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Murdered: Soul Suspect

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Summary: Murdered: Soul Suspect is an average game for many critics with a sub-par mystery with some interesting ideas that are buried in an avalanche of mediocrity

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Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 2, 2014
Xbox OneJun 2, 2014
PCJun 2, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Airtight Games

Publisher: Square Enix

Genres: Horror, Adventure

MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT takes players into a whole new realm of mystery where the case is personal and the clues just out of reach, challenging gamers to solve the hardest case of all… their own murder.

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And it's that underdog likeability that rescues Soul Suspect from the lower reaches of the score table. It's a Good 6, that delightful strata of games that stumble in the technical aspects, but compensate with personality and charm, somehow all the more enjoyable for their imperfections. I can't pretend that Soul Suspect is a particularly great game, but I do know that it's the sort of game I'll still remember - and remember fondly - in five years' time, which is more than can be said for most of its glossier rivals.

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5.5 / 10.0

Murdered: Soul Suspect has a lot of great ideas, but none of them come together in a satisfying way.

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A game where sadly the idea is a lot better than the execution, especially given the low budget visuals and mediocre script.

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There are a few notable characters and story beats in Murdered: Soul Suspect, but they're completely overshadowed by unremarkable gameplay and shoddy production values.

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