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Superhot Is a Shooter Where Time Moves Only When You Do

Like a mind-bending action-hero ballet

What would you do if time moved only when you did? PC shooter Superhot lets you answer the question while dodging swarms of bullets and rapid-fire chaining together impossibly cool action hero moves, which you can then watch as realtime replays.

“Step or pivot and everything spools up, like pushing ‘play’ on an old-school tape recorder,” I wrote in my review. Or “stand still and time slows dramatically, swords and swarms of shotgun pellets creeping toward you like snails through molasses. Remember ‘bullet time’ from The Matrix? This is like that, but more.”

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