Browsing all articles tagged with detective.

Deadline 

Deadline

Zork alum Marc Blank turns his interactive fiction talents to one of videogaming’s earliest mysteries. Who was behind a wealthy industrialist’s death, and how did they kill him inside a locked room?

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Reelect JFK 

Reelect JFK

JFK’s assassination is botched – how would he handle Vietnam, civil rights, and the ’64 election? Static slips into his loafers to find out.

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Mean Streets 

Mean Streets

Tex Murphy hits the irradiated streets of future San Francisco in his first adventure. Can you solve the case of Dr. Linsky’s apparent suicide?

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Snatcher 

Snatcher

Static plays the hell out of Hideo Kojima’s brilliant love letter to Blade Runner.

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Manhunter: New York

I should first note than Manhunter has nothing to do with Michael Mann’s 1986 film that introduced Dr. Hannibal Lecter to the cinema. Instead, this game introduces giant alien eyeballs that have enslaved the human race. A bit of a difference, I know, but both could be considered investigative thrillers. The similarities end there, as […]

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Spycraft: The Great Game

Many interesting things happened when the Soviet Union disbanded, but one of the most curious was the incredibly rapid end of hostilities and the secrets guarded by them. Maybe we were all sick of war. Maybe it was a process glasnost started, and officials on both sides were just waiting for the final all-clear to […]

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