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Ghosthunter

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Overall 8
8.2

Ghosthunter

Into Liquid Sky
2 January 2005
  • Excerpt: One has to wonder whether SCEA (Sony's American branch) and SCEE (the European branch) are on speaking terms.
  • Pros: Large levels, Great balance between gunplay and puzzles, Some really creepy areas and sound effects
  • Cons: Area pacing could be better, Textures can be bland in areas
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Overall 9
8.5

Ghosthunter

TotalPlayStation.com
7 September 2004
  • Excerpt: There are few things as horrible as a game being too ambitious. All the cool design sketches, all the ultra-detailed textures, and all the twisting plot devices in the world can't save a design team or a system that's just not up to the task of conveying all that promise. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's Studio Cambridge may have stretched themselves a bit too far with 2003's It's still important to remember, however, that this is the same development studio that...
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
9.5

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Kikizo
24 November 2003
  • Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Of our time spent in the world of Ghosthunter, I can only say I enjoyed around half. The game is marred by its weak combat system and the fact that it fails to deliver on the promised fear is an undeniable disappointment, but if you can look past that you'll find a great story well worth seeing through to its conclusion, and some of the best voice acting in any PS2 game.
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Overall 8
8.0

Ghosthunter

Gamecell
30 August 2004
  • Conclusion: The nice variations in gameplay (echos of Tomb Raider, Splinter Cell and Luigi's Mansion), superb graphics, excellent voice acting (including Sir Michael Gambon as the arch-baddie) and music mean that you'll want to play Ghosthunter right to the end. Only a few minor camera, graphical and sound hiccups, and the fact that idiot icons flash up to tell you what actions are possible even on the final level, long, LONG after you need them to ("Wall Hug") spoil the sheen of a...
  • Pros: Lovely graphics - some of the best on PS2., Excellent level and character design., The weird but absorbing story is told with a wry sense of humour.
  • Cons: You can't move in first person view., A few camera problems.
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Overall 8
8.1
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
8.8
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 9
8.9

Ghost Hunter -

Futuregamez.net
21 December 2003
  • Summary: If you like the sounds of a gorgeous, survival-supernatural game, Ghost Hunter will fill the empty spot in your Christmas stocking, with consistent gameplay and eye-melting visuals. Play-before-you-buy is recommended however, because certain faults may be too much for some.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 9
9.3
Sound 9
8.8
Lastability 7
7.4
Originality 8
7.6

Ghosthunter Review

TVG
3 December 2003
  • Summary: From the guys who gave us 'Primal' comes a new action/adventure with the typically lavish presentation values...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

gamer.no
12 January 2015
  • Excerpt: Det var rundt midten av 90-tallet at spill som Resident Evil entret PlayStation med storm og satte standard for grøssersjangeren innenfor TV-spill. Siden har vi opplevd mange iskalde grøss nedover ryggen, ved hjelp av spillserier som Silent Hill og Dino Crisis. Ghosthunter fremstår som en snill lillebror av de overnevnte spillseriene, og virker også sterkt inspirert av spillserier som Tomb Raider.
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 8
8.4
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 9
8.6

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ps2.2play.ch
4 December 2005
  • Summary: Ghosthunter ist mit Sicherheit ein rundum gelungenes Grussel-Action-Adventure mit einer tollen Präsentation und stellenweise eindrucksvoller Grafik. Leider weisst das Spiel aber mit der nicht immer idealen Kameraführung sowie der im Nahkampf deutlich zu trägen Steuerung zwei Mankos auf, welche deutlich negativ ins Gewicht fallen. Alle Action-Fans mit Hang zur Gänsehaut machen aber mit dem Kauf des Titels trotzdem unter Garantie keinen Fehler.
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.0
Lastability 7
7.0

Ghosthunter

JeuxVideo.fr
20 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Vous avez peut-être à l'heure actuelle entendu parler de comparaisons entre Ghosthunter et Silent Hill ou Resident Evil. Si le titre de SCEE Cambridge peut très bien être catalogué comme un survival horror, je pense pour ma part que Ghosthunter ne joue pas dans la même catégorie que les deux titres susnommés qui eux aussi prenaient des chemins totalement différents quoi qu'on en dise.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 7
7.0

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PlayFrance
31 March 2005
  • Conclusion: Comme Primal en avril dernier, Ghosthunter est un jeu frustrant qui donne l’impression d’être passé à côté de quelques chose de grandiose. Graphiquement le nouveau bébé de Cambridge Studio est superbe et l’ambiance sonore est démentielle. Seulement voilà, le tout est gâché par une maniabilité beaucoup trop crispante lors des combats. Pour ceux qui accrocheront tout de même, sachez que l’aventure vous tiendra en haleine une bonne quinzaine d’heures. Quel dommage !
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