TOP 100 DETECTIVE / MYSTERY GAMES

Ah, the mystery and detective game genre! What's not to love about solving crimes, piecing together clues, and catching the bad guys? It's like playing a real-life game of Clue, except you get to be the detective! And let's be honest, who doesn't love feeling like Sherlock Holmes or Nancy Drew for a little while? Players love this genre because it's exciting and challenging. It requires critical thinking, observation skills, and a bit of creativity. Plus, it's always satisfying to solve a tricky case and bring justice to the world. If you're a fan of mystery and detective games, you've come to the right place! Here, we have a well-picked list of the top games in this genre. From classic whodunits to modern crime thrillers, there's something for everyone. So, grab your magnifying glass and a cup of tea (or whiskey, if that's your style), and let's get to solving some crimes!

#01
Games like Polda 3

Polda 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#02
Games like Cat's Request

Cat's Request

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#03
Games like Signal & Echo: Iris is Missing (demo)

Signal & Echo: Iris is Missing (demo)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#04
Games like A Random Maze 某个迷宫

A Random Maze 某个迷宫

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#05
Games like BROK the InvestiGator - Prologue

BROK the InvestiGator - Prologue

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#06
Games like 9-nine-:Episode 1

9-nine-:Episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#07
Games like A Case of the Crabs: Rehash

A Case of the Crabs: Rehash

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#08
Games like Escape From Mystwood Mansion

Escape From Mystwood Mansion

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#09
Games like Trust No Bunny

Trust No Bunny

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#10
Games like Socrates Jones: Pro Philosopher

Socrates Jones: Pro Philosopher

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#11
Games like Lost and Hound

Lost and Hound

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#12
Games like Singled Out

Singled Out

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#13
Games like Elsinore

Elsinore

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#14
Games like The Witches' Tea Party

The Witches' Tea Party

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#15
Games like Gloomwood

Gloomwood

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#16
Games like DIGITAL EXORCIST case_(0);

DIGITAL EXORCIST case_(0);

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#17
Games like Temple of Horror

Temple of Horror

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#18
Games like The Zodiac Trial

The Zodiac Trial

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#19
Games like YumeCore

YumeCore

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#20
Games like I Know This Place..?  (chapter I)

I Know This Place..? (chapter I)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#21
Games like Umineko When They Cry - Answer Arcs

Umineko When They Cry - Answer Arcs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#22
Games like Return to Shironagasu Island

Return to Shironagasu Island

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#23
Games like Detective Jackie - Mystic Case

Detective Jackie - Mystic Case

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#24
Games like Who Stole My Beard?

Who Stole My Beard?

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#25
Games like If only I could go home early

If only I could go home early

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#26
Games like The Dandelion Girl: Don't You Remember Me?

The Dandelion Girl: Don't You Remember Me?

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#27
Games like Inspector Waffles

Inspector Waffles

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#28
Games like Paranormal Detective: Escape from the 80's

Paranormal Detective: Escape from the 80's

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#29
Games like The Hand of Glory

The Hand of Glory

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#30
Games like Frog Detective 1: The Haunted Island

Frog Detective 1: The Haunted Island

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#31
Games like Lord Winklebottom Investigates

Lord Winklebottom Investigates

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, XSX, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#32
Games like A Sceptic's Guide to Magic

A Sceptic's Guide to Magic

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#33
Games like Shut your teeth

Shut your teeth

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#34
Games like Tails Noir Preludes

Tails Noir Preludes

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#35
Games like Ornament Express

Ornament Express

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#36
Games like Piposh

Piposh

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#37
Games like StafferCase: a psychic mystery adventure

StafferCase: a psychic mystery adventure

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#38
Games like Guilty Parade

Guilty Parade

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#39
Games like The Rewinder

The Rewinder

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#40
Games like Marlon’s Mystery: The darkside of crime

Marlon’s Mystery: The darkside of crime

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#41
Games like Snares of Ruin

Snares of Ruin

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#42
Games like 노베나 디아볼로스

노베나 디아볼로스

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#43
Games like Bear With Me - Collector's Edition

Bear With Me - Collector's Edition

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#44
Games like Placebo Love

Placebo Love

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#45
Games like Prodigal

Prodigal

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#46
Games like Persona 4 Golden

Persona 4 Golden

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS Vita, PC, XSX, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PS5
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#47
Games like The Blame

The Blame

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#48
Games like Scrutinized

Scrutinized

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#49
Games like Dead Herring VR

Dead Herring VR

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#50
Games like 9-nine-:Episode 2

9-nine-:Episode 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#51
Games like One-Eyed Lee and the Dinner Party

One-Eyed Lee and the Dinner Party

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS5, XSX, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#52
Games like Move 78

Move 78

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#53
Games like The Riese Project - Prologue

The Riese Project - Prologue

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#54
Games like Touhou: Fading Illusion

Touhou: Fading Illusion

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#55
Games like A Matter of Murder

A Matter of Murder

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#56
Games like Abscission

Abscission

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#57
Games like Dark Nights

Dark Nights

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#58
Games like Night Cascades

Night Cascades

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#59
Games like Occult Crime Police

Occult Crime Police

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#60
Games like Astra Protocol 2

Astra Protocol 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#61
Games like Incoherence

Incoherence

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#62
Games like 1997

1997

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#63
Games like SCP - The Sentient Box

SCP - The Sentient Box

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#64
Games like Hello Neighbor Alpha 1

Hello Neighbor Alpha 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#65
Games like Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PC, Mac, XSX, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#66
Games like Corridors of their memories

Corridors of their memories

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#67
Games like The Chrono Jotter

The Chrono Jotter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#68
Games like Marcella Moon: Secret on the Hill

Marcella Moon: Secret on the Hill

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#69
Games like Paranormal Observation

Paranormal Observation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#70
Games like Nancy Drew®: The Silent Spy

Nancy Drew®: The Silent Spy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#71
Games like Ghost at Dawn

Ghost at Dawn

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#72
Games like Nancy Drew®: Sea of Darkness

Nancy Drew®: Sea of Darkness

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#73
Games like ESCAPE Room: Reality

ESCAPE Room: Reality

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#74
Games like Football Game

Football Game

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#75
Games like 誰是犯案者 Who is the Criminal

誰是犯案者 Who is the Criminal

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#76
Games like Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe

Nick Bounty and the Dame with the Blue Chewed Shoe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#77
Games like Ghosts of Miami

Ghosts of Miami

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#78
Games like Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#79
Games like Hello Neighbor Pre-Alpha

Hello Neighbor Pre-Alpha

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#80
Games like Rail of Möbius

Rail of Möbius

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#81
Games like Inua - A Story in Ice and Time

Inua - A Story in Ice and Time

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#82
Games like Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father®

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father®

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1993
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#83
Games like Timpu's treasure

Timpu's treasure

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#84
Games like Drowning Cross

Drowning Cross

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#85
Games like David Slade Mysteries: Case Files

David Slade Mysteries: Case Files

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#86
Games like Chess of Blades

Chess of Blades

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Android
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#87
Games like IMAGO: Beyond the Nightmares

IMAGO: Beyond the Nightmares

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#88
Games like The Adventures of Fei Duanmu 端木斐异闻录

The Adventures of Fei Duanmu 端木斐异闻录

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#89
Games like How Stories Die

How Stories Die

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#90
Games like Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, DS, Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One, Android
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#91
Games like Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series

Batman: The Enemy Within - The Telltale Series

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Switch, Android, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#92
Games like Return Of The Obra Dinn

Return Of The Obra Dinn

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9/10

#93
Games like SHINRAI - Broken Beyond Despair

SHINRAI - Broken Beyond Despair

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS5, XSX, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9/10

#94
Games like VOENKOMAT

VOENKOMAT

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9/10

#95
Games like Psy High 2: High Summer

Psy High 2: High Summer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9/10

#96
Games like Banter Schooldays!!三〇一室无一人

Banter Schooldays!!三〇一室无一人

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9/10

#97
Games like Snares of Ruin 2

Snares of Ruin 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9/10

#98
Games like Before I Forget

Before I Forget

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, XSX, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9/10

#99
Games like Soul Delivery Chapter

Soul Delivery Chapter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9/10

#100
Games like Detective notes. Lighthouse Mystery Solitaire

Detective notes. Lighthouse Mystery Solitaire

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9/10