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In this word-guessing game, your job is to identify the name of the item in the hidden picture. You can only see a little of the picture at the time. Type in your answer by selecting the letters shown on the bottom row.

  • You can sometimes deduce the name of the item using its length and the letters provided.
  • Use hints to reveal letters if you’re ever stumped.
  • Play through hundreds of questions spread across 10 levels.





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Alternatively kids and adults can play this guess the secret word video game for free as a web application here.

Images Detective Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Move the magnifying glass around to get a glimpse of the image. Type in the name of the hidden object on the space provided.

  • Starting the Game
    • On the welcome screen
      • Select the play button at the center to begin.
      • Select the gear button below the play button to open the game’s audio controls. Use these to turn the game’s sound effects and music on and off.
    • Your web browser automatically saves your game progress.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • With your mouse:
        • Left click and drag to move the magnifying glass on the image.
        • Left click on the letters to type in the name of the object.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • Tap on the screen with your fingers and use them as a mouse.
    • Controls and indicators
      • Top row (left to right):
        • Grid button
        • Remaining questions
        • Level number
        • Coins
      • Middle row (top-down):
        • Image
        • Hint button
      • Bottom row (top-down):
        • Text box
        • Letters
  • Game Play
    • Basic Rules
      • Each level consists of a picture that’s obscured.
        • To see the image, you must move your cursor or fingers around.
        • A magnifying glass will appear near your cursor or fingers. This will reveal what you need to see.
      • The images per question are determined at random. The pictures shown will not be the same each time you start the game.
      • Identify the image by typing in the letters.
        • Select the letters using your mouse or fingers.
        • All the letters you need to spell the word are on the bottom row. Likewise, you do not need to use all the letters.
        • The number of letters you need to spell out the word is shown on the left side of the text box.
      • If you’re stumped, use a hint.
      • If you make a mistake, select the reset button on the right side of the text box to clear your answer.
        • If your answer is wrong, you can try to spell out the word again.
    • Coins and hints
      • You earn 9 coins for every question you answer
      • Use these to pay for hints. Each hint costs 5 coin at the start, and becomes more expensive by 5 for every subsequent letter revealed.
    • Levels
      • This game has 10 different levels containing hundreds of different questions.
        • The first level, animals, has 51 different questions.
        • You have to complete all questions in a level to unlock the next one.
      • The game categories are:
        • Animals
        • Fruits
        • Vegetables
        • Country/City
        • Trees
        • Currency
        • Foods
        • Tools
        • Technology
        • Space
    • Gotchas
      • There are a few gotcha-type trick questions where one object could have one name but actually has another.
      • For instance, in the animal level, some questions use animal pictures which appear like they could be other animals.
        • The goose looks like a swan.
        • The marmot looks like a hamster or guinea pig.
        • The heron looks like a stork.
        • The buffalo appears twice. In one of the times it shows up, it looks like an ox.
      • To get past these questions, either deduce its name using the length of the word or use the hints.
  • Target Audience
    • The game is suited for players who like secret word games.
    • The game has no adult themed content.

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Free Online Images Detective Video Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

Images Detective Game Welcome Screen Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Level Select Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Level Start Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Hover Magnifying Glass Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Level Complete Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Next Level Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Final Level Screenshot.
Images Detective Game Level Up Screenshot.

Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support

This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.

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