Fear Effect (PlayStation)


Source: Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine – Volume 3, Issue 2 – November 1999

Fear Effect is a 3D action game that was originally released for the PlayStation in 2000. It sort of reminds me of a cross between Tomb Raider, Dragon’s Lair and Survival Horror games like Resident Evil. Game play will remind you of Resident Evil but there are more pure action parts as well. Timing is typically very important in these which is what prompted my comparison to Dragon’s Lair. There’s a lot of puzzle solving as well.

The game takes place in a future Hong Kong in which you are hunting for the daughter of a gangster. You control one of three characters