Gameloft announced the U.S. release of "CSI:Crime Scene Investigation(TM) - The Mobile Game," based on the CBS primetime hit television series. The new game allows players to investigate the sinister side of Las Vegas, and adds excitement by incorporating an optional level of interactivity whereby characters in the game place phone calls to players to help them with their sleuthing.
"We are very excited to be launching CSI: Crime Scene Investigation with all of its innovative features," said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice President, Gameloft. "Our mission has always been to push the envelope on game development and we are confident we have succeeded with this game."
"This CBS Mobile game is the first of its kind utilizing outbound calling, which literally calls players to action," said Cyriac Roeding, Executive Vice President, CBS Mobile. "Your cellphone rings, and a detective calls you to the scene - just like a real CSI detective. This combination of game play with popular content and a whole new level of interactivity represent enormous entertainment and business potential for the mobile world."
When signing up, players have the option of activating the interactive phone call feature; if activated, they receive a specialized call during the game for clues and tips that lead them to new crime scenes. The mobile game also delivers more realism than ever before with detailed locations, spontaneous interrogations, 3-D views of evidence, and clever laboratory mini-games to help solve crimes. The game plot was a collaboration with CBS Mobile and CSI Series Creator, Anthony E. Zuiker to ensure the storytelling represented the sanctity of the show.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(TM) - The Mobile Game is available on most U.S. carriers. A version of the CSI game will be available internationally though it will have slightly different features. To check the game's availability with your carrier, text "SUSPECT" to 82174 on your mobile phone.