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  The Darkside Detective gets a Physical Release on the Switch, thanks to Super Rare Games
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Limited edition of the Comical Point & Click is coming soonSuper Rare Games today have announced their partnership with Spooky Doorway  to physically release The Darkside Detective for the Nintendo Switch™. Pre-orders for the game open on September the 19th, exclusively at

Super Rare Games has worked on some of the biggest and most loved indie games on the console, releasing titles such as Worms: W.M.D, Snake Pass and Human: Fall Flat. Having only formed in February 2018, they have quickly become a staple for any video game collector.

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. After an original release on PC, Mac, Linux and Ouija boards in 2017, this classic point-and-click adventure game is physically landing soon!



  • 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

  • The Super Rare edition will include a 20 page full colour manual, interior artwork, exclusive sticker, as well as three trading cards randomly selected from the five-card set. Order your standard copy on the 19th of September at for £29.99.For more information about The Darkside Detective  please visit and follow Super Rare Games on Twitter for news and updates.--
  • About Super Rare Games
  • Super Rare Games strive to bring collectors the very best physical content for the Nintendo Switch™. We operate alongside our partners to bring the most exclusive offering of the very best indie games. From the packaging of the products to opening the limited edition trading cards, we aim to provide gamers with the purest experience. As we look to expand our collection of games, we hope you join us and grow yours too. You can find out more on the Super Rare Games website, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.