The Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective is a retro point-and-click adventure game developed by the independent studio Spooky Doorway. The game takes place in the suburban American city of Twin Lakes where two dimensions intertwine with each other and supernatural events happen on a daily basis. We play as Francis McQueen, a detective from the special Darkside Division police department, whose job is to keep the citizens of Twin Lakes safe and solve cases connected with the unusual events that take place in the city. The game is made of six humorous missions that we play separately. In terms of gameplay mechanics, we get a typical point-and-click adventure game where we explore various areas, talk with NPCs, and collect items that will help us solve cases and finish the game's plot.

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PC / Windows
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The Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective | PC

The Darkside Detective release date for PC:

game language:
English

27 July 2017 | Worldwide

27 July 2017 | Europe

27 July 2017 | USA

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.8 / 10 calculated out of 2 players' votes.  

The Darkside Detective for PC / Windows is a retro point-and-click adventure game developed by the independent studio Spooky Doorway. We play as detective Francis McQueen who conducts police investigations and solves mysterious cases in the uncanny city of Twin Lakes.

Plot

At frst glance, Twin Lakes seems to be another one of the many suburban American cities, but first impressions may be deceiving. Twin Lakes is a place where two dimensions, ours and the one where evil dwells, intertwine with each other. People and objects disappear, portals to another realms appear. The city is plagued by supernatural events. Most of the citizens, however, have no idea what actually happens there. They are protected by a special police department known as the Darkside Division. Francis McQueen works there and does his best to keep the folks of Twin Lakes safe and solve cases that may be connected to the mysterious dimension. Along with our partner ,officer Dolley, we are the city’s first line of defense agains the darkness.

Mechanics

The Darkside Detective for PC / Windows is made of six humorous missions that we play separately. In terms of gameplay mechanics, the game is a typical point-and-click adventure game. We explore various places, talk with NPCs, and gather items that we can later use to solve riddles and cases.

Technical Aspects

The Darkside Detective for PC / Windows has pixelart visuals. The game’s soundtrack was composed by Ben Prunty, a composer behind the OSTs for game like Faster Than Light and Gravity Ghost.

Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Pentium 4 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB GeForce 6800 GT/Radeon X1600 or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows 10
Minimum: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows XP

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