Murderous Pursuits

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

62

Top Critic Average

10%

Critics Recommend

Based on 11 critic reviews
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49 / 100
May 11, 2018

There is potential for amusing cat-and-mouse exchanges, but a lobby full of humans is hard to find.

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5 / 10.0
May 14, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is an irregular experience with a strong lack of elements to produce a real motivation to enjoy hours and hours of murdering in the ship. It's a shame: looks different to any other game lately.

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Apr 30, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is a fine continuation of The Ship and the concepts it implemented so well. The core of the game is extremely solid, delivering a fun multiplayer experience throughout every match. The only problem is that there's just not enough here to keep most people coming back on a regular schedule. For the price the amount of content is fine, but the missing potential at launch is tough to get past.

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70 / 100
May 4, 2018

From its amusing setting to its solid gameplay mechanics, Murderous Pursuits has a lot going for it.

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6 / 10.0
May 1, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is an entertaining, inventive, and accessible online multiplayer experience hobbled by its technical issues, stingy amount of content, and lack of polish. The game's developers are promising to brush up and expand the game over the coming months, but will it ever reach its full potential? Only time will tell. There's fun to be had at this murder party, but you're probably best showing up fashionably late.

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6.8 / 10.0
Apr 30, 2018

As someone who was a big fan of the Assassin's Creed multiplayer template, I'm saddened to see that Murderous Pursuits basically functions as a stripped-down barebones version of that same concept. The game's Victorian contest of cat and mouse where players are always both the cat *and* the mouse is certainly a unique find amid the usual competitive fare, there's just not enough meat on its bones to keep more casual players invested over the long term.

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6.5 / 10.0
May 30, 2018

Kill-or-be-killed game with a good idea and tracing system, but with poor content and without players.

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Unscored
Jul 17, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is an incredible game, but I think most people may feel that most people may not feel they’ll be getting their money’s worth

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6.2 / 10.0
Jun 1, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is fun to play, there just isn't much to the game and it comes across as a simplified version of The Ship.

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7 / 10.0
May 11, 2018

Murderous Pursuits is a welcome change of pace from the hordes of shooters that crowd the multiplayer market, but its lack of content and unrewarding progression system bring down the experience quite a bit.

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