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Second Sight

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Description

After waking up in a high security medical facility with no recollection of how he got there, John Vattic's memory slowly returns through a series of playable flashbacks to his days as a civilian advisor to a military operation in Siberia. In the past, he worked with a group of soldiers known as WinterICE, attempting to locate an elderly scientist who has been conducting research into psychic powers. In the present, John attempts to piece together what he remembers and locate members of WinterICE in the hope that he can clear his name, work out what actually happened, and discover how he came to have psychic powers himself.

Second Sight is a 3D shooter with stealth elements. The player mostly controls John from a third-person perspective, though it is possible to switch to first-person view under certain circumstances. During the course of the game the player gets to use telekinesis, healing, charm, projection and possession powers and two types of psychic attack, plus a variety of weapons. Most situations can be tackled with stealth, mindless violence or psychic powers, or a combination of the three.

Screenshots

Second Sight Windows Using sniper to provide a covering fire to your squad
Second Sight Windows This is what happens to the picture when John overuses his psychic abilities
Second Sight Windows John can use projection to pass through deadly traps and set them off safely
Second Sight Windows When he doesn't know a password, John can be very creative at guesses

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User Reviews

Well laid out but lacks fine tuning to be a blockbuster Windows SifouNaS (1317)
After this you'll get a second sight about the games Windows コナン (89669)

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine GameCube Sep, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Aug 30, 2004 16 out of 20 80
Playback Windows 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gamesmania Xbox Oct 11, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania GameCube Oct 11, 2004 80 out of 100 80
IGN PlayStation 2 Sep 16, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Extreme Gamer Xbox Oct 18, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Windows Mar 11, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70
Diehard GameFan PlayStation 2 Sep 29, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Feb 23, 2005 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Second Sight appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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