The Nintendo Switch is getting a pair of basic Nintendo video games 30 years later. Today throughout the brand new Nintendo Direct, Nintendo shocked retro avid gamers with a reveal that each Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famciom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind are coming to Switch and Switch Lite on May 14, priced at $35 every. Not solely are these basic Famicom video games, however they’re basic Famicom video games that by no means got here west, or in different phrases, to the NES.
For people who do not know: Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir is a Famicom game that launched in Japan all the best way again in 1998. Produced by Nintendo veteran Gunpei Yokoi, it has a cult-classic standing to today, partially due to the very fact it by no means got here west.
“Solve a murder mystery surrounding a wealthy Japanese family,” reads an official pitch of the game. “Hunt for clues, talk to suspects, and explore the Japanese countryside after tragedy strikes the wealthy Ayashiro family. Filled with suspense, this tale follows an amnesia-stricken detective trying to unravel his own past amidst the horrors of a harrowing murder investigation.”
As for Famciom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind, it is the sequel that launched a 12 months later that additionally by no means made its method west.
“Find the secret behind a grizzly rumor haunting a Japanese high school,” reads an official pitch of the sequel and second game within the sequence. “Interrogate suspects and hunt for clues to piece together chilling conundrums plaguing a high school in Japan. Suspense (and a little bit of horror) ensues as you try to free students from their nightmare. Play at home, on the go, or in your favorite reading nook—only on the Nintendo Switch system. Can you figure out who the culprit is…before it’s too late?”
For the ports, Nintendo has localized each video games with English textual content and modernized every. And as you possibly can see, the graphics, music, and sound results have all been recreated, however the story remains to be the identical.
The pair of ports are set to launch worldwide on May 14 and can price $35 every upon launch. However, if you are going to buy both one on the Nintendo eShop, you’ll obtain $10 off the opposite.