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Alright a new F.E.A.R Game!

You play a Sergeant (insert name here?) in a parallel story to the original and F.E.A.R. and F.E.A.R. Extraction Point. The game begins by deploying you to infilitrate and research Replica activity in a local business.







Let's Get Going:

Off the bat: Your greeted with the usual nvidia/sierra logos and the main menu that the other fear games have. On a note: I couldn't get the 5.1 to work properly with my x-fi. DOH! Anyway, controls changed, video settings set to max, lets fire this bad boy up.

Gameplay:
The game plays exactly like the other F.E.A.R. games with some new enemies and weapons thrown in. Some new weapons include a grenade launcher (boom much!!!) new assault rifle (with light amplification scope.) as well as some new fun ones I'll let you discover. The game makes a good balance of keeping you off your toes with some decent scares and mind f***s as well as throwing some stuff at you that you weren't expecting.



Audio:
DOH! The game doesn't like my X-Fi card, no 5.1 for me Stereo ftw I guess. The new weapons sound as good as they feel and as devestating as they are. Explosions are numerous and the game plays well. That static sound still means something freaky is about to happen.

System:
Where to start. The AI is still as amazing as ever. The new enemies do indeed throw something new at you that you arn't expecting. You'll be meeting new scares and thrills as you continue to kill and learn this underlying plot (which is DEFIANTLY a twist.)

Other thoughts:
How much more are they going to twist the plot of FEAR. In all honest I'm kind of dissapointed with Extraction Point and was expecting a better ending to wrap things up. Alma does appear in this one and it's some pretty good crap. I enjoyed reliving some good ole fear days but I think the series is dieing. If you enjoyed the first two fear's this one is definitely a must grab. Side Note: The game supports the G-15 with a Heads down display! How awesome!

8.75/10






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Great review! +rep
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Thanks :-)

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First thoughts: Pretty........Prince of persia meets FEAR?!
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Thanks :-)

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nice review!
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you do know OCN has a review section right? Go to the top of the page and click on review.
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