Murder by Numbers

Mediatonic, The Irregular Corporation

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
81
Top Critic Average
83%
Critics Recommend
Based on 37 critic reviews
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Murder by Numbers

Rating Summary

Based on 37 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

83%

Critics Recommend

Based on 37 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCMar 6, 2020
Nintendo SwitchMar 5, 2020

Developer: Mediatonic

Publisher: The Irregular Corporation

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Solve Pixel Puzzles to find clues. Use those clues to interrogate witnesses. Work your way to the truth... ...and uncover the mystery of Murder by Numbers! Los Angeles, 1996. Honor Mizrahi was just an actress on a hit TV detective show. But when her boss ends up dead just minutes after he fires her, she finds herself starring in her own murder mystery. Teaming up with SCOUT, a reconnaissance robot thrown away after a mysterious incident, she sets out to clear her name - and a new detective duo is born! Investigate a range of murders across TV studios, glitzy award shows, drag clubs, and more - all set to an energetic soundtrack from famed composer Masakazu Sugimori (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Ghost Trick and Viewtiful Joe). Uncover a dark conspiracy by interrogating a wild range of weird and wonderful characters, designed by the incomparable Hato Moa, creator of Hatoful Boyfriend. 90s fashions! Upbeat jams! Sass dialled up to 100! Questionable jokes! Drag queens! All that and more awaits... in Murder by Numbers!

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Shades of Picross and Phoenix Wright blend together in this unlikely but utterly lovable genre mash-up.

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IGN

8 / 10.0
Tom Marks

Murder by Numbers successfully blends a Phoenix Wright-style visual novel with a Picross-style puzzle game by making each aspect great in its own right.

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A vibrant mystery adventure but maybe not for you if you're picky about picross.

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Murder by Numbers has all the logic of picross with the look and feel of your favorite childhood cartoon.

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