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Mothergunship

Rating Summary

Based on 64 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

56%

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Based on 64 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 17, 2018
Xbox OneJul 17, 2018
PCJul 17, 2018

Developers: Terrible Posture Games, Grip Digital

Genres: Action, First-Person Shooter

Craft gun monstrosities that no reasonable person could ever lift in the official MOTHERGUNSHIP: Gun Crafting Range demo. MOTHERGUNSHIP mixes bullet-hell intensity with the FPS genre and promises you one of the largest gun customization options seen in video games. Want to build a gun with fifteen barrels that will cover all sides of the screen? Or do you prefer a shotgun that can shoot bouncing spike balls? And how about something that has barrels arranged in a heart shape, allowing you to profess your love to your Co-OP partner? Go for it! The design of your destructive arsenal is in your hands. Face off against overwhelming odds in chaotic non-stop combat, fight gigantic bosses, play online alongside your friends in a full co-op experience, and rise up to face the ultimate challenge: the MOTHERGUNSHIP.

Where to Buy

Amazon
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Trailers

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MOTHERGUNSHIP - Launch Date Trailer

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MOTHERGUNSHIP - Resistance Trailer

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MOTHERGUNSHIP - Announcement Teaser [PC, PS4, Xbox One]

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An inspired new take on Doom style shooters, as seen through the prism of bullet hell shoot ‘em-ups and roguelikes.

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Mothergunship on PC, PS4, and Xbox One is a surprisingly tense and fast-paced shooter that blends the best of classic FPS gameplay with a hardcore roguelike.

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The game doesn't quite end when all of the story missions are over. Other than the endless mode (which is where the gun combos can really get crazy), there's an endgame that allows the player to keep going, leveling up and facing harder and harder ships. There are also a slew of planned updates, including more guns and two-player co-op, but what is present at launch feels like a solid foundation. There are some odd and annoying design decisions, and it can feel frustrating to rarely get to really let loose with the gun creations, but damn if I don't keep coming back to go through a few ships and see what destruction I can cause.

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It's almost there in many respects which make the prospect of a sequel awfully alluring but it's executed well enough to make it a good game in its own right.

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