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funbob
10-14-2005, 20:51
Managed to get my hands on a copy a few days early and all I can say is wow, what an amazing gaming experience. The demo was just a very small taste of things to come. Everything about the game is just incredibly polished and it is downright CREEPY! Doom 3 ain't got nothing on this game. I've just played a few minutes of the opening level so far and I've got goose bumps from sitting in a darkened room with my headphones on.

A lot of the tricks are standard horror fare but boy do they work well. Doors mysteriously slam shut, strange figures walk around and disappear into the shadows, things fly off of shelves, faint ghostly voices are in the background, smoke seems to take on vaguely human forms in an amazingly creepy effect. The execution is just great and the amazing graphics are enough to suspend your disbelief and really put you into the game. Interactive horror movie would be an appropriate way to describe it.

But take away the supernatural aspect of the game and you still have a first rate shooter with top notch graphics and great gameplay. The AI is so good it's scary. Really, you've never seen AI this good. It's an amazing achievement that has to be seen to be believed. Everyone get your copies October 18th!

funbob
10-14-2005, 22:06
Your partner. He doesn't like you much.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap001.jpg

Check out the nice heat distortion effect.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap004.jpg

That's one big rat.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap006.jpg

This guy is bad news. And that's going to leave a mark.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap008.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap009.jpg

Assigned to protect you.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap017.jpg

Useful tip, the fire extinguishers explode very nicely.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap029.jpg

This guy didn't die a peaceful death.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap031.jpg

I think I'll let them go first.
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap034.jpg

Have you seen my stapler?
http://home.comcast.net/~bobthemtnbiker/snap036.jpg

TriumphTheIrish
10-16-2005, 01:13
damn im sooo gonna buy this, completely forgot it is coming out in 2 days... I cant wait.

funbob
10-17-2005, 23:10
Game's still not officially out yet and there's already a patch for it ;P ;f . 1.01 is primarily a multiplayer patch and it's a 21MB download.

http://www.3dgamers.com/games/fear/downloads/

Gary_P
10-19-2005, 22:07
I have been playing this game about three hours and have had never been so scared by a game in my life. its like being in a damn movie.

that dude with the 2X4 almost made me piss my pants. I sat there with all the eerie music and said to myself....WTF have I gotten myself into now?



Gary

OXEN
10-20-2005, 12:59
Originally posted by funbob
and it is downright CREEPY!

Silent Hill 2 Creepy?

Now that was a creepy game.

funbob
11-12-2005, 16:38
What a cliffhanger ending! Without giving away anything all I can say is I can't wait for FEAR 2. Now I just have more questions than answers.

funbob
11-12-2005, 16:40

gruntmedik
11-13-2005, 09:36
It was an interesting ending. At one or two points in the game, I actually had goose bumps;P ;P