Skip to main content

A video tribute to PC's best detective games

I love detective fiction, whether it's a dusty old crime novel, a vintage film noir, or a subversive, modern spin on the genre. And while reading or watching these stories is a great way to spend a rainy Sunday, videogames take things to the next level by letting you step in and solve the case yourself.

In the video above, which is also available on our YouTube channel (opens in new tab) (subscribe for more stuff like this), I've sniffed out 10 games I think either nail the feeling of being a detective, or that spin a great mystery. And if you want more, check out my list of the best detective games on PC (opens in new tab).

If it’s set in space, Andy will probably write about it. He loves sci-fi, adventure games, taking screenshots, Twin Peaks, weird sims, Alien: Isolation, and anything with a good story.