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Haven't played it "yet" just bought it last night for $9 and still waiting on my GTX 460 to arrive which should be today... yeahhhh. Got delayed in shipping from Cali to Texas due to the bad weather in the Dallas area. But I know the original FEAR was probably one of the scariest games I have played... Doom 3 was close but that was more due to the monsters jumping out at you then the actual game play. So we shall see.

Metro 2033 is installed and ready to go just need my video card.
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Honestly its a pretty game but the gameplay is boring. I beat the game but was hard to keep focused
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Haven't played it "yet" just bought it last night for $9 and still waiting on my GTX 460 to arrive which should be today... yeahhhh. Got delayed in shipping from Cali to Texas due to the bad weather in the Dallas area. But I know the original FEAR was probably one of the scariest games I have played... Doom 3 was close but that was more due to the monsters jumping out at you then the actual game play. So we shall see.

Metro 2033 is installed and ready to go just need my video card.
It's not really a scary game like FEAR, you know. I would never compare it to a game like FEAR or Amnesia, Metro is in no way a horror game. It has it's moments of horror, but it's not what the developers were aiming for.
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post #14 of 19
I love it, still playing it. Very mood heavy and has it's scary moments. It really is the game I was looking for. Too bad I can't play it right now as it heats up my system too much cause it to leak a few drips a minute. I have a new rad coming in today so I will get back into it for a while.
post #15 of 19
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I love it, still playing it. Very mood heavy and has it's scary moments. It really is the game I was looking for. Too bad I can't play it right now as it heats up my system too much cause it to leak a few drips a minute. I have a new rad coming in today so I will get back into it for a while.
Definitely a great game, I'm on my 3rd playthrough and I will be playing it again after this playthrough.
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post #16 of 19
I got this free a while back with something I bought and I gave up pretty quickly since I'm not really a big fan of things jumping out and scaring the crap outta me. I found the storyline pretty interesting and the graphics amazing but too scary for this wuss. For some reason somebody seems to think I really need this game though since I just got my third free copy last week...
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post #17 of 19
depressing game, but good and looks pretty. It would get a solid 7/10 from me.
post #18 of 19
The game would be epic...if they focused way more on the backgrounds of the game. You just found yourself killing "stuff" but never get to know how everything got to where it sits...

Thats why I'm going to read the book, then re-play it again. Many people told me this way you get the whole picture, because as it stands many creatures should freak you out but they don't into the game... (they seem to do into the books).



Somebody said something about FEAR. Yeah, they are totally different. Metro sits in the same space as Stalker: creepy atmosphear, and monsters...but its not intended to scare you, but to make you feel inside that atmosphear (Stalker does it better, imo). In FEAR there are scenes in which you just wanna unplug the computer.

Spoiler (text in white, remember to delete it if you quote!!!):
In FEAR2, there is a scene that the light stutters heavily, and you only see blood around the walls (not sure if it was at the school). That scene was sooooooooo tense, so uncomfortable, I nearly unplugged my computer and ran into a corner. Stalker nor Metro never feels that way. Yeah, you get to jump sometimes...but thats it.
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post #19 of 19
i think metro nailed immersion better than pretty much every other game available. The art direction, along with the fantastic attention to detail on people and their gear, the monsters and their AI. Voice acting.

It is in the truest form a AAA game.

Its not my favorite game ever, but i enjoyed every minute of it. I loved the fact that it wasnt always a fight going on, and you could avoid most of them also.

Not many games give you the sense that you are not in charge, you are merely an ant. This game delivers it perfectly.
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