THE HARDEST MURDER TO SOLVE IS YOUR OWN.
Murdered: Soul Suspect is a supernatural detective thriller which challenges players to solve possibly the hardest case of all… their own murder.
When Ronan O’Connor, a detective with a chequered past, gets caught up in a violent burglary, his life is brought to an untimely end by a brutal and relentless killer.
Shocked to find himself in the afterlife, his only escape from the limbo world of ‘Dusk’ is to uncover the truth behind his killer, track him down and bring him to justice using his detective instinct and new-found supernatural abilities.
As Ronan, you have the freedom to explore the modern-day town of Salem: its New England-style wooden houses, narrow streets, gothic churches and mental asylum for clues. Battle demonic spirits to save your soul and uncover the shocking revelations about who is responsible for your death.
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"Murdered: Soul Suspect" has a lot of ideas, but these ideas are not well-suited to the game and not only do not help the game's charm, but it also makes it tedious. the story does not have strong characters, but in compare to other parts of the game is the strength of it. But in the technical and gameplay sections, the game is really weak, and its experience is somewhat waste of time with the game Medium.
A lot of things could have been more polished and fleshed out in this game - but in overall I think it's definitely worth a play. The atmosphere is ghostly, as it should be - and the story engaging. It's a detective type game with supernatural elements - if that's your thing then absolutely go for it!
Murdered: Soul Suspect is one of the most interesting games I have ever played. On one side, it is a deeply engrossing story with gameplay similar to that of a point and click adventure. And that is where the game excels. The game has incredible pacing through out always keeping the player in suspense as to what could happen next. The world within the game is both believable and captivating, rich in information and lore. Their are interesting facts within the game that the developers added which goes above and beyond most games. Airtight games clearly put effort into Murdered that most games don't. Almost every NPC you may meet on the course of the game has a very entertaining backstory But with all that being said, there is areas where Murdered falls short. The game has unnecessary action sections and a very uninteresting main character. Don't get me wrong all, and I mean all the characters are interesting besides the main one. But probably the most disappointing aspect of the game is how much interesting padding there is. Back to the action segments, for how boring and out of place and uninteresting they are, there is far to many of them. It felt as if the demons were added last minute because the developers felt they needed some sort of action, when in theory the story would have simply sufficed. There is also a huge amount of collectibles that are hidden throughout the world which can be either good or bad. While as much as many of the collectibles have lore.... Many of them feel lazy and out of place. But for what Murdered was, it is a recommendation because it is incredibly refreshing to play a game like it, but at the end of the day, it is not a game that is bad, nor is it so good, but just simply ok.
A great unusual game, unusual, because we play as a detective who is a ghost whose purpose is to unravel the mystery of his own murder and find the perpetrator so his soul can rest peacefully. The game has a very interesting plot, although the developers could introduce more demons, which would make the game more difficult. The ending surprised me, but for me it might look a bit different. Nevertheless a very solid but underrated game.
I loved this game. You get killed right at the beginning of the game and spend the entire game trying to find out who killed you and why. The twist was pretty unexpected as it's not a straight up murder mystery. There's a lot of locales to explore and the game is open world. You explore a cemetery, an entire town, a forest, a courthouse, a museum, apartments, a beach, a hospital, and various other locations around the town. Even though the game is mostly about exploration, there is a good amount of combat in the game, but it's all stealth based. I would have liked a little less fighting as I didn't love the constant jumping from hiding spot to hiding spot. You basically fight evil spirits and you do so by hiding in various pre-determined locations throughout each level and then possessing the spirits stealthily. Some encounters, like in the church, are very hard because you aren't given much room to move around and a lot of spirits converge in a small area. As a ghost you can go through walls, but strangely not float or go through floors or ceilings. There's a lot of collectibles throughout the game that give more insight into the time period the game is set in and advance the story a bit. Once you reach a certain point late in the game, you can't go back anymore, so if you want all the collectibles, you have to get them before the point of no return. There's no reward for 100% completion, so there's not much incentive other than to get achievements. The entire game takes place in a single night so you will not get to explore in daylight. God forbid they make more horror games that takes place in the sun so you can actually enjoy the world you are exploring. As for the length, it's decent. It took me a little over 12 hours to 100%. Obviously if you don't search for collectibles, you can probably finish the game in around 8 hours or so if not a bit quicker. I would definitely recommend this game. It's very well put together, a lot of fun, and was much better than I expected it to be.
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