Deathloop Review

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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 5 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Deathloop is a shooting game where you play an assassin stuck in a time loop. You wake on a beach while residents of Blackreef island have gathered for a party that seemingly lasts forever. At the end of each night time resets and starts again.

It's a shooting game where the novelty is that you can learn behaviours and patterns of enemies each time you play the current day's loop. This enables you to work out how best to kill the eight individuals you need to assassinate.

Drawing on the developer's Dishonored stealth, parkour and attack gameplay, Deathloop adds in a multiplayer element where other random players can play Julianna (rather than letting her be computer controlled) who will try and protect the time loop and take out Colt.

On PlayStation 5 the game uses the DualSense controller. If your weapon jams in the game, the triggers of the controller can't be pressed and are blocked. This kind of control feature means that you can't use the DualShock 4 controller to play Deathloop.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Release Date: 21/05/2021

Platforms: PC and PS5

Genres: Action, Fighting, Open World and Shooting

Developer: @ArkaneStudios


Players: This is a single player game.


Deathloop usually costs £59.99 to £79.99. 


Deathloop Deluxe Edition

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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 18 for strong violence and language.

ESRB MATURE 17+ for violence.


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

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