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Obscure

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GF Rating
6.1

288 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
6

Above Average

Pretty Good

posted by tigerbuck (WINSTON SALEM, NC) May 26, 2007

Member since Sep 2006

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is pretty good. I like the fact that you can,as a single player, switch back and forth between the characters, although I actually kept Shannon just for the advice she gives. It give a Resident Evil and Silent Hill vibe, just not on as much of a grand scale. It's a fun game to play, but don't expect to play too many hours on it. I feel that this game was really short, and I didn't even look at a walkthrough, and I'm not the best gamer out there. So for a short weekend of fun, this is a great game, but the storyline is only so-so. Be prepared.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Good but disapppointing too!

posted by Mariya (GOSHEN, IN) Feb 16, 2007

Member since Jan 2007

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I just finished the game and feel like... blah... Well no, it's not a bad game at all. But somehow it just leaves me sort of-- indifferent.
I could probably briefly summarize it in two sections- the good and the bad.

THE GOOD
There were moments when it made me jump off my chair! When monsters brake through walls right in front of you, it definitely is fun! Also, the audio effects are great- the choir singing and all the disturbing noises of someone somewhere ..well being "in trouble" let's say. And the music is good too- it all adds up to the creepiness
Another great thing is the way you don't really get STUCK- the game leads you where you need to go so you don't have to wonder around trying to figure out what the heck you should do. It keeps you "progressing" through the game as well as the storyline.

THE BAD
It could have been an amazing irreplaceable experience- i love the concept of leading a group of stereotypical teenagers in a high school with a big dirty secret.. but the storyline IS SO STRAIGHTFORWARD. Not to say it did not have ANY surprises at all but i just have to say - the plot is weak.

Overall, when i saw the screenshots and read the preview of the game i was sure i would love it!!! And i did enjoy it, but it could have been soo much more.

You can rent it and have fun with it- but it's not for those who want to get into some deep thinking and plot analysis..

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Great game!

posted by SurfFreak (LAGUNA BEACH, CA) May 17, 2008

Member since Jun 2004

This is a horror title set in an american school campus. It reminded me alof of "the faculty". This game wasn't Fatal Frame scary but it had some chillin moments. Some of the things I liked about the game is that the movement is improved over RE and you can play as different 5 charaters with different skills. The difficulty was not all that hard and there were probably about 12 hours of play which is on the short side. I think the replayability factor is good. I had never heard of this and found it while browsing around on Gamefly so in that sense the game is actually really obscure. I think alot of people missed this one but its worth checking out.

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