Listen up, Peaky Blinders fans! A video game based on the super hit Netflix series is set to release on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch this summer.
Peaky Blinders: Mastermind is a prequel to the first season of the show. The series creator Steven Knight is working in collaboration with FuturLab to create it. “Peaky Blinders: Mastermind lets you join the Shelby family’s criminal gang.
Follow the rise of Tommy as he successfully uncovers a sinister plot to put the family out of business, proving himself worthy of being the true mastermind of the Peaky Blinders,” reads the official description on Stream.
Peaky Blinders seems like the ideal material for a video game, but it’s actually the gameplay description that interests most. Mastermind lets you play as different characters from the show including Tommy, Arthur, Polly, John, Ada and Finn, to carry out missions using each of their unique strengths.
The game is played through a top-down perspective and involves planning, rewinding and resetting character trajectories in sequence to execute your master plan.
Choosing the right strategy for each character, whether that’s stealth, distraction or brute force, will be key in coordinating a successful mission.
Marketed as being “true to the TV show” it’s based on, you’ll explore familiar locations like The Garrison Tavern, Charlie Strong’s Yard and Shelby Parlour as well.
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