Parents' Guide to

Criminal Case

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Good but grisly murder puzzles require cash or patience.

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age 18+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+


First of all the most important thing is that the dead bodies does look completely real & haunts the player. And I am fucking afraid of some characters from the game that are 1. Dennis Brown #Case 2 2. Bull Dog #Case 4 3. Matt Barry & Ash Bison #Case 1 4. Dimitri #Case 5 And so so many characters are there. They haunt me in the dark & I feel like they are following me and about to kill me. I feel like Dennis Brown is carrying his saw and finding me. Few days ago because of a power-cut there was complete dark in my room. I saw all these characters in front of me with their murder weapons & as I was rushing towards my mother I hit my head in the door frame & It started bleeding severly that I had to go to hospital. Conclusion: I really don't recommend anyone to play this game as you already saw what kind of trauma I am having from this game & I am not sure when I will be able to recover from this. PLAY AT YOUR OWN RISK ❗️

This title has:

Too much violence
age 18+



This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (5):

For all its simplicity, Criminal Case is rather engrossing and addictive. The individual puzzles, such as the ones where you have to locate objects in the world, are simple but challenging enough to hold your interest; that's good, since you'll have to do them multiple times to get enough stars so you can examine the evidence. Thankfully, the objects you have to find do change every time you redo a puzzle. However, the game requires either cash or lots of patience: Unless you're willing to wait until the autopsy has been completed (which takes 20 minutes), or you have enough energy to redo a puzzle (which takes 40 minutes), you have to spend real money to complete each mystery. Still, with dozens of murders to solve, this will keep a would-be Sherlock Holmes occupied for days.

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