Fatal Frame III: The Tormented (PlayStation 2)

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The Fatal Frame series is back. Rei Kurosawa's fiancé, Yuu Asou, dies in an ugly car accident when she is driving. She enters a haunted mansion as part of a reporting assignment. Here she is frightened by images of her dead fiancé. The game incorporates the camera mode from the previous games, used to capture ghosts. You use the camera obscura not only as a weapon to capture ghosts but as a guide by taking pictures of the ghosts and creepy objects in the house in order to solve the mystery and get rid of the curse. You walk around with a strobe light looking for clues to the mystery.

Throughout the course of the game you can play as three women and switch between a dream world and real-life. All in all, it carries over the same Japanese horror theme as the first two.


Fatal Frame III: The Tormented PlayStation 2 If that ain't love, I don't know what is.
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented PlayStation 2 Those usually mean 'stay away evil spirit'...
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented PlayStation 2 Creepy doll had to be here.
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented PlayStation 2 Hey pal, you're a bit too close...

Alternate Titles

  • "零 〜刺青の聲〜" -- Japanese spelling
  • "零·刺青之声" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Zero: Shisei no Koe" -- Japanese title
  • "Project Zero 3: The Tormented" -- European title

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Just Adventure Jan 24, 2006 A+ 100
PSX Extreme Dec 07, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Worth Playing Jan 02, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Dec 20, 2005 84 out of 100 84
Gamers.at Mar 03, 2006 82 out of 100 82
Diehard GameFan Nov 22, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 06, 2006 8 out of 10 80
UOL Jogos Dec 08, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2005 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Mar 09, 2006 78 out of 100 78


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