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Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases (PC cover
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Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases

A detective adventure game based on the works of Agatha Christie. In Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases we play as young Hercule Poirot whose task is to solve a murder mystery of one of the participants of a party at the house of the Van den Bosch family.

Adventure | point-and-click | books | Detective | Crime | interwar period

Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases Release Date

27Sep2021

PC

28Sep2021

PS4 XONE Switch

Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases is a detective adventure game based on the works of Agatha Christie - a famous author of extremely popular detective stories. The game was developed by Blazing Griffin studio and was published by Microids.

Plot

In Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases we go to pre-war Belgium and play as Hercule Poirot on the eve of his detective career. One day, the protagonist receives an invitation to a party organized by the influential Van den Bosch family to celebrate their daughter's engagement. Everything is going well at the party, which our protagonist also attends... until one of the guests is murdered. Poirot is left with no choice but to investigate to discover the identity of the perpetrator. In the process, he uncovers numerous secrets of the Van den Bosch family and its rivals.

Mechanics

In Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases we observe the action from a top-down view. The driving force of the game is the investigation led by the hero. During the game we travel through locations and interrogate various characters. We quickly find out that it's not easy to conduct such talks, because everyone has something to hide and almost everyone behaves suspiciously. In addition, we must carefully look around the locations, searching for various clues that can lead us to the real trail. As we begin to gather more and more valuable information, we often have to look at a special mind map, which allows us to organize the clues and combine them using Poirot's deduction skills. In this way, as we progress, we will not only arrive at who was behind the murder, but we will also discover other suspicious cases that need to be solved.

Technical aspects

Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases has a fairly attractive graphic design. Nevertheless, the developers managed to design diverse locations and characters.

Game mode: single player  

Expectations: / 10 based on 3 votes.

PEGI rating Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains depictions of violence.

Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3 2.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1.5 GB GeForce GTX 580 or better
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon R9 380 or better
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10 64-bit
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