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Old 06-23-11, 03:24 AM   #73
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It looks good most of the time, but can also look quite poor. Basically it Looks like a 360 game, but even so much of it is very bland, with shallow contrast range. I'm not able to run 4xAA on my system either. If I do it sticks at 30fps, so I use 2xAA. To me it seems like a game made on a budget, just something milk the franchise a bit more.
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Old 06-23-11, 04:47 AM   #74
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Just a couple of quick observations -

- The graphical quality (or lack of) truly takes away from this game. Textures, lighting, shadows and detail in the environment could have been used to much, much better effect. Certain areas should have and could have had a much more shocking impact.

The combat was not bad even given the dumbing down of the AI. Some areas bordered on good old frantic Fun. The original AI seeking cover or even flanking the player in some instances seems to be gone. Several times they just ran up to me or stood in the open firing and yelling. Easy targets to pick off.

The reason for the 2 weapon limit - there is barely any variety. What is there works fine, sounds good, has good weight and balance, but there's not much to choose from.

The story lines integration into this game starts reasonably decent, then becomes rather wishy washy. Certain elements seemed to be added simply because they ran out of other ideas. Implementation and the games conclusion left me unsatisfied.

If you want a solid run n gun shooter with some decent combat through most areas, this is ok for an 8 hour diversion after the price drops .

If you are looking for something as tightly integrated and well directed as a Dead Space or Batman game - forget it. FEAR as we loved it on first release is dead.
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Old 06-23-11, 05:17 AM   #75
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Why are they lowering the AI down with each release?..same for the graphics...

I remember the first FEAR was pretty epic in graphics/sound/creepy factor/gamelpay and AI...
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Old 06-23-11, 05:18 AM   #76
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Why are they lowering the AI down with each release?..same for the graphics...

I remember the first FEAR was pretty epic in graphics/sound/creepy factor/gamelpay and AI...
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Old 06-23-11, 05:26 AM   #77
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Why are they lowering the AI down with each release?..same for the graphics...

I remember the first FEAR was pretty epic in graphics/sound/creepy factor/gamelpay and AI...
It was. The thing that gets me about this game is there are areas that are really "Holy crap! Yep, this is FEAR for sure!"

Then it drops you off a cliff. Only to pick up again later. It's like they had some fantastic ideas with no clue how to implement them into the game.
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Old 06-23-11, 11:46 AM   #78
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Ahem, got my review code and there wasn't any CD-Key included in the manual? Way to go Warner, multiplayer will be filled with pirates
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Old 06-23-11, 11:57 AM   #79
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Theirs multiplayer? Nice,

How is this game? Good bad? What
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Old 06-23-11, 12:26 PM   #80
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Looks like I had the right feeling about this one. I'll get it once it's on sale...
Thanks for the feedback everyone!

Somehow I have the same feeling about Deus Ex 3 as well....
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Old 06-23-11, 08:51 PM   #81
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Playing the game. I don't like the way the achievements come up on screen, too arcadish and takes away from the atmosphere at bit. Voice acting is kind of lame, very repetitive and uses a lot of the exact same lines as both FEAR 1 and 2. Lots of shooting, like FEAR 2. I'm early in the game but so far it's just average. This game is a lot more like FEAR 2 than FEAR 1.

By far the biggest issue I have with this game is the motion blur. It's way overdone. Can't get a clear image in this game to save your ass. Whenever you move, you got the blur thing going on. Feels like you need glasses, the focus is not quite right. Completely unrealistic. Worse, there is no option to turn if off.
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Old 06-26-11, 12:13 PM   #82
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I tried this last night @ a friends house and I almost puked.The fov is seems to be around 50.It's unplayable for me.We googled around and apparently it's unchangable.Whats this BS? We both own all the other Fear games and we both agreed this is the worst of the lot,save your money guys.
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Worse, there is no option to turn if off.
Until this changes there´s no way i´m touching this.

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I tried this last night @ a friends house and I almost puked.The fov is seems to be around 50.
Another destroyer of fun console feature. How surprising
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Old 06-26-11, 05:38 PM   #84
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the sound of the guns are weak. is there a way to increase volume of the weapons?
Not short of a mod. that I'm aware of.
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