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The Thing
8.1 out of 10

The Thing

From the Developer Where the movie ends, the true terror begins. Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Not a bad older game

Eric L. Willard, Amazon
3 December 2010
  • Summary: I always tell people of this game when they ask about the horror genre. Here is what makes this game stand out from other games. - Yes it is a shooter but it has other aspects that other games don't. - You can have people that you find join you and help you progress to the next location.
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Overall 8
8.0

FUN, BUT IT NEEDS A TUNE-UP 7.5 OUT OF 10

ACEMAN1 "HERE TO PISS YOU OFF", Amazon
28 December 2007
  • Summary: Rush 2049 is a decent racing game for the Nintendo 64 that while it has been worn by age, it's still fun to play. The tracks are still fun to race around and still look good despite the age of the game. The cars still look great and are still a lot of fun to drive.
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Overall 8
8.0

Creative, realstic and scary!

Mikey, Amazon
8 November 2005
  • Summary: This game has so many great qualities - the monsters are cool, the weapons logical and effective, and, probably most importantly, the characters are realistic and believable. There are no annoyingly complex puzzles to solve; no repetitive scenarios; no predictable outcome.
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Overall 8
8.0

I'd rather get a root canal than play this game again.

J. Carter, Amazon
24 July 2003
  • Summary: The "3 B's"... Boring, buggy, and bstupid. Clumsy and difficult to control. For instance, there's an awful depiction of space. You can be standing about what looks like 3 feet away from a fire, and your dummy of a character will start yelping, "oww", "ugh" (just burn, you idiot...).
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good game

7vnthson, Amazon
13 June 2003
  • Summary: Some people here have complained about not being able to look up or down but you can look up and down without using the shift button by downloading patch 1.2 or 2 from the [...] The way you use your team is very cool. The trust factor is awesome.
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Overall 8
8.0

Other Than Not Regular Saves

7vnthson, Amazon
19 April 2003
  • Summary: I thought the game was one of true suspense. The gore & graphics set it apart for one of my very first suspense/horror purchases. Minor problems of not looking up or down does not in anyway lessen the satisfaction of a good mystery game.
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Overall 8
8.0

Violent, visceral, and rated M for Mature

M. Salazar, Amazon
6 April 2003
  • Summary: John Carpenter's The Thing, which is a remake of a 1950s film based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft, was nothing like what came before it. This game is very much like it, in the vein of survival horror you must lead a rapidly "evolving" team of special forces operatives and survivors of a terrible...
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Overall 8
8.0

A treat for fans of the old movie

bayou_hannibal "bayou_hannibal", Amazon
18 March 2003
  • Summary: "The Thing" is a good game, but it could have been better. I wish that it had been released on the PC first. It was originally released on consoles, and this becomes obvious while you are playing through. They did a lousy job of porting this title.
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Overall 8
8.0

Love it

"rich1million", Amazon
30 January 2003
  • Summary: I'd loosely describe it as HalfLife seen through Max Payne's eyes, with elements of Syndicate Wars (remember that?!), though its quite different to all of those. Confused? Sorry...
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Overall 8
8.0

GREAT, FUN, INCREDIBLE, BUT...

J. Carter, Amazon
8 November 2002
  • Summary: Okay, first of all, this game really takes it to the limit. The graphics, sounds, controls (minus the ability to look up and down) work. The Things, NPC's, and enemy soldiers come at you in a non-stop torrent with enough time to look around for some of the movie sets.
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