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 John will often use the computers throughout the game, so player will feel comfortable with the desktop design and usage
Second Sight Windows Aside your psychic powers, you can use weapons you'll find along the way
Second Sight Windows The game is split into chapters-like sections which you can play as you reach them, you cannot save your game progress anywhere
Second Sight Windows Using telekinesis on one of the guards in the interrogation room (not a way to get your answers, though)

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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 MAT (109275)

Critic Reviews

4Players.de GameCube Sep 10, 2004 82 out of 100 82
Shooterplanet Windows Feb 09, 2005 81 out of 100 81
GameSpy Xbox Sep 21, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN PlayStation 2 Sep 16, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Worth Playing Windows Mar 24, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot GameCube Sep 20, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
games xtreme PlayStation 2 Oct 03, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
X-Power Xbox Aug 30, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Console Obsession PlayStation 2 Jun 03, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) Windows Jan 31, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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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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