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History Detectives

Welcome to the Future Historical Association. In History Detectives players explore a 3D simulation of various historical locations, from Kennedy’s Oval Office to a Victorian cotton mill, to search for clues and uncover the truth about the past.


Made for BBC Bitesize, the game targets players aged 11-14 to help teach them important skills of historical analysis and evaluation in line with the Key Stage 3 curriculum. It features four distinct time periods and over 50 unique environments. Players must examine a range of primary historical sources, including paintings, letters and newspapers, and answer questions to test their understanding.


Winner of the 2021 TIGA Award for Educational, Serious or Simulation Game.

Client: BBC Bitesize
Release Date: 2021

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