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Detective mystery

Fiction genre theme

Collecting clues, often involves solving a crime; always some mystery to solve.

494
games
68
platforms

Alternate names: Murder mystery, Whodunnit

Meitantei Holmes: M Kara no Chousenjou (Nintendo Entertainment System)
NES 1989-05-01
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery: Hokutosei no Onna (PC Engine CD)
PECD 1990-02-23
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Nintendo DS)
NDS 2008-02-19
Mississippi Satsujin Jiken (MSX 2)
MSX2 1987
Bozuma (Atari ST)
ST 1989
Deadline (Atari 400/800)
A800 1982
Deja Vu (Nintendo Entertainment System)
NES 1988-11-22
Yamamura Misa Suspense: Kyouto Hana no Misshitsu Satsujin Jiken (Nintendo Entertainment System)
NES 1989-02-11
Murder on the Atlantic (MS-DOS)
DOS 1988
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All (Nintendo DS)
NDS 2007-01
Bozuma (Amiga OCS)
OCS 1988
Suspect (Atari 400/800)
A800 1984

The first video game about Detective mystery was released in 1980.

Infocom, Riverhill Soft and Infogrames has published most of these games

Parent group

Crime fiction

Related groups

Activities
Investigation, Deduction
Creatures
Law enforcer protagonist, Investigator protagonist
Culture
Mystery

Platforms

MS-DOS 60
Windows 43
Linux 38
Mac OS Classic 29
C64 29
Amiga 28
Apple II E 27
Atari ST 25
NES 20
Amstrad CPC 17
Nintendo DS 14
Atari 400/800 8
Mac OS X 7
Famicom Disk System 7
C128 7
NEC PC9801 7
MSX2 7
ZX Spectrum 7
Win3.1 6
Amstrad PCW 6
Apple IIGS 5
NEC PC8801 5
MSX 4
Coleco Adam 4
PS3 4
Oric 4
Sharp X1 3
Mega-CD 3
CD-I 3
Thomson 3

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