Criminal Case (commonly abbreviated as "CC") is a detective-themed hidden object game released on November 15, 2012 for Facebook.
An i OS version was released worldwide on August 28, 2014, followed by an Android version on April 15, 2015.
Developed and published by French indie studio Pretty Simple, Criminal Case has over ten million average monthly users.
Criminal Case has become a very popular game since the start of 2013 and also has been highly competitive with Candy Crush Saga, the most popular game on Facebook with over 46 million average monthly users.
On December 9, 2013, Criminal Case was crowned the Facebook Game of the Year 2013, beating Candy Crush.
The player acts as a detective to solve murders, locating relevant clues at the crime scenes by clicking items in the scene.
Higher scores can be earned by finding items as fast as possible.