The best classic and old school Detective games

Indiana Jones And The Fate Of Atlantis

Indiana Jones And The Fate Of Atlantis

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis was released in 1992. It was developed and published by LucasArts. The game is a point and click adventure. It was originally released on MS ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: archaeology detective graphic adventure interwar mystery point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Sam & Max: Hit the Road

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: 2019-07-30Tags: comedy comics detective graphic adventure mystery point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!!

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!!

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True!! is a point and click mystery game developed by ICOM Simulations and published by Mindscape. The title was released initially for the Apple Macinto...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: clicker detective graphic adventure macintosh original game mystery north america

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (Deluxe Edition)

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (Deluxe Edition)

“Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego” is one of the most popular retro games, as it was the very first in the line of the Carmen Sandiego series. This educational/strategy g...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-19Tags: clicker detective educational geography mystery puzzle-solving

Police Quest III: The Kindred

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 the best chapter of the series.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-07-03Tags: crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery point and click puzzle-solving

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

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 series.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: detective graphic adventure horror mystery puzzle-solving

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? is the first game of the famous series of educational games produced by Brøderbund Software, starring the renowned thief with a red fedora and trenchcoat.

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-06-16Tags: apple 2 original game detective educational geography

Police Quest IV: Open Season

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...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: detective mystery

It Came From The Desert

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: 2020-05-22Tags: amiga original game b-movies detective disaster interactive movie mutants mystery non-linear

Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

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 ...

Year: 1987 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-02-26Tags: agi engine crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery north america point and click

Mean Streets

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. The game i...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-20Tags: cyberpunk detective dystopia flight graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

Murder!

Murder!

Murder! is a game designed by Creative Materials and published by US Gold in 1990 for the Amiga. The isometric adventure title was also ported for the Atari ST and MS-DOS. This is...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-23Tags: amiga original game detective isometric mystery point and click

Cruise for a Corpse

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, appre...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: detective graphic adventure interwar mystery point and click puzzle-solving

Police Quest II: The Vengeance

Police Quest II: The Vengeance

Police Quest II: The Vengeance is an adventure game released in 1988 as a sequel to Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel. The game was created by Jim Walls for Sierra On-Lin...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery north america point and click puzzle-solving