E3: Atlus U.S.A. Is on the Case
Touch Detective heads to Nintendo DS this fall
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - New touch-screen, puzzle solving title from the publishers of Trauma Center: Under the Knife heading to the Nintendo DS.
Atlus U.S.A., a publisher of interactive entertainment, has announced the acquisition of the North American publishing rights to Touch Detective, a mystery adventure game for the Nintendo DS (known as Osawari Tantei in Japan).
"Touch Detective has the same kind of innovative touch-screen game play that made Trauma Center: Under the Knife so popular," said Jamie Ortiz, Project Lead for Atlus U.S.A., Inc. "It also has wonderfully unique character design, a great sense of humor, and a ton of challenging puzzles."
Developed in Japan by SUCCESS and BeeWorks, Touch Detective is scheduled for release in the fall of 2006, and has not yet been rated by the ESRB.
Touch Detective back-story:
After her father unexpectedly passes away, Mackenzie inherits the family business: a renowned detective agency in a fantastic world populated by mechanized butlers and walking skeletons. With the aid of cheerful mushroom-man Funghi and robotic servant Cromwell, Mackenzie sets off to prove herself worthy of being called... the Touch Detective.
Touch Detective key features includes:
- Gather evidence, talk to witnesses, and use items to further the investigation
- Four bizarre cases! Find a missing person, track down a stolen dream, and more
- Touch-screen, dual-screen puzzle-solving that takes full advantage of the Nintendo DS