Murder by Numbers Review

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Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Murder by Numbers is a detective game where you find clues by solving math-square nonogram-style logic puzzles. A little like Phoenix Wright games where you have a murder to solve, but here you have to use maths logic rather than pure deduction.

You follow TV actress-turned-detective Honor Mizrahi and Scout her robot companion and help them with four murder cases. You work your way up with each one, starting with a Detective Rank of F, by scoring points to unlock bonus puzzles. Do well enough and you can unlock further back story.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 05/03/2020

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 13 features

Developer: @Mediatonic

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 20 hours and 23 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Murder by Numbers usually costs £11.99.
 

Murder by Numbers

Switch £11.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 with Sexual Innuendo, Mild Swearing.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.


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