Detective VN Process of Elimination gets a playable demo

Process of Elimination

Publisher NIS America have released a playable demo for Process of Elimination, their new detective mystery game.

The new demo is now available for Nintendo Switch via the eShop and PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store. Save data will carry over from the demo to the full game when it launches, too.

Here’s a rundown on the previously announced game, plus a new trailer:

Process of Elimination

The truth is deadly. A hapless student named Wato Hojo finds himself among a group of talented detectives and must take part in their investigation to stop a prolific serial killer that hides among their ranks. Can they solve the case before they’re all eliminated?


  • The Sign of the Fourteen: Team up with 13 different detectives, each with their own unique skills, tools, and personalities. Explore key locations around the island of Morgue and engage in choice-based dialogue to obtain useful evidence for each case.
  • A Study in Shadow: Carry out investigations on an interactive map of the crime scene. Use your “Denouement” ability to absorb critical information, predict the future, and gather clues while piecing together the truth of each murder.
  • The Island of Fear: As the secret headquarters of the Detective Alliance the island of Morgue is host to a number of mystifying and dangerous areas. Explore a variety of vivid locales including a maze, a research facility, and the Alliance’s manor.

Process of Elimination is launching across Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on April 11th, 2023 in North America and on April 14th in Europe and Oceania.



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