James Noir’s Hollywood Crimes

System: Nintendo 3DS Release date: 25/11/2011

It's 1961 and America watches with horror as the nation's favourite TV quiz show turns into a crime scene. As contestants are bumped off and the killer plays cat and mouse with the police, it's up to you to solve a vast array of mind-boggling puzzles in order to clear your name and catch the culprit before he can strike again.

James Noir's Hollywood Crimes for Nintendo 3DS is no regular puzzle game - you'll be immersed in an interactive 3D movie world where you can soak up the noir atmosphere of Hollywood in all its edgy glamour, complete with down-at-heel hotels, hard-boiled detectives and chilling crimes.

With over 140 puzzles to solve, ranging from labyrinthine challenges requiring lateral thinking to wicked wordplay and head-scratching maths riddles, your brain will get a real workout as you get deeper into the dramatic storyline and closer to the truth.These puzzles form an integral part of the story, as you simultaneously compete on the popular quiz show "The Incredible Puzzle Masters", and aid the FBI in following the tantalising trail of puzzles left by a mysterious criminal mastermind.

You'll be placed in the centre of the action as the cameras of the Nintendo 3DS system allow you to become the hero and tailor the tale to you - along the way you'll find vital clues that will look strangely familiar. Other unique features of Nintendo 3DS will also come into play, with the motion sensor adding an extra dynamic dimension to the puzzles. With a difficulty level that adjusts itself to match your performance, the gameplay will be optimised so you'll find the action both challenging and rewarding, no matter how experienced a puzzler you are.

So tune into James Noir's Hollywood Crimes, a quiz show where the stakes are high and the drama is non-stop. You'll keep your wits about you if you want to stay alive. Can you catch the killer before he catches you?

  • Unique Nintendo 3DS features put you at the heart of the action in an interactive 3D movie where the hero is you
  • Over 140 puzzles and exciting minigames await you, ranging from problem-solving challenges requiring lateral thinking to drawing games, wordplay and more
  • Super-stylish artwork will bring the atmosphere of Hollywood alive
  • Varied and engaging gameplay switches between the TV game show and puzzles set by the killer

You can only appreciate the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS on the system itself. All screenshots and game footage on this site are captured in 2D mode.

For safe use of the 3D feature, please refer to the Nintendo 3DS manual. 

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Categories

Adventure, Puzzle

Players

1

Publisher

Ubisoft

Developer

Ubisoft Montreal

Age rating

  • 12

Nintendo 3DS Game Card

System

Nintendo 3DS (European version)

Release date

25/11/2011

Age rating

12

Languages

English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian