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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 If they wanted to stop me from escaping, they probably should've thought twice about leaving a getaway car
Second Sight Windows When accompanied by Jayne, you can use your psychic abilities to help her and fend off attacks on you two
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 Who's that blood on your gloves, doc, so you better think twice before asking for help (despite of what it says on the screen, pressing 'F' will result in breaking the victim's neck)

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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 MAT (71464) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Playback 2006 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Jan 29, 2005 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 2005 78 out of 100 78
ActionTrip May 10, 2005 77 out of 100 77
PC Action Feb 02, 2005 76 out of 100 76
IGN Feb 17, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Mar 09, 2005 15 out of 20 75
GameZone Mar 08, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
1UP Jul 21, 2005 B- 67
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 07, 2005 12 out of 20 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 (121658) added Second Sight (Windows) on Feb 08, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Tim Furnish (12)