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Best detective games for android

1.Criminal Case

with in-app purchases

Criminal Case is a game wherein players are going to be like a detective and investigate different cases. This can be played on Facebook, Android, and iOS. Criminal Case is developed by Pretty Simple.

  • Janet Tucker

    by Janet Tucker

    Playing detective is the best game ever. I like that it is mentally challenging as the game increases in level and but it is fun to play. The only set More

  • Marilyn Holmes

    by Marilyn Holmes

    I love this game! There are many challenges like looking for clues. I feel like a real detective here! ;)

  • Nathanael Cotton null

    by Nathanael Cotton null

    It's not a detective game at all! It's just another of the million picture finder games. Whoever writes a review on this calling it an actual detectiv More

2.Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds

with in-app purchases

Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds is a game in which you have to follow Detectives Turino and Lamonte and help them to solve their first case in this special unit. The game has 12 chapters and includes 25 mini games.

  • Website:http://www.g5e.com
  • Age rating:Teen

  • Category:Adventure

  • Publisher:G5 Entertainment

  • Size:304.09 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • by Willie Davidson

    The Hand that Feeds is a free-to-play investigation game comprised of different chapters and mini-games. It has received a lot of positive feedback from users, namely for its high-quality format and intriguing detective story given its status as a fr More

3.VR Noir

Paid: $0.99
VR Noir is an innovative game that uses virtual reality and mixes an immersive gameplay with a cinematic storytelling. You play Veronica Coltrane, a private detective forced to take a job for money.
  • Website:http://www.vrnoir.co
  • Age rating:17+

  • Category:Entertainment,Adventure,Games

  • Publisher:Start VR Pty Ltd

  • Size:829.27 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • Phillip Roberts

    by Phillip Roberts

    I like playing games where I act as a detective and have to solve crimes based on clues. I found VR Noir and it's a nice take on the genre. You play i More

  • by Randy Gibson

    VR Noir let me play as great detective. I had a lot of fun playing it on the Android.

4.Detective Grimoire

Paid: $6.99
Detective Grimoire is a point and click murder mystery detective, the game consists in solving the mystery of a murdered janitor at a circus.


  • Aaron Kelly

    by Aaron Kelly

    Detective Grimoire is a delightful little game. Despite it being short the story is not predictable and the characters and art style are simply charmi More

  • Debra Castillo

    by Debra Castillo

    I liked the graphics. It's having a Tim Burton's vibe.

5.Who Is The Killer? Episode I

with in-app purchases

This game is the first episode of the series Who Is The Killer? Is based on classical detective rules: you are trapped in a castle with seven characters and have to find out who is the murderer. 

  • Gary Lopez

    by Gary Lopez

    Who Is The Killer? Episode 1 is a relatively fun detective game for Android. The puzzles are okay, but the game ends up being pretty monotonous by the end. Maybe good to play through once.

6.Another Case Solved

with in-app purchases

Another Case Solved is a game in which you have to become a detective: create and customize unique characters, match clues, identify suspects and solve different cases.

  • Website:http://www.noodlecake.com
  • Age rating:Everyone

  • Category:Puzzle

  • Publisher:Noodlecake Studios Inc

  • Size:50.33 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • Ronald Butler

    by Ronald Butler

    This is a popular detective game. It is available on the Android platform, and it has pretty good reviews. I think it would be a good fit for the user.

7.The Trace

Paid: $4.5

The Trace is a murder mystery game in which you have to lead a crime investigation solving puzzles and finding clues to close the case. The game features detailed 3D graphics and a captivating atmospheric music.

  • Website:http://www.relentless.co.uk/
  • Age rating:Teen

  • Category:Puzzle

  • Publisher:Vision Games Publishing LTD

  • Size:Not available
  • Genre:Not available
  • César Correa

    by César Correa

    The Trace gave me exactly what I was looking for: fun, challenging, and interesting game play. I love detective games, and this one completely exceede More

  • Mildred Williamson

    by Mildred Williamson

    The power of forensics and playing as a detective is really fun!

  • Arjun Rangan

    by Arjun Rangan

    The Trace is intriguing while it lasts. Detective games like this one are a lot of fun but they're over too quickly. Worth playing through it though.

8.CSI: Hidden Crimes

with in-app purchases

Based on the popular TV series, CSI: hidden crimes will introduce you into the amazing world of crime investigation. You will be in crime scenes looking for evidence, analyze clues and interrogate suspects. 

  • Website:Not Available
  • Age rating:12+

  • Category:Games,Adventure,Puzzle

  • Publisher:Ubisoft

  • Size:116.16 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • Juan Nelson

    by Juan Nelson

    This game is not that great of a detective game. It is really easy and doesn't have enough content. Very repetitive.

9.Enigma Express

with in-app purchases

In Enigma Express, Hannah Dakota investigates the robbery of eight mysterious objects. Follow her across the world in a game full of amazing characters and locations and with a very special music.

  • by Zachary Reyes

    So I have this thing for detective games but I wanted one I could play on the go on my Android device. I wanted the best detective games for Android so I searched and found Enigma Express. Its honestly great, I love it so much.

10.Mountain Crime: Requital

Paid: $2.99

Mountain Crime: Requital is a hidden object game in which you have to investigate a crime. Someone is killing the guests at a mountain resort and you have to find the killer solving puzzles and mini-games.

  • Website:http://www.alawar.com
  • Age rating:Everyone 10+

  • Category:Casual

  • Publisher:Alawar Entertainment, Inc.

  • Size:719.32 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • Judy Sandoval

    by Judy Sandoval

    I expected this to be a lot like other "detective" games. A wast of time and never end up going anywhere but it is a lot of fun and definitely keeps you on your toes.

11.The Blacklist: Conspiracy

Free download

The Blacklist: Conspiracy is a detective game in which you have to investigate crime scenes, inspect evidence, find new leads, take part in interrogations and make decisions about what to do with your suspects.

*NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

The Blacklist: Conspiracy

The Blacklist: Conspiracy

  • Website:http://www.gameloft.com
  • Age rating:12+

  • Category:Games,Entertainment,Adventure,Puzzle

  • Publisher:Gameloft

  • Size:101.42 MB

  • Genre:Not available
  • Alice Lane

    by Alice Lane

    The Blacklist has such amazing potential as a classic detective game, but it's got so many problems right now! Random drop of internet connectivity and no updates with new cases in quite awhile now. Might want to skip this title to see if the devs ev More

12.Murder Mystery

with in-app purchases

Murder Mystery is a detective game that lets players put their investigation skills to the test by solving the mysterious murder that begins in London. The game has sixty different criminal cases to solve ranging from homicide, and more.

  • Website:Not Available
  • Age rating:Not available
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  • Josh Dimpas null

    by Josh Dimpas null

    This is not just an ordinary detective game that will make you spot hidden objects, like hell... This game will make your mind think. although it is mostly text-based ( but has graphics too ), I do sure that it would be enjoyable for those who fin

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13.Yesterday

Paid: $6.99

Yesterday is a noir point-and-click adventure game with a visual style that mixes videogames, movies and comics. Join Henry White and Cooper in this thriller, in which you have to investigate the murders of beggars in New York.


  • Website:Not Available
  • Age rating:Not available
  • Category:Not available
  • Publisher:Not available
  • Size:Not available
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  • Sun Zhou

    by Sun Zhou

    Too bad it's not available in for android phones

  • Jean Nguyen

    by Jean Nguyen

    Nice games!

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