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Gunpoint Review
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Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Gunpoint is a stealth puzzle game where you play freelance spy Richard Conway, tasked with infiltrating buildings. To succeed you must avoid guards and bypass security, using various high-tech gadgets. Through these missions you seek to clear your name in the murder of a high-profile weapons manufacturer, and uncover a hunt for the real killer.

Each mission involves running, jumping and creeping around a building to hack into a computer before getting to the exit. You navigate in two different view modes, a normal rending of the rooms and a Crosslink view that shows the locations of guards, doors, switch panels, lights, security cameras, and the target objectives. This requires platforming action and stealth along with logic puzzle solving to proceed undetected.

You can run and climb as well as use stairs and elevators. But it's in the careful rewiring of security controls that the game really comes to life. You can create distractions or disable devices to sneak through undetected by guards. Or you can lure guards into areas where they can be neutralized.

It's an unusual game for the combination of action and puzzles. You can create your own levels as well as try other people's creations.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 03/06/2013

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Action, Platform, Puzzle and Stealth

Developer: Suspicious Dev (@SuspiciousDev)


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Duration: This game will take between 3 hours and 5 hours to complete. The game is extended by finding all collectibles and trying other player's levels.
Players: This is a single player game.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.
User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Gunpoint Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@SuspiciousDev) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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