Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna (TurboGrafx CD)

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Hokutosei no Onna (the title refers to the express train connecting Tokyo and Hokkaido in Japan rather than the Ursa Major constellation) is based on the works of the Japanese detective story writer Kyōtarō Nishimura, starring Inspector Totsugawa and his assistant Kamei, who is the protagonist of the game. A man was found stabbed to death in his apartment in Tokyo; shortly after the investigation begins, another man is killed in a hotel room in Hokkaido. Kamei must question witnesses and suspects and examine evidence in order to solve the mystery.

The gameplay format is that of a Japanese adventure: the player selects verb commands (Examine, Ask, Move, Show, etc.) and combines them with people or objects to gather information and advance the plot. At certain points the interaction switches to point-and-click interface, requiring the player to carefully examine a room or an object, searching for clues.

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Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna TurboGrafx CD The photo of the second victim
Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna TurboGrafx CD The body has been removed
Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna TurboGrafx CD Maybe she knows something?..
Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna TurboGrafx CD The police car goes to the crime scene

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Cor 13 (173892) added Nishimura Kyōtarō: Hokutosei no Onna (TurboGrafx CD) on Mar 22, 2012