Microids has confirmed a release date for Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The London Case, which will release on Nintendo Switch.
From developer Blazing Griffin, you will be introduced to Poirot’s beloved sidekick Arthur Hastings in “an exciting, original story, true to the style and tone of Agatha Christie.”
Tasked with safely transporting a priceless work of art to London where it will be displayed, the opening night does not go to plan and the detectives are called upon to solve a brand-new mystery.
Promising “compelling gameplay,” you will have the chance to explore the capital, search for clues, and to interview suspects and witnesses as you work to solve the investigation.
The publisher has outlined the game’s key features, which include:
- A brand-new mystery: Written by the award-winning team who bought you Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases comes a gripping new adventure for Poirot with a whole new cast of characters to challenge the great detective.
- Witnesses and Suspect Interrogations: Solve mysteries and challenge suspects using the new match puzzle system to spot inconsistencies on the spot.
- Environment and Item Inspection: Explore all new environments and get up close with new first person inspection puzzles for a more cinematic view of the scenes.
- Mindmaps and Character Profiles: The game’s trademark mindmaps return allowing you to use Poirot’s famous little grey cells to build challenging mindmaps and then draw the correct connections that can solve the case. The same now applies to the various suspects as Poirot gathers facts and information about each one to build detailed character profiles, key to solving the case and finding the true criminal among them.
- Enhanced Environments: More detail, weather effects and enhanced audio all provide more depth and life to each of the new isometric game scenes across London.
- Fully Voiced: The story comes to life with a fully voiced script in English, French and German
Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The London Case will release at retail and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 29 August 2023.