Fans of Telltale's iOS Law & Order Legacies tie-in game will be overjoyed to read that they can now download Episode 1 of the crime-fighting series for free.

As in the long-running NBC TV programme, Law & Order: Legacies has you following a murder from the discovery of the victim and interrogation of the suspects, right through to the case itself and the potential conviction of the accused.

This point-and-click title has a very slick cel-shaded presentation, and contains virtually all of the characters from the main show and its various spin-offs.

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Episode 1 gave us a couple hours of entertainment during our hands-on with the game, so the free download is worth the time.

Be warned, though: while each episode is self-contained, all seven episodes in the series form a big story arc, so you may end up paying out for the remaining six via a "Multi-Pack", anyway.

Available as a Universal app for iPhone and iPad, Law & Order: Legacies Episode 1 will be free for a limited time.

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