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Video GameGunpoint Review
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Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 10 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

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

Release Date: 03/06/2013

Platforms: Mac and PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Players: 1

Genres: Puzzle, Traversal (Action, Brain Game, Platform, Sequencing and Stealth)

Developer: Suspicious Dev (@SuspiciousDev)

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: 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.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

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.

CostsCosts

Gunpoint usually costs £6.
 

Gunpoint

Steam Store PC £6
Steam Store Mac £6
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


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.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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