Excerpt: With the first Suffering , Surreal Software tossed their hat into the survival horror ring, giving gamers a horror game that was soaked in gore and filled with gunplay. The story revolved around a man sent to prison for the crime of killing his family. It didn't take long for all hell to literally break lose. After breaking free of the prison island, Torque finds himself in the events of Ties That Bind , where he's brought into Baltimore.
Pros: Excellent looking enemies and locations, Story is well done, Music and voicework is well done, Morality choices prove to be a nice touch
Cons: Same game as before, Little too much blur effect, Third person camera is too close in
Excerpt: You can imagine the scene. Torque, the anti-hero at the centre of The Suffering: Ties That Bind, is finally talking about his emotional problems with a professional: Doctor: "So how are you today?" Torque: "I'm feeling kind of angry." Doctor: "Why is that?" Torque: "Well, I guess it... it all started when I murdered my wife and children and it has all gone downhill from there. Monsters, soldiers, scientists, they all keep trying to kill me.
Excerpt: Fans of freaky first-person shooters, unite. If you've read some of my reviews, I've stated at times how I'm not a big FPS fan at all. However, when I (reluctantly) looked at a game last year called
The Suffering, I was freaked out to my core. A little before that I had tried playing
Alien vs. Predator2: Primal Hunt, which I'm not afraid to say scared the crap out of me.
Excerpt: Michael Eckenfels braves unbelieveable horror to bring gamers his review of The Suffering: Ties That Bind. Load that shotgun and get the blood covered undershirt on, its time to put zombies back where they belong.
Conclusion: The Suffering: Ties That Bind has its moments, but most of these moments are the same sorts of moments that you saw in last year's game. If you're a fan of the previous game and you're looking for more of the same, Ties That Bind fits the bill, but more expansion on the themes of the first game would have made for a much more interesting final product.
Pros: Great visuals and good sound, Controls well.
Cons: Weapons really lack punch, Increased reliance on creature form doesn't make the game any more interesting, Functionally identical to the original game.
Conclusion: While we're positive the sequel will bring us the same amount of excitement while allowing us, so to speak, to show the monsters the proverbial end of the stick, we do hope the matter of somewhat repetitive fights will be addressed in 'Ties That Bind'. The problem with the original was that the initially exciting and interesting fights would soon become tiring and repetitive, so let's hope this time we'll be granted with a more varied scope of ways to kill our enemies.
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Summary: While on the surface most horror games draw heavily on Western movies and literature, the slow pace and aching suspense of Japanese classics such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill actually have more in common with The Ring or Dark Water than Romero’s zombie flicks. But with the arrival of The Suffering last November – developed in the US, with creative input from gore supremo Stan Winston – the genre was pushed in a deeply disturbing direction, replacing the ghostly...