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App description: Ever wanted to play at being Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple, solving puzzles, finding clues and leading the investigation into the crime that needs to be deciphered? The Trace is an immersive murder mystery puzzle adventure game that will pit your wits against a baffling crime that needs solving and a case that needs answers!

Discover clues, find the leads and reveal the proof, become a detective, solve the mystery and close the case! Was it an accident or was it murder? Delve into the science of forensics, examine the scene of the crime, chase the leads that you uncover and find the truth you need.

The Trace is good. Really really really good. (Pocket Gamer)

..so well written that, by the end of it, youll feel like youve solved a real mystery. (Macworld)

4.5 out of 5 Stars (Touch Arcade)

Play detective and lead the investigation into an intriguing case, exploring crime scenes and searching for clues. Find forensic evidence and study fingerprints to piece together the proof of what really happened.

Play the game, follow leads, study the clues to unravel the puzzles and solve the crime! Was it really suicide, or something more sinister? Find the evidence and proof that leads you to know that it was really murder most foul!

*** Important - This game runs best on newer devices. For the optimal gameplay experience we strongly recommend that you do not install this game on iPhone 4. ***


- Explore highly detailed 3D environments throughout your investigation.

- Interact with hundreds of objects to discover clues in the case and find the leads to uncover the truth behind the mystery and expose the real culprits!

- Scan seemingly ordinary items to find hidden forensics and evidence to solve the puzzles.

- Collect clues, become an accomplished detective and make your deductions.

- Enjoy a game that draws you into a story driven plot full of mystery from David Varela (Sherlock: The Network). Was it murder in the dining room with an iron bar? What does Alex in forensics say about the fingerprints and ballistics evidence, is it elementary or is there a twist? Only you can decide!

- Captivating atmospheric music & sound that truly immerses you in the case and your investigations. Headphones strongly recommended!

- Intuitive gesture control as you play; feel like a real detective as you unravel the puzzles. Find the evidence that provides the proof to solve the mystery and uncover the crime.

- Available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

- Supports Metal rendering and iCloud saved games.

Become the greatest sleuth, analyzing the baffling mysteries that leave others scratching their heads with your logical reasoning and adept use of the study of forensics. The crime, the case, the puzzles, the clues, the proof, the mystery is all waiting for you to solve.

Are you ready to lead the investigation and play detective? Channel your inner Sherlock and play The Trace!

*** Important - Please note that game progress cannot be shared between the Apple TV and iOS versions of the game. ***

Follow us: http://twitter.com/TheTraceGame & #SolveTheTrace
Like us: http://www.facebook.com/thetracegame
Got questions? Email support@relentless.co.uk

BAFTA-award-winning studio, creators of Murder Files, Enigma Express and Buzz!

Find out more about The Trace or our other games: www.relentless.co.uk
Follow us: @relentless_SW
03-24-2015, 08:47 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over the Rainbow
Posts: 3,586
Pocket Gamer liked The Trace a lot in their preview and called it a cross between The Room, Phoenix Wright and CSI.

03-25-2015, 03:33 AM
The Gameplay:

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03-25-2015, 03:38 AM
totally agree with a review from the PG dude. this game is so polished, there is a lots of things to discover with a smooth gameplay, match music background, a really nice graphics. i may not play it long enough but just for the first 30 minutes already got me hooked to this game and its story. fully recommended.

thanks andy for pointing about PG review and as usual, thanks pete for the great find.

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03-25-2015, 03:45 AM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 9,199
Heh...this is by the folks that made Murder Files? As much as I hate the following word: INSTABUY~!

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.
03-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Game Impressions

Hi guys,
I was lucky enough to play the game way before its release, so I have a review all ready.

I also made this short video a while back of just the first couple of minutes to give you a taste of the game without much spoiling:

And for those playing already, here's my complete step-by-step walkthrough:

Last edited by AppUnwrapper; 03-26-2015 at 11:52 AM.
03-25-2015, 08:37 AM
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 770
I can't get home fast enough to buy this. Looks awesome.
03-25-2015, 08:40 AM
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 193
Game Impressions

Very good game. It's really a mix of The Room and Crime Investigation. So far i have finished the first crime scene and the story seems to unfold quite good.
This game is allready out worldwide - i guess - cause i could download it in europe. Very happy to have this pearl. This is exactly what i expected. Thanks a lot dear devs.

Last edited by Ghostdog1; 03-25-2015 at 08:42 AM.
03-25-2015, 11:12 AM
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 770
Holy smokes is this polished. I've just begun but I am very impressed with the graphics & gameplay. The fine details are really a treat. I can't wait to really get into it. It's stunningly beautiful.
03-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 193
Game Impressions

Really very good game, but also a bit short. Did finish it after about 2 and a half hours. There is no replay value. Hoped for this price to get more crime scenes. But i can understand the silver rating on pocket gamer site.