Scooby-Doo Computer Games

by Robert Godard

Scooby-Doo is a television series created by Hanna-Barbera that focuses on the Mystery Incorporated team as they solve mysteries in strange locations. At the center of Mystery Incorporated is Scooby-Doo, a talking dog with a propensity for getting into trouble. There are several Scooby-Doo games available for personal computer systems.

Scooby-Doo! Jinx At The Sphinx

"Scooby-Doo! Jinx At The Sphinx" has you help Mystery Incorporated as they search for Thelma, Velma's sister. You must search different locations for clues that will help you in solving the mystery. For instance, your character will travel through different pyramids and to the Sphinx itself to find clues that will help you find Thelma. Each clue that is discovered gives you access to new clues. The game has three different difficulty levels, and it is more challenging than some other Scooby-Doo games. The game can be played on any computer with a Windows operating system above Windows 95.

Scooby-Doo! The Glowing Bug Man

"Scooby-Doo! The Glowing Bug Man" is another mystery-based Scooby-Doo game that was developed for five- to ten-year-olds. In this game, Mystery Incorporated is called to the Natural History Museum, where a wandering Bug Man has been spotted all over the museum. You must follow the clues to try and locate the Bug Man and find the nature of his true identity. This game requires Windows 95 or above to play.

Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

"Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" is a PC game based on the live-action movie of the same name. The game follows the arc of the movie: Mystery Incorporated searches to find the pair of ghouls who ruined the opening ceremony at Coolsville's Coolsonian Criminology Museum. They attempt to find out the identity of the ghouls, only to discover that this time the monsters aren't just people in masks, but may just be the real thing.

Computer Cool School Scooby-Doo Software

Fisher-Price released a Scooby-Doo computer game that helps kids learn about vocabulary, spelling and deductive reasoning. The game is set up like a classroom, and it asks kids to complete educational tasks in order to find certain clues. This involves reading information on the case, counting tasks and playing spelling games. The game features a simple and intuitive interface for the PC, and it is designed for children aged 3 to 5.

About the Author

Robert Godard began writing in 2007 for various creative blogs and academic publications. He has been featured on multiple film blogs and has worked in the film industry. He attended Baltimore College, earning his B.A. in history.