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Poll Results: Homecoming?

 
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post #1 of 7
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Any good or utterly terrible?
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post #2 of 7
Always wanted to try it. Heard bad things and good things.

I dont think there was a demo. I might try it then buy it.
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its complete crap. sound effects only come out of the right speaker, its lagy on everything, graphics re crap. not worth more than 10 cents IMHO
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It is gonna be interesting to see if it is still possible in this age of Political Correctness for ol' Pyramid Head to be his sick brute self.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
its complete crap. sound effects only come out of the right speaker, its lagy on everything, graphics re crap. not worth more than 10 cents IMHO
omg lol nvm then
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post #6 of 7
Well, do you like the rest of the Silent Hill series? If so, there is a good chance you'll like this one as well. I am in the middle of it, and like it. In the past month (or so) I've bought Homecoming, Bad Company 2, Crysis Warhead, NBA 2K11, Devil May Cry 4, Far Cry 2, Bioshock 2, and Avp. Since I got it about 2 weeks ago, Homecoming has been taking up the majority of my gaming time.

In comparison to the other Silent Hill games, it's better than 4, and about tied with 3 IMO. 1 and 2 > the rest, again, IMO. The story, thus far, seems weaker than 1 and 2 for sure. Though the atmosphere is there, the creepy music, strange characters (though not as developed as 2), messed up enemies. Even Pyramid Head makes a return. Gameplay is very similar to 1,2, and 3 for the most part, except for the new combat elements. At first, my initial impressions where that the enhanced combat lessened the frightening atmosphere a bit, but farther into the game, I have changed my mind. Combat is easier in the earlier areas, but once the enemies get tougher, it's just as "scary" taking on them on. Running is a good idea in a lot of cases. Same puzzles and such as the other games in the series. Lots of dropping into holes, reaching into holes, climbing through holes in the wall, enemies coming out of holes, etc. Usual Silent Hill stuff.

The biggest negative I would have is the performance. FPS is capped at 30, no matter what. It makes it seem terribly sluggish, but I guess that's what the console crowd deals with, so yeah. I couldn't get AA to work either. And the graphics aren't very good, only takes my GTX 460 to about 35% usage maxed right out at 1920x1080. But the lighting, atmosphere, and art direction make it work well enough. Textures are straight from a Wii game or something though.

EDIT - sound works fine for me.
post #7 of 7
i like it... the only problem is that is to scary for me......mmm and it has problems with my gamepad.

u have to get to the end of the game to understand the history.

and i dont like the graphics
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