I recently played RE2, which I had never played before and nothing at all got to me, in fact it was a humorously easy game.
It's impossible (at least for me) to make any sort of tension etc when I have a gun or 5 like in the old games. Any form of weapon means I can fight. Why am I scared of things I can kill exactly?
You want a REAL survival horror? Make the character useless. Case in point, Haunting Ground. That game was actually terrifying. ****, the music stopped, why did it stop? *Debilitas* RUN. NOW.
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I don't think they can really make the game scary given everyone is familiar with the story now. They can make the game tense I suppose by making think you are going to die around every corner. Also, the controls made the game tense back then and there is no way they would go back to those controls.RE has mainly been only action go play the past REs and you'll see. Only thing it had was jumpscares, like in scenario b when Mr. X came through the wall at the King, queen, jack puzzle. Only RE that really super scared me would be Nemesis. When i played RE3 the first time every time i encountered him i'd coward up in the safe room.
The grew up excuse is pathetic!
Silent Hill I can agree to, but I recently played through RE2 for the first time and there's nothing scary about it. I'm sorry, but the classic games were not scary.
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The grew up excuse is pathetic!I never knew you had a lot of guns in downpour, where did you fine all that ammo at. All I could find was melee weapons that break and you constantly had to run to survive.... oh wait....
Because you grew up.
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What grown ass man is gettin' shook from playin' a horror video game these days? Scust.
BigSharkZ posted...Because you grew up.
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Why is this game no longer scary?
Times have changed, new generation of gamers, the series itself is no longer made by the same team who made the past games.
it's pretty much like SquareEnix, as bad as Final Fantasy XIII is in the eyes of long time fans of the series, it still has a fanbase of new gamers.
When was this game ever scary? Oh right, it wasn't. You were just 9 when you played it.
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That's a dumb statement. I played a PC game called "slender" recently and it freaked me out. Just cause people get older doesn't mean they can't get scared. Sure it might be harder to get scared but not impossible. It just depends on the approach of how it's used in games.
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