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The Shinjuku Central Park Murder Case is the first installment in the long-running series of murder mystery games starring hard-boiled private detective Saburou Jinguuji (or Jake Hunter, as he's known in the few games that have been released outside of Japan). When the strangled corpse of a popular bar-hostess mysteriously turns up in Shinjuku Central Park, Jinguuji's old mentor, Inspector Kumano, calls him in to crack the case. With help from Kumano and your assistant Yoko, you'll investigate clues and interview numerous witnesses and suspects to determine how the body came to be in the park and catch the killer.

Gameplay proceeds in typical Japanese adventure game fashion, with all actions being achieved via a series of menu options (look, take, ask, etc.) displayed next to a static picture of the current scene. The game is mostly presented in the first person, with the exception of Shinjuku Central Park itself, which is explored in a third-person overhead view roughly based on the actual layout of the real-life park.

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Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Shinjuku Chūō Kōen Satsujin Jiken NES Your assistant Yoko is another mainstay of the series.
Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Shinjuku Chūō Kōen Satsujin Jiken NES The name you enter at the beginning lets you save and resume where you left off.
Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Shinjuku Chūō Kōen Satsujin Jiken NES ... and the this Shinto shrine off to the corner.
Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Shinjuku Chūō Kōen Satsujin Jiken NES This being a Famicom Disk System game, you'll be seeing this screen an awful lot.

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Alternate Titles

  • "探偵 神宮寺三郎 新宿中央公園殺人事件" -- Japanese spelling

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Heliophage (524) added Tantei Jingūji Saburō: Shinjuku Chūō Kōen Satsujin Jiken (NES) on Jul 15, 2013
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