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The Darkside Detective spreads the Christmas cheer with a new case this Friday!

p>Just as Detective McQueen and Officer Dooley were looking forward to a holiday break, the occult came knocking in Twin Lakes - with a new case to investigate, coming as a free update to the game on Steam, GOG and Humble this Friday.

"There's a lot more of Twin Lakes to explore, people to meet and mysteries to investigate. We wanted to show that off, as well as thank our fans for the support they've given us throughout the year. Merry Christmas, Detectives!" said Dave McCabe, Spooky Doorway Writer


  • Classic point and click adventure gameplay
  • Retro pixel art with a modern twist 
  • OST by Ben Prunty (FTL, Into the Breach) 
  • 6 unique cases to solve, full of 90s pop culture references 
  • Includes one free curse-removal, up to and including mid-level witch hexes 

About The Darkside Detective

Detective Francis McQueen is the lead investigator of the criminally underfunded Darkside Division. When evil darkens the doorsteps of Twin Lakes City – hell, even when it just loiters around shop fronts or hangs out in shady alleyways – he’s there, ready to investigate the cases that nobody else will. Come and join Detective McQueen and Officer Dooley as they investigate 6 bizarre cases in this classic point-and-click adventure game, praised for its witty humour and spooky atmosphere.

About Spooky Doorway

Darkside Detective began at the Galway Game Jam in November 2014, as Paul Conway & Christopher Colston made a demo in under 8 hours. After sharing the short prototype online, it proved to be quite popular, convincing the team that there was life in continuing the game. Dave & Tracey McCabe joined the team as writer and programmer respectively while travelling the world, with Ben Prunty coming onboard as a composer. Spooky Doorway was born.


Holidays trailer: https://youtu.be/m_ZKRUxY-HI

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1S4eWxZNpyU

Press Kit: http://darksidedetective.com/presskit

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ds_detective

Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/368390

For further info, interviews and reviews contact: charlie@playertwopr.com


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