The best classic and old school Detective games

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair

007: James Bond - The Stealth Affair

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: 2019-07-17Tags: detective espionage graphic adventure licensed mystery point and click puzzle-solving spy

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

Sam & Max Episode 4: Abe Lincoln Must Die!

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: 2015-04-14Tags: comedy comics detective graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving

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.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-05-14Tags: detective flight mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers is a 2D action adventure officially based on the Italian comics character Dylan Dog, created by Tiziano Sclavi. The game was created by Simulmondo, Italian...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: comics detective mystery platform puzzle-solving survival horror

Martian Memorandum

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: 2015-04-08Tags: detective graphic adventure mystery puzzle-solving science fiction

Where in America's Past Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in America's Past Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in America's Past Is Carmen Sandiego? is the 5th game in the Carmen Sandiego mystery adventures series. It was produced by Brøderbund and released in 1991 for Apple II and MS-DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: detective history mystery north america puzzle-solving

Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego?

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 Sandieg...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: detective educational geography mystery puzzle-solving

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

James Bond 007: A View to a Kill

GamesNostalgia pays a small tribute to Sir Roger Moore with James Bond 007: A View to a Kill, an interactive fiction created by Angelsoft for Apple II, DOS and Macintosh and released in 1985.

Year: 1985 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: detective interactive fiction movies mystery text adventure

The Clue!

The Clue!

The Clue! is a role-playing adventure game with tactical/strategy elements, developed by neo Software Produktions and published in 1994 for Amiga and MS-DOS..

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-08Tags: aga clicker crime & punishment detective simulation

Eagle Eye Mysteries

Eagle Eye Mysteries

Eagle Eye Mysteries is a first-person detective educational game developed by Stormfront Studios and published by EA*Kids in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only.

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: detective mystery writing

Fish!

Fish!

Fish! is a text adventure created by the British game studio Magnetic Scrolls, published in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and other platforms by Rainbird. Wri...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: comedy detective interactive fiction mystery text adventure

Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

Eagle Eye Mysteries in London is the sequel to Eagle Eye Mysteries, a first-person detective educational game developed by Stormfront Studios and published by EA*Kids in 1994 for PC.

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: detective geography history mystery puzzle-solving writing

Hugo II: Whodunit?

Hugo II: Whodunit?

Hugo II: Whodunit? is the second game in the Hugo adventure game series, developed by Gray Design Associates and published for DOS in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: detective mystery