Video: After 30 Years, We’ve Finally Played Famicom Detective Club on Switch

The Girl Who Stands Behind and The Missing Heir walk into a club… The Famicom Detective Club series is a cherished franchise in Japan. These murder-mystery visual novels began life on the Famicom all the way back in 1988 and garnered success with critics and adventure fans alike. Two entries were released on the Famicom … Read more

Review: The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark – A Welcome Return To Twin Lakes

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Sequels generally need to accomplish two things: they need to be bigger and better than their predecessors. Okay, if we’re being picky, they don’t necessarily need to be bigger, as such, but certainly better. Released back in 2017, The Darkside Detective was a surprise hit, boasting gorgeous pixelated visuals, a … Read more

How the Darkside Detective Honors Its Point-and-Click Legacy – Xbox Wire

Just as the gunplay from Doom to Halo to Call of Duty has deepened and refined over the years, the point-and-click adventure gameplay of The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark, available now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, has similarly been deepened and refined. But in charting the path from Monkey Island … Read more

You May Get Lost In Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective This Spring

© Pixmain Nintendo’s Indie Showcase included a range of intriguing titles, and pleasingly there was creativity on show not just in concepts but in visual styles. Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective was definitely eye-catching, and with a ‘Spring’ release window on the eShop it’s not far away. It’s based on the children’s book series … Read more