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Gunpoint (Windows)

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Description

Gunpoint is a stealth game where the player takes on the role of a freelance spy. A mysterious assailant murders Selena Delgado at gunpoint as the spy is caught on security cameras while entering the premises. With the help of her former boss, Melanie Rookie, take on missions to help clear the spy's name and find Selena's murderer.

To do this, the spy is equipped with Bullfrog hypertrousers, allowing him leap great distances and break through glass windows. Other gadgets are also made available to the player at the end of each paying mission, where the player may opt to purchase new equipment at the store and/or upgrade the Bullfrog hypertrousers. These new gadgets range from among others, rewiring electronics, a handgun, to an ability to kick down doors. These gadgets will help the spy silently break into buildings and hack through obstacles or stealthy defeat guards to complete the mission at hand.

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Gunpoint Windows Game options.
Gunpoint Windows A mysterious assailant shoots Selena at gunpoint while our hero spy tries to reach her.
Gunpoint Windows First encounter with Melanie Rookie, Selena's former employer.
Gunpoint Windows Game start - Flinging through a window over to the next building. That's going to be a nasty fall.

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The Press Says

Destructoid Jun 03, 2013 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Jun 20, 2013 9 out of 10 90
videogamer.com Jun 03, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Game Front Jul 03, 2013 90 out of 100 90
Polygon Jun 18, 2013 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Jun 23, 2013 80 out of 100 80
Edge Jun 04, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Games TM Aug 01, 2013 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jun, 2013 7.5 out of 10 75
GameStar (Germany) Jun 25, 2013 73 out of 100 73

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Sales

Developer of Gunpoint, Tom Francis, claims that he recouped the direct costs of game development ($30 for a copy of GameMaker 8) in the first 64 seconds the game went on sale. In fact, he earned so much money from Gunpoint he quit his day job as a writer at PC Gamer.
Indra is here (19699) added Gunpoint (Windows) on Jun 09, 2013