With its will to pay tribute to Silent Hill, Husk really got us intrigued, but the 90 minutes or so we have spent with the game have failed to convince us so far, despite its rather nice visuals.
This new horrific walking simulator manages to set a pretty good atmosphere, mainly thanks to its lighting and special effects, and though not a real looker, the game is convincing enough to be engaging at first. Sadly, its very linear structure, in which all items of interest are simply given to the player, takes away the exploration aspect we expected from a Silent Hill heir. The stealth mechanic included in the game is a letdown too, as the poorly animated enemies can be outrun in most cases - which is a relief as they can spot you in what seems to be an haphazard manner. Finding a gun does not make the game a lot more interesting and we don't really see how the next few hours will ever be able to match what the series that inspired it brought us back in the days.
Note: We're having quite an annoying technical issue with the game. When we launch a new game, it's like performance resets and framerate falls down around 30 fps. It also happens every time you die and the game has to reload the latest checkpoint. The only workaround we have found is to apply the selected resolution again (in our case 1080p). We believe the game changes resolution on its own, forcing 4K for us (since our TV is compatible) - despite what the graphics options indicate.
She's gotta have it on Netflix: nope, I don't get it. Must be because I'm white. I'm not kidding. (10 Hours ago)
But for games like OW is not an issue. Funny thing is most people who complain about OW having lootboxes dont even own a copy of OW or play the game. Don't even play MP games in general. (11 Hours ago)
Nobody is saying to not condemned EA for what they did. Yeah they did really bad, and they should get punish by it. They are getting punish by the market already. (11 Hours ago)
Cosmetic lootboxes on overwatch doesnt affect the gameplay at all, and if you play the game enough you get those stuff for free anyways. You really dont have to grind that much tbh. (11 Hours ago)
Say welcome to seasson passes, split comunity, having to pay more than $60 for the game to get all the maps or heroes I want, so yeah I will take lootboxes on Overwatch over having to buy a season pas (11 Hours ago)
If you remove lootboxes for cosmetic stuff that doesn't affect gameplay at all on Overwatch, them forget about getting free maps, free new heroes, free content in general. (11 Hours ago)
@KORNdog: Agreed. They're in on it too, so fuck em. (12 Hours ago)