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Remember the fascinating and immersive murder mystery, The Shapeshifting Detective? Well, developers D’Avekki Studios have returned with a spin-off prequel involving the memorable radio hosts from it. Prepare for a live-action supernatural anthology as Dark Nights with Poe and Munro arrives on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

Dark Nights with Poe and Munro is an FMV consisting of a collection of supernatural tales about late night radio hosts – and secret lovers – John ‘Poe’ Pope and Ellis Munro. You see, weird things happen in the quaint town of August, which leads to Poe and Munro launching their own investigations into such occurrences. They stumble upon all sorts, including talking paintings that create wishes, jilted lovers returning from the dead in the hope of finding everlasting closure, and people turning into trees. 

There are six episodes in total, with each lasting 20-30 minutes and featuring up to 29 “hotspot” decision points. At these points, you can choose where the titular duo go and what they do in order to help them uncover hidden secrets and engage with the rather strange residents. Your choices will determine what story branches you traverse and which endings you arrive at. The most important job you have though, is keeping Poe and Munro together and alive!

Key Features:

  • Six simultaneously released, fully interactive episodes
  • Almost 5 hours of full screen FMV video
  • Intuitive point and click timed hot-spots (no on-screen dialogue options!)
  • Multiple branches and 2–3 endings for each episode
  • Sizzling on-screen chemistry with life and death decisions!
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So, if you fancy getting engrossed in the live-action interactive TV series Dark Nights with Poe and Munro, head on over the Xbox Store or PS Store. You can binge on all six episodes immediately for £9.99. Be sure to check out our full review of Dark Nights on Xbox One/Series X|S too – it’ll provide further insight into what to expect.

Game Description:

Adventure in the strange town of August with local radio hosts and secret lovers Poe and Munro, as they encounter six unique mysteries on and off the air. Direct the banter and the action as they fend off a nightmare stalker who just won’t let go, a vengeful ghost looking for everlasting closure, a demonic painting that grants wishes – and more – but can you keep Poe and Munro together, and alive…? From the developers and creators of the award winning and Guinness World Record breaking “The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker” and “The Shapeshifting Detective”, Dark Nights with Poe and Munro is a standalone spin-off set before the events of The Shapeshifting Detective, with different gameplay and all new stories!

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