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post #11 of 43
FEAR 1 & 2 were pretty good.
FEAR 2 was only half as good/scary as FEAR 1.
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post #12 of 43
I own and enjoyed both. Definitely worth $10.00.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chewy View Post
Only ever played fear 2 and it was ok ish at best
You are missing out man..... thats like saying "Iv'e only ever seen dumb and dumberer but not Dumb and Dumber"
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You are missing out man..... thats like saying "Iv'e only ever seen dumb and dumberer but not Dumb and Dumber"
This man speaks the truth..
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If you enjoy being scared, get it and play it in a dark room with loud audio. If not dont bother, only get the multiplayer, its free!
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post #16 of 43
The first one was pretty good, especially the multiplayer. FEAR 2 just sucked. It's worth playing through once. Worth the $10, go for it.
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FEAR was one of the best FPS's ever made. The AI was amazing the story was intense and the level design was good. Controls were amazing. I remember how amazed everyone was back when it came out.

I'd still pay full price for it if it were just now coming out.
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post #18 of 43
I hate to sound like a clone but..

F.E.A.R. 1 is gods gift to man when it comes to FPS gaming.

It was probably the best FPS game I have ever played. Sure the graphics are alittle dated now but, the truth is they are still putting out FPS games that are on par with F.E.A.R. Graphically.

While I have to agree the gameplay isn't "scary" it is more "intense". While it doesn't give you a sense of "dread" I think its important to keep in mind that you can be afraid without having a sense of "dread".

F.E.A.R. is what I would call "Realistically scary". It is intense, gets your adrenaline pumping and can have your heart racing. If you were in a scary situation in real life.. thats pretty much what would happen.

Its not like amnesia the dark descent where your up against lovecraft type horror and do sometimes feel a sense of dread..

F.E.A.R. 2 was well.. fun when you get in the giant mech.. thats about it..

"let me push down this random object that won't stop a weak bullet even in real life!"

F.E.A.R. 2 was an abomination compared to F.E.A.R.

And F.E.A.R. 3 is making me cringe hard looking at the trailers..
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FEAR was one of the best FPS's ever made. The AI was amazing the story was intense and the level design was good. Controls were amazing. I remember how amazed everyone was back when it came out.

I'd still pay full price for it if it were just now coming out.
Don't forget how hard it was to run when it first came out

I believe I had a Barton 2500+ and 6800GT then.. played just about anything until I bought FEAR. I believe I got in the 25-35 fps range at 1600x1200 (might have played it at 1280x1024.. don't recall, that's the good thing about CRT's ).

When I finally built a new system consisting of a dual core 4600+ and 8800GT, FEAR was the first game I played
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post #20 of 43
FEAR was one of the greatest horror games i played in my life, but fear 2 sucks.
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