I Adopted F.E.A.R.
The world can be a stressful place sometimes and when you finally get a break from that what could be better than going on a killing spree, I am of course talking about games not real life murder which, for the record, I don’t condone. Anyway, recently I found myself under a lot of stress and couldn’t get my fix of video game violence because of a new hard drive.
Unwilling to replay any of my old games I decided that, when the stress eased up a bit, I’d buy a new game. Nothing fancy just something old and cheap. One game stuck out in my memory and I decided to hunt it down. It’s called F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) and it was first recommended to me last year by a guy that worked in a GameStop that has now shut down. After a bit of searching I found the game pre-owned, ironically in a GameStop, and bought it.
F.E.A.R. is a psychological horror first person shooter that was released on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 between 2005 and 2007. The game follows the F.E.A.R. team as they investigate a supernatural phenomenon and naturally you play as the point man, which is a soldier that is sent in first all the time as sort of a lookout. This means that you’re fighting thousands of soldiers all by yourself and to make matters worse, and a lot more fun, the supernatural phenomenon occasionally pops up to scare the hell out of you.
As a massive horror fan I think that GameStop guy was right, this game is great. It’s been a long time since I’ve ever been really scared, but this might change that. To add to the atmosphere I’ve been playing the game alone in the dark, I know my commitment is incredible and a little excessive. Naturally, after one day it’s hard to say whether F.E.A.R. is truly worth the GameStop recommendation, but for now I’m really enjoying it and props to pre-owned games. I was considering not getting it because of a bad experience I had years ago, but this seems to run without any trouble and has barely any scratches. So there you go adopt a game, you won’t regret it.
What do you think? Have you played F.E.A.R.? Do you buy pre-owned games? Are you a fan of the horror genre? Let me know by voting and leaving a comment below. Also, don’t forget to follow and click the like button if you liked this post.