Detention for PC
PC - Windows


Jan 12, 2017
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About this game

Developer: Red Candle Games
Content Rating: Teen


Detention is a atmospheric horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. Incorporated religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, the game provided players with unique graphics and gaming experience.

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows 7/8/10
  • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible


  • OS: Windows 7/8/10
  • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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Colm AhernJan 30, 2017
It sadly loses its way in the final act, with the game’s systems being forgotten about in favour of a more linear telling of the narrating, along with diminished puzzle-solving. But even with that, Detention is a very interesting game that uses the real-world events of mid-1900s Taiwan and wraps them up in this engrossing tale of fantastical terror.
Chris McApr 22, 2017
Detention is an astonishingly well-put together game that understands how brooding horror is more effective than mere jump-scares. And four hours long, it never outstays its welcome, delivering a perfectly pitched dose of horror with a sprinkling of historical insight. All in all, it’s one of the most chilling and disturbing games you’re likely to encounter, rivalling even the much-vaunted Silent Hill 2 in the survival horror stakes. Fear done properly, Detention is a fantastic reason to go back to school.
GameCentralJan 25, 2017
A horror game based on 20th century Taiwanese history may not sound appealing to the average Western gamer but the hell it presents is one based primarily on reality, not fantasy. It’s one that could happen to any country and any person, and which forces you to think about what you’d do if faced with a similar situation in real life. And that alone is a great achievement.

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