A Case of Distrust

A Case of Distrust
75

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Based on 4 expert reviews
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7.7

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Expert reviews and ratings

By nintendoworldreport.com on 85

A Case of Distrust is the second take on point-and-click adventures I've reviewed in as many weeks. A murder mystery set in Roaring Twenties San Francisco, you play as Phyllis Cadence Malone, a former detective turned private investigator, struggling...

By PC Gamer on 78

A well-formed slice of noir mystery, beautifully presented. Some writing issues aside, A Case of Distrust is well worth your...

By GameInformer on 68

Finally, the story's ending does not land. While it's logically sound, it doesn't register with its intended gravity. I'm not sure how you'd figure out its finer points on your own; as a detective, it feels like you've been taken off the case, and are instead reading how some other detective figured it out via the case file after the fact. It also works from without rather than from within because it relies on sentiments for a character that I didn't feel.

By HardcoreGamer on 70

Hopefully Wander is able to focus on getting the story right in his next effort, because there’s a ton of potential in A Case of Distrust. So much so that it’s worth checking out despite its flaws. Its art style alone could warrant a purchase and coupled with the animation, transitions and music, it has a really great noire feel to it. The story is just OK, but A Case of Distrust is cool and different, and it deserves a look.

International Review By eurogamer.de on

Text-Adventure mit tollem Art-Style, spannender Geschichte und dichter 20er-Jahre-Atmosphäre. Figuren sind leider etwas...