Conclusion: THE VERDICT: I love Clive Barker. I like Codemasters. What on earth happened to result in this game being so painfully average??? In fact, it's probably worse than average with the current high quality games available on the PC and 360. Not even for hardened horror fans, like myself.
Excerpt: Far from being the tense and terrifying horror you may hope for, Jericho is one of those games that thinks ‘mature’ means splattering the screen with gore and saying ‘f*ck’ a lot. Horror author Clive Barker is the mind behind the story of Jericho squad, an elite unit of soldiers skilled in military...
Summary: Clive Barker's Jericho is an inconsistent first-person shooter, alternating between moments of pure, atmospheric greatness and irritating design paradoxes that suck the fun out of the gameplay.
Pros: Gorgeously creepy visuals and sound, Jumping between teammates makes for a lot of variety, Some tense, exciting firefights
Cons: Horrifically confined level design leaves no room to maneuver, Lame final boss caps a stupendously awful ending, Long animations and visual effects leave certain characters far too vulnerable in battle
Excerpt: Name: Clive Barker's Jericho Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, PC (Reviewed on Xbox 360) I wanted Clive Barker’s Jericho to rock so much. Clive is a brilliant horror writer and a defender of video games as art.
Summary: Clive Barker's Jericho is a squad-based horror FPS devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The Jericho Team is a seven-man strike force that protects government interests from paranormal threats.