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Case solved! Success Corp.'s detective games revealed

Spencer at Siliconera recently donned his deerstalker and set about discovering the real identity of those mysterious detective games from Success Corp. that left us confounded last month. And no, they don't involve Scooby Doo (some would say that's a good thing). Instead, the two have been outed...

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Detecting. It's what we do.

Or rather, it's what we could be doing more of in the future. That's because Success Corp., maker of Touch Detective and Touch Detective 2 1/2, has updated its site with two new detective games for the DS. With both projects currently listed under the name of "Keiji," we're at a loss as to what...

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Detective Conan 2 puzzles fail to leave us puzzled

These screenshots from the Detective Conan follow-up (full title: Detective Conan Kieta Hakase to Machigai Sagashi no Tou) transport us back to a less complicated age, when our younger selves would fill idle afternoons with "Spot the Difference" puzzles. Hence, we really like the concept behind this...

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Milk does a body horrifying in Majin Tantei Nogami Neuro

Majin Tantei Nogami Neuro ("Private Evil-Eye Nogami Neuro") is about a mystery-eating demon who acts on Earth through a high-school girl who works as a detective (with Neuro behind the scenes doing the real detective work). Marvelous Interactive is bringing the anime and manga property to the DS as...

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Detective Conan detects a sequel

Namco has dropped news that it will be bringing Detective Conan 2 to the DS come sometime next year and is based on the popular manga and anime in Japan. But, wait, what about Detective Conan? Why haven't we heard about the first game? Well, it was apparently a loose collection of minigames much...

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Buggy investigations on hold as Insecticide slips to February

Like the splattered, twitching remains of an errant fly on a speeding windshield, Insecticide's January 2008 release date is no more. Earlier today, a new release date for the bug-based detective game landed in our inbox, and we trapped it beneath an upturned beaker before it could buzz away again....

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Friday Video: Slither and sleuth

You've just gotta respect a police/detective game that cracks jokes about donuts, and doubly so when the detectives in question are insects. We hear they like crumbs. Gamecock's Insecticide is one of those games we can't help but get excited over. It looks like the total package -- a little...

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Aksys hopes to make visual novels big with Jake Hunter

Aksys, who has already earned a place at the top of our Christmas list for localizing Super Dodgeball Brawlers, is also taking on the heroic task of localizing, for the first time, a Detective Saburo Jinguuji game. Aksys's Gail Salamanca spoke to Siliconera about the decision. Unsurprisingly, when...

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Hardboiled detective title coming to the US after all

Aksys Games is quickly becoming our favorite publisher of niche DS titles. Just last month, the small studio announced that it would localize Super Dodgeball Brawlers, blowing kisses in our direction. Then earlier today, Aksys revealed its plans to rebrand Tantei Jinguji Saburo (Detective Saburo...

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Insecticide site gets overhaul

After the game was announced, we were excited to see what Insecticide was bringing to the DS table. We imagined a feast chock full of delicious foods, allowing us to gorge ourselves until our heart's content. Well, until that time when the game releases, we'll just have to settle for some...

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