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Average Player Score Based on 679 ratings
8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 679 ratings
  1. 10 (105)
  2. 9 (340)
  3. 8 (168)
  4. 7 (44)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (3)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.4

    This is an awesome game no one should miss out on.

    This is a great game that everyone should try out. It is pretty old but still good. It was too short though. I got through it within about 8 or nine hours. Most of that time though was running around lost. Maybe it is ju... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:9.4

    Fear Effect was actually one of the best games of the PS1 era; it's a shame it didn't get the attention it deserved.

    Fear Effect tells the story of three bounty hunters who's latest mission appears to go a lot deeper than it so seems... (Review may contain minor spoilers) GAMEPLAY: To sum up Fear Effects actual gameplay style I usu... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    One of the best games ever made for the Playstation.

    I'm a fan of horror whehter it be books, books, or video games. I rented Fear Effect just because it was in the horror genre and wasn't really expecting a lot from the game. Boy was I surprised. It turned out to have a v... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Mature gaming at its finest.

    For several reasons, games of yesteryear were always afraid to touch on taboo subjects that are common in most adult oriented entertainment. While this has changed a lot in the past few years, back in the late 90's and e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Fear Effect!! A Solid Puzzled Oriented,,stylish,,funfact,,hilarious,,solid game made=))

    its hard to believe i liked this game at start,,but after awhile i got the hang of it and liked it more and more though the puzzles got more and more hard confusing annoying and difficult the longer i proceeded,,in th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The best PS1 game ever? Hell's yeah!

    Interesting story: I rented this game when Uwe Boll was set to film it. It (the game) was excellent. Now that Uwe Boll's lost the rights, it's even better. Why? Well, for one thing, there are the beautiful graphics. F... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    A true show of horror!

    I have played so many games in my life and I have the glasses to prove it. But I can only remember a handful. Why you ask? It’s because almost all of them are just average or below. This particular game I played so long ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    An usual, if flawed, game.

    Believe it or not, but one of the games I grew up with, back in the day, was Fear Effect. For those who don't know, Fear Effect is an action game, originally made Playstation 1. The game was a huge deal back when it was ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    Fear Effect

    When the daughter of a powerful Chinese businessman disappears into the hedonistic and dangerous Shan Xi Protectorate under mysterious circumstances, our team of specialists infiltrate the city and attempt to reach he... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    Impressing idea for Eidos!

    When I first pLayed Fear Effect I was reaLLy impressed by the gamepLay and the graphics of the game, as Fear Effect introduced a new amazing styLe of both GamepLay and graphics for the PS consoLe and when I was pLaying t... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Resident Evil meets Perfect Dark...

    Ahhhhhhh... Fear Effect... To some this name does not mean anything, but to me it's one of the greatest adventure games of all time. If you have a Playstation and happen to see this game or its outstanding sequel, you ca... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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