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Meet The Bell Killer in Murdered: Soul Suspect


4:30 PM on 04.30.2014



Who gives serial killers their moniker? Do the cops sit around and figure out what the most apt description for the person that's been dumping bodies all around their town?

Whatever the reasoning, "The Bell Killer" is not the most fearsome of serial killer tags; what does he/she do, beat people to death with a hand bell? As the trailer above for Murdered: Soul Suspect shows, The Bell Killer seems to prefer strapping people to a chair, or in the case of the main character Ronan O'Connor, just blowing them away with a gun.

I've been hoping the game is a proper detective story with a supernatural twist but Steven's been less than thrilled with his hands on time with Murdered, saying it's more of an "exploration-based, narrative game." That might still be a fun experience but I've been itching for a mystery-whodunnit since L.A. Noire








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2:45 PM on 06.03.2014
Murdered: Soul Suspect trailer does a terrible job naming killers

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1:45 PM on 03.04.2014
Murdered: Soul Suspect pricing, release info announced

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11:00 AM on 02.27.2014
Preview: Murdered: Soul Suspect

The last few times we've written about Murdered: Soul Suspect, the discussions centered around next gen ports. Well, that and the protagonist's unfortunate choice of head wear and other accoutrements. I mean, the fedora is somehow not the most egregious fashion choice. Wallet chain?  But now I've gotten a chance to play and have a bunch of different things to complain about.more



1:30 PM on 02.04.2014
Murdered: Soul Suspect also takes its dumb fedora to PS4

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4:00 PM on 02.03.2014
Murdered: Soul Suspect takes its dumb fedora to Xbox One

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6:00 AM on 07.13.2013
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11:00 AM on 06.07.2013
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