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Unsolved Crimes [European] (DS)

Unsolved Crimes [European] (DS)
alaScore 78

9 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the action. Many are less positive about the value for money.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Unsolved Crimes [European] (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 9 reviews)

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Unsolved Crimes on Nintendo DS

 

Law and Order, Without the Order

For the price, Unsolved Crimes isn’t bad. The game itself works correctly in every facet, but the problem is that none of them seems to tighten enough to hold the game together for any real length of time. The strongest point of Unsolved Crimes seems...

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Unsolved Crimes

 

Mimicking prime-time crime dramas hasn't really been a video game mainstay. Most of the police realted games have stayed true to the action formula, and very little time has been given to investigation and other police procedure. Of course ther have...

This isn’t going to be a title that innovates, but it does expand these types of titles to include some good character development. The DS really has rebirthed the adventure genre in a much more accessible format, and I think this title may have some...

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Unsolved Crimes

 

Unsolved Crimes get solved in this mystery adventure set in a stylized version of New York City in the 1970s. Players take on the role of a rookie detective in the Homicide Department, assigned to the case of the mysterious kidnapping of aspiring model Be

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Unsolved Crimes

 

Ultimately, Unsolved Crimes was an ambitious game for the DS, and it's reaching just slightly too far.

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Unsolved Crimes (DS) review

 

Turns out crime does pay on the DS.

As a straightforward puzzle title, it's nothing special, but the overall package makes this one more than playable

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Unsolved Crimes

 

There's a series of interesting crimes to solve in this DS adventure, but uncovering the truth is just too simple.

Engaging series of murders to solve ; Most of the puzzles are logical ; Occasional action sequences and other activities lend a bit of variety

Multiple-choice contrivance makes investigations too simple ; Suspect interrogation is conspicuously absent

Product Specifications

You're a rookie detective - part of the Homicide Division. An aspiring model, Betsy Blake - the sister of your new partner - disappears. A loner is the prime suspect. But this case is a whole lot deeper than it first appears... Can you crack the cases the regular cops can't? And can you get to the bottom of the kidnapping that's all over the news?

Game

Context:Realistic
Elements:Action - adventure
ESRB Rating:Teen (13+)

Header

Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Empire Interactive
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Unsolved Crimes

Miscellaneous

Package Type:Retail

Software

Category:Games
Game Console Compatibility:Nintendo DS
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action
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