Some good mystery games that people can play for free include “Phoenotopia” and “Inspector Magnusson - Murder on the Titanic.” Gamers can play these games online without having to download them to their PCs.
In “Phoenotopia,” players take control of a young girl who is trying to solve the mysterious happenings that are troubling the state of Panselo. During the game, players learn that people, especially children, are disappearing without a trace. Players use a computer keyboard to control the onscreen character. The arrow keys move the character left and right, and the up arrow allows players to climb up ladders and enter doors. The Z key makes the character jump, while the X key makes the character interact with people and objects.
In “Inspector Magnusson - Murder on the Titanic,” players must unravel a conspiracy on board the Titanic. The game takes place on April 14, 1912, when the body of coal tender Charles Taylor is discovered deep within the ship. This is a full retail, hidden object game that requires players to seek and find clues. Gamers can play the free version of "Inspector Magnusson - Murder on the Titanic," which has ads, on Zylom. If desired, Players can buy the full version of the game to play ad-free.