Police Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC Download 7. Murdered Soul Suspect10 of the best police, detective and murder mystery adventure games.
With top-rated crime-solving games.
Involving point-and-click mystery adventure game play.

For PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita.
On Xbox 360 and Xbox One (X).
And PC, Nintendo DS and Nintendo Switch.

10 Top Detective RPGs on Xbox, PlayStation, PC & Nintendo

1. L.A. Noire

Police Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo 1. L.A. Noire

Police Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo 1. L.A. Noire

From: 2011.
Released: Team Bondi.

Plot: Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Cole Phelps, an LAPD detective is thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high.

In his fight to climb the ranks and do what’s right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core. [Source: Amazon]

Get L.A. Noire from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available on PC, PlayStation 3/4, Xbox 360, Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch.

2. Heavy Rain

Police Detective Games for PS4 2. Heavy Rain

Police Detective Games for PS4 2. Heavy Rain

From: Quantic Dream.
Released: 2010.

Plot: Experience a gripping psychological crime thriller filled with innumerable twists and turns, where even the smallest actions and choices can cause dramatic consequences. The hunt is on for the Origami Killer, named after his calling card of leaving folded paper shapes on victims.

Four characters, each with their own motives, take part in a desperate attempt to stop the killer from claiming a new victim. [Source: Amazon]

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3. Indigo Prophecy

Detective Games for PC, Xbox, PlayStation 3. Indigo Prophecy

Detective Games for PC, Xbox, PlayStation 3. Indigo Prophecy

From: Quantic Dream.
Released: 2005.

Plot: A stranger has been stabbed to death. The killer is you. In Indigo Prophecy a paranormal thriller, New York City is stunned by a series of mysterious murders all following the same pattern: ordinary people are killing absolute strangers in public areas. Lucas Kane becomes another one of these murderers when he suddenly kills a stranger in a men’s bathroom.

Covered in blood Lucas regains consciousness with no recollection as to why he committed murder. Lucas must solve the mystery before being incarcerated for life. A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple view points Indigo Prophecy allows player actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience. [Source: Amazon]

Get Indigo Prophecy from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available on PC, PlayStation and Xbox.

4. 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors

Top Detective Games for Nintendo DS 4. 999

Top Detective Games for Nintendo DS 4. 999

From: Chunsoft.
Released: 2009.

Plot: Junpei, a fairly normal college student finds himself involved in a deadly conspiracy that he couldn’t have possibly imagined. He awakes aboard an old passenger ferry, dazed and confused he stumbles around the room trying to reclaim his memories. First thing he noticed was a number roughly drawn on the cabin’s door… A bright red number 5. Junpei’s memory then returned and he remembered what happened right before becoming unconscious! A mysterious person with a gas mask crossed his mind. He remembered the haunting words he spoke, “I’m gonna make you play the game… the ‘Nonary Game’…the game of life or death”. [Source: Amazon]

Get 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available on Nintendo DS.

5. Alan Wake

Top Mystery Adventure Games for Xbox One, 360 and PC 5. Alan Wake

Top Mystery Adventure Games for Xbox One, 360 and PC 5. Alan Wake

From: Remedy Entertainment.
Released: 2010.
Available on PC, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Plot: When the wife of the best-selling writer Alan Wake disappears on their vacation, his search turns up pages from a thriller he doesn’t even remember writing. A dark presence stalks the small town of Bright Falls, Washington pushing Wake to the brink of sanity in his fight to unravel the mystery and save the woman he loves. With the body of an action game and the mind of a psychological thriller, Alan Wake is a pulse-pounding thrill ride. [Source: Amazon]

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6. Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

Top Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC 6. Sherlock Holmes Crimes & Punishments

Top Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC 6. Sherlock Holmes

From: Frogwares.
Released: 2014.

Description: Crimes and Punishments is a finely detailed investigation game. Each case has a unique and complex storyline, and it is up to the player to put the pieces of each case together in order to make final conclusions and seal the fate of your suspects. [Source: Amazon]

Get Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available for PC, Xbox 360 and One, PlayStation 3 and 4.

See also: Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Games List, in Order. With all of the Sherlock Holmes point-and-click RPG detective games from Frogwares.

7. Murdered: Soul Suspect

Police Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC Download 7. Murdered Soul Suspect

Police Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC Download 7. Murdered Soul Suspect

From: Airtight Games.
Released: 2014.

Plot: A dark, detective thriller with a supernatural twist: solving your own murder from the afterlife. Play as Ronan O’Connor, a Salem police detective with a chequered past, whose life is brought to an untimely end by a brutal killer. Trapped in a limbo world called Dusk, he is unable to find peace until he can bring his killer to justice. As Ronan, use powerful supernatural abilities to freely explore the shadowy afterlife. Unable to communicate with the detectives on his case, Ronan must read the minds of the living, influencing their thoughts and actions, and interrogate Salem’s dead to piece together the truth. The afterlife is not a safe place however, and his investigations are threatened by demonic spirits wanting to devour his soul. [Source: Amazon]

Get Murdered: Soul Suspect from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available on PC, PlayStation 3/4, Xbox 360/One.

8. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Murder Mystery Games for PlayStation 8. Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc

Murder Mystery Games for PlayStation 8. Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc

From: Spike Chunsoft.
Released: 2010.

Plot: Hope’s Peak Academy is home to Japan’s best and brightest high school students-the beacons of hope for the future. But that hope suddenly dies when Makoto Naegi and his classmates find themselves imprisoned in the school, cut off from the outside world and subject to the whims of a strange, murderous little bear named Monokuma. He pits the students against each other, promising freedom to anyone who can murder a fellow classmate and get away with it. It’s up to you to find out who Monokuma really is, and why you’ve been taken from the world you once knew. But be careful what you wish for-sometimes there’s nothing more deadly than the truth… [Source: Amazon]

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9. Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Police Games for Nintendo DS 9. Ghost Trick Phantom Detective

Police Games for Nintendo DS 9. Ghost Trick Phantom Detective

From: Capcom.
Released: 2010.

Plot: Solve your own murder from beyond the grave in this interactive puzzle mystery from the creators of the Ace Attorney series. Play as the ghost of a man named Sissel, a murder victim with no memory of why his life was taken. You’ll need to alter the lives of over 30 characters, reshaping their destinies so you can solve the mystery behind yours. Use the Stylus to choose paths for Sissel. Manipulate objects to solve puzzles and change people’s lives. The game contains 15 stages, 25 areas, and one important catch: Sissel will leave the supernatural world at dawn, so you’ll have to work quickly. [Source: Amazon]

Get Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective from: Amazon US or Amazon UK. Available for Nintendo DS.

10. Batman: The Telltale Series

Top Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch 10. Batman The Telltale Series

Top Detective Games for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch 10. Batman The Telltale Series

From: Telltale Games.
Released: 2016.
Available for PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch.

Plot: Enter the fractured pysche of Bruce Wayne in this dark and violent new story from the award-winning creators of The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. As Batman, you’ll encounter classic allies and adversaries, and as Bruce, you’ll learn the true meaning of what it means to be the man behind the cowl. [Source: Amazon]

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