Deadly Premonition Origins

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Deadly Premonition Origins is ranked in the 38th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

Based on 12 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Scored Reviews

Hobby Consolas
80 / 100
80 / 100
Nov 22, 2019

Deadly Premontion Origins it's a cult classic that keeps being as shocking as surprising, a unique survival horror that you'll love or hate. We're from the first group, and still amazes us how crazy and strange it is, if you can forgive its technical flaws (looks like a PS2 game). Switch's port it's far from perfect, but now you can enjoy anywhere.

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GameSpew
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Sep 20, 2019

Deadly Premonition Origins, like previous versions of the game, is far from being perfect; like a million miles away. But it’s quirky, unique and memorable, and that goes a long way. Whether you follow the game through to its ending or not, it’ll stay on your mind for years to come.

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Digital Chumps
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Sep 7, 2019

As far as what makes Origins special, well, there’s not much.

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33bits
75 / 100
75 / 100
Sep 16, 2019

Deadly Premonition is still the wonder that conquered us almost ten years ago. Now, Nintendo Switch users have the opportunity to discover it for the first time, while those who have already been lucky enough can return to Greenvale once again. The negative note is the adaptation itself: performance problems and flaws inherited from the Director's Cut version. A great work that, as in its premiere, is burdened by different problems that are already part of its identity.

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Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
7 / 10
Sep 16, 2019

As unique a vision as video gaming has ever seen and one able to use its many incompetencies – including an unfortunate number of new ones – to entertain and surprise.

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Nintendo Life
7 / 10
Nintendo Life
Ross Keniston

Top Critic

7 / 10
Sep 20, 2019

Deadly Premonition Origins is chock-full of major issues that in any other series would be reason enough to be cautious of its upcoming sequel. Despite this, the characters and the world of Greenvale are more than enough to make you forgive its fundamental technical flaws, as you can't help but fall for an absurdly fun narrative and a protagonist that keeps you invested throughout. You may play the game and utterly hate it, but we'd advise you at least give it a chance. It's such a strange and captivating experience that we wager many of you will become lifelong fans regardless of its myriad problems.

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Cubed3
7 / 10
7 / 10
Jul 23, 2020

A shoddy port of an already poorly built game, Deadly Premonition Origins isn't a definitive re-release that fixes its source's many issues - but it's still worth playing in full.

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Game Forces PT
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Aug 7, 2020

Deadly Premonition: Origins is a bizarre game, one which you either deeply despise or love with all you have got. There are a lot of problems which can be pointed out and many of the design options should lead to it not working at all. But the truth is it not only works, as it is one of this industry’s more fascinating experiences. If you can get by with the poor visual resolution and get used to its gameplay, Deadly Premonition: Origins offers an interesting story, appealing characters, and a lot of entertainment value. Its whole is more than the sum of its parts, and those who step into this world with an open mind will find it is full of charm.

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IGN Spain
6.5 / 10.0
IGN Spain

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2019

Port that keeps everything bad - and good - of the original game while we wait for its second (and Nintendo Switch exclusive) part.

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NintendoWorldReport
6.5 / 10.0
6.5 / 10.0
Sep 24, 2019

The Switch port seems to run quite well, and with an upcoming sequel confirmed alongside its release, now is the best time to jump in. I certainly can't call it a good game, but I can definitely call it a fun game. If you enjoy a cheesy bad movie from time to time, Deadly Premonition is probably for you.

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God is a Geek
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Oct 5, 2019

Deadly Premonition Origins looks bad on the switch, and there are various issues including poor frame rate and awful driving controls, but its just as bizarre as it ever was.

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Niche Gamer
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2020

Gaming is a bit more interesting with Deadly Premonition existing. It may not function that well, it’s ugly as sin, it’s often frustrating, but it is also is a very personal expression of a guy’s interests. When it is all over, it can feel like you have gotten to know Suehiro on some deeper level than other games could. Another reason why Deadly Premonition is so loved is that it is a very friendly game.

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