The Best Investigation Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Goetia 2 added at rank #2.
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Warp Frontier (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

In the year 2215, orbiting humanity's newest extrasolar colony, Police Captain Vincent Cassini becomes embroiled in an intersystem conspiracy to bury crimes that occurred during the war that devastated his planet.

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  • transhumanism
  • humor
  • point-and-click
  • emotional
  • investigation
  • hand-drawn
  • drama
  • conversation
  • dark
  • detective
  • post-apocalyptic
  • space
  • war
  • futuristic
  • multiple-endings

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Goetia 2 (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

Explore a dark & unknown Venice in this point-and-click adventure. Your goal? Find a way to reunite your soul & body. Gather information & solve puzzles in your spectral form to make your way into this world despite the shenanigans of a troublesome demon!


  • fiction
  • investigation
  • choices
  • point-and-click
  • magic
  • demons
  • interactive
  • psychological
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • adventure
  • 2d
  • realistic
  • dark
  • horror

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We. The Revolution (2019)

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Paris, the times of the French Revolution. The Player controls a Judge – an alcoholic and a gambler - of The Revolutionary Tribunal. His objective is to preside over court proceedings, judging people brought in front of him – revolutionaries and their enemies, criminals and ordinary citizens. Along the course of the story, the protagonist will be expanding his influence over XVIIIth-century Paris, but at the same time will be forced to fight for the lives of his family and his own.


  • political
  • choices
  • investigation
  • suvival
  • historical
  • politics
  • dark
  • violent
  • story
  • drama
  • strategy
  • addictive
  • simulation
  • turn-based

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Tested on Humans: Escape Room (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

You are the test subject. Will you be able to discover what the experiments are about and escape?Tested on Humans is an escape room in a dark setting that will test your skills. Solve puzzles, decode secret codes, find hidden objects, and investigate the different rooms of the research center while you discover the events that led you there.Solve this mystery by exploring each of the rooms in which this adventure takes place. Will you be able to escape?Characteristics:*Solve puzzles based on logic.*Explore different rooms, find clues and hidden objects.*Discover more about the experiments and your past.*Enjoy the dark and atmospheric setting.

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  • walking-simulator
  • solitaire
  • investigation
  • dark
  • psychological
  • conspiracy
  • narration
  • hidden-object
  • point-and-click
  • atmospheric
  • thriller
  • science
  • story
  • puzzle
  • mystery

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Between Time: Escape Room (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch

You are going to travel through time to steal priceless treasures. Will you be able to make it back alive? Between Time is an escape room that will test your skills. Travel through time, explore mysterious places around the planet, solve puzzles, decode secret codes, and find hidden objects and treasures. Solve this mystery by traveling through time to five different places in human history. Will you be able to escape? Characteristics: *Solve puzzles based on logic. *Explore five rooms set at different times in human history. *Find out more about A.I.T.M.A. (Artificial Intelligence Time Machine Assistant).

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  • travel
  • time
  • investigation
  • logic
  • heist
  • cinematic
  • walking-simulator
  • hidden-object
  • point-and-click
  • fiction
  • detective
  • interactive
  • mind-challenging
  • 3d
  • puzzle

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The Dark Side of the Moon: An Interactive FMV Thriller (2021)

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When his 2 young children vanish mysteriously throughout the night, it's up to single-dad Dean Hamilton to do what any good dad would do: Go to the end of the universe and bring them back home in this thrilling FMV/Interactive Movie.

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  • fmv
  • cinematic
  • investigation
  • emotional
  • choices
  • point-and-click
  • conspiracy
  • action-adventure
  • aliens
  • mystery
  • detective
  • atmospheric
  • drama
  • exploration
  • adventure

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Debris (2017)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Mac OS

Blade Interactive was founded in 1998 and are largely known as a developer of pool and snooker games.[4] Three years were spent developing HydroEngine, their dynamic fluid game engine used in Hydrophobia.[5] As part of a major expansion, Blade Interactive has a new mobile game development division based at Blade Interactive's new office complex in Manchester, known as 'BIG' (Blade Interactive Games). One of the founding Directors of Blade Interactive, Peter Jones, was formally Managing Director of Mirage Technologies Multimedia Ltd, the studio behind Rise of the Robots and Rise 2: Resurrection and the PlayStation/PC title Bedlam.

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  • walking-simulator
  • philosophical
  • investigation
  • underwater
  • science
  • nature
  • pve
  • fiction
  • surreal
  • psychological
  • story
  • atmospheric
  • multiple-endings
  • cooperative
  • choices

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Two Parsecs from Earth (2020)

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Robot Z3-L1’s ship has crash landed on an inhospitable planet called Dimidium filled with alien landscapes and hostile surroundings. To escape and return home, Z3-L1 (/zeli/) must gather clues, gain powers and discover artifacts needed to fix a space ship. Once the adventure is over, you have the opportunity to do it again differently in the unique “New game+” mode integrated into the story!Features:* 2D Metroidvania style platform exploration* Choose between 3x2 abilities, but a choice disable another ability until the end of the game.

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  • platform
  • investigation
  • metroidvania
  • precision
  • exploration
  • scroller
  • 2d
  • psychedelic
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • abstract
  • metroidvania-type
  • multiple-endings
  • minimalist
  • survival

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AI (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4

The player programs the robot and repels oncoming monsters. For programming, just place blocks without using a general programming language so that elementary school students can play. However, by considering the weapons and logic to equip according to the type, number and position of the monsters who came, You can train your thinking like a game. ◆staff ○Robot Design eldenka ○Cyborg Design ANIKI ○ GUI / Background Design ZOO ○ Special Thanks Yosuke Fujikawa Yuji Mori Midori(Kuruma) toku


  • investigation
  • artificial
  • noir
  • intelligence
  • illuminati
  • psychedelic
  • visual-novel
  • futuristic
  • detective
  • conspiracy
  • anime
  • philosophical
  • sci-fi
  • mystery
  • fiction

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Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo (2021)

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Can you trust your own mind? Immerse yourself in a psychological thriller of a new kind, playing with the limits between reality and fantasy. Freely inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s universe.


  • investigation
  • cinematic
  • thriller
  • choices
  • fiction
  • drama
  • narration
  • dark
  • interactive
  • detective
  • psychological
  • adventure
  • conversation

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