The DS system is held like a book; which allows characters on the screens to face left or right for more realistic conversations. The unique controls let even novices enjoy themselves. The unique hand-drawn character portraits and their animations are in black and white; making them exceedingly distinctive and able stand out; graphically speaking; from the rest of the game. In the tradition of Trace Memory the use of the DS to solve riddles is alive and well in Hotel Dusk: Room 215.
- Los Angeles 1979. Players take the role of Kyle Hyde an ex-cop turned salesman trying to track down a missing friend. Clues lead to an eerie old hotel rumored to have one very strange room – a room where wishes are granted. Players check in and get ready for a night of surprises as they meet a cast of unusual characters and try to unravel the mystery in Hotel Dusk: Room 215 a gritty new graphic adventure for the Nintendo DS.
- Players hold their Nintendo DS like a book and use the touch screen to grill characters search for clues and solve mystifying puzzles.
- Players follow the plot twists and turns as they hunt for their missing friend and investigate the mysteries of Hotel Dusk.