The Shapeshifting Detective Arrives On Switch On November 6, 2018

Wales Interactive today announced that The Shapeshifting Detective will release for Nintendo Switch on November 6, 2018 for $12.99 / €12.99 / £9.99. Pre-orders will be available on the Nintendo eShop from October 23, 2018 with a 20% discount.

The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural-noir murder mystery FMV where you play as a detective who can shapeshift into other characters, allowing you to unlock secret conversations and private encounters. Featuring more than 1600 full HD video responses, a randomly chosen murderer and guest starring Rupert Booth, Anarosa De Eizaguirre Butler (Contradiction) and Aislinn De’Ath (The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker).


  • 1600+ full HD FMV videos.
  • A large multi-location, multi-suspect world to explore.
  • Shapeshift into nine other characters, or be yourself.
  • Branching storyline and randomly chosen murderer for high replayability.
  • In-game radio station featuring short dark fiction plays between visits.
  • Any one of three random murderers helps to minimize spoilers.
  • Shapeshift and your dialogue options are voiced by the original actors.
  • Not all branching is binary. Push someone too far and discover a different reaction.
  • Can’t get that vital clue yourself? Shapeshift into the Police Chief!
  • Think your options are a trap? Refuse to speak to potentially unlock a hidden path.

Check out The Shapeshifting Detective Teaser Trailer:


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