Detective/point and click/adventure/mystery games

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by emigre, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. emigre

    emigre Oh Jeremy Corbyn

    Jan 28, 2009
    United States
    I really like Detective/point and click/adventure/mystery games and the DS did a decent job in satisfying that genre hunger for me. Now I'm looking to see what the Wii has to offer and I'm hoping for good things particularly as the Wii control scheme is perfect for this genre.

    I know of the following on the Wii
    • Broken Sword
    • Another Code R
    • Secret Files and Secret Files 2
    • Zack and Wiki
    • Monkey Island
    • Scummvm homebrew

    Ideally I would prefer a game where a mystery needs to be solved, as I find those games create greater immersion. So for the sake of reference, Hotel Dusk or 999 were decent examples of this.

    Thanks in advance lads.
  2. lufere7

    lufere7 GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 29, 2010
    Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People is the only one I can remember right now.
    It's pretty good I finished episode 1 and liked it, although I could never make episode 2 work.
  3. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

    Oct 4, 2007
    United States
    pheonix wright trilogy comes to mind on wiiware, but somehow i would imagine you have tried the ds versions

    there is also back to the future as well
  4. Nah3DS

    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

    Feb 9, 2010
    lol I never expected the almighty "Emigre the hardcore" to like point n click games :lol:

    if you liked Monkey Island... you could try that new game called Captain Morgane and the golden something...
    I dont know if it's good. I didnt have the time to play it

    since you are into the detective style.... try Gabriel Knight. It's a old PC game, really good.... and hard as hell!
  5. tueidj

    tueidj I R Expert

    Jan 8, 2009
    There are the CSI games and Sam and Max collections if you can stand putting up with the poor performance of Telltale's wii engine.
  6. BitBandit

    BitBandit Member

    Jun 5, 2009
    New Zealand
    How about:
    • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring
    • Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
    • Agatha Christie: Evil Under The Sun
    • Cate West: The Vanishing Files
    • Harvey Birdman Attorney At Law
    • Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident
    • NCIS
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