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GF Rating
8.3

8621 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
5

Fair

Just didn't feel it

posted by Captain (FORT MYERS, FL) Nov 2, 2008

Member since Oct 2008

6 out of 19 gamers (32%) found this review helpful

I'm usually into shooters ad this game was receiving great reviews so i had to give it a try. I only played this game for a few hours and just couldn't get into it. The graphics were great and it had smooth controls but I felt like i was hacking into machines every minute and it got annoying seeing the same hack puzzle so much. I didn't feel like i was getting anywhere and it failed to hold my attention, also. It's worth a rent but not a buy.

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GF Rating
4

Weak

too dark to see anything =/= atmospheric

posted by trav23 (GARLAND, TX) Apr 7, 2012

Member since Sep 2008

I did not enjoy what I played of this. It is way too reliant on the 'you can hear the bad guys but can't tell where they are until they jump up in your face so that's creepy, right?' mechanic, and also the 'turn off the lights right before throwing in a hundred bad guys'. You know why I bought the big spiffy tv and why we all paid for the consoles with the beefy new video chips? Because we want to be able to SEE our games. If your primary mechanics are designed to make it so I can't see anything, it gets annoying. Dead space did the same thing, but I made it through that, I guess because there were enough other mechanics at play.

The story seemed like it had potential, and certainly other people like it since there are a bunch of sequels, but it just wasn't what I was looking for.

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GF Rating
4

Weak

dissapointed

posted by donpatch42 (MUNCY, PA) Apr 22, 2010

Member since Apr 2010

I heard so much about this game that i as ready to buy it. When i got gamefly, this was my first game on my list. After playing it for 1 day, i am sending it back, because even though it does have good gameplay, it is redundant and repeats its self often. The good or evil side in many games is getting old, and the "Spells" als known as plasmids in the game arent that effective

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