this game felt to short

#1 Posted by MrT (162 posts) -

i blew through this game in two night i know it was only 40$ but i would rather of preferred if it was just 20$ but hey what can you expect from Japanese people they are crazy with their hair and crazy noises they make, and Jackie Chan karate stuff and such.

#2 Posted by DarkLegend (1387 posts) -

40 buck is a lot for any game, even RE4 when I first got it.

#3 Posted by epic_pets (1339 posts) -

Yea its more like a rent

#4 Edited by Shinedown220 (148 posts) -

Games in general seem to be getting shorter these days.

#5 Edited by FalseDeity (229 posts) -

For some reason, a lot of survival horror rarely exceed ten hours in my experience.

#6 Posted by Scheds (464 posts) -

I'm not even half-way through Blood Curse yet, but I agree that it seems to be a very brief experience, with episodes running about an hour, maybe a little less. I think it's good enough and scary enough to be worth the money regardless, though, unless it takes a dive later on in the episodes.

#7 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I played the demo and that gave me the impressions that the full game would be short so this doesn't really surprise me.

#8 Posted by giyanks22 (2681 posts) -

The game didn't look thrilling to me, so I didn't bother with it. Thanks for warning me for the future though.

#9 Posted by FalseDeity (229 posts) -

Ah... The whole episodic thing, right.

#10 Edited by DirrtyNinja (715 posts) -
DarkLegend said:
"40 buck is a lot for any game, even RE4 when I first got it."
Come to the UK and let your wallet feel the pain.
#11 Posted by Jonathan (655 posts) -
FalseDeity said:
"For some reason, a lot of survival horror rarely exceed ten hours in my experience.
"
RE4 is the only I can think of. That game is about 15 hours your first time through.

By the way, is the game worth the money? Is it good? What games would you compare it to?
#12 Posted by foot (3 posts) -

The demo was what i have been looking for in a (don't kill me) a silent hill type game. I couldnt get into the first Siren Game.

So i guess there is no consensus review on said game,

Maybe nobody buys it and in a week it will be twenty instead of fourty like the first or second poster said.

#13 Posted by pause422 (6201 posts) -

I thought the game was pretty decent,although certain characters you have to play and tasks you must do are a bit dumb. But most games of this nature are pretty short for sure. Alot of people thought Silent Hill 2 was the best in the series(if you're a fan of SH) and even so,i've seen that game beaten under 2 hours.

#14 Posted by hyperslug (181 posts) -

I wouldnt complain about the price :) In Denmark the standard price point for a single new ps3 game is 115 dolars !!!

#15 Posted by foot (3 posts) -

eww 115$ that expensive

#16 Posted by TEAMHOLT (437 posts) -

If you've got two friends who are on the fence about the game as well, you can each buy one of the $15 bundles and use the PS3's game sharing feature to get the whole set if you don't think it's worth $40.

I've only beaten the first chapter, but it's managed to draw me in more than the demo did. Also, the archive items you find in the game actually reveal things in the story you wouldn't have seen or known otherwise, so there's some actual motivation to replay chapters and find the ones that take some scrounging to find.

Scheds said:

"I'm not even half-way through Blood Curse yet, but I agree that it seems to be a very brief experience, with episodes running about an hour, maybe a little less. I think it's good enough and scary enough to be worth the money regardless, though, unless it takes a dive later on in the episodes."

So it's about 10-12 hours long? That sounds like a pretty acceptable game time for a $40 game, but I guess that's subjective.
#17 Edited by Funglip (26 posts) -

Siren is like Silent Hill's mood, Fatal Frame's Story, RE's zombies (they won't die though), and MGS's stealth with some hide and seek.
Gameplay is also like Silent Hill's but with more stealth elements. (Cannot leave room to avoid enemies like other games since it's a big area w/o loading screen between rooms)

Overall, it's creepy and scary.

#18 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -

It's seemed really long to me because I keep getting stuck. I think it bases it's longevity on searchning areas in which case I keep getting lost and I never just stumble upon the place I'm meant to be. Which is frustrating a bit. And the close camera and nauseating Sight Jacking mode don't make this game any less of a headache.

But funnily enough I think all of those things are intended.

If you keep stumbling into your objective I'm sure you can get through the game within a few hours but I'm still yet to finish my first play though.

And the archive things are worth collecting.

#19 Posted by AaronBelfast (1491 posts) -

Short.

But sweet!

#20 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -

Was I really slow taking 10 hours to finish it then? Because that seems the right length for £20?

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