Description: Solve a murder mystery surrounding a wealthy Japanese family. Hunt for clues, talk to suspects, and explore the Japanese countryside after tragedy strikes the wealthy Ayashiro family. Filled with suspense, this tale follows an amnesia-stricken detective trying to unravel his own past amidst the horrors of a harrowing murder investigation. Play at home, on the go, or in your favorite reading nook—only on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Play Famicom Detective Club in English for the first time. Originally released in Japan only, the Famicom Detective Club™: The Missing Heir game has been localized with English text and modernized for Nintendo Switch. While the graphics, music, and sound effects have been recreated, players can choose the original 8-bit soundtrack. Discover a piece of Nintendo history with the Famicom Detective Club series of games. Buy one Famicom Detective Club game, get the other at a discount Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir is the first entry in the series. The game’s prequel, Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind, is also available on Nintendo eShop. If you purchase one of these games on Nintendo eShop, you can get $10 off the other when also purchased on Nintendo eShop.


  • Nintendo Switch
Initial Release Date: May 14, 2021
  • Mages.
Publisher: Nintendo


Satoru Okada
Directed By
Yoshio Sakamoto
Written By: story
Tôru Ôsawa
Written By: screenplay
Nagihiro Asama
Written By: screenplay
Hiroshi Yamauchi
Produced By: executive producer
Gunpei Yokoi
Produced By: producer
Hirokazu Tanaka
Sound: sound director
Kenji Yamamoto
Sound: sound director
Tetsuji Tanaka
Art Department: art