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. Even the Japanese have myths about the paranormal, as seen in horror films like The Grudge.
Excerpt: An anecdote to begin the review: the other day I was at a GameStop. Behind the counter were three employees: a 20-year-old clerk who obviously didn't want to be there, a 16-year-old-looking kid who was training in as a new employee, and a 40-something manager administering said training. When I asked the clerk for a copy of Mass Effect, the teenage kid glanced to the manager and questioned, "Is that game supposed to be any good?
Pros: Content to keep you busy for hours, The occasional nice scare, A few new weapons and enemies here and there
Cons: Two-year-old game design and graphics, Boring, unimportant plot that will not connect to the future of the F.E.A.R. franchise