Summary: Obscure II takes place two years after the gruesome events of the first game. The survivors have gone on to college and try to return to their normal lives. After the discovery of a beautiful but strange plant on school campus, events take a turn for the worse.
Excerpt: Game: Obscure: The Aftermath Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Wii, PS2, PC (reviewed on Wii) When the first Obscure game hit PS2 and Xbox consoles in 2005, it may not have been the best-reviewed title ever, but it developed enough of a cult following to make it hard to find and warrant a sequel.
Conclusion: If you liked the first game in the series, you'll find plenty of crossover elements, but then again, if you played the original Obscure, you already have an idea of what to expect. There's nothing wrong with exploiting a proven formula, assuming it's done well.
Pros: Some cleverly designed puzzles, Nice soundtrack.
Cons: The grating cast of characters is voiced by a similarly grating troupe of actors, Not a single chill or scare to be found, Awful camera and targeting scheme can lead to plenty of unavoidable deaths.
Excerpt: One of the most undeservedly overlooked survival horror games of the last generation (if not the last decade) is the excellent, if ironically aptly titled
. That game (
which I reviewed here
) has gamers playing as one of four high school students, uncovering a mystery that just keeps...
Summary: Confesso que quase fui influenciado pelas críticas negativas com relação a continuação do bom Obscure lançado para Playstation 2, X-box e PC há três anos. Na época, e ainda mais agora, os críticos não aliviaram o que para eles é um game "sem criatividade, com um enredo bobo e confuso e inimigos...