F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
78
Based on 31 scores, 42 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    8
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Solid gameplay mechanics.
  • Looks good and is well optimized.
  • Slow motion shootouts are a blast.

Cons:

  • Lacks the intense environmental destruction from the first game.
  • Scares are predictable.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Game Observer on 86

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is a better shooter than a horror game. Precision and details abound, which make the whole experience highly immersive. Action is a bit linear because of the straightforward level designs, but again, details and solid...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 70

Home Competitions Contact Us Home > Gaming Search Gaming F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Max Everingham, April 27, 2009 The number of videogames that are genuinely scary can still, after over 30 years of releases, be counted on one hand. F.E.A.R. 2:...

By IT Reviews on -

More of the same, with one or two new features and sky-high production values. Its very good, but a third game will perhaps need a little more ambition. Warner Bros Interactive - FEAR 2: Project Origin price Buy FEAR 2: Project Origin securely...

By Tech2 on 70

On the multiplayer front, you have a bunch of tried and tested MP modes. You have your standard Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag (called Blitz), Armored Front (a variation of the Conquest mode where you have to capture a certain number of...

By GamePyre on 84

F.E.A.R. 2 - Project Origin is a shooter driven by a powerful storyline. To be more specific, F.E.A.R 2 falls in the horror genre. It is rated M17+ due to Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Partial Nudity and Strong Language....

By TheTechLounge on -

I get the feeling after playing this game that they werent really interested in making a new game, they wanted to remake the first, only prettier, easier, and less terrifying. You know, for that rich cross-platform market.And if Im not beating a...

By New Game Network on 71

F.E.A.R. 2 is a decent shooter, unfortunately not quite as good as the original. Certainly it does some things a little better, and in many cases it’s simply a refinement of the existing formula but it needed to do more to have the same impact as...

By V3.co.uk on 80

First-person shooter (FPS) games are ten a penny, but the original Fear stood out from the crowd, largely because it took Eastern cinema as its main influence. Mixing the action style of John Woo movies with the visceral chills of Japanese horror...

By VR-Zone on -

Ever since ASUS Eee PC first appeared in the market in 2007, it created a growing demand for small form factor notebooks - commonly called netbooks. At that time, the Eee PC was noted for its portability, running Linux operating system and having an...

By Gamervision on 80

Name: F.E.A.R. 2: Project OriginGenre: First-Person ShooterPlatforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC (Reviewed on PC)F.E.A.R. was an amazing game. There wasn’t much new, but it was the first shooter to really push the envelope in terms of artificial...

By AtomicGamer on 77

Its been a few years now since the original F.E.A.R. smashed onto our PCs, stretching system requirements and combining a bit of scary stuff with a bit of Matrix-style first person shooting action. That year, Monolith also released Condemned,...

By FiringSquad on -

3D Performance with F.E.A.R. 2: Project OriginYoull see Alma quite a bit in the gameOne of the limited outdoor areasBecause its based on an updated version of the Jupiter Extended (Jupiter EX) game engine first used in F.E.A.R. back in 2005,...

By HardOCP on -

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin doesnt offer us any new technology or gee-whiz graphical features, but it does come to us with some pretty impressive performance profiles. It is violent, gory, horrifying, and disturbing. As a piece of story-telling, it...

By Neoseeker on -

These opening months of 2009 have been mostly uneventful, in PC gaming. The majority of PC gamers probably have not minded too much though -- they still have tons of strong releases from the 08 Fall season to play with. Coincidentally, the game...

By GamePlanet on 75

Fans of the original game seeking more of the same will not be disappointed, however overall the game lacks the underlying menace of the original. Theres a good first person shooter to be had, but it lacks the fire and innovation of the...

By Gameplay Monthly on 58

Rather than continue the story of the Point Man, Project Origin introduces a new main character; Michael Becket. He and his Delta Force team are sent to apprehend the nefarious CEO of Armacham Technology Corporation, the same entity behind Alma’s...

By Evergeek on 55

While F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin contains most of the superlative elements that made the original famous -- believably reactive A.I. enemies, haunting bouts of apparitional psychosis, provisional slo-mo berserker rampages, paranormal genetic mutation...

By NowGamer on 82

A sublimely constructed shooter that doesn't even need its horror sheen to make it absolutely fascinating to play. 8.2/10Print this pageUser reviews (0)Share this pageNoticed something wrong? Report...

By Strategy Informer on 87

FEAR 2’s single player campaign begins just before the original FEAR’s devastating epilogue, so you get to see the huge mushroom cloud once again but from the perspective of Sergeant Michael Becket, FEAR 2’s protagonist. Sent in to...

By PC Games Hardware on -

After long license disputes developer Monolith finally continues the story about Alma Wade, Paxton Fettel and Armacham. The focus of Fear 2 is on the Project Origin, which spawned Alma: From Michal Beckets point of view you take a closer look at the...