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The-thing-52791.293544
6.2 out of 10

The Thing

The Thing is loosely based on the events of the cult classic mov Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Loved it!!

Robert evans, Amazon
17 April 2006
  • Summary: I loved this game, I didn't see the Movie so had no preconceived notions of what it would be like. The reviews it got were "Bad"...it seemed that no one had a good thing to say about it, so I have no idea why I purchased it, as I usually follow the masses in their opinions on the games. I am glad I took the chance and experienced it for myself! I give kudos to a game based on the way it made me feel..
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

Highly Contagious The Thing

DamienShe..., Ciao
7 January 2005
  • Excerpt: "...it drew many comparisons to the movie The Thing. But before we start comparing the game of The Thing to Extermination here's a quick summary of the film for the uninitiated: a U.F.O. lands near two Antarctic research bases. On board is a life form capable of taking over a human host undetected, then violently mutating the body. The scientists working at the bases don't last very long. The game is set shortly after the events of the movie and ...
  • Pros: Great Game
  • Cons: not sure
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 2
2.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

Still playing so will update

maxbob, Ciao
17 May 2004
  • Excerpt: "...Blake you're responible for gaining the trust of your fellow soldiers/rescuers and keeping them from cracking up by supplying them with guns, ammo and adreniline injections (which seem to be hard to come by) with problems solving thrown into the mix. One of the few draw backs is the fact it is a two button operation to shoot, which when everything moves two times faster than you is frustrating to say the least! the "things" require different levels ...
  • Pros: More than just head on shoot em up
  • Cons: two button operation to shoot !
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 8
8.0

Have Some Faith

DamienShe..., Ciao
10 May 2004
  • Excerpt: "Twenty years after the movie, technology has advanced and now you're in the starring role, but who can you trust? Taking control of Captain Blake, you are sent to investigate the Antartic Bases featured in the movie and clear up any Thing that you may find. Although you can only play as Blake, oher squad members are on hand to help you out and perform essential tasks that you can't handle. These come in form of a medic, a soldier and an engineer. ...
  • Pros: Great Game
  • Cons: don't know
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Overall 8
8.0

simply put wow....

Robert evans, Amazon
9 May 2004
  • Summary: THIS IS A GREAT GAME. this game has alot going for it. only thing is the ending doesnt really make alot of sense i wont go into it though cause i might ruin someones day but everything else is superp. the trust factor and the difficulty is perfect. its cool how if you neglect your allies theyll go crazy and might shoot you and then themselves as well. the graphics are good to.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good game......Some what scary too

Robert evans, Amazon
29 February 2004
  • Summary: The thing is a very good game. The game is very scary in the first 5 levels but than (wich led me to give this only 4 stars) is after you find out the man who youre working for in your mission is the bad guy who now takes your weapon away and abducts you. Its gets worse. You have to kill swat gaurds instead of monsters. The first beggining part was very fun and scary! But than well it seems like youre in a very bad sci fi movie.
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Overall 8
8.0

An unexpected pleasure that innovates a stale genre

David Head "dhead42", amazon.co.uk
6 October 2003
  • Summary: With the survival horror behemoths of Resident Evil and Silent Hill failing to make any significant progress from their PSOne days, it's taken a London team to properly update the genre for the next gen consoles. Relying on slow and careful build-up of tension to create the unsettling atmosphere, rather than the film-like (if sometimes unplayable) camera angles of the Capcom series, this takes the basic survival horror and splices it with extra action to form a highly...
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Overall 8
8.0

Scary things await you...

Ivan Lietaert "Ivan L.", amazon.co.uk
16 July 2003
  • Summary: Team cooperation is what distinguishes this game from other survival games. One could compare it with Project Eden, where you also have 4 team members, but Project Eden is much more a puzzle game. Here, survival and scary atmosphere is what it is about. What makes The Thing unique, is that you have to take into account/manage your team members' feelings (fear, trust etc) by means of a well developed interface.
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Overall 8
8.0

Thing Fan Fest!

Adil Khan "awesomeadil", amazon.co.uk
8 May 2003
  • Summary: Great game, Thing fan's will enjoy this one, the game offers the full spectrum, tension, frights & fights. Gameplay was at times frustrating but in the end it added to the challenge- Nice one!
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Overall 8
8.0

Don't trust me ...

Bobby, Amazon
2 December 2002
  • Summary: Don't trust anyone.... that's what you have to do when you play this game. People around you can be whatever you don't want them to be. This game is a mixing of silent hill and resident evil, so if you like those games 'The Thing" surely is the next one for you . Graphic and gameplay are great as usual , but it's abit too short . however, it's good !
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