Carmen Sandiego: The Secret of the Stolen Drums is a 2004 video game of the action-adventure genre released by A2M. The game is based on the Carmen Sandiego series and features Cole Gannon along with Jules Argent, Shadow Hawkins and the Chief of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge.
This game is the first in the Carmen Sandiego series to give the player complete control of a character in a 3D world. The avatar, ACME agent Cole Gannon, must maneuver through multiple stages including a museum in New York City, the beaches of New Zealand, the palace in Bangkok, Machu Picchu, and five other exotic locations. The player fights against Carmen's robots and spirits to prevent her from stealing a beautiful diamond, the repository of all the knowledge of the nations. The game also features an in-game PDA system in which Shadow and Jules can send you "video mail".