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Stalker SoC the X-18 lab, the first time I played the game ... that's the only time I've actually been scared enough playing a game that I shut if off just to wait until morning.

Between the crates randomly floating up into mid-air and smashing me, and the first appearance of the snorks in the game (who jacked me up), and the first fire trap anamolies, and the sounds of some unknown giant creature thudding around somewhere, and the overall ambience ... I was like "F-this, man ... I'm playing this in the DAYTIME!"

It didn't help that I was totally alone in a remote cabin in the Sierra's, really late at night, with 5.1 sound cranked ... I'z probably a little baked, too
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The part where you run into the first controller also made me crap. Im fairly certain I screamed like a girl. I get wayyyyy to into these games.
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post #52 of 60
Amnesia is definitely the scariest game i have ever played. Ive played 4 and a half hours of it, three hours were most likely me hiding in a corner yelling at the scary things to 'GO AWAY!'

Dead Space is a fun game, but not that scary. It is a shooter where occasionally something will pop out and keep you on your toes.

If you have a gun, weapon, or something to protect yourself with, the game is not scary to me.
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Haha, those vids are pretty good. "Mind altering, demonic, weapon," hahaahah what? And what is this subliminally altering us to do? Struggle for survival...Oh noes!
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post #55 of 60
Game was scary, I think some people trying to act brave by not admitting it was scary. If they made a game anymore scarier than the Dead Space 2 games than we'd have ppl having heart-attacks.
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post #56 of 60
I'm with this guy, I can't take jump scares man, I'm an edgy guy it stresses me out!
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post #57 of 60
And nobody mentions Silent Hill 2?
That game set the bar until Amnesia.
I still haven't played Alan Wake yet, but heard a few good things about it.
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post #58 of 60
I've just finished played the first 3 hours of DS2. You've got to respect a game that can increase the tension to such a point that a balloon popping in a reception room makes you jump out of your skin.
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post #59 of 60
A lot of people are saying it's just "jump scares" but at the end of the day that's pretty much almost the best a video game can deliver and it's pretty good if you ask me.

It's not really like we are going to get scared to the point of emotional trauma? After all we all know it's a video game, so I reckon it does a good job of keeping you on your toes and stressed out.

Good game.
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post #60 of 60
This is very ture.

It's jump scare tactics and mild panic scares are just enough for it to crack out some adrenaline but for the game to still be entertaining. The games which are purely about scaring the hell out of you, that doesn't appeal to me. These are supposed to be fun!

I think the balance is great

I'm loving it, haven't played a horror for a while and it is indeed a great action/horror.

Also, it's engine is really well configured, running all on ultra on my little aging laptop!!
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