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Submitted by FailboatSkipper 651d ago | article

Thalassophobia and Far Cry 3

Pixels or Death's Henry McMunn gives a perspective on just how horrifying the beautiful world of Far Cry 3 can be with a fear of the sea. (Far Cry 3, Ubisoft, Xbox 360)

typikal82  +   651d ago
I turned off TR:Underworld before diving too deep... Guess I have a phobia too.
geth1gh  +   651d ago
I really don't have a fear of water. That said, the very first time I jumped of a small cliff into the river(in fc3) I was greeted instantly by a crocodile trying to chomp me to bits. It really caught me off gourd and I almost jumped out of my seat.

Needless to say, I still get extremely paranoid whenever I get in the water now and just don't want to be in it. So it's instilled that fear into me, in the game at least.
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Fullmetalevolust  +   651d ago
I do have thalassophobia as well. I couldn't play against one of the bosses on Shadow of the colossus; that sea serpent/electric eel made me shake and shiver so nervously, I had to have someone hold me while I was trying to kill it strategically. I think I died a little when it took me deep in that murky water while trying to shake me off. The grossest encounter I have lived through in a video game.
El Lago from Resident evil 4 freaked the hell outta me too. I still have nightmarish visions of fighting these two creatures.lol
typikal82  +   651d ago
Oh man, I hated that Colossus. Huge sigh of relief when I killed it though.
Fullmetalevolust  +   650d ago
You and I man, I can't even play the HD collection. The idea of it looking more realistic sends shivers down my spine. I am reluctant to play any water related Colossus, even though stabbing the hell of that flying colossus is mindless fun!
WeskerChildReborned  +   651d ago
Yep you are very vulnerable in the water and that is why i try not to swim in the water and instead look for a boat.

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