The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural murder mystery FMV game where you play as a detective who can shapeshift into other characters, allowing you to unlock secret conversations and private encounters. From the makers of "The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker".
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Very Positive (169) - 84% of the 169 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 6, 2018
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Curator Review

Not Recommended
By Cadeaux Gratuit December 5

“Des coupures laides, des faux raccords, des acteurs au rabais ... On croirait regarder l'intrigue d'un film érotique mais en boucle. Le cliché du FMV en pire, et c'est un terrible navet.”

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November 14

New Feature: Skip Scene



Calling all fans of -

SKIP

We've added a highly requested feature to be able to -

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This feature will be unlocked after you have completed one full playthrough of the game and -

SKIP

Please note this will skip individual responses and skipping a response is entirely your own choice.

We're now just a week into the release of The Shapeshifting Detective and we're proving once again that FMV is here to stay 🤩 The game has now surpassed 100 Steam very positive reviews 🏆 So we'd like to take a moment to thank you all for your support!

The game has received some pretty incredible reviews already, here's just a few...

“The Shapeshifting Detective is a shining light in immersive story-telling. The shapeshifting mechanic and how it is integrated into the story really sets it apart” 4.5/5 – The Xbox Hub

http://www.thexboxhub.com/the-shapeshifting-detective-review/

“A great FMV title to enjoy multiple times over and over. By changing the murderer each time I would restart the game I felt like I was playing a game of Clue” 8/10 – PlayStation Universe

https://www.psu.com/reviews/the-shapeshifting-detective-review/

“Alluring characters and enthralling narrative that dances with supernatural themes” 8/10 – Game Spew

https://store.steampowered.com/app/898650

Stay tuned for additional languages to be added to the game. If anyone from the community has a particular language they'd love to see in the game, or if anyone is interested in translating the game, please get in touch!

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November 5

Steam Broadcast: Blind playthrough with the developers



Dear players, viewers and every FMV fan out there!

Wales Interactive are proud to announce the very first Steam Store Page broadcast of The Shapeshifting Detective, hosted by The Jessa Channel and featuring husband-and-wife developers Tim and Lynda Cowles of D'Avekki Studios!

The Jessa Channel produces roleplay focused livestreams served up with a soupçon of silly and a whole lot of story. Jessa will be premiering The Shapeshifting Detective with developers D'Avekki Studios live from Steam, YouTube, Twitch and Mixer on release day. Expect informative developer commentary on the making of the game with the surprises of a blind playthrough by Jessa.

Don't want to spoil the story? Don't worry! We will play through the just the first 90 minutes of the game. The rest, including discovering the murderer, is for you to discover!

If you'd rather not spoil any of the story and just want to watch some developer interviews, D'Avekki have an entire playlist dedicated to interviews with the actors! https://www.youtube.com/user/davekki



What: Playthrough of The Shapeshifting Detective with The Jessa Channel and developer D'Avekki Studios
Where: Steam (Broadcast & Store Page) also YouTube, Twitch and Mixer via The Jessa Channel
When: Tuesday 6th November at 6-9pm GMT

The Jessa Channel

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheJessaChannel
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheJessaChannel
Website: http://www.TheJessaChannel.com

https://store.steampowered.com/app/898650
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Reviews

“The Shapeshifting Detective is a shining light in immersive story-telling. The shapeshifting mechanic and how it is integrated into the story really sets it apart”
4.5/5 – The Xbox Hub

“A great FMV title to enjoy multiple times over and over. By changing the murderer each time I would restart the game I felt like I was playing a game of Clue”
8/10 – PlayStation Universe

“Alluring characters and enthralling narrative that dances with supernatural themes”
8/10 – Game Spew

About This Game

The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural-noir murder mystery FMV game where you play as a detective who can shapeshift into other characters, allowing you to unlock secret conversations and private encounters.

Dorota Shaw is dead. And the prime suspects are three tarot readers with the uncanny ability to predict murder - or commit it. It’s your job to find out what else they know - but they won’t reveal their dark secrets to just anyone… Luckily, you can be anyone you want to be. Even the next victim.

The game features more than 1600 full HD video responses, a simple questioning interface with unique ‘delete’ mechanic, and a randomly chosen murderer at the start of the game. Developed by the World Record-breaking makers of "The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker".

As you explore the town of August, you'll be treated to a streaming radio broadcast of specially selected dark fiction read out by some of our favourite content creators...

Jesse Cox
Tex Murphy (Chris Jones)
Adam Day (CallOfCthulhu)
Brandy Clarke (Brandykins)
Jessa (The Jessa Channel)
John Mark Clawson
Laceya Finley
The Raw Geek
Tim Leftwich
Venomous Platypus

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Violent References, Sexual Themes, Mild Language

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 / AMD Radeon HD 5750. OpenGL 3.3
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.9 64-bit
    • Processor: Core i3 2.4Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 / AMD Radeon HD 5750. OpenGL 3.3
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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