★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

Good Mystery Games

04-23-2013, 11:56 PM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 102
Good Mystery Games

Are there any good mystery games on the iphone? I'm not looking for ones that heavily rely on those hidden image things. I'm talking about searching for clues, interviewing people, and charging someone with crimes. Something like Phoenix Wright or Hotel Dusk.
04-24-2013, 02:24 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: San Diego
Posts: 651
I loved "the room".

04-24-2013, 04:05 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,105
Yesterday
Gemini Rue
Chaos Rings (all 3 titles have a great sense of mystery to purpose and reason)
Jim and Frank Mysteries (lighthearted, but pretty well done, similar to Layton games)

I guess some HdO titles are ok, but some not so.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
04-24-2013, 04:07 AM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 7,079
Blue Toad Murder Files

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
04-24-2013, 05:11 AM
#5
Runaway?
04-24-2013, 11:01 AM
#6
The secret of chateau de moreau
04-24-2013, 11:44 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 903
The Last Express

Please look past the file size as this title is a real gem!
04-25-2013, 03:06 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 393
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective.

It's a little similar to Phoenix Wright, but the gameplay is more interactive and have a great story. You will enjoy it.
04-25-2013, 06:38 AM
#9
Is Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds any good?

Favourite Games:- Sword & Sworcery. Totem Runner. Sword of Fargoal. Undercroft. Space Invaders Infinity Gene. Tiny Troopers. Punch Quest. Super Mega Worm. Knights of Pen & Paper. 10000000. Bit Dungeon. Dungelot. Spellsword. Raiden Legacy. Star Command. Dead Ahead.
04-25-2013, 07:37 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2012
Location: Maine!
Posts: 4,166
Quote:
Originally Posted by genesis_pig View Post
Is Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds any good?
I dig it, but then I dig that type of game. G5 is really hard to miss with, imho...

DBC

I give up.