Detention is a atmospheric horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. Incorporated religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, the game provided players with unique graphics and gaming experience.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (166) - 95% of the 166 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (6,520) - 96% of the 6,520 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 12, 2017
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July 18

Korean version been released!

Hi All,

We are Red Candle Games.

While our whole team has been busy working on a new horror title; for the past months, we’ve also been preparing for Detention’s Korean version.

We are excited to share this news - Detention is now supporting Korean language!

For those who have purchased Detention on Steam, the language preference will be updated automatically.

A big shoutout to Torsilion for the tremendous effort in translation, and Youngju Choi & Yuna Choi for the great help in proofreading. Last but not least, thank you all for your support and for making this happens!

Cheers,
Red Candle Games

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Reviews

“Like so many crashing waves, every facet of Detention moves in one harmonious lockstep towards an unavoidable tragedy, drowning out the world around you.”
9/10 – Rely On Horror

“One of the most beautiful stories told by video games in recent years.”
9/10 – Multiplayer It

“その独特のグラフィックス、おどろおどろしさ共に崇高で美しい素晴らしいアンビエントミュージック(+エモ)、そして台湾の暗黒時代である60年代を背景にしたストーリーからは単なるエンターテインメント作品の枠を超えた魅力がある。”
8.8/10 – IGN Japan

About This Game



Greenwood high school, located in a remote mountainous area, two students found themselves trapped and vulnerable. The place they once knew has changed in unsettling ways, haunted by evil creatures. To escape, they must explore the mysterious campus filled with ominous objects and puzzles. How will they survive in this ever threatening environment? Could they return to safety in one piece?

Set in a fictitious world in the 1960s Taiwan under martial law, Detention, the story-driven atmospheric horror incorporated East Asian elements rarely used in games. Taoism, Buddhism, Chinese mythology, the game draws on local Taiwanese cultural references to tell an unique and terrifying story.



In this 2D atmospheric horror side-scroller, players navigate the main characters in a classic point and click fashion to explore a high school where evil encroaches. While hiding from the rampaging monsters, you are to find items to interact with in the otherworldly rooms. And as more mysteries unveiled, the dark past of a cursed school will finally surface.


  • 2D atmospheric horror with spine-chilling atmosphere.
  • Immersive gameplay and puzzle solving experience
  • Unique Taiwanese/Eastern cultural references.
  • Original sound tracks, fusing Electronic, Lo-Fi, and Rock with traditional Asian instruments.
  • Unique and appealing graphics.
  • Multiple language support. (Including English, Chinese and Japanese)
  • Mac, Windows and Linux support

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.9 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770
    • Storage: 3 GB available space

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