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), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. 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 The Shapeshifting Detective released the 5 November 2018 and ranked #34, Return of the Obra Dinn released the 17 October 2018 and ranked #1, Blind released the 18 September 2018 and ranked #45.

27# Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies - 2017

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A museum curator hires you to assist with the most anticipated event of the year, but artifacts from the exhibit are mysteriously disappearing. Are these mishaps connected to the amphitheater's upcoming performance? Or is an unseen villain pulling strings behind the scenes? Uncover the truth and recover the missing artifacts from the Labyrinth of Lies!

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28# The Guest - 2016

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'The Guest' is a gloomy adventure full of enigmas where the exploration of your surroundings comes to prominence; puzzles, secrets and riddles will help you discover who has locked you in this somber hotel room and most importantly, why.

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29# Why Am I Dead At Sea - 2015

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Why Am I Dead At Sea is an adventure game where you solve the mystery of your own murder. As a ghost, you will have to possess people and use them to investigate your surroundings. But in this place no one is who they seem...and everyone has a secret.

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30# 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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31# Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness - 2017

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The celebrated ship “Heerlijkheid,” is usually the centerpiece of an Icelandic town's local festival. Now that its captain has disappeared, the renovated vessel has become an eerie distraction. Did Captain Magnus sail away with a legendary treasure, or was he carried off into the night? Take the helm as detective Nancy Drew and set a course for the Sea of Darkness!

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32# The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker - 2017

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YOU are a psychiatrist, trying to solve a murder whilst treating the unusual patients of the recently deceased Doctor Dekker. Type a question - patients reply in full screen video and have questions for you too but be careful what you say. Your words determine their eventual fates, and your own!

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34# 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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35# 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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36# Homesick - 2015

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Explore an abandoned building, encountering puzzles and clues to discover what happened, as you try to escape in both your nightmares and the waking world. Be immersed in the hauntingly beautiful 3D atmosphere in this puzzle exploration mystery game.

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38# Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala - 2016

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Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala is the final chapter in the blockbuster trilogy, an exciting detective story rife with adventure, puzzles, and ancient mystery. Play the Blood on the Snow prequel to the main game for more storylines and even more mysteries and hidden object scenes! Captivating adventures, stories, tales, and eerie mysteries await in our selection of immersive hidden object games!

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40# GHOST TRICK: Phantom Detective - 2012

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In Ghost Trick Phantom Detective, players are transported into the spirit world of Sissel, a murder victim who has lost his memory and returned as a ghost to solve the mystery of his suspicious demise. • Brought to you by the creator of the Ace Attorney series, Shu Takumi
• Intriguing plot mixing intrigue, which starts with the protagonist’s death and humour will draw players into Sissel’s search for the truth
• Utilise the stylus to create a path for Sissel to travel and possess and manipulate items along the way
• Hours of engaging gameplay filled with logic puzzles
• Rich animation, unique art style graphics and character designs make this a truly distinct offering for the DS.

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41# After the End: Forsaken Destiny - 2017

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Solve stunning 3d puzzles of ever-increasing difficulty; discover a breathtaking, ancient world ready to be unearthed; and finally, unravel the mystery behind a father-son duo journey - on parallel paths, separated by time. Gather ancient stone fragments scattered along your journey to rebuild statues honoring your ancestors.

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42# Sir Questionnaire - 2018

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Sir Questionnaire is a turn-based hacknslash game, where you enter a dungeon full of loot, creatures and mystery. Take pictures of your various encounters and complete your codex with information on the various entities that roam the dungeon.

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43# Clue: The Classic Mystery Game - 2017

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Clue is the classic mystery game - A grand mansion a dastardly murder a gathering of suspicious characters. Join Miss Scarlet, Colonel Mustard, Mrs Peacock, Mr Green, Dr Orchid and Professor Plum on a night of murder and mystery in Tudor Mansion. Roll the die to move around the mansion and ask questions: I suggest it was Miss Scarlet, with the Rope, in the Study!

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44# STARDROP - 2013

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When John and Aryn take on a seemingly routine salvage mission they could have never guessed what they would find. As Aryn boards the mysterious ship she quickly learns that this old yet highly advanced vessel will send her on an adventure that will change her life forever.

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45# Blind - 2018

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Waking up in a strange room with little memory of how she came to be there, a young woman makes the shocking discovery she has lost her sense of sight. By sending out soundwaves with a cane, the outlines of objects are briefly revealed, enabling the player to navigate the mansion, solve puzzles and uncover the mystery of what is happening to her. 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).

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47# DEVICE 6 - 2013

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Device 6 (stylized as DEViCE6) is a text-based adventure game developed by Swedish game developer Simogo for iOS. The game uses text, images and sounds to guide the player through a set of puzzles, which the in-game protagonist, Anna, needs to solve to escape from an unknown island. Device 6 uses mainly text in its gameplay, and the player swipes the screen to move through or review the story. The text may turn or split into branches in certain points of the game, adapting to the protagonist's movements in the story.

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50# Adventure Escape: Dark Ruins - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Adventure Escape: Dark Ruins
Screenshot of the video game Adventure Escape: Dark Ruins
Screenshot of the video game Adventure Escape: Dark Ruins

Join millions of happy Adventure Escape players and experience the danger and thrills of Dark Ruins!. Shapeshift into different animals in Haunted Hunt, solve a celebrity murder in Starstruck, and discover ancient treasure in Hidden Ruins.

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