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Alternate Jake Hunter: Daedalus The Awakening Of Golden Jazz Heading West 16th May

ARC System Works has provided a release date for their upcoming detective title for the Nintendo Switch here in the west. Alternate Jake Hunter: Daedalus The Awakening of Golden Jazz will launch on the platform here on the 16th of May and is a digital only title meaning there won’t be a physical release here in the west, though you can import.


In the wake of the death of his grandfather, Saburo Jinguji heads to the United States to uncover the truth in this unique mystery adventure game from Arc System Works and Neilo Inc.

  • Return of a Legend – The Scenario Writer of “At the End of the Dream,” Hirotaka Inaba, returns to write the scenario for “Awakening of Golden Jazz.”
  • Time is Under Your Control – Switch between the different stages of Saburo’s life as you piece together clues and solve mysteries.
  • 360-Degree Sleuthing – Utilize a full 360-degree rotation with your surroundings, making searching for clues truly immersive.
  • Unique Visual Flair – A visually arresting watercolor look merged with realistic video images combine to form a unique design.
  • Stance Change System – Read and interact with the other person’s expressions and emotions to uncover the truth.
  • Tree of Thought – Visualize your own thoughts, organize and search for evidence, and pull testimony. As your information grows, your tree will “bear fruit”.
  • Sharpen Your Senses – Your “Sharpened Five Senses” allows you to visualize clues in unique ways.
  • Stylish Character Models – Illustrator Zennosuke brings character visuals like no other!


  • Saburo Jinguji – On the hunt to discover the truth behind his grandfather’s murder.
  • Yoko – A young woman studying abroad in New York.
  • Kyosuke Jinguji – Saburo’s grandfather, who runs his own detective agency.
  • Abby – A young woman studying economics at university. Has a connection to Saburo.
  • Benjamin Harris – A young man studying both literature and mysticism at university.
  • Leo Collins – A young man studying law with dreams to be a prosecutor. Very talented, and quite smart.
  • Dan Miller – A former assistant to Saburo’s grandfather at his detective agency.
  • Joshua – A police officer in New York with a severe prejudice against Japanese people.
  • Harold – A police officer in New York. Laid back, he prefers to not take things too seriously.
  • Morgan Marquis – The police chief. He possesses a large sense of justice and is beloved by the community.
  • Mari – A librarian. Despite her demure appearance, she can be quite stubborn.
  • Joseph Logan – A former police officer, who suffered a personal betrayal recently.
  • George Anderson – An electrical engineer who can always be found drinking somewhere.
  • Ryan Collins – The mayor of New York, who also happens to be Leo’s father.
  • Maki-Soji – Dan’s father, he operates a small restaurant in Japan.
  • ???? – Real name unknown. A killer, put away in jail for murder.


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