Excerpt: The original F.E.A.R delivered tremendously executed shootouts that were both stylish and messy, but the level design appeared to be cobbled together and was seemingly more of a showroom to show off and let the smart AI go to work.
Conclusion: Lastly, in the personal-upgrade parade, there are Mutagens, which are buffs that you collect in the world, then slot into one of three spaces (one originally, then you unlock the other two).
Conclusion: cover. There is some variation in enemies you’ll fight, especially in the Perseus Mandate campaign. A lot of the same problems from the original game do carry over into F.E.A.R. Files as the game suffers from a lack of variety. Most of the levels take place in dark buildings and parking garages.
Excerpt: Monolith has always specialized in injecting their shooters with a whole lot of atmosphere—from the early days of Blood with its creepy chanting cultists, to the campy humor of No One Lives Forever, and most recently the incredibly unsettling serial killer investigation of Condemned: Criminal...
Summary: is a good game, but not one that deserves to be mentioned in the same breath of the original. For an expansion pack, it does its job, but the player will feel like more could have been done to make the expansion packs more worthwhile.
gets a solid rental recommendation from me.
Excerpt: In some ways years in gaming are similar to dog years. That is, even though only a calendar year has past that can mean several years in the gaming world in terms of technology advancements. So if you don't keep pace with it you can start to show your age very quickly.
Excerpt: The paranormal has fascinated man for as long as it has terrified him. Everything from ghosts to demons has cropped up in the imaginations of various cultures. Russians have the Baba Yaga. Romania has the myth of Dracula.