50 Best Mystery games

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The best 50 Mystery games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), PS5 (Playstation 5), Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux, 3DS, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. 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 Ghost or Trick released the 23 April 2021 and ranked #4, The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark released the 14 April 2021 and ranked #21, Krystopia: A Puzzle Journey released the 25 March 2021 and ranked #49.

1# Embracelet - 2020

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Embracelet is an adventure game set in Northern Norway - a unique coming of age story about love, loss, friendship and family - and a magical bracelet with mysterious powers!

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Price < $5

2# Telling Lies - 2019

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Four private lives. One big lie. Search through secretly recorded video conversations to discover the truth. The successor to the acclaimed Her Story.

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Price: Free

4# Ghost or Trick - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Ghost or Trick
Screenshot of the video game Ghost or Trick
Screenshot of the video game Ghost or Trick

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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Price: Free

5# The Sexy Brutale - 2017

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The Sexy Brutale — a never-ending masked ball featuring intrigue, murder and the (quite possibly) occult! Relive the same mysterious day where the guests at the casino mansion are being murdered by the staff over and over again.

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Price: $15-$25

6# Noir Chronicles: City of Crime - 2018

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When detective Gingertail is called home by ex-girfriend Barbara, he never imagined that it would be the investigation of his life... and hers. After finding Barbara dead in her living room, he begins a vendetta fueled search for the killer. What lengths will Gingertail go to, in avenging the death of his old flame? Find the clues you seek in this all new series from game developer Brave Giant; Noir Chronicles: City of Crime.

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Price: Free

7# The Shapeshifting Detective - 2018

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And the prime suspects are three tarot readers with the uncanny ability to predict murder - or commit it. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Published by Wales Interactive Ltd. All trademarks, copyrights and logos are property of their respective owners.

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Price: Free

10# Tangle Tower - 2019

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Unravel a thrilling mystery by exploring a strange and twisted mansion, discovering curious clues, interrogating peculiar suspects and solving unique puzzles. Freya Fellow has been murdered. The lead suspect? A shadowy figure found looming over her body, wielding a knife. The problem? That suspect... is just a painting. Investigate the entirety of Tangle Tower, from the bizarre and eerie gardens, to the cold and ominous crime scene at the very top. Will you be able to uncover the secrets of Tangle Tower?

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Price: Free

11# Witch Hunter - 2015

Review98Score

Contains chapters which are not included in the FREE version and an AD FREE experience. Witch Hunter is a text-based role playing mystery adventure game where your own decisions will determine your fate.

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Price < $5

12# The Eyes of Ara - 2018

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Solve elaborate puzzles, uncover lost treasures, and unravel a mystery bridging the scientific and the arcane. For years it has lain dormant yet still the townspeople recall old stories of restless dreams, violent storms, and the eerie glow of ghostly lights dancing in the mist.

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Price: $5-$15

14# The Invisible Hours - 2017

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"The Invisible Hours is a complex murder mystery in VR, in which players freely explore an intricate web of interwoven stories within a sprawling mansion -- in order to untangle the dark truth at its heart."

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Price: $25-$40

16# Phantasmat: The Endless Night - 2016

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From best-selling developer Eipix comes the exciting continuation of a classic Phantasmat brand! In this chilling story, you're on your way to take your daughter to her high school prom when tragedy strikes. But your hometown isn't at all what it seems... Due to your expert sleuthing, the gruesome truth emerges. You can solve the mystery of what really happened here 50 years ago. But can you do it in time to save your daughter – and yourself? Find out in this time-bending Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure 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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Price: $5-$15

17# Obduction - 2016

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A new sci-fi adventure from Cyan, the creators of Myst. Abducted far across the universe, you find yourself on a broken alien landscape with odd pieces of Earth. Explore, uncover, solve, and find a way to make it home.

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Price: $5-$15

19# Outer Wilds - 2019

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Named Game of the Year 2019 by Giant Bomb, Polygon, Eurogamer, and The Guardian, Outer Wilds is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop.

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Price: $5-$15

20# Omensight - 2018

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Omensight is an Action Murder Mystery game. In order to prevent the apocalypse, you are fated to repeat the last day of the world until it can be saved. Investigate clues, fight enemies, and solve the murder of the Godless-Priestess.

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Price: $15-$25

21# The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark
Screenshot of the video game The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark
Screenshot of the video game The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark

Delouse your room with sage and pack up your travel-sized ouija board, it’s time to re-enter Twin Lakes - America’s 34th most haunted city. Join Detective McQueen as he puzzles his way through 6 chilling cases, risking life and pixelated limb to solve the macabre mysteries that plague the poor town.

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Price: $5-$15

23# The Signifier - 2020

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Journey from the real world into the surreal realms of objective memories and subjective experiences in this psychological thriller. Experimental parapsychology, artificial intelligence, and technology intersect to solve puzzles, unravel dialog, and seek the truth.

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Price: $5-$15

24# Danse Macabre: Crimson Cabaret - 2015

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From Eipix, the studio that brought you Final Cut and Myths of the World, comes a thrilling mystery set deep in the heart of Paris! Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the world-famous artist, has come to you for help! Who murdered his friend Sophie, the leading lady of La Parisienne cabaret? It’s time to gather up the suspects. Was it the clumsy stagehand? Or maybe it was the jealous Baron… Explore the city of Paris as you gather and examine evidence that will point you to the true killer. But watch your step – a masked figure is watching you from around every corner! Make sure this thrilling Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure isn't your last!

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Price: $5-$15

25# Draw a Stickman: EPIC 2 - 2015

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Imagination is the key, as you enter a magical storybook full of mystery and wonder, unusual creatures, and enigmatic puzzles! Create your own original Stickman and then watch it come to life in DRAW A STICKMAN: EPIC 2! Jump in to this action-packed adventure that allows for endless creativity!

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Price: Free

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