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Very Good

An Unappreciated Survival Horror Gem

posted by Pakahafi (IRVINE, CA) Apr 24, 2008

Member since Oct 2007

Off the top of my head, I can't remember exactly what drew me to this game. I suppose it was the fact that Keiichiro Toyama, the creator of the original Silent Hill, was a key figure in this game, and dang it, you can't like survival horror without liking Silent Hill.

One thing that you will notice about this game when you load it up is that unlike Silent Hill, this game is merciless in its difficulty. From the first level, most people become alienated by its mission based gameplay that allows virtually no mistakes. In this game, nothing is given. Just about every character in the game starts without a weapon, and they are expected to go through vast amounts of levels filled with health regenerating, fast, and sometimes gun wielding zombies until the game decides to stop laughing at your misfortune and gives you a wrench to rip em a new one. More determined gamers, however, will see this dramatic increase in difficulty over other games as an asset, and will work to unlock the remaining levels.

Much like the gameplay, the storyline of this game is yet another factor that may further distance itself from most casual gamers. Without giving away too much, you basically play as 10 or so different characters with only one thing in common: they are trapped in village filled with half dead but still very zombie like humans known as shibito who aren't exactly very open to the idea of helping em leave. Some won't make it out alive, despite your best efforts at flawless gameplay. You'd be surprised at how much you begin to root for some of these characters who may sadly meet their end AFTER a level is over. While the plot unravels itself out of order and can get rather tedious at first, when you finish this game and unlock the ending that you worked oh so hard to obtain, it will no doubt rank among some of your proudest gaming achievements.

Give this one a go if you like a little bit of challenge in your game. You won't be disappointed.

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siren a different resident evil

posted by jobogr (WAVERLY, WV) Jan 12, 2008

Member since Dec 2007

the game is good a really good set up and every thing was great about the game how every thing was played out. It reminded me of resident evil in a way what I did not like about the game was through out the game seeing was not a option at all unless you had a infinite chicago typewriter. it was very dark set up most of the game I could not see. in order to play it like it was ment to be you cant use your flashlight very much. over all it is a great game. I give it a 5.

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Above Average


posted by flygirl (WHITE PLAINS, NY) Apr 19, 2007

Member since Feb 2007

this game has an butt-kicking story line but its not really a good game.if they made a movie about this fame id be just as good as dawn of the dead

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