This ‘FEAR 2: Project Origin’ review actually came about in quite an unusual way. While trying to decide what to do at the weekend I gave some friends a call for some communal ideas. We came up blank. As we were all skint we could not afford to go out for a good go on the pop, not enough cash for an interesting game of poker and were sick of watching DVDs. The idea we stumbled upon was, as you can probably guess by the subject of the post, to get a slab of ale in and thrash through a new game.
Off the back of this inspirational idea, I went to see a gaming chum for some “specialist” advice on what games would fit the bill. I happily explained we all like playing FPS games and watching action/horror movies. He smiled broadly, slowly reached into a small draw in his desk then slid an unmarked green DVD box across the table to me. I stared at his sinister smirking face and asked what this mysterious box contained. He dipped his head and muttered the word “FEAR”, paused, suddenly burst into a cackling laugh and vanished with a loud crack and a puff of smoke… sort of.
Back to the real world, I informed my friends that I had acquired a game, told them to arrange the beverages and just like that, our first game night was set…
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