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Old 06-22-09, 12:46 PM   #13
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Default Re: Condemned: Criminal Origins

Originally Posted by NaitoSan View Post
It's not a traditional first-person shooter. The focus of the experience is on improvised melee. This game is a survival/psychological horror game. I finished it without using a firearm on hard difficult. Can you do that?

If you enjoy The Silence of the Lambs and Se7en, then you would find this game fun and enjoyable.

There isn't anything psychological about the game.

And I can't find a reason to care about going through the game without using a gun because the melee combat consists of a single attack (which does the same thing with every weapon) and its already boring enough as it is. If the game is so psychological, it shouldn't need to focus on achievements to keep it interesting.

The Silence of the Lambs and Se7en were excellent movies because of the plot and the characters. This game is 90% smacking hobos with pipes and 10% of everything else... and I still don't see how its psychological. I don't call a flickering film noise effect while walking down a black-and-white hallway psychological. Its just a gimmick they carried over from FEAR.
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