Coming to Linux, Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon Game

The first video game developed by Nerd Monkeys ® will be launched on December 5th. Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon is a #pointandclick #adventure video game for Windows, Mac and #Linux . 

With a launch price of 9.99€ / £9.99 / $9.99, Murder in the Hotel Lisbon is currently in pre-order with a 20% discount and it will stay this way until launch day. It is possible to buy Murder in the Hotel Lisbon directly on the official Nerd Monkeys website. We will continue to announce more digital stores as we move closer to the launch date.

Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon is an entrant to IGF 2014 (Independent Games Festival). The IGF take places at the Game Developers Conference, and are a major celebration of the best in indie gaming The Festival Awards will take place March 19.

Passion, humor, mystery, horror and drama!

An adventure videogame for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Detective Case and Clown Bot on Steam Greenlight

The videogame:

A strange murder has occurred in the Hotel Lisbon, a man committed suicide with 14 stabs to the back while at the same time he peacefully drank his coffee. This case with contradictory facts was too complex for Policeman Garcia to solve, so he decided to hire the only detective duo in town capable of solving it: the mythical Detective Case and the unmistakable Clown Bot.

Murder in the Hotel Lisbon is a videogame inspired by the classic point and click adventures from the 80’s and 90’s. It adopts these eras characteristically design and it is built using only the pixel art technique. The game itself runs at a native resolution of 256×192, the same resolution used by the old ZX Spectrum 48k and most recently by the Nintendo DS.


With the mythical Detective Case, also known as the world worst detective, a man so rough and rude that his witnesses would rather be run over by a slow moving freight train than to be questioned by him.

And the hilarious Clown Bot who, although he works as a Detective Case’s sidekick, he hopes in reality that one day he will get a job as a circus clown. Unfortunately, and no matter how many applications he sends, no circus will ever accept a clown that is afraid of children. He never sleeps, so besides working by day as a sidekick, he also works by night as a stand-up comedian in a local bar. People say that he is a joke machine.

Nerd Monkeys®

Nerd Monkeys® is a new videogame company focused on original and innovative multi-platform videogames.

Nerd Monkeys® was founded by Filipe Duarte Pina and Diogo Vasconcelos.

Filipe Duarte Pina was one of the co-founders at Seed Studios, where he produced games like ” ToyShop Tycoon” for the NintendoDS and ” Under Siege™” for the PlayStation®3.

Filipe Duarte Pina – Director, Author, Artist

Filipe was one of the owner and co-founder at Seed Studios. In this first project he mostly works as the director. Besides writing the script, Filipe will also keep the concept of the project coherent and at the same time allowing everyone in the team to implement their own ideas. He’ll also do some pixel art whenever needed.

Diogo Vasconcelos – Producer, Accounting, Manager

Currently the owner of a video-game collector store called PressPlay and two other niche product stores.

Guarantees Nerd Monkeys® have everything needed to execute the project. He also manages the company along with accounting, web site, emails, etc.

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