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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:16 pm
Just curious to see if anyone has played this at all. I've seen a lot of information on it and love the underwater idea and the diving suits being integrated into the visual design, but am not sure about it being a first person shooter. I have seen a lot of reviews for it and they have been pretty much all positive. So, any thoughts?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:49 pm
i have played the demo and quite liked it, i wasn't
planning on buying it but just may in the future.

its kinda creepy, it reminds me of Condemed and FEAR.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:54 pm
Yeah I played the demo on 360 too. Very creepy indeed. I don't play that many FPS, but this definetely gave me a few scares. The lights to each room flicker on as soon as you walk in which is a little unsettling. :shock:

The visuals look great. I may buy it in the future, but I'm looking forward to a few other games atm.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:56 pm
This game is doing very well at the moment.

I've been keeping an eye on it's development as it's from the studio of Irrational Games which is partly based in the US & also in Canberra.

So Aussies were involved! Go the local game industry! 8)

Gamewise.... I love the graphics I've seen in the trailers & demo. On my list of games to get my hands on... during the next couple of months. :oops:

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:02 pm
I bought it the other day but haven't gotten around to installing it yet.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 12:07 am
Downloaded the demo yesterday-it played really well but it was a bit short. I may get it later on.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 12:48 am
I installed it last night. Put everything up to max, enabled the 5.1, turned the lights off and jumped in. It's a cool freaky game :) Didn't get much time to play but it's gonna be fun.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:22 am
[quote:b55c5502b6="Az"]I installed it last night. Put everything up to max, enabled the 5.1, turned the lights off and jumped in. ....[/quote:b55c5502b6]
That's the only way to play these games! :lol: Glad you're enjoying it Az.... sounds very atmospheric... which is always a big plus! 8)

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:58 pm
I have the Xbox 360 version, still have not finished it, despite having purchased it the weekend it came out (got sidetracked with a few other games + lack of time has prevented me from doing it so far).

I love the world of the game, its not Resident Evil scary, but still a little freaky :P. I'm not a raving madman (i don't think so anyway :P), but i love how you can deal with the enamies in the game using the electric plasmid to electricute someone in water... or as they are standing under pouring water = great :twisted:
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:44 pm
I finished it; it got rave reviews (metascore at 96, the same as HL and HL2). It didn't not deserve a score that high, but I probably would have given it high 80s to low 90s. Some people found it repetitive (and especially towards the end I tended to agree, excluding the last part before the final boss, although that boss is also underpowered).

It's a good game, but not quite as great as the media made out. Certainly one of the better ones.
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