Top 10 Best Detective Game Apps to Play on Android

Top 10 detective games for Android If you are looking for some top Android detective games to play.
Then you might like this top 10 Android game app list.
All of which are available in the Google Play app store. In the Brain and Puzzle game sections.
With some free apps and some paid apps. And some with free demos available.
This top 10 list includes the best rated detective Android game apps.
And covers a range of detective genres. From mystery and adventure. To horror and thrillers!
Some with simple hidden object gameplay. Whilst others are more involved and challenging.
But all are great puzzlers and brain teasers! And all require crime-solving or investigation.
Perfect for fans of the detective genre!
Update: Most of these top games are on other platforms too. So we’ve included links to all the available platforms. For each game in the app stores.

10 Top Rated Android Detective Games

1. The Room

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - The RoomFrom: Fireproof Games.
Release Date: April 2013.

User Reviews: rated 4.7 out of 5 from 172,871 user reviews.
Content Rating: Low Maturity.

Description: The Room, a physical puzzler, wrapped in a mystery game, inside a beautifully tactile 3D world.

2. Mystery of the Crystal Portal

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Mystery of the Crystal PortalFrom: G5 Entertainment.
Release Date: November 2011.

User Reviews: rated 4.3 out of 5 from 45,733 user reviews.
Content Rating: Everyone.

Description: Featuring innovative hidden object gameplay, an intriguing storyline, and stunning full-screen graphics. The Mystery of the Crystal Portal is a thrilling escape for the whole family.

3. Dark Arcana: The Carnival

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Dark Arcana The CarnivalFrom: G5 Entertainment.
Release Date: July 2013.

User Reviews: rated 4.5 out of 5 from 38,806 user reviews.
Content Rating: Everyone.

Description: An enigmatic carnival has come to town, bringing an unsettling mystery with it. A young mother has gone missing. And now it’s up to you to find her before its too late! Investigate two worlds: the one you live in and an alternate plane existing behind the carnival’s Hall of Mirrors.

4. Special Enquiry Detail

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Special Enquiry DetailFrom: G5 Entertainment.
Release Date: December 2011.

User Reviews: rated 4.0 out of 5 from 59,310 user reviews.
Content Rating: Everyone.

Description: Try your hand at investigating a murder and bring the killer to justice! Detectives Turino and Lamonte have been assigned to a new investigative unit: Special Enquiry Detail. Their first case is the shocking death of the daughter of two charity fundraisers.

5. Broken Sword: Director’s Cut

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Broken Sword I Directors CutFrom: Revolution Software Ltd.
User Reviews: rated 4.7 out of 5 from 11,427 user reviews.

Content Rating: Medium Maturity.
Release Date: August 2012.

Description: Set in Paris in the Fall, a brutal murder occurs at the Palais Royale. When Nico Collard is invited to interview statesman Pierre Carchon, she finds herself inextricably drawn into a terrifying conspiracy. One of the all-time classic adventures, multi BAFTA-nominated ‘Broken Sword: Director’s Cut’ involves a mysterious journey of intrigue and jeopardy, globe-spanning adventure, solving ancient mysteries and thwarting a dark conspiracy to reveal the secret truths of the Knights Templar.

See also: Broken Sword Mystery Adventure Series.

6. Who Is The Killer (Episode I)

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Who is the Killer Episode 1From: Pixonic LLC.
User Reviews: rated 4.3 out of 5 from 41,536 user reviews.

Content Rating: Medium Maturity.
Release Date: October 2012.

Description: This original game is based on classical English detective rules. Every day someone dies and you need to figure out who is the killer. Everybody has a common mystery story of the past. Everybody could have a motive to do this. And you have only seven days to stop the murderer. Speak with characters, investigate crime scenes, guess who is lying, find clues and try to arrest the killer before it’s too late.

7. Dark Stories: Midnight Horror

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Dark Stories Midnight HorrorFrom: MPI Games.
User Reviews: rated 4.0 out of 5 from 4,549 user reviews.

Content Rating: Low Maturity.
Release Date: June 2013.

Description: From developers of 100 Doors and 100 Doors: Parallel Worlds. Horror and mystical crime story! Gregory Ross is a detective from Los Angeles homicide department. Play Dark Stories: Midnight Horror for free!

8. Dream Sleuth: Hidden Objects

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Dream Sleuth Hidden ObjectsFrom: Nevosoft Inc.
Release Date: February 2012.
User Reviews: rated 4.0 out of 5 from 13,694 user reviews.

Content Rating: Everyone.

Description: Dream Sleuth is a mysterious detective story from Nevosoft. With brain teasers, jigsaw puzzles, hidden objects, exciting mini-games and a thrilling adventure. Discover the secret behind the heinous crime in this casual hidden object game!

9. Murder Room

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - Murder RoomFrom: Ateam Inc.
User Reviews: rated 4.0 out of 5 from 14,964 user reviews.

Content Rating: Medium Maturity.

Description: From the development team behind “Ellie – Help me out…please” (over 1 million downloads!) comes this second psychological horror adventure!

10. The Game Is Afoot

Top 10 Android Detective Game Apps - The Game is AfootFrom: Mobile Deluxe.
Release Date: March 2013.
User Reviews: rated 4.2 out of 5 from 675 user reviews.

Content Rating: Low Maturity.

Description: Hidden object puzzles weave into the original stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and challenge your own skills of observation as you witness the deductive powers of Sherlock Holmes himself! Every game you solve also unlocks the original eBook stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

You might also like: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments Review.

Best Detective Games Lists

For more top 10 best detective games lists for computer and mobile. See also:
* Top 10 Detective RPG Video Games for Xbox, PS and DS.
* Top 10 iOS Detective Games for iPad & iPhone – 2015 List.
* Best Detective Games for PC and Mac – 2014 List.
* 10 Best Detective Games for Mobile 2014.

See also the latest Detective Games for Android.

Comments

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  1. vi
    October 27, 2013

    Cool thank u!

  2. brom
    January 20, 2014

    Hey there great blog!

  3. Carson
    January 31, 2014

    cool i’ve been looking for some good mystery games to play on my tab, thanks!

  4. android app
    February 1, 2014

    This is the best top 10 mobile game list for mystery fans! thanks x

  5. Britt
    February 11, 2014

    from this top 10 list i think the Room is my fave android mystery detective game

  6. iluvsherlock
    February 15, 2014

    i love detective games especially sherlock games!

  7. moe
    February 20, 2014

    love playing mystery game apps thanks

  8. jay
    February 22, 2014

    yeah i play alot of these sorts of top games on the tablet, thanks 4 d list!

  9. mana
    February 24, 2014

    the room is brilliant :)

  10. Cindy
    February 26, 2014

    I really appreciate your post. Regards cindy

  11. Ella
    March 3, 2014

    thanks love this list some cool apps here

  12. ricky
    March 6, 2014

    Hi to every body, really good list

  13. penny
    March 9, 2014

    nice list, thank u

  14. hal
    March 9, 2014

    broken sword android game app is really good, recommended for mystery fans

  15. cece
    March 11, 2014

    the room and room2 are my faves!

  16. maz
    March 12, 2014

    thanks for this list :)

  17. Linda
    March 15, 2014

    love this list thanks!

  18. cristal
    March 15, 2014

    just wot i was searching for. Thanks for the info!

  19. sam
    March 16, 2014

    cooool!

  20. alina
    April 3, 2014

    absolutely love these type of games on my android phone!

  21. TommyC
    April 15, 2014

    Guys love this post thanks!