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Nintendo is bringing back an old-school murder mystery series

Famicom Detective Club will put you in the shoes of a murder-solving sleuth

Two old-school murder-mystery games are coming to Nintendo Switch. Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind are getting new remakes set to release on May 14, Nintendo announced during its February Nintendo Direct event.

In The Missing Heir, players will solve a murder mystery in a haunted village involving a wealthy family, all while dealing with their own amnesia. Meanwhile in The Girl Who Stands Behind, players will head to a Japanese school to investigate a supernatural rumor that surrounds the mysterious death of a student.

These two detective games were originally released for the Famicom Disk System in the late ‘80s and let players explore mysteries with text-based commands. You could explore various locations, examine items, or interrogate the game’s characters. Both games have been fully updated with modern graphics, gameplay, and voice acting, but retain the same mysteries from their original versions.

Both Famicom Detective Club games will be available on Nintendo Switch on May 14 and can be pre-ordered from the eShop now.

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