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Fatal Frame
7.6 out of 10

Fatal Frame

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Overall 9
9.1

Fatal Frame

Into Liquid Sky
3 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Supposedly based on a true story, Fatal Frame is the story of Miku, a young girl in search for her brother who has turned up missing during a visit to the haunted Himura Mansion. Once in the mansion, she finds the place infested with disturbed spirits and hints at a deeper, more troubling history.
  • Pros: Excellent graphics, Lighting and effects are well done, Sound effects and music add to the ambiance
  • Cons: Collision detection, Limited camera angles, Large save file
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
8.7
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 8
7.5

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
7 December 2005
  • Excerpt: In this sense, Fatal Frame tried to differentiate. Most of the conventions were still there, but it did aim to change one aspect of the genre - combat. By pressing a button, you could look through the viewfinder of your ocular weapon, the Camera Obscura, and zap ghosts as they attacked you from...
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Overall 4
4.0
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 5
5.0
Storyline 5
5.0
Lifespan 5
5.0

Expert Review

Gaming Addicts Network
26 July 2005
  • Excerpt: In March of 2002, the team responsible for the Deception games at Tecmo quietly released their entry into the survival horror sub-genre. In a genre dominated by Capcom’s pioneer action based survival horrors and Konami’s series that relied on a barrage of atrocity and ambient noise to send us into...
  • Pros: + Engrossing atmosphere
  • Cons: - Slightly tedious game play
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Overall 8
8.3

Fatal Frame

Game Over Online
31 March 2005
  • Excerpt: For me, it all started with 7th Guest for the PC, I was indescribably intrigued by this game at the time. The ability to journey through a beautifully rendered, haunted mansion (albeit prerendered, hey it was 1993 what do you expect?
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
4 December 2004
  • Excerpt: The entire atmosphere is what really makes Fatal Frame crawl into your skin. It has premier aural affects. Stairs creak, doors close behind you with a resounding slam, and ghosts chatter from just around the next corner. My favorite use of audio is the tape recordings found throughout the mansion.
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Fatal Frame – Review

GameCritics.com
28 September 2004
  • Excerpt: Fatal Frame is a scary and original horror experience. While not a great game, it does deliver on its promise to explore the survival-horror genre from a fresh perspective. Tecmo, famous for their eccentric and macabre Deception series on the Playstation, has again combined unorthodox gameplay...
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Overall 9
8.5

Fatal Frame 3

Just RPG
29 February 2004
  • Excerpt: Alfred Hitchcock once said, “There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.” Nowhere is this proven true more than in Fatal Frame III: The Tormented , Tecmo’s latest entry into its camera-based survival horror series.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fatal Frame

GamePro.com
5 November 2002
  • Excerpt: This teen-rated horror game from Tecmo may not be the scariest ride in town, but it'll do.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
10
Addiction 10
10

Fatal Frame is Fear Squared

GIN
27 May 2002
  • Excerpt: A long time ago Steven King produced a movie based on one of his short stories called Maximum Overdrive. Having read the story, I was pretty excited when the movie came out. But what really got me going was that King himself did television commercials to support the project.
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Overall 8
8.2
Features 8
7.5
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 9
8.5

Fatal Frame

Gaming Target
12 March 2002
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