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Trepang2's demo has fulfilled my craving for a new F.E.A.R. sequel

The slow-mo is sumptuous

F.E.A.R. was good and I miss it. Not that it's gone, of course, just that it's one of those dormant series that probably won't come back. If it does? Most likely it'll be proper naff anyway, seeing as numbers two and three weren't exactly pushing things forwards. If anything, it veered from F.E.A.R. to A.C.T.I.O.N a little too heavily in its final days.

The original F.E.A.R. had those clean lines, that slow-mo, and an exceptional use of grey. All of which were lost a bit with those follow-ups. But having dipped into the demo for FPS Trepang2, I've realised this might be the closest I can get to a true F.E.A.R. sequel.

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When Ed's not cracking thugs with bicycles in Yakuza, he's likely swinging a badminton racket in real life. Any genre goes, but he's very into shooters and likes a weighty gun, particularly if they have a chainsaw attached to them. Adores orange and mango squash, unsure about olives.