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Murder By Numbers

Murder By Numbers review

The real murder was the friends we made on the way

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Feature: The real murder was the friends we made on the way

Murder By Numbers review

Murder By Numbers, which would seem to be tailor-made for a few of the RPS staff, is a murder mystery visual novel, where you gather clues by completing picross puzzles (also known as nonograms or griddlers). Aided by a small, cute robot called SCOUT, who consists almost entirely of a flying CRT monitor screen with a face, actress Honor Mizrahi falls into detecting when the…

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2 months ago

Picross mystery puzzler Murder By Numbers is coming in March

Honor's boss is dead and she's the primary suspect for foul play, meaning it's time to roll up her sleeves and catch the real murderer. Unfortunately, Honor's no detective, she just plays one on TV. Therein's the setup for Murder By Numbers but it's nowhere near as grim as it sounds because it also has a healthy coat of neon 90s paint. Folks wear pumps…

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2020’s most exciting new PC games

Over the break we had a chance to do some serious scientific study of this business we call games, and it turns out that games are actually good. 2020 in particular has a healthy mix of big budget bonanzas and smaller indie plates to suit everyone's discerning tastes. And, as you know, the RPS treehouse is the most discerning, so to make it easier for…

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6 months ago

Murder By Numbers is Phoenix Wright in leg-warmers from the designer of Hatoful Boyfriend

Your boss has been murdered. But he did just fire you, so maybe he had it coming? Unfortunately, that kinda mess puts you in the prime suspect spotlight, and it's time to clear your name. All sounds rather dark, doesn't it? But Murder By Numbers has no time for all that doom and gloom. Mediatonic's next game is a puzzling pop-styled detective novel with some…

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