The Xbox Game Pass deals from this year tied into a collaboration with EA, netting subscribers a few weeks of EA’s Origin Access Basic. As the only game I played during the latter subscription, I decided to finally try out Red Candle Games’ 2017 horror adventure game Detention. I didn’t pay much attention to it when it first came out but I asked around upon seeing it on Origin Access, and heard it was great and only took a few hours.
I went in expecting a low-budget walking simulator that might have an interesting storyline. What I got was a much deeper horror adventure game that reminded me of obscure Japanese 2D horror games from the 90’s like Twilight Syndrome or the original Clock Tower with maybe a bit of western point n’ click graphic adventure games from the same era… only Taiwanese. Continue reading