Three Visits to Detention: the Game, the Movie, and the Netflix Series

(Note: Detention‘s Character names are translated differently into English across different adaptations. For clarity’s sake, I’ve used the original game’s spelling and shortened names throughout. For one Netflix-specific character, I’ve used the spelling given in the English subtitles.) Which video games get adapted to other mediums is seemingly random. It…

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Devotion Developer Reveals Sekiro-Inspired Platformer, Nine Sols

Red Candle Games, the Taiwanese studio behind atmospheric horror titles Detention and Devotion, have revealed more on their next game, Nine Sols. It’s the second update from the developer on their new project since March, following a year of controversies and struggles with digital storefronts. Unfortunately for Red Candle, much…

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Exiled Game Devotion Now on Direct Sale From Developer

Buckle in, because we got some setup on this one. Two years ago, Taiwanese developer Red Candle Games released Devotion on Steam, a first-person horror title that was a spiritual follow up to the critically-liked Detention. Upon Devotion’s release, its Steam reviews were extremely positive, but slowly started shifting toward the negative in…

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GOG Cancels Devotion Launch, Cites ‘Messages from Gamers’

About six hours ago, Red Candle Games announced that Devotion, a 2019 horror game that was pulled from Steam after it was discovered it featured a controversial reference to China President Xi Jinping and was subsequently review bombed by Chinese players, would be coming to GOG almost two full years…

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Dillon’s Top Ten Games of the Year 2019

Let me get this out of the way to begin with. I have a backlog problem. I’m notorious among the Fanbyte team since I’m still trying to work my way through 2017 gems like Prey, Hellblade, Nier: Automata, and a whole lot more. Turns out there were a lot of…

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Danielle’s Top Ten Games of 2019

What a year, what a year! 2019 is a year that I started in a job where I did full time games/movies/entertainment coverage, had a mid-year shift, then finished up by moving here to Fanbyte and going back to doing full time games/movies/entertainment coverage! So, there are a couple of…

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