No need to look suspicious - it really is free

Get to the bottom of a murder in Blue Toad Murder Files, the co-operative investigation game from UK developer Relentless Software. Released on PSN in chunks, you can now pick up the first episode absolutely free.

If you like what you play, check out our Blue Toad Murder Files review to see if it's worth splashing your cash on the rest of the games.

‘Free’ puzzling this Spring

Relentless Software® confirms a special Blue Toad offer

Brighton, UK, Wednesday 13th April 2010 - Relentless Software® today announced that Episode 1 of Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle™ will be available free on the PlayStation® Store in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and North America.

Players on the PlayStation®Network who haven’t had a chance to play the murder mystery puzzle adventure, Blue Toad Murder Files, can try the game for free for a limited time only this Spring. Blue Toad is also compatible with the PlayStation®Move motion controller.

Between 13th and 27th April in Europe and 19th April and 3rd May in North American, Episode 1 of the successful franchise can be downloaded free by all PlayStation®Network users. And for those that enjoy the sleuthing, puzzling and deduction involved in this truly British game, they can upgrade to the remaining five episodes for only £7.19 / €8.99 / $9.99

Andrew Eades, Co-Founder of Relentless Software, commented: “If you like puzzle games and sleuthing then Blue Toad Murder Files is perfect for when you have friends and family around. So for this spring break, we've decided to give away Episode 1 of Blue Toad Murder Files. We hope you'll enjoy it so much that you'll upgrade for the offer price of £7.19 which makes it the best ever offer we've done for Blue Toad. Happy sleuthing…”

Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle is a one to four player co-operative episodic download game published by Relentless Software, creators of the hugely popular Buzz!™. Originally released on the PlayStation®Network to praise from across the media. Eurogamer awarded the game 8/10 saying: “Murder has rarely been so pleasant as it is amidst the tidy hedges, twitching curtains and flocking geese of Little Riddle, while videogames have almost never left their comfort zones behind with such breezy assurance.”