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The Suffering
6.9 out of 10

The Suffering

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Overall 8
8.0

The Suffering

Fragland
28 May 2012
  • Excerpt: There I am, locked away for a murder I don’t even remember. I loved my wife and kids… It can’t be… No I can’t and won’t believe it! I have to esca… What?!? What was that noise?
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Overall 8
8.0

The Suffering review (PS2)

HonestGamers
28 July 2006
  • Excerpt: It doesn’t take long for the casual gamer to realize Torque isn’t the sort of hero the general public will look up to. At The Suffering’s beginning, he’s introduced to the player while being led by a pair of guards to his lonely cell at the end of a maximum-security prison’s death row -- while being...
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Overall 8
8.0

The Suffering review (PS2)

HonestGamers
19 February 2006
  • Excerpt: It has been the same dream my entire life. Standing in an endless hallway of perpetual shadows, I hear something, sickly lurching towards me. My veins throb with adrenaline and animal instincts urge me to flee. A throbbing mass of flesh seeps into view.
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Overall 9
9.2

The Suffering

Playstation Illustrated
3 October 2005
  • Excerpt: The PS2 version of Midway's The Suffering may not be as graphically crisp as its Xbox cousin, but the game holds its own. The Suffering absolutely fits within the survival horror genre, and the visuals complement this well.
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SwankWorld
2 December 2004
  • Excerpt: I've been looking forward to this game ever since I played it at last year's E3. It was one of the only games they wanted you to play with headphones on so you can experience the ambience of Abbot for yourself. I wanted to play mainly for the gore factor, but this game turned out to be so much more.
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Overall 10
10

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GamesAreFun
19 October 2004
  • Excerpt: Forget survival horror, this is action horror. The lead character, Torque, isn’t here to survive; he’s here to thrive. Sentenced to death by lethal injection for the murder of his ex-wife and two children, a crime he doesn’t remember, Torque’s reputation precedes him: he’s been hardened by a...
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.0

The Suffering PlayStation 2 Review

Game Info Wire
5 June 2004
  • Excerpt: "The Suffering" isn't a perfect game, but it sure is good. It's a whole lot of running around and shooting into the dark, but hey, if you're a lover of adrenaline-pumping scare-fare action, this would be it.
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Overall 9
9.0
Features 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
10
Lifespan 9
8.5

The Suffering

Gaming Target
27 May 2004
Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.2
Control 7
7.1
Addiction 8
7.5

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PSX Extreme
23 April 2004
  • Excerpt: Ever since the original Resident Evil horrified gamers on the original Playstation, companies have tried, with little success to cash in on the survivor-horror genre. It seems like developers think that dark environments, limited resources and simple puzzles are the keys to a good horror game, and...
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Overall 8
8.0

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TheStar.com
23 April 2004
  • Excerpt: If movies like Jacob's Ladder and Hellraiser and games like Silent Hill and Resident Evil were used as a mirror held up to a generation's collective psyche, we'd feel moderately doomed. As cathartic escapisms, however, or regardless, they sure are a lot of fun.
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