Unsolved Case by Adrian Olczyk (Universal)
Released: Nov 24, 2022
Version: 1.2.0
Size: 734 MB
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Unsolved Case

Adrian Olczyk
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Unsolved Case is a co-op puzzle game that requires players to communicate and work together. It is the free prequel to the popular 'Cryptic Killer' series.

Dip your toes in and go back to where it all began as you team up in two as detective duo Old Dog and Ally, up against the Cryptic Killer. For the first time in the series, you'll encounter a labyrinth of puzzles and challenges laid by one of the most devious minds in the world. Solve puzzles, crack codes, and find a way out.
Have you got what it takes to crack the Unsolved Case of the Cryptic Killer?

Unsolved Case is a free game for two players to complete in 30-60 minutes. In this puzzle game, you'll get a taste of the mystery to come over the 5-part Cryptic Killer series.


Years ago the twisted Cryptic Killer was put away behind bars at the infamous Anagram Asylum. But today, he's back, and he's taunting the detectives. Did they catch the wrong guy, or are they looking at a copycat killer?

A new lead arrives in the form of a mysterious locked box. Delivered direct to their addresses, detectives Ally and Old Dog are once again sent on a chase that'll challenge them unlike any case before. Explore new locations, crack codes, and unravel the mystery. In this prequel, you're invited to step into the detective's shoes and return to where it all began.


Two minds are better than one, and the only way you'll be able to crack the Cryptic Killer's codes is by working together. Through separate screens, you and a friend will be given half of a puzzle at each location. Communicate, collaborate, and work together to push your puzzle-solving skills to the limit.

- Crack the codes to get into the locked box
- Combine your knowledge to solve challenging puzzles
- Fax each other information across two locations
- Rewire equipment, hack the CCTV, and work together to escape
- Get creative - some puzzles require you to draw on the screen
- Hurry, or you'll lose more than just the case!


- Free Game: Dip your toes in and play detective for the day in this prequel case for detectives Ally and Old Dog, before you try the full series.
- 30-60 Minutes to Solve: The prequel takes place over one bitesize chunk of fast-paced, puzzle-solving gameplay.
- Two Player Co-Op: In Unsolved Case, the detectives are separated. You’ll see different items and clues than your partner and will be tested on your communication!
- Challenging Collaborative Puzzles: Two brains are better than one when it comes to cracking the Cryptic Killer's codes.
- Explore Illustrated Worlds: Unsolved Case's hand-illustrated environments are inspired by noir novels.
- Draw on… Everything! You can't solve a case without taking notes. At any time in the game, you can whip out a notebook and pen to make notes and scribble on your environment.

What's new in version 1.2.0
Changes and additions:
- Reworked the multiplayer backend to fix various connectivity issues
-Added autosave after each level
- Laser puzzle has now fewer obstacles and requires less precision to solve
- The hint system now warns the user before giving a solution to the puzzle
- The forklift puzzle now has additional control options

Bug fixes:
- Fixed changing audio levels in some puzzles
- Fixed a bug that sometimes would prevent players from advancing a cutscene
- Fixed various connectivity issues
- Fixed a bug that would prevent achievements from being saved
Our verdict: Good
  • + Unsolved Case is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
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