Playing as special agent Francis York Morgan (call him York – everyone else does), it’s your job to investigate the brutal murder of a young local beauty in the town of Greenvale. Amidst the backdrop of soaring mountains and a small American suburb, York must solve the mystery of the Red Seed Murders and stay alive in a place where supernatural creatures and a mysterious raincoat-clad, axe-wielding killer seek to end his investigation for good.
Part suspense-filled horror, part action-adventure game, Deadly Premonition offers an open-world experience packed with locals to meet and places to discover, as well as numerous side quests and mini-games that will help you solve the murders and uncover Greenvale’s deepest, darkest secrets.
“It’s pretty close to perfect” - 10/10, Destructoid
“… a uniquely unforgettable experience” - IGN
“There’s still nothing else quite like it” - Eurogamer
It’s finally here – the award-winning cult sensation Deadly Premonition is now available on PC in an enhanced Director’s Cut package!
Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut on PC includes the following features over and above the original game:
Plus, it also includes all 12 pieces of add-on content previously released as DLC for the PS3 version, along with new content not available on any other format!
Age requirements: ESRB Rating: MATURE, PEGI Rating: 18+
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, Intel Dual Core 2.0Ghz or equivalent, Memory: 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended),DirectX 9.0c compliant video card with 512MB RAM, DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card, 9 GB hard drive space, keyboard, mouse. Patched to version 1.01
Posted on 2013-11-05 14:57:01 bycrovii:
While playing this one must ask, wherther the developers deliberately want the PC community to hate this game.
No native HD resolution (fixed by Durante 1 day after release), no Gamepad support, jaggy edges and texture shimmering beyond belief, crashes galore (usually means losing 30 minutes or more or playtime).
The game even crashes while loading the save file, and since you haveread more only one file to save on, this can mean that you have to start over the whole game, just because it will not load your game at all without crashing.
The list could go on forever, I don't know what the developers, especially the Q&A people were thinking while greenlighting this. It's a completely broken product as of now. Very annoying stuff.
You'd do best to avoid this, untill at least the most game breaking glitches are patched, or you'll most probably end up as frustrated as I am, since underneath it all lies a very interesting and unique game, which is definitely worth playing.
Think Twin Peaks with a Japanese twist for the obscure.
I didn't heed the warnings and bought this early.
Don't make the same mistake!
Wait for someone to fix this first, since as of now, this game is next to unplayable and should not have been released in this state.
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Posted on 2013-10-30 00:07:44 bybrilliance:
A very interesting experiment: A game with limited action and a focus on detective work and uncovering the secrets of an insane world. It is presented from the perspective of a deranged Federal agent, interrogating the weird and mysterious residents of a surrealistic rural town. Al of the strange twists give the game the feel of a David Lynch movie: Unpredictable and original,read more an intriguing mystery despite a stupid solution, and many colorful character.
It does have some flaws, though: The combat, while rare, is slow, dull and unsatisfying; the solution of the mystery is stupid; and the pacing is very inconsistent. These make the game very difficult to enjoy at times, but the setting is so well-done that I can overlook and play past them.
There are also a variety of sidequests, most of which are completely insane, and that is why I completed most of them. Careful, because sidequests become unavai over the course of the game.
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Posted on 2013-10-29 15:00:42 byKiroliegh:
DISCLAIMER: I played the original version on the Xbox 360.
My suspicion is that this game was made by aliens that, at some point, watched an episode of Twin Peaks and decided that is how normal human beings behave. Needless to say, this game is weird. For the first quarter of the game, it is incredibly difficult to tell if the main character is just eccentric, or absolutely insane.read more Not that it matters since everyone else appears to be off a bit as well.
This game can be described as a combination of Silent Hill, Resident Evil and Parasite Eve, with Parasite Eve taking the bulk award for inspiring the gameplay, and Resident Evil for the uncanny feel. The mood is very Silent Hill like at times.
To be honest, this game is as much of an experience as it is a game. The DC version does not appear to have a difficulty selection option, so it apparently either defaults to normal or easy. I have no idea why this is so. Having played on Hard, I can definitely say that the game seems much easier when I watched this game streamed.
It does get tedious at times and the animation and graphics quality is pretty bad. Still, the game has a personality, and is at the very least intriguing. The controls on the consoles were pretty bad. I don't know if they are better for the keyboard.
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