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Tfrogs1
05-29-2008, 01:27 AM
Can anyone recommend me some PC games with a dark theme? Or just a strong, memorable atmosphere?

Played Hitman, played Deus Ex, need something similar...

Tfrogs1
05-29-2008, 01:27 AM
Can anyone recommend me some PC games with a dark theme? Or just a strong, memorable atmosphere?

Played Hitman, played Deus Ex, need something similar...

JohnsHomegirl
05-29-2008, 06:17 AM
Hmm.. Well have you ever heard of a game called SPlinter Cell?

LOL! jk. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Devil May Cry 3 is dark, and awesome, but a lot different than those two you mentioned. First thing that popped into my mind though.

Project Snowblind is very similar to Deus Ex, and made by the same people, correct me if I'm wrong. That game got pretty good reviews, yet still managed to be swept under the rug. Definitely worth a try, you can get it for cheap now.

silentassasin05
05-29-2008, 09:54 AM
Thief 3: Deadly Shadows
Robbing The Cradle level - Nuff Said

IMO, There is no level with a better atmosphere than Robbing The Cradle in this game.

MadamTampini
05-29-2008, 10:21 AM
Half-Life

For freaks sake that game scared the shizzle out of me because of the atmosphere alone. Maybe it's just me?

ElBaero2007
05-29-2008, 10:33 AM
Stalker.

CoastalGirl
05-29-2008, 11:51 AM
Dark game? Uh...Manhunt. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

GhostDance.2000
05-29-2008, 11:56 AM
How about F.E.A.R.?

It has a dark atmosphere.

MadamTampini
05-29-2008, 12:31 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by GhostDance.2000:
How about F.E.A.R.?

It has a dark atmosphere. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I disliked the atmosphere of F.E.A.R. too much. I wasn't even able to finish the game on my own. It was almost unplayable to me.

Boobisphere
05-29-2008, 12:43 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ElBaero2007:
Stalker. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Second.

You won't find a game with more "Atmosphere" than S.T.A.L.K.E.R.


http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2121-24-25-35.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2121-42-33-18.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2322-27-36-31.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2402-27-40-21.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-1801-52-11-82.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2402-21-53-43.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/STALKER/XR_3DA2007-04-2415-52-28-25.jpg

MKCC14
05-29-2008, 12:53 PM
I would have recommend The Darkness but its only for consoles. One of my favorite games for 2007.

MeloniesHomeboy
05-29-2008, 01:30 PM
STALKER and Bioshock, I cant remember any games as atmospheric and dark as them. I still play STALKER.

Now, I will warn you with STALKER, it could take some time before it grabs a hold of you, many people have a problem with it at first (I personally didnt), also remember this game was made for PC gamers, so dont get frustrated with it. Kind of random but I still cant believe it made it out, I followed that game for what seemed like decades before it saw the light of day.

quillan
05-29-2008, 01:55 PM
Stalker has been mentioned. Bioshock has been mentioned. Thief 3 has been mentioned. Try System Shock 2. Try the two earlier Thief games. Try Half Life 2 (Ravenholm anyone?).

VTAssault
05-29-2008, 03:40 PM
Quillan has it right in one.

System Shock 2 is probably the most memorable game I've ever played.

Its really a incredible game for how old it is (I tried playing Dues Ex and saw alot of similarities).

Edit for Grammar.

ERN456
05-29-2008, 04:11 PM
I dont know if this game is so great but I enjoyed it on my console its on PC too. What about DOOM 3.

Boobisphere
05-29-2008, 04:31 PM
TimeShift was cool on the PC. It came out like a year after 360 so i don't know what might be different between the two versions. There were some nice environments and i enjoyed playing it even though the story was kinda weak.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/TimeShift/TimeShift2007-11-0219-57-08-79.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/TimeShift/TimeShift2007-11-0221-34-07-89.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/TimeShift/TimeShift2007-11-0401-41-43-70.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/elementfiftyfour/TimeShift/TimeShift2007-11-0221-34-07-89.jpg

Double_Agent121
05-30-2008, 01:14 AM
The Silent Hill series...???? I played number 4 and found that to be very dark. I still can get shivers about the creepiness of that game

MadamTampini
05-30-2008, 02:28 AM
I disliked the demo for Timeshift a lot http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/disagree.gif

Tfrogs1
05-30-2008, 07:18 AM
Ahh thanks for the replies kind sirs and ladysirs.
Should've mentioned I've played/completed FEAR and Thief 2+3 (Cradle was insane!). The atmosphere that Thief 3 tries to achieve is what I'm going for, but I feel it kind of fell short. Stalker looks interesting, I'll give it a shot.

ROLNIK
05-30-2008, 07:26 AM
I'd say Silent Hill if you're patient, or Doom 3 if you are looking for some action.

VTAssault
05-30-2008, 08:33 AM
Diablo 1&2

Hellgate London

Overlord (not really, but it tries...kind of not really).

CoastalGirl
05-30-2008, 09:29 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by jasiek.rolnik:
I'd say Silent Hill if you're patient, or Doom 3 if you are looking for some action. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
LoL I didn't even know the Silent Hills were available for PC or I would have mentioned those, too. I am such a console gamer... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

Anyway, Silent Hill 2 is still the creepiest game I've ever played. It's awesome. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Jason-Bourne223
05-30-2008, 05:10 PM
Have you played Resident Evil 4? If not, check that out.

tmgbhot
05-31-2008, 12:21 AM
I am playing Timeshift right now and I am liking it

Albedo.Zero
05-31-2008, 09:54 PM
Most of the games I wanted to recommend are already mentioned. I'll also add both Max Payne games, though its a bit dated now. Some of the side quests of Oblivion are dark too.

Tatersalad810
06-02-2008, 07:51 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Albedo.Zero:
Most of the games I wanted to recommend are already mentioned. I'll also add both Max Payne games, though its a bit dated now. Some of the side quests of Oblivion are dark too. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Dark Brotherhood quests?
Whodunnit
Accidents Happen
The one where you stick the poison in the warlord's chest

Oh and Turning A Blind Eye from the Thieves Guild is pretty dark too.

Patmarki
06-03-2008, 12:29 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Tatersalad810:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Albedo.Zero:
Most of the games I wanted to recommend are already mentioned. I'll also add both Max Payne games, though its a bit dated now. Some of the side quests of Oblivion are dark too. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Dark Brotherhood quests?
Whodunnit
Accidents Happen
The one where you stick the poison in the warlord's chest

Oh and Turning A Blind Eye from the Thieves Guild is pretty dark too. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yeah, Oblivion's got a great (often dark) atmosphere too.

Double_Agent121
06-03-2008, 10:08 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by jasiek.rolnik:
I'd say Silent Hill if you're patient, or Doom 3 if you are looking for some action. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


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