Throughout all the bathrooms, balconies, bedchambers, and any other room that can fit a puzzle of the escape game universe, one name is whispered that is known to summon strangeness incarnate. A name so unusual, we here at Jay is Games aren't allowed to speak it without donning a scarlet bathrobe, drawing on a pencil mustache, and doing our best Vincent Price impersonation. That name... is Detarou! dun, Dun, DUNNNN!! As soon as you're done shivering in your boots, perhaps you can check out Detarou's (dun dun dun!) latest surreal escape game Deteruyo.
It's not a typical feat to take elements of the incredibly bizarre and somehow turn them into a series of coherent clues, but Deteruyo is anything but typical. Detarou fans will be pleased to find healthy doses of obscure cultural and anime references (who wouldn't enjoy a Sailor Moon-esque derrière transformation?) and a handful of pleasantly challenging puzzles. It should be noted that some of these puzzles are color based, which will likely present additional difficulties to the colorblind. Other minor quibbles appear, such as the unpredictable uses of some peculiar items and a boatful of red herrings. Fortunately, players are assisted by the familiar clean design, simple navigation, and the helpful feature of a changing cursor to indicate active areas. Lovers of the logically odd and oddly logical can expect the entertaining and rewarding feeling after breaking through each of the three endings in another incarnation of Detarou's signature flair.