CSI: Miami Heat Wave review

CSI: Miami Heat Wave review

Original post by  via Inside Social Games

 CSI: Miami Heat Wave is a Facebook game from Ubisoft. It’s the second of the publisher’s games to be based around a TV show after House M.D. Critical Cases, and shares a lot of the good andbad points of that particular title.

In CSI: Miami Heat Wave, the player is cast in the role of a rookie CSI agent assigned to help out Horatio and the team as they investigate a variety of cases. The player is introduced to the basic game mechanics through a two-part tutorial that concludes with a simple full-scale case, then sent into the field to continue their career.

Gameplay in CSI: Miami Heat Wave unfolds over several distinct components. Initially, the player must search crime scenes for evidence, which is achieved by clicking on tiles on a grid. The player receives soft currency and experience points for every click, but conversely each click costs energy. Occasionally the player will uncover a “trace,” which causes a glowing arrow to appear on the floor pointing in the direction of a piece of evidence. Following the trace, sometimes over several tiles, will guarantee the player finds one of the objects necessary to proceed.


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