Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders (2009 video game)

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Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders
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Developer(s)AWE Games/Black Lantern Studios
Publisher(s)DreamCatcher Interactive
Platform(s)Nintendo DS
ReleaseNovember 12, 2009

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders is a mystery adventure game for the Nintendo DS, based on the Agatha Christie novel The ABC Murders. The game was co-developed by American companies AWE Games and Black Lantern Studios, and published by DreamCatcher Interactive.[1] The game has players control Captain Hastings who solves the mystery by inspecting crime scenes and questioning suspects. In order to appeal to players familiar with the original story, the game also offers the option to play with a different murderer, which results in different clues and testimony throughout the entire game.[2]


Aggregate scores
Review scores
Adventure Gamers1/5 stars[5]
Nintendo Life6/10 stars[7]

The game was met with very mixed reception, as GameRankings gave it a score of 53.82%,[3] while Metacritic gave it 53 out of 100.[4]


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  2. ^ Will Wilson. "Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved October 19, 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders for DS". GameRankings. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders for DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  5. ^ Emily Morganti (January 13, 2010). "Agatha Christie: The A.B.C. Murders review". Adventure Gamers. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  6. ^ Dylan Platt (January 4, 2010). "Agatha Christie: ABC Murders - NDS - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 8, 2010. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  7. ^ James Newton (November 25, 2009). "Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders (DS) Review". NintendoLife. Retrieved September 29, 2014.
  8. ^ "Agatha Christie: ABC Murders DS Review". Official Nintendo Magazine: 80. January 2010.
  9. ^ Wesley Yin-Poole (December 10, 2009). "Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders Review". Retrieved September 29, 2014.

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