Excerpt: I first heard of Crime Scene from a video on YouTube. It showed investigators combing through evidence, collecting fingerprints and using lab scientists to solve the crime. Sounds interesting, right? I thought so too until I actually tried it. This is one of those games that sounds good on paper but just was not executed right to make for an entertaining experience.
Excerpt: In recent years, the DS has helped bring about something of an adventure game renaissance. French developer White Birds, known for making adventure titles for both DS and PC, once again puts the DS through its paces with
Excerpt: In recent years, the DS has helped bring about something of an adventure game renaissance. French developer White Birds, known for making adventure titles for both DS and PC, once again puts the DS through its paces with Crime Scene , its latest point-and-click adventure game. Taking its cue from games like CSI: Dark Motives , Condemned: Criminal Origins and the Phoenix Wright series, Crime Scene creates a unique forensics-based adventure enhanced by an intriguing...
Summary: Overall, I’d say that Crime Scene fits in nicely between CSI and Unsolved Crimes . It doesn’t avoid the fate of those games and ends up being a rather poor experience overall. Still, it isn’t unplayable and fans of procedurals just might find enough fun to justify the purchase. If you need a good adventure game, look towards Miles Edgeworth . If you’ve played that and you still need something to satisfy your fix, then perhaps give this a try.
Excerpt: Crime Scene DS puts you in the shoes of a forensic inspector and challenges you to interview witnesses, find clues and ultimately solve crimes. The game does a good job providing you a wide array of evidence gathering gadgets, though lack of replay value and some cheesy minigames can spoil the mood. The game begins with Matt Simmons’ first day on the job of the police forensics team.