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Game review
Detective Grimoire
Case closed
by Mark Brown 7/1/2014
Product: Detective Grimoire
Developer: Armor Games
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Adventure, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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I love detective games, but they rarely make me feel like a detective.

Whether its Ace Attorney or LA Noire, the actual crime-solving is mostly done for me and I'm just there to drive around town, tap the screen, and answer the odd question to make sure I've been paying attention.

Cartoon whodunit Detective Grimoire, however, forces you to think like a flatfoot PI and lets you consider the facts, figure out the truth, and drive the investigation. Because it won't go without you. ...
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Summary
Detective Grimoire goes a long way towards involving you in a funny, wacky cartoon murder mystery. But the case is not quite as complex as you might hope
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 8
Value: 7
Innovation: 8
Overall: 8
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