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A Matter of PERSONAl Taste

Advantages: Lots of cool ideas, communicating with foes, funny moments, superb music
Disadvantages: Derivative dungeon design, story elements infrequent, erratic difficulty

...In 2008, the PS2 role-playing game Persona 3 doesn't seem so outlandish; despite what the name eludes to, it is the first of its lineage to appear in Europe and whilst it's obscure RPG heritage suggests there should be an element of risk to the release, i ...

tom1clare 08.04.2008 · Read full review
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Silent Thrill

Advantages: Oh My Gawd, what a game
Disadvantages: I can't sleep mommy

Okay, so I’m no stranger to horror films. I remember being 4 years old and watching round te door when I was supposed to be in bed while my parents watched the change scene from American Werewolf and a year later when the fruit cellar erupted in Evil Dead ...

PitSweat 23.01.2003 · Read full review
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Silent Hill

Advantages: Great graphics, scary and absorbing action, five endings
Disadvantages: Some slight control issues, some don't find it scary...

...Much like Konami's other big game of 1999, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill got plenty of hype in the months approaching its release. But unlike the stealth classic, views on Silent Hill have always been split. It seems that anyone who has really got into ...

tom1clare 19.06.2003 · Read full review
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Be afraid. Be...oh never mind.

Advantages: Good story, cheap, big, immersive, genuinely scary
Disadvantages: Graphics are a bit ropey, not to mention the talking

...Resident evil 1,2 and the rest have been beaten at their own game. Silent hill is the most atmospheric game available currently for the playstation. They should really make a film out of this one, and if they do, there going to have to work pretty hard ...

mojofilter 21.07.2000 · Read full review
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Scared of a few pixels

Advantages: Scary game that keeps you on edge
Disadvantages: Too short with a disappointing ending

In answer to the title of this opinion, yes very scared. I'd never have thought a console game could make me jump out of my skin and be afraid to turn the lights out. Taking the idea of the 'Resident Evil' games, this has some of the same elements yet i ...

jennystevenson 05.02.2001 · Read full review
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