Pros: Great sets of controls, Impressive visuals, Interesting puzzles that are originative, excellent creativity.
Cons: Lack of content makes the game short.
Gunpoint is nothing but a simple puzzle game that will entertain you at its most. The main theme behind this game is spying, acrobatic feats and most importantly puzzles. Gunpoint which was developed and published by 'Independent' was released on June 3, 2013. Apart from a random puzzle game, Gunpoint delivers impressive visual features along with background musics. Do you love being a freelance spy and infiltrate various buildings that are being provided with maximum security? Then you are going to love this game.
Gunpoint Game Features
Gunpoint is being nicely designed with impressive art along with attractive music that will help you enjoy the inventive puzzles out there. The game introduce you as a freelance spy, that may seem like the most toughest job that anyone could handle. But as you go through the game you will come to know that the job ain't too bad and there are always many gadgets with you that can help you at times. Hacking mechanics is yet another part of the game which is most interesting. These features allows you to hack into various systems such as rerouting electrical circuits, security cameras, unlocking various secured doors and so on. Another features that makes the game even more addicted, is the autosave option delivered within Gunpoint that gives you another chance if you get killed. This options lets you restart your game in any seconds behind your death scene. As said earlier, the controls delivered here are very simple as well as great. Finally Gunpoint even allows its players to edit the game levels which will give them a chance to make their own challenges which in turns make the game even more entertaining.
Gunpoint: Tips and Tricks to Play
Most of the time you will have to sneaking from one building to another without alerting the security forces. Else your day will be much horrible than you can ever imagine. With these tips and tricks you will be able to go through the game smoothly without getting caught in the hands of officials. At times you will also be stuck in various places and your only way to go through is by hacking into the electrical systems. The game even offers you special features by which you can find out on which areas you can hide easily making the guards blind. For this you just have to just point out the cursor on particular areas and see whether the cursor is changing its color or not.
But as you move through the game, you will feel the levels to be getting even tougher with more intense puzzles. Apart from stealthing alone, on various occasions you can always go for more fun-filled actions through murdering peoples blocking your way. The action can be taken out in any of the ways including using guns, pounding them repeatedly or trapping them. According to your approach of unblocking your obstacles you may be labeled as either Gentleman or Psychopath. If you are going in the above mentioned fun-filled way, you will be definitely labeled as Psychopath. By the way there is no scoring system delivered for the way you approach.
Gunpoint is a nice and simple game with lots of exciting features that comes under stealth genre. Many features like excellent visuals along with impressive in-game mechanics and background musics etc makes the game more interesting to play for hours. Even the game can be played in two different ways; being Gentleman or a Psychopath. But the main problem is that the playtime is comparatively short while compared many other games even though they are does not have much impressive gameplay. The game shuts its winding curtain before even the player is completely satisfied. This soon windup when you are expecting more, makes you crazy and this lack of content makes the game more like an appetizer apart from making a tasteful lengthy dish.