Submit a news tip

Detention likely coming to Switch

Posted on October 13, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Detention has been rated for Switch in Taiwan. Because of that, we can probably assume that it’s coming to the console.

Detention earned a great deal of acclaim when it first debuted on Steam earlier this year. It’s a 2D atmospheric horror side-scroller in which two students are trapped in a high school and need to find a way to escape.

More information about Detention can be found below, along with a trailer.

Greenwood high school, located in a remote mountainous area, two students found themselves trapped and vulnerable. The place they once knew has changed in unsettling ways, haunted by evil creatures. To escape, they must explore the mysterious campus filled with ominous objects and puzzles. How will they survive in this ever threatening environment? Could they return to safety in one piece?

Set in a fictitious world in the 1960s Taiwan under martial law, Detention, the story-driven atmospheric horror incorporated East Asian elements rarely used in games. Taoism, Buddhism, Chinese mythology, the game draws on local Taiwanese cultural references to tell an unique and terrifying story.

In this 2D atmospheric horror side-scroller, players navigate the main characters in a classic point and click fashion to explore a high school where evil encroaches. While hiding from the rampaging monsters, you are to find items to interact with in the otherworldly rooms. And as more mysteries unveiled, the dark past of a cursed school will finally surface.

2D atmospheric horror with spine-chilling atmosphere.
Immersive gameplay and puzzle solving experience
Unique Taiwanese/Eastern cultural references.
Original sound tracks, fusing Electronic, Lo-Fi, and Rock with traditional Asian instruments.
Unique and appealing graphics.
Multiple language support. (Including English, Chinese)


Leave a Reply

Manage Cookie Settings