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Second Sight (Windows)

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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 There would be no need to save anyone's life if Jayne wasn't rushing towards danger so recklessly
Second Sight Windows The game starts with set of well known questions for the lack of memory, where, how, who...!?
Second Sight Windows Holding the cave entrance with a sniper using first-person view
Second Sight Windows Prepping a Psi Pulse attack for a nearby security guard

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User Reviews

Well laid out but lacks fine tuning to be a blockbuster SifouNaS (1317) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars
After this you'll get a second sight about the games コナン (89698) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

GameSpy Feb 25, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Worth Playing Mar 24, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
ActionTrip May 10, 2005 77 out of 100 77
PC Action Feb 02, 2005 76 out of 100 76
GameZone Mar 08, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Feb 17, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
1UP Jul 21, 2005 B- 67
Eurogamer.net (UK) 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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Kabushi (131397) added Second Sight (Windows) on Feb 08, 2005
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