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: 2020-12-17Tags: 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

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: 2020-12-02Tags: detective graphic adventure horror 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: 2021-02-18Tags: crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery point and click puzzle-solving

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 ga...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: clicker detective educational geography mystery puzzle-solving

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: 2020-12-02Tags: detective mystery

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: 2021-02-18Tags: 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 is...

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: cyberpunk detective dystopia flight graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

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...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: crime & punishment detective graphic adventure mystery north america point and click puzzle-solving

KGB

KGB

KGB (also known as Conspiracy) is a graphic adventure created by the french studio Cryo and published by Virgin Games for PC and Amiga in 1992. The game uses the engine of Dune, also created by Cryo.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-27Tags: cold war detective espionage graphic adventure point and click spy

Rise of the Dragon

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, he...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: cyberpunk detective dystopia graphic adventure mystery point and click science fiction

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

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.

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: detective horror mystery puzzle-solving real-time supernatural

Operation Stealth

Operation Stealth

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair (aka Operation Stealth) is a spy-themed adventure game developed by Delphine Software and published by U.S. Gold in 1990 for Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS.

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-10-06Tags: detective espionage graphic adventure licensed mystery point and click puzzle-solving spy

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: 2020-12-02Tags: apple 2 original game detective educational geography