Detective/mystery Classic Games and Abandonware

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? is an educational adventure that tests the player's knowledge about geography. The first version was released in 1985, while the second one was released in 1992...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-01-27 Tags: detective/mystery educational

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is a point-and-click puzzle-solving adventure game written, designed by Jane Jensen and published by Sierra On-Line in 1993. It is the first game of the Gabriel Knight...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-22 Tags: detective/mystery horror puzzle-solving

Sam & Max: Hit the Road

Sam & Max: Hit the Road is a comedic graphic adventure game developed and published by LucasArts for DOS in 1993. It was ported to Windows, Mac, and Linux in the subsequent years following its release....

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-11 Tags: comics graphic adventure puzzle-solving point and click comedy detective/mystery

Police Quest IV: Open Season

Police Quest IV: Open Season is the fourth chapter of the Sierra On-Line detective adventures series. Released in 1993 for DOS, Macintosh and Windows 3.x, unlike the previous games it was designed by...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: detective/mystery

It Came From The Desert

It Came from the Desert is an action-adventure game by Cinemaware, inspired by 1950s "B" movies, originally released for the Amiga in 1989 and later ported to MS-DOS. The player assumes the role of Dr....

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-25 Tags: detective/mystery amiga b-movies

Police Quest III: The Kindred

Police Quest III: The Kindred is the third graphic adventure of the Police Quest series created by Sierra Entertainment. It was released in 1991 for the Amiga and PC MS-DOS and it is considered by many...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: detective/mystery

Cruise for a Corpse

Cruise for a Corpse is a point-and-click graphic adventure from Delphine Software, the creators of other Amiga popular titles such as Another World and Future Wars. The game, appreciated for its cinematic...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-12 Tags: detective/mystery puzzle-solving

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is a simulation/adventure game produced by Jim Walls (former Police Officer) for Sierra On-Line. It was originally released in 1987 and remade in 1992 using...

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: detective/mystery

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

The Legacy: Realm of Terror is a role-playing game with adventure elements created by Magnetic Scrolls and published by MicroProse in 1992 in Europe, one year later in North America. The game is really...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-02-07 Tags: detective/mystery horror puzzle-solving real-time

Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego is an educational puzzle game produced by Brøderbund Software (Prince of Persia) in 1993 for MS-DOS. Space is the 7th game in the Carmen Sandiego franchise following...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: detective/mystery puzzle-solving geography educational

Martian Memorandum

Martian Memorandum is a cyberpunk/noir graphic adventure developed by Access Software and published in 1991 for PC MS-DOS only. It is the sequel to Mean Streets.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-08 Tags: detective/mystery sci-fi/futuristic

Sam & Max Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die!

Abe Lincoln Must Die! is the fourth episode of the 3D graphics adventure Sam & Max Save the World, developed by Telltale Games. Episode 4 was released for free by the publisher.

Year: 2007 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-14 Tags: comics detective/mystery puzzle-solving

Rise of the Dragon

Rise of the Dragon is a cyberpunk first-person graphic adventure developed by Dynamix and released by Sierra in 1990 for PC and Mac, later ported to Amiga and Sega CD. The game, heavily influenced by...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-09 Tags: cyberpunk/dark sci-fi detective/mystery

Mean Streets

Mean Streets is a dystopian cyberpunk graphic adventure developed by Access Software for MS-DOS and Commodore 64 in 1989, then ported to the Atari ST and Amiga in 1990.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-05-14 Tags: detective/mystery flight sci-fi/futuristic