Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut

Digerati Distribution

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
77
Top Critic Average
71%
Critics Recommend
Based on 17 critic reviews
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Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 24, 2017
Xbox OneOct 22, 2017

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

Genre: Puzzle

A killer puzzle game where you control Skullface, a psychotic slasher hell-bent on revenge. Slide this adorably demented murderer around hundreds of isometric puzzle levels to squash, flay, and decapitate hapless victims in this darkly comic homage to 80s horror movies.

Experience a new dimension of gut-churning terror as an unspeakable force of skull-faced killing maims and murders his way through smart-mouthed, over-sexed, substance-abusing young adults. No teenager is safe in the summer horror blockbuster smash hit of 1984.

This special console-only Butcher’s Cut edition is the biggest and bloodiest version of Slayaway Camp… EVER! More puzzles. More killers. More gore.

GAME FEATURES

300+ Fiendish puzzle levels to massacre your way through
60+ Killers to cause comical carnage with, including deranged wackos such as Mutant Hillbilly, Kevin, and Mr. Tophat Jones
90+ Gorepacks with delightfully OTT kill scenes to shock and entertain
Starring Mark Meer (Cdr. Shepard from Mass Effect) as “Skullface” and Derek Mears (Jason from Friday the 13th) as “Jessica”
Genuine hair-metal soundtrack by legendary Canadian group GNÜ TRUNTION

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Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut | Announcement Trailer | PS4, XBOX ONE

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Push Square

7 / 10
Push Square

Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut is an enjoyably addictive sliding puzzle game that although it can get repetitive has enough variety within its puzzles to keep you returning for more. Its cartoony visuals help to make for some humorous, murder cut-scenes that will either make you chuckle or grimace. If you're a huge Hallowe'en hooligan or a profoundly psychotic puzzler, Slayaway Camp is well worth checking out.

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Nintendo Life

7 / 10
Nintendo Life

With its cute and delightfully grotesque exterior, Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut is an easily accessible and addictive puzzler that throws in '80's references where it can, by the bucket-load. It's jam-packed with unlockables, host to some brilliant synth-heavy music and doesn't shy away from some truly gruesome but equally hilarious murder sequences. There's plenty of substance here that keeps us coming back for more, and with the help of a continuous trickle of silly and over-the-top horror humour, we are hard-pushed not to crack a smile every time we give it a stab.

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Nintendojo

B
Nintendojo

Slayaway Camp is an all-around solid puzzle game.

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NintendoWorldReport

9 / 10.0
NintendoWorldReport

It takes a basic concept and never lingers too long on one idea, continually adding new and novel twists. For the several hours it will take you to finish, Slayaway Camp stays fresh, avoiding the common problems of the horror movies it draws influence from. Even when mimicking the absurdity of later Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street movies, it stays inventive and fun.

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