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Small Town Murders: Match 3

Combining a Match-3 and Murder Mystery

Set in the small Hamlet of Thornton Grove, the town has been rocked by a stream of bizarre crimes

Small Town Murders: Match 3

by Rovio Entertainment Oyj
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Small Town Murders
Small Town Murders: Match 3
Small Town Murders: Match 3
FREE in the App Store

Set in the small Hamlet of Thornton Grove, the town has been rocked by a stream of bizarre crimes. You’ll help aspiring mystery writer Nora Mistry uncover the truth. Each crime is a different puzzle. You’ll play different levels to find uncover hidden objects in the crime scene. Those clues will help interrogate subjects and solve the mystery.

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Small Town Murders

What is it about?

The new game combines both a murder mystery and puzzle-solving.

App Details

Puzzle Casual
Last updated
April 27, 2022
Release date
October 10, 2019
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App Store Description

A new match 3 puzzle game from the makers of Angry Birds!

Can you find the hidden clue, that one object that fuels your suspicion and ultimately solve the murder mystery?

Welcome to Thornton Grove, an idyllic hamlet far from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Life is simpler here. The people seem friendly, the atmosphere is laid back – but something sinister is hidden just below the surface. A recent string of bizarre crimes has broken the silence in this serene country town. It’s up to aspiring mystery writer Nora Mistry, to unravel the truth. Uncover crimes and clues, find the hidden objects and solve the murder mystery!

Every crime is a puzzle & every investigation is just a game..
To get to the bottom of these mysterious crimes, it’s going to take a keen eye for detail. Play levels and use a detective’s intuition to unravel the match 3 puzzles, investigate crime scenes and uncover hidden objects to solve this murder mystery. Find clues by solving match three puzzles. Use the clues in this detective game to interrogate suspects, and solve the mystery once and for all!

Find the hidden objects and clues
Meet friendly townspeople during your investigations, each with their own story. Team up with Deputy Shanahan, the lovable but slightly hapless sheriff's deputy. Chat with Mrs. Musgrove, a matronly innkeeper who has lived in the area for decades and knows everyone’s dirt. Meet plenty more colorful characters of this game in twisting, ever-growing crime mystery stories! But be careful – everyone is a suspect. It’s up to you to uncover the real criminal, make a case & bring him to justice - play the detective game & unravel the puzzle mystery - just match three and find the hidden objects that will lead to the culprit.

Solve the murder mystery
In Small Town Murders you will go on murderous pursuits, examine each crime scene to choose your next step in this extraordinary detective game. Test your skills in match 3 puzzle games and uncover crucial clues that will help you build a criminal case. Find the murderer & be the hero of this crime story!

In Small Town Murders you’ll:
• Work as a detective to solve the criminal case
• Put your detective skills to the test in match 3 puzzles.
• Investigate crime scenes to find hidden clues.
• Play tons of levels and experience murderous pursuits as a detective
• Match three or more items to clear them.
• Meet colorful townspeople and swap gossip for juicy clues.
• Interrogate suspects to uncover the criminal case.
• Unravel match 3 puzzles to find hidden objects and solve the murder mystery!
• Enjoy the adaptive music system that reacts to the twists of the eccentric storylines
• Find the murderer & unravel the crime mystery stories.

Murderous pursuits, crime mystery stories and match 3 puzzles are waiting for you. Can you find the hidden objects and solve the murder mystery of Small Town Murders?


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Small Town Murders is completely free to play, but there are optional in-app purchases available.
We may update the game periodically, for example to add new features or content or to fix bugs or other technical issues. Please note that the game may not function properly if you do not have the newest version installed. If you have not installed the latest update, Rovio will not be responsible for the game failing to function as expected.
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