The game is afoot, Watson, and there is never an end to murder, intrigue and mystery with Detective Games. The preeminent figure of the mystery genre is always the detective, the private eye, the shamus, gum-shoe, the mercenary for hire not looking for money or fame but simply captivated with finding the truth. Every self-proclaimed lover of detective fiction has a favorite brainy mentor: Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, C. Auguste Dupin, or perhaps one of the rough and tumble hard-boiled private dicks from the Bogart era - Philip Marlowe or Sam Spade. If you're captivated by the mystery behind a crime and have a decent head on your shoulders this genre will put you out on the streets to hunt down those who thought they could get away with it.
With these free online flash games you can step into the shoes of your favorite detective or one of the many original characters. There will be riddles to be solved, puzzles to be completed, obstacles to be overcome and plenty of good old fashioned adventure. Detective Games are all about staying one step ahead of an opponent, putting the clues together, and finding out the truth...no matter the consequences. If you've got the brains, the guts and a blinding quest for justice step into one of the many puzzling mystery games here and try and crack the code.