Go back to the 19th century and solve a series of murders in this captivating hidden object adventure game. Investigate crime scenes for clues, bring suspects in for questioning and analyze evidence to catch the killers. Are you ready to prove your detective skills?

• Investigate crime scenes in a city from another epoch
• Examine clues and analyze samples to look for evidence
• Interrogate witnesses and suspects
• Bring the killer to justice
• Works on iPhone 4S and above and on all iPads
• iPod Touch 4th generation devices are currently not supported

PLEASE NOTE – Criminal Case: Mysteries of the Past! is completely free to play, however some game items can also be purchased for real money. If you don't want to use this feature, please disable in-app purchases in your device's settings.

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What’s New

Version 1.34

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
4.7K Ratings

4.7K Ratings

Des1952! ,

Career Criminal Case Warrior

I have been playing Criminal Case for over 3 years and I am a Senior Trooper with over 400 levels completed. I mute the game because I get distracted by the sounds. I have had Parkinson’s for over 10 years and Criminal Case has what I need for my short term memory issues. It is the only video game that I’ve been good at and if you slam the game then there are plenty of fish in the sea. I see new people come into the game all the time. I used to elucidate on every Crown that I achieved but felt like bragging so I expound on each level. I address the team who are doing all the work. I play a minimal roller and give my team the credit. It doesn’t matter how good you are if you don’t have teammates who push you to excel at a friendly competition then you might as well hang your Detective clothes up and shut the closet door. Let me give you an idea of what I’m doing. I have completed the original Criminal Case and I am going backwards attaining the rings and cards. At the same time I’m playing Criminal Case Mysteries of the Past and I’m also playing Criminal Case Save The World. All in all I’m playing 3 different cases in Criminal Case so I’m playing in total 5 cases on a daily basis. I’ve been retired for over 8 years and I am devoted to this game. I see a lot of violent and stupid games out there but I don’t play them. I can hardly wait to reach level 500. If the game is still on then I’ll be there. Thank you Criminal Case.

Paleofemme ,

Hours of fun

I’ve been playing for at least 6 weeks now. Usually, with these type of games, I get bored, fast - but not this one! For some reason it works for me. I hate to even say this, for fear that the developers will change the game, but I haven’t spent any money on this game. I don’t have a ton of time to play, so it’s usually please of time in between to bank up energy to play again later. And if I need energy I just opt to watch vids. The characters in this game are really what makes it fun, but as an artist, I truly appreciate the crisp and realistic graphics, which are just so well done! I love steam punk, I am a history buff and enjoy the sprinkling of history, and I like a good mystery - though to be fair, the mysteries are simple and easy to solve. I don’t think I would change that, though, because it’s the journey, not the destination.

Kermy1948 ,

C C is good for the brain b

I don’t know when I started playing Criminal Case(CC) but it should be about 7 years now. CC is a great exercise for the brain: besides improving your observation skills and exercising your short-term memory, you can learn a lot, too. They do a great job researching cultural and technological information. You can gather bits of history and have fun doing it. There are very few mistakes in the game and the ones I have seen do not effect the play in any way. The only complaint I have is that each stand alone game makes you start at level 1, and for The Conspuracy that does not make any sense because they all remember us from the original game and have grown older but we (who played the original Grimsborough game)start all over with no police pet, no money, level one and a young looking avatar; that is just wrong.


Pretty Simple
159.3 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
In-App Purchases
  1. Instant Access $0.99
  2. Pizza $2.99
  3. Instant Analysis $2.99


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