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I'm about 3 hours into this game and I have to admit, I may have wet mahself a couple times.
It is so much more intense than the first Dead Space. You're just more on edge.
As many of you know, after about 10 minutes of Dead Space 1, you got used to it and it was no longer super scary. Well, with this game, everywhere you go something new is happening. Your environment changes, new enemies are trying to eat your face, and all that good stuff.
Well, I'm taking a break from it.
As for the Amnesia comparison, Dead Space 2 isn't quite as scary, but Amnesia is a tough game to run with in that category.
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I'm not sure if I would compare the two directly. Especially because DS2 is more action orientated. But yeah, both games are necessary for any survival horror buff. Both are just simply master pieces.
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Dead Space 2 had several mechanics that really made me appreciate the game and the effort they put into it. It's a great game worthy of my 60 bucks. Anyone who pirates it should be shot on sight.
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
I'm not sure if I would compare the two directly. Especially because DS2 is more action orientated. But yeah, both games are necessary for any survival horror buff. Both are just simply master pieces.
Yeah, I was just talking about sheer horror. They are different genres, but I just wanted to announce that it is a scary as it should be.
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i was scared at alot of parts in dead space 1 and dead space 2. Mainly because I have the worst memory on the entire planet so each time I played the game it felt like a new experience and I forgot where each monster would pop out at.
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I think the big fear of Amnesia is the fact you cant fight back.

I have a hard time being scared when I have a giant gun to back me up.
    
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Dead Space 2 or one aren't scary but their damn good games
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The times I've jumped the most is when entering a "safe zone" with a shop and a save point... the intense music has stopped and I start relaxing getting ready to do some retail therapy when bang a necromorph jumps out and grabs me.
I violated my "E" button so hard.
Love this game.
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I think the big fear of Amnesia is the fact you cant fight back.

I have a hard time being scared when I have a giant gun to back me up.
Exactly this.
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I find this hard to believe. I have yet to play DS2 but Amnesia set the bar in terms of scary, to the point to where the orginial DS wasnt scary at all. Nothing scares me anymore, only Amnesia/Penumbra.

I hope DS2 is equally as scary, but I doubt it. Its hard to get scared when your getting ready to blow something to pieces.
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