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Hotel Dusk: Room 215 is a point-and-click adventure game about detective Kyle Hyde staying in a Twin-Peaks-like, rundown motel near 1979 Los Angeles. You move around the hotel to find clues, talk to other guests and ultimately solve what happened to his former partner Brian Bradley. It stands out for how un-game-like it feels and its hard-boiled detective vibe.
Unfortunately, Hotel Dusk is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 22/01/2007
Out Now: 3DS and 2DS and DS
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click (Adventure, Brain Game and Communication)
Accessibility: 0 features documented
Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made
Costs: Purchase cost
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Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
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Release Date: 06/10/2010, updated in 2019
Out Now: PC, PS3 and PS4
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Release Date: 15/10/2019, updated in 2021
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Release Date: 07/03/2019
Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS
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Release Date: 19/09/2019
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Release Date: 08/09/2011, updated in 2017
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Release Date: 21/04/2020, updated in 2021
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Release Date: 28/10/2015, updated in 2019
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Release Date: 12/12/2014, updated in 2019
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Release Date: 19/01/2016
Out Now: Android, PC, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS
Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon
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Release Date: 19/08/2021, updated in 2021
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These are games of a similar genre mix to Hotel Dusk. This includes games from the Brain Game, Adventure, Communication, Point-and-Click and Narrative genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
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