Reinventing F.3.A.R.

Alex Hilhorst writes, "The original F.E.A.R., or "First Encounter Assault Recon" as its subtitled, may not have innovated the first-person shooter much, but it brought together aspects of various other games and coalesced them into a uniquely enjoyable experience. Survival horror was once a genre that only inhabited the world of third-person, but thanks to games like F.E.A.R. and Condemned, it has started to experiment with the first-person perspective. In a lot of ways, first-person perspective is a much scarier format; it makes you feel like you're actually in the universe of the game. And the F.E.A.R series has taken advantage of this to great effect."

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hatchimatchi3732d ago

Not sure how I feel about this game. I really enjoyed the first 2 and I know I'll be buying the 3rd on day 1, I just don't find myself being excited for it. Oh well, hopefully it'll catch me by surprise and totally blow me away.

Shackdaddy8363732d ago

I dont really like the "reinvented" f3ar. It just doesn't seem to get me creeped out like the other two did.