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EuroGamer - The Cult of Deadly Premonition

EuroGamer - The word 'cult' is used to describe many games, but rarely has it seemed so appropriate as when applied to Deadly Premonition. The term's etymological root is as a pejorative, used to describe groups whose ideas were considered strange, yet these days it often has more positive connotations; a cult hit isn't a flop, but a pleasantly surprising success, beloved of a small but dedicated and passionate audience. Deadly Premonition's unlikely trajectory from internet laughing stock to much-admired curio all but mirrors the evolution of the word.

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KingOfArcadia2424d ago

Just wrapped this game up last night. I really liked it, but to be honest I don't think I could suggest it to any of my gaming friends. Not because I think it's bad, but because it's so quirky & rough around the edges. But if you're into it, it's almost like getting your hands on a demo tape of your favorite band - the production is pretty bad, but you can still make out the tunes, and you'll find some random things you won't hear on the album.