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I will give it [Amnesia] an honest try one of these days... I just beat Dead Space last night.... only took me 3 years to find time ... I just don't have enough time... and now the expect me to beat Dead Space 2?!

My STEAM collection consists of game bought and never played... c'est la vie.

P.S. I would trade my entire game collection any day of the week for games like Dead Space, Resident Evil (1-3), Silent Hill (1-3), and Amnesia. I love the horror genre, and we get shafted and overlooked constantly. Just look at what Hollywood has done to us, apparently we have been relegated to the C-budget, which is about 10x lower than a B-rated movie.
Edited by RagingCain - 2/5/11 at 10:40am
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I found it too cheesy to be scary in all honesty. The glowing pink goo was just dumb, not scary, and I didn't play any farther than the first few minutes because of it. It just didn't seem scary at all, even from the youtube videos I watched. Games like Silent Hill that feature more twisted imagery have more of a fright factor to me. This game just didn't do it for me for some reason.
There's your problem. It gets scarier as you progress
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i played the demo but this game freaks me out too much to play through the whole thing lol
post #14 of 35
is this game really scary? seen the play throughs on youtube, doesn't look scary :\\
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is this game really scary? seen the play throughs on youtube, doesn't look scary :\\
Well it wont be now you've seen what's coming...
post #16 of 35
Nothing is scary if you're watching it on Youtube, now seriously.

Play it yourself, at night, alone, with headphones, and you will be scared. The scariest part of Amnesia, contrary to most horror styles (such as gore and pop-out scares), is the atmosphere. It won't be if you don't play it as such.


Edited by HealthyBigMac - 2/5/11 at 10:59am
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Will it run at 720p on a HD4250 IGP fine?
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people say this game is terrifying, but from the youtube vids, it basically looks like Luigi's Mansion, with some chills and thrills; here and there.

The only thing that was scary to me was that movie Exorcist and Resident Evil 1 remastered for the gamecube. And those were when i was around 14 years of age.

I'm really looking for a frightening experience, but I wanna make sure that I'm not wasting my time nor my money.
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There's your problem. It gets scarier as you progress
I knew that's the response I'd get. But I watched a ton of youtube videos, and just have no interest in playing anymore of it. The atmosphere set at the beginning just wasn't scary enough for me to want to continue with it.

And I played it with the lights out, with 5.1, by myself, late at night. Wasn't scary. Silent hill I have to turn off because it just gets too intense and creepy to stand at times. Dead Space has some pretty creepy moments as well, and also gets pretty intense to where I have to turn it off. I love the horror genre, I just don't think this style appeals to me.
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Nothing is scary if you're watching it on Youtube, now seriously.

Play it yourself, at night, alone, with headphones, and you will be scared. The scariest part of Amnesia, contrary to most horror styles (such as gore and pop-out scares), is the atmosphere. It won't be if you don't play it as such.

This. The game does a great job immersing you in the environment
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