Matthew Park was fabulously wealthy, had a beautiful wife, and was renowned for his genius. In short, he had it all - that is, until he was murdered. There’s no shortage of suspects you must investigate to find the killer. Was it his son who he constantly yelled at, his wife who would inherit everything, or his investor who was disappointed in his performance?

Solve It! Death of a CEO is a murder mystery visual novel where your choices can bring the killer to justice. Will you aggressively interrogate the widow or give her some breathing room? Do you cooperate with the police investigation or hide facts from them? Be immersed in an interactive story where your decisions shape what happens next.

Meet suspicious characters like Nico, the sauve yet shady bartender, and Penelope, the non-stop PR executive who is trying to keep the company ahead of the news cycle. Will you maintain a professional relationship with your suspects or begin romances with them? Characters will remember how you’ve treated them!

Find clues by talking to suspects and investigating whether their alibis hold up. Did anyone actually witness the murder? Every character has secrets - can you determine which are relevant to solving the case? Confront suspects with evidence to find their motives and make them come clean!

We're an indie game studio that loves making games. At Haiku, we have a game design philosophy we call “satisfying challenge.” We think games should be tough but solvable, so we spend a lot of time designing games that we hope you will enjoy!


Haiku Games is the company behind the hit Adventure Escape series. This unique series of escape rooms have been played by tens of millions of people!

What’s New

Version 1.12

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- Fixed an issue with playing on cellular data

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

Jjj246 ,

Another Great Game by Haiku

I’ve played all the Adventure Escape games, and I’ve been looking forwards to playing Solve It from the moment I heard about it. I finished the game, and I liked it even more than I expected!
Solve It is different from Adventure Escape because there are not puzzles or mini games; instead, the mystery unfolds through observation and conversations with other characters. I understand why it is called a virtual novel.
At first, I wondered whether this would be like other story apps that require money for all important or interesting choices, but this was not the case. Very few choices required coins, and even though I chose not to spend coins at all, I never felt like I was missing a necessary or important part of the story. Story apps by other creators often require a very long wait to unlock a short part of the story, and I have deleted apps for that reason; however, I thought that the waiting time for keys in this game was very reasonable. I also like how there is the option to replay the story and make different choices.
Mystery lovers, like myself, will enjoy this app, and I really hope the developers make another Solve It app in the future, and I am excited to download whatever Haiku creates next.
Great job creating this awesome app!

B00K33P3R ,

Fun Novel.

I have played and enjoyed many of the Haiku games (all of which were the puzzle oriented one). Therefore, this series I was unsure of since it wasn’t like their normal game style. I was pleasantly surprised by how well the novels were made. I have looked at other reviews that comment on the negative aspects of these kinds of games: having to purchase coins, waiting for keys to unlock the next section, picking a word choice and then regretting it instantly. These are all certainly irritating side affects of visual novels. However, Haiku games allows the player to work around said annoyances. To avoid spending excessively with real money, you can play through the game multiple times and continue to reap coins to buy that extra scene. Wait time is half an hour, which to be fair isn’t a very long time. I found it rather the perfect time increment to go finish something else before returning to the game. Over all, this game was and still is a very fun game to play through because I didn’t have to worry about missing out something (a common occurrence with other visual novels).

ZippyMinion ,

Well-written story

I’ve played several of Haiku’s other more puzzle-based games and while I enjoyed those, the Solve It series has to be my favorite. I love being able to choose the path of my investigation, and the questions and paths feel intuitive. I like the optional bonus scenes, and that they stay unlocked across playthroughs.

You can play the entire game completely for free as long as you have the patience for your keys to refresh (which goes pretty quickly as well).

The characters are all interesting and flushed out, and there is a surprising level of depth to the stories and the characters. Choices you make in one game can have a small effect in the next game (if you choose) and I love that as well.

I whole-heartedly love these games and I hope Haiku continues to make more because I’m excited to see how our favorite recurring characters continue to develop in the future.

The only thing I would like added is a short rewind button where you can go back to the previous bubble because sometimes I’ve accidentally clicked a scene forward and missed part of the dialogue. The good thing is that the most important information is spread across multiple screens and snippets of conversation so you don’t miss the big picture. However, I can tell a lot of care was put into this game and I want to get it all :)

TLDR: If you liked Episodes but want a game with a cohesive story, layered choices, and no ads, Solve It is for you!

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