Blue Toad Murder Files Latest News

Murder Files goes free, 'pay what you want' until December 31st

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Independent studio Relentless Software has removed the mandatory price tag from Murder Files as they kick off a 'pay what you want' campaign, with 20% of proceeds going to charity GamesAid.

CEO Andrew Eades admits it's "an experiment as much as anything" and didn't want price to block PC gamers from discovering Murder Files. This could happen more in the future.

Relentless let 20 staff go, need to 'match skillset' to new strategy

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Blue Toad Murder Files developer Relentless Software made redundant twenty staff two weeks ago, but they're also looking to hire more hands.

It's part of their restructuring as they go multiplatform - they need new talent to "fulfil the needs" of their new projects. Relentless going all-digital.

Relentless going digital only, Blue Toad dev now multi-platform

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Co-founder Andrew Eades of Relentless Software has declared they're leaving "disc-based" releases behind as they embrace digital platforms from now on.

They're no longer PS3 exclusive developers after their deal with Sony ran out last year. They're "experimenting with digital, episodic" game projects.

PC version of Blue Toad Murder Files revealed

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Relentless Software has announced that it'll be releasing Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle for the PC on 24th November, 2010 priced at £14.99 / $19.99. The game will be released via direct download from online games distribution partners as well as directly from http://www.bluetoadmurderfiles.co.uk.

Blue Toad Murder Files is a one to four player game set in the English village of Little Riddle where murder is in the air. As one of the Blue Toad detectives you solve puzzles, interrogate suspects, use your powers of observation and investigate clues to uncover the strange goings on in this quaint and sleepy village.

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