The game is set in the fictional Japanese town of Hirumi City. The game follows three kids, a boy named Nao, two girls named Kurumi and Sango, and Nao's dog Meros. They've heard quite a number of pretty spooky urban legends about places all over town, and have decided to look in to their legitimacy.
The hook of the game is that all your choices affect the story in some way. Who you listen to, which legends you learn about, which legends you decide to look into, and which of the kids you pick to go to where the legend is and look into it.
The game was released on October 7th, 1999, but only in Japan.
Yuuyami Doori Tankentai contains examples of:
- Canine Companion: Meros.
- Gender-Equal Ensemble: The group is made up of two girls (Kurumi and Sango) and two boys (Nao and Meros).
- Team Pet: Meros serves as this to the three kids.
- Urban Legend: The game is all about looking into urban legends all around town.