Those of you who are getting old will remember with certain nostalgia games of the likes of Police Quest or Cruise for a Corpse. Times have changed, and so have the platforms to play these games, specially with the arrival of smartphones and tablets on which we can enjoy all sorts of point-and-click adventures that we can take with us wherever we go.
A kind of CSI game for iPhone and iPad
Criminal Case belongs to this adventure genre, and specifically to the police adventure category, that will certainly remind us of TV series of the likes of CSI or NCIS due to its graphics and the characters that appear. Well, this Criminal Case: Pacific Bay takes us to a fictional seaside location that you won't be able to find on Wikipedia to take on the role of a police detective to investigate different crimes.
Discover how to investigate a murder.
From case 1 to case 59, we'll have to take charge of the investigation, analyzing the crime scene, gathering clues and evidence, and talking to all people that may be linked to the case: suspects, friends of the victim, witnesses, forensics, police agents... Whatever it takes to take the murderers before justice.
Throughout the cases and investigation, you'll learn all sorts of cheats and hacks that will help you to find the culprits. You'll also receive advice from your assistants and find clues to help you fit in the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle:
- Investigate crime scenes.
- Analyze objects looking for clues and evidence.
- Question suspects and witnesses.
- Complete your investigation bringing the murderer to justice.
- Interview forensic doctors and other police officers.
The game's difficulty is progressive so you'll find the first crimes quite easy to solve. You'll see how everything becomes more complicated as you advance.