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Haze for PS3 asks gamers a tough question

It would be a fascinating exercise to tally up the virtual body count an average fan of violent video games amasses in a single year.

Say, maybe, 500 digital Nazis in World War II games, a thousand slavering aliens in sci-fi shooters, half the population of the cities in the Grand Theft Auto series... that's a lot of bloodshed and carnage.

But do gamers ever stop and say, "Wow, I have really mixed emotions about shooting that guy in the head just now"? If the makers of the upcoming PlayStation 3 game Haze have their way, they just might.

bootsielon3257d ago

After all, it's just a game. Bioshock will try to do the same. If they (the developers) accomplish what they're trying to do, I'll be impressed.

Observer3257d ago

.. it's not like conveying this sort of emotions to the gamer is impossible.

While playing Shadow of the Colossus, when you're supposed to kill the somewhat peaceful bosses roaming the land, like the giant horse-like colossi, i felt like "why the heck am i killing this thing ?".

Pretentious yes, especially for an FPS, but it's feasible.

Cheers.

socomnick3257d ago

haze looks mediocre I cant wait for bioshock though cant wait to blast those little girls.

Arkham3257d ago

Anything from the Timesplitters crew interests me, and this one looks like it won't disappoint.

Maddens Raiders3257d ago

Is one of the best movies out there @ depicting the psychological and physiological breakdown between commander and commandees. It's one of my favorite movies and the actors are top notch. If Haze can achieve these kind of dynamics in the game, then they might have a sure-fire winner, but the qustion becomes, "how far will you be able to stray from the beaten path," sorta speak when you become "aware" or conscious of any wrongdoing or a bad command? That's what I want to see.
As far as the above comment goes, I couldn't disagree more that HAZE looks mediocre. Hell it went vs. against screens of CRYSIS the other day and held it's own despite CRYSIS being a true stunner and overall better looking game, so how does it look mediocre?

Arkham3257d ago

Well, I'd guess it would look mediocre if you compared resized 720p screens to resized super high-res screens, for starters. ;)

Or it just looks mediocre to people who want it to look mediocre.

BubblesDAVERAGE3257d ago

All of them look mediocre...so how can u say that unless you have played this game...Wat that guy is saying nonsense..besides the graphics wat can u tell from a fps without playing it because they have looked the same since golden eye.....just better graphics...You gota agree with that...he looked at a game and called it mediocre looking at halo 3 would ou say the same...This guy is the reason new Ips dont get a chance...LOSer..Looking at Socom you could make the same conclusion plz explain

Bathyj3257d ago

I used to think about it on Perfect Dark 64 because the multiplayer had stats. It was a big deal for us to keep a respecable accuracy level as well as plenty of headshots. My virtual killcount was about 18K if I remember correctly and I used to think "wow, and that just one game."

I wonder how many I have killed with red or green shells?

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