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Wired Review: F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Review

Wired writes: "Horror videogames are difficult to get right. What makes something scary? Blood on the walls? Spooky sound effects? Dimly lit corridors with blinking lights?

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, a new first-person shooter for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC (reviewed), delivers all those standards of the genre. But Origin's scares come mostly from the game's frightening atmosphere, not cheap shocks.

It's a classic sort of horror, and succeeds in actually being scary by leveraging a player's psychological reactions to the environment - you'll be jumping at shadows, not at creatures routinely popping out of them. But the game telegraphs these sequences so much that they lose a lot of their fear power."

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Helghast Slayer3230d ago

Hmm you really don't look stupid now huh EDGE?

Fear2 8
Killzone2 7 lol

You stick out like a extra prick at a gang bang (quote from killzone2 script)