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 Using telekinesis on one of the guards in the interrogation room (not a way to get your answers, though)
Second Sight Windows Whatever they did to you, looks like you ended with some handy skills you'll soon learn to control
Second Sight Windows There would be no need to save anyone's life if Jayne wasn't rushing towards danger so recklessly

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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 (98107)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine GameCube Sep, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Xbox Sep 21, 2004 83 out of 100 83
GameSpy Windows Feb 25, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Nov 10, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Aug 30, 2004 16 out of 20 80
FOK!games Xbox Aug 01, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Kombo.com Xbox Sep 24, 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Action Windows Feb 02, 2005 76 out of 100 76
GameZone Windows Mar 08, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Digital Entertainment News (den) Windows Apr 08, 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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