Monday, 11 January 2010

Mystery PI Detective Games Review

Mystery PI games
The Mystery PI series from Spintop games and PopCap games has plenty of great detective hidden object PC games. This post has been updated to list all of the chapters available so far in the series. All of the Mystery PI games are well-designed, beautifully illustrated, have thousands of hidden items to spy out, very replayable and also include some unique mini-puzzles. Each chapter is set in a different famous city using beautifully detailed scenes of the landmark locations of those cities for the backdrop to some of the best mystery hidden object gaming. As the famous Mystery PI it's up to you to search out the clues to solve the mystery of each case. With multiple game-modes and timed HO gameplay. So if you are looking for mystery hidden object games, check out this series which is very addictive, replayable, involved, challenging and great for kids to play too!

All these Mystery PI games are highly recommended for mystery HO fans, however as there are so many to choose from, I've listed them in order of my top favourites and rated them out of 5:

Mystery P.I. The New York Fortune
Mystery P.I. The New York Fortune
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 11 January 2009
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: An eccentric New York billionaire has hidden the will to his vast fortune somewhere in New York City! And his family have only 17 hours to locate the will or their Grandpa's entire estate will be given to his cat & dog! As the world famous Mystery P.I. the family has hired you to track down the clues hidden all over NYC! With over 2100 hidden objects to seek out across 25 New York locations. Plus 5 unique mini-games and 3 cool game modes.
* My review: For me this is the best of all the Mystery PI games, because of the great hidden object locations, NY scenes, a unique i-spy game that really tests your memory as you search for clues and crack another fun detective case.
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Download Mystery PI The New York Fortune Game

Mystery P.I.: Lost in Los Angeles
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 13 August 2009
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: The only copy of this year's biggest blockbuster movie has gone missing the day before the VIP Hollywood premiere! As the world famous Mystery P.I. you've been hired to track down and return the lost film. Mystery P.I. – Lost in Los Angeles takes you stunning LA locations from Malibu Beach, Rodeo Drive, and fancy movie sets. Succeed and you'll be awarded $15 Million dollars! With 3 game modes, 25 beautiful locations to search over 2100 hidden objects. Plus bonus modes to unlock and 8 extra mini-games.
* My review: Very good hidden object games, with loads of items to spy out.
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Mystery P.I. Lost in Los Angeles game

Mystery P.I. The London Caper
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 21 April 2010
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: Step into the shoes of the world famous detective Mystery P.I., who’s been hired to track down the stolen Crown Jewels. Search intriguing London settings and find over 2000 of hidden items to solve this curious caper. If you return the jewels to the Royal Family you’ll receive a generous reward and even more fame! But you only have 17 hours before the ransom is due, in the Mystery PI The London Caper! With 25 places to play i-spy games and 9 extra mini-games that will also help in your investigation. Plus bonus playing modes to unlock.
* My review: Another fab ispy game from Mystery PI, lovely graphics and very addicting!
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
* For further details of the game, see my previous post: Mystery P.I. The London Caper Game.
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Mystery P.I. The London Caper

Mystery P.I. The Vegas Heist
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 04 June 2008
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: Mystery PI The Vegas Heist takes you to the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas where the heist of the century has just occurred. Over $4 Billion in cash has been stolen from the states newest casino on the day before its grand opening. The casino has hired you to find and return the money before the doors open - giving you just 16 hours to solve the case! Find over 2300 items, across 25 very cool locations. Plus 2 game modes and 5 mini-games.
* My review: Bit more relaxing than the games above, more items to find and a bit easier. Still loads of fun and a great hidden object game for the kids too!
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Mystery P.I.: The Vegas Heist

Mystery P.I. - The Lottery Ticket
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 18 July 2007
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: You've been hired by Grandma Rose to find her winning $488 Million lottery ticket! Retrace Grandma's footsteps to collect clues by finding over 2100 very well hidden objects and solving puzzles. With 2 addictive ways to play and 20 locations. Grandma Rose has agreed to pay you $20 Million if you find the ticket before the deadline, but you've only 12 hours to find the ticket!
* My review: Excellent game, not too challenging timed HO game, good one for the kids.
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Mystery P.I. - The Lottery Ticket

Mystery P.I.: Stolen in San Francisco
* Downloads available online: Free demo and full version for PC
* Released 15 September 2010
* Game genre: hidden object, puzzle
* Plot: $250 Million in solid gold has been stolen from an armoured car. The gold's owner has hired you to find and return the gold before the trail goes cold and it is lost forever. Become the legendary Mystery P.I. and find the hidden clues necessary to crack the case! Track down the clues to find the missing gold, over 25 locations. And catch the thieves. Plus play 9 unique mini-games that include Match 3, Jigsaw Puzzle and Word Search games. Unlock two bonus play modes. And if you go for a "Perfect Investigation" and speed bonuses you get the chance to become a Master P.I.
* My review: Good HO game, lots of extras too!
* My rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
* For free demo/full version download for PC visit: Mystery P.I. Stolen in San Francisco

3 comments:

  1. I love mystery pi games! thanks for the sites!

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  2. AshleyGene(:17 May 2012 01:28

    LOVE ALL MYSTERY P.I GAMES!

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  3. LOVE these games, thanks!

    :)

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