Cate West: The Vanishing Files
Platform: Nintendo DS™
No. of players: 1 Player
Release Date: December 2008
MSRP: $29.99
Genre: Puzzle
ESRB Rating: Everyone
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Game Overview

Find the Clues, Solve the Crimes.

A series of unsolvable crimes dubbed “The Vanishing Files” have paralyzed the city. The answers are at the tip of your fingers as you seek, search and discover clues with the Nintendo DS Stylus. Help Cate West find clues, compile evidence, track down hideouts, and discover the link between these crimes and an unsolved mystery from her past!


Key Features:

15 Mysterious Chapters: Find the clues, solve the riddles, and earn one of three different endings!

5 Investigation Types: Different crime scenes call for different techniques. Find clues, evidence pieces, and differences between two similar scenes. Recreate crime scenes and use everything you’ve learned to identify the criminal!

New Zoom Feature: Zoom in on search scenes to help find clues. Use the D-Pad to scroll your view, or zoom out to view the entire scene.

Quick Play mode: Completed scenes become unlocked for Quick Play mode. Jump to your favorite crime scene and see if you can top your best score!

Additional Features: Discover over 1,000 clues in 57 unique backgrounds! Solve a compelling mystery with shocking twists and turns!


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