Switch introduced with Famicom Detective Club


Nintendo Switch is the great medium to enjoy the murder mystery story, sitting comfortably at your home. The Nintendo tablet owners have enjoyed series like Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney and Murder By Numbers allowing you to play a game around any corner of your house.

Famicom Detective Club, the 80s game, has recently been introduced to the switch with two of its titles released on 14th May. The titles recently added include The Missing Heir and a prequel called The Girl Who Stands Behind. These games have been made to look new, while they initially belong to 1988 and 1989 respectively.

One can see the enhancements and makeover provided to these games with the detailed background settings and the vivaciously beautified characterization. These drastic changes brought to the otherwise famous original game featuring plain black menus and moderately simple pixel art.

Marking its debut in the English language on Nintendo Switch, this is a 30-year-old game that certainly turns out to be amazingly great with respect to its age.

The setting involves the plot with the matriarch of the rich Japanese family dead in mysterious circumstances. The butler of this family hires a player to examine the matter and solve the mystery. The story unfolds to be a dispute among the sibling to acquire the control of their business, while a titular character and the right heir of the property. It also includes the outsiders, the villagers who believe the family to be cursed.

The game is full of twists with more than one person’s death that the player needs to investigate throughout the game. The game has been described as a visual novel in which you interact with the game characters to find the clues related to the murder mysteries you are trying to solve.

This 1980’s game doesn’t seem like one as such nail-biting twists, the portrayal of the characters and the unfurling of the plot will get you to the edge of your chairs.