crime-fighting
  • walking-simulator
  • immersive
  • exploration
  • drama
  • story

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BROKEN MIND (2022)

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Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox Series X PC Windows Mac OS Linux

A psychological murder mystery set in 90s Japan.


  • detective
  • horror
  • visual-novel
  • dark
  • puzzle
  • psychedelic
  • comic
  • mystery
  • psychological
  • stylized
  • 1990s
  • cartoony
  • shooter
  • thriller
  • point-and-click

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DETECTIVE - Minerva case (2024)

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DETECTIVE Minerva Case is a crime deduction and solving game, with an adult and original story. Visit the crime scene, look for all the evidence and understand what happened.


  • detective
  • crime
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • investigation
  • immersive
  • fiction
  • hidden-object
  • philosophical
  • simulation
  • narration
  • point-and-click
  • assassin
  • interactive
  • 3d

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Desolatium (2023)

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Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

DESOLATIUM is a first-person point & click Graphic Adventure based on Lovecraft Mythos. Live this horror story where you will have to visit mysterious locations, face lovecraftian creatures, find clues and combine objects to solve puzzles.


  • horror
  • point-and-click
  • psychological
  • lovecraftian
  • mystery
  • narration
  • multiple-endings
  • detective
  • choices
  • investigation
  • visual-novel
  • thriller
  • adventure
  • first-person
  • exploration

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The Mildew Children (2024)

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Featuring a blend of 2D adventure and visual novel, The Mildew Children is a grim tale about a village inhabited only by children who follow savage pagan traditions. A young witch named Kyrphel, along with her sisters, are bound to perform a macabre Ritual in order to save their village.


  • visual-novel
  • surreal
  • detective
  • quick-time-event
  • horror
  • choices
  • story
  • faith
  • scroller
  • psychological
  • exploration
  • magic
  • colourful
  • adventure
  • atmospheric

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