Murdered: Soul Suspect Trailer Shows How You Turn Into A Phantom Detective

By Ishaan . June 4, 2013 . 9:00am



Square Enix have shared a new trailer for Murdered: Soul Suspect, the game where you have to solve your own murder. You play as Ronan O’Connor, a detective with a “checkered past,” who is murdered by a brutal killer.


Unable to move on, O’Connor is stuck in the limbo world of Dusk, and needs to find his killer and bring him to justice before he can move on in peace. Using his new-found supernatural powers, O’Connor is able to explore the town of Salem, Massachusetts from the afterlife.


Even in the afterlife, O’Connor remains a detective. He can interrogate the ghosts of past Salem citizens to piece together the mystery. He also has the ability to read the minds of the living, and influence their thoughts an actions, although it would seem he can’t communicate with them directly.


Oh, and of course, there’s the occasional battle with demonic spirits.


Murdered: Soul Suspect is slated for release on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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  • Taylor Greene

    Im digging it so far.

  • Rytan

    Looks awesome! I’ve always had a thing for detective stuff with a paranormal setting.

  • Randgriz

    Wow im loving the premise and THANK GOD they showed in-engine gameplay near the end of the trailer, the tone of the game looks really promising. My inital hopes is that its more detective work then shooting. Looking out for more on this!

  • Now this looks like a cool murder mystery. Looking forward to more.

  • William Hsia

    why hello mr.ghost detective, what happened to your red suit?

    • Ferofax

      And I can’t see the Pomeranian anywhere…

  • SirRichard

    Looking pretty interesting, I must say. Here’s hoping it turns out better than Mindjack.

  • wahyudil

    Murdered … Hokutonoken …

  • Zikrayrus “Zikk” Dis Pear

    Seems like a pretty fun game with an interesting plot. Reminds me of Ghost Trick too, which is a pretty awesome plus.

  • $39420547

    for now i will say it looks interesting, brings ghost trick on my mind

  • Tom

    This game reminds me of a really old but really cool flash game, The Dead Case:

  • Tom

    Okay, this trailer sold the game for me. Hehh, it’s not like a game where you fear your protagonist gonna die at the end with a bad ending, it starts you up with a dead one :)

  • shaolinsword

    Seems like an interesting game, I’ll be keeping an eye on this for sure

  • Sergio Briceño

    I like how storytelling in games is making them look more like movies as of late.

    If this is the direction story heavy games are going (or some of them) it will be really fun to watch these type of games develop and how they will turn out a couple generations from now. Hopefully it will get non-gamers attention.

  • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

    Hooo this looks cheesy.

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