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Old 06-18-09, 01:12 AM   #1
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Red face Condemned: Criminal Origins

After finishing Dead Space I decided to grab a random game off my shelf that I hadn't played yet.

So, I installed Condemned.

I just played it a bit and I don't know if I'm missing something or not... but... is this game supposed to be reaaaallly boring? There's nothing going on and nothing to do. I thought I'd be investigating things and bashing in heads, but so far I've mostly just been wandering through run-down rooms with nothing to do. I try every door until one opens and then repeat until I have to bash a guy... then continue wandering and trying to open doors.

Maybe this was just a bad game to play right after finishing one as intense and interesting as Dead Space.

Basically, this game feels like FEAR with lots of trash on the floor and no shootouts (ie, 90% of the game).

Also what's with the achievements? How am I supposed to get sucked into a seedy and dangerous world of crime when the game keeps reminding me that I'm supposed to be completing these achievements that have nothing to do with the game? Yay, I found a dead bird! Yay a piece of metal! Yay a TV!

Sorry, this game just makes no sense to me and I feel like I just wasted an hour and a half of my night off.
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