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The Thing

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"Brillent classic"
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The Thing Funny story, i last played this game over 5 years ago and yet, i still vividly remember the thrill and fear, excitement and suspence of The Thing (Game) Personaly, i prefer 1st person shooters, but in the first 5–10 minutes your so focused on learning about the story and what will come next that it really wont be an issue to adjust to 3rd person view. Blillant cinematics for its time, the eiry dread and cold environment – i remeber running out a complex under the snow as gas lines exploded behind me an a few Things came running after me, only to escape seconds (after dying 10 times) as the complex collapsed in snow and flames. I highly recommend anyone interested in classic games like this should get himself a copy. 10/10

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Description

After the enigmatic deaths of an American scientific expedition in the uncharted and frozen wastelands of the Antarctic, a military rescue team is sent to investigate their deaths. Within these inhospitable surroundings the team encounters a strange shape-shifting alien life-form that assumes the appearance of people that it kills.

The game brings fear and suspense to unimaginable levels, with a compelling plot and unique gameplay elements based upon action, evasion, trust and fear. Forget everything you ever learned about obliterating alien species simply with a barrage of violent ammunition - this monster is difficult to see, hard to kill, and seemingly impossible to evade.

And when you actually see it, it is often too late…


  • Taking place shortly after the events seen in the 1982 film - The Thing takes us back to the Antarctic base and familiar locals from the film for a terrifying, new chapter of isolation and paranoia.

  • Advanced trust/fear interface adds a new dimension to the genre - How you influence non-player characters (NPCs) psychological state determines whether or not these characters will cooperate with you.

  • Amazing lighting, weather and particle effects complemented by subtle sound cues and scripted events to create a new level of suspense and terror.

  • Puzzle Solving can be accomplished by a multitude of scenarios - there is never one right way to accomplish an objective.

  • Varied pace of gameplay throughout the game, blending action, puzzles, horror and human interaction.
  • System Requirements:

    PII 400 or equivalent
    64 MB RAM
    4X CD-ROM
    600 MB disk space
    3D accelerator
    Release date NZ
    August 30th, 2006
    Media Format
    PC DVD-ROM
    Publisher
    UPC
    20626860246
    Product ID
    1456722

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