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Murderous Pursuits Open Beta

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Join Murderous Pursuits’ First and Only Open Beta on April 20, Last Chance to Play Before Launch

Whet your appetite for Victorian assassination

Murderous Pursuits launches on April 26th.

STRAIGHT FROM THE DEVS - GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - April 18, 2018 - With the launch of Murderous Pursuits just over a week away, Blazing Griffin is throwing the doors to the HMCS Britannic wide open for one final chance to dive into the game for free with an Open Beta on Steam. The Open Beta will kick off on Friday, April 20th at 7:00pm Eastern Time (4:00pm Pacific) and run until Sunday, April 22nd at 12:00am midnight Eastern Time (9:00pm Pacific). To celebrate the impending Open Beta festivities, Blazing Griffin has released a new webisode of its ongoing video series, shining a spotlight on the characters behind the murder extravaganza.

As easy as blending into a crowd with a piano leg

For those looking to dive into the Open Beta and get a taste of how this spiritual successor to PC classic The Ship - also a Blazing Griffin game - moves the genre forward (seriously, it takes place on a flying, time-traveling ship), visit the Murderous Pursuits Open Beta page on Steam and install the free client this Friday.

Fancy some healthy competition with other would-be assassins? The official Murderous Pursuits Discord server is your hub for all things Victorian murder, whether you’re looking to host a custom match, want a random chance to play with the Devs, or simply want to speculate about the contents of the game’s hearty meat pies. Who knows - you may just get the inside scoop on some tips about how to win in this Victorian murder mystery!

Murderous Pursuits slips out of the shadows and onto Steam (PC) on April 26th, 2018 and kicks off its Open Beta on April 20. The game will retail for $19.99 USD, and will be accompanied by a deluxe edition of the game ($29.99 USD) that features a digital art book, exclusive character skins and more. For the latest updates, visit Blazing Griffin’s official website, follow the game on DiscordFacebook and Twitter.

About Murderous Pursuits

  • Thrill of the Hunt: Identify your quarry, plan their extravagant murder and set it into motion, all before another player wises up and does the same to you!

  • Think like an AI: Use busy, reactive environments to your advantage, as you hide in plain sight and mimic the actions of surrounding AI party-goers to get the jump on your quarry

  • The best laid plans: Outmaneuver your adversaries and react to changing plans on the fly with a variety of abilities including disguises, flash bombs, and counters

  • Murder with excellence: Be discrete, commandeer a high-value weapon, and dance over your quarry’s lifeless body to earn Mr. X’s favor

  • Human after all: Play solo or online multiplayer with other players, featuring support for custom game options and wickedly intelligent bots

  • An alternate reality: Step aboard the HMCS Britannic, a state-of-the-art, colonial time ship built at the height of the British Empire’s lavish Victorian era. It also just so happens to fly

About Blazing Griffin

Blazing Griffin is on a never-ending journey to craft new worlds and bring them to life in the content it creates.  Founded in 2011, the studio has expanded to include a group of synergistic divisions spanning Digital Games, Film/TV Production and end-to-end Post-Production services. As an independent digital entertainment group based in Scotland, Blazing Griffin continues to expand its focus on cross platform storytelling and creating new intellectual property alongside its digital game titles The Ship and Distant Star as well as its film Anna and the Apocalypse. Headquartered in Glasgow, the Company also has staff based in Edinburgh and London.

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