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  • Summary: MOTHERGUNSHIP mixes bullet-hell intensity with the shooting, customization, and traversal of the first-person genre. Fight your way through the alien fleets, facing randomized enemy and level mayhem as you clear rooms and take out some of the biggest bosses seen in the FPS genre.
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  1. Positive: 15 out of 20
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  1. 90
    A furious and value stuffed effort, Mothergunship is one of the most exhilarating and satisfying shooters you can get on PS4 right now.
  2. Jul 23, 2018
    80
    An inspired new take on Doom style shooters, as seen through the prism of bullet hell shoot ‘em-ups and roguelikes.
  3. Jul 16, 2018
    80
    When Mothergunship is firing on all cylinders, it's a satisfying and thrilling shooter where it really counts. With an incredibly fun and never uninteresting gun-crafting mechanic, it certainly goes a long way with its clever hook and an endless flow of enemies to gun down.
  4. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Aug 23, 2018
    80
    It’s an unassuming shooter where the only complexity comes in making your own guns out of bits and bobs you find dotted around on Archivist ships. That provides just enough complexity to keep you moving forwards, while the rest of your grey matter’s simply enjoying the absurd onslaught each fight presents. Simple, effective, cha. [Issue#153, p.89]
  5. 75
    When played in small bursts, Mothergunship has the potential to be an extremely amusing experience.
  6. Aug 10, 2018
    75
    Putting together your own guns will provide you with hours of fun. After that you'll test your mettle against all sorts of alien scum in randomly generated levels which provides enough variety to last you quite a while. Overall, Mothergunship is a fine shooter with a couple of minor niggles; lack of force-feedback, cluttered menu's and the interruption of your flow when you need to recharge your weapon to mention a few.
  7. Jul 16, 2018
    70
    Mothergunship is more than the sum of its disparate parts, and definitely deserves your time. It’s a big silly mix of destruction, synths, and sci-fi and a lot of fun to play through.

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  1. Jul 24, 2018
    7
    Inspired by Rogue and DOOM, Mothergunship is a fast-paced shooter like no other, it's randomly generated levels will keep you guessing. WhileInspired by Rogue and DOOM, Mothergunship is a fast-paced shooter like no other, it's randomly generated levels will keep you guessing. While it's customisation will have you coming back again and again. Expand