Da un po' di tempo, la Leafmore High School è teatro di inspiegabili sparizioni. In questo gioco survival horror prenderai il controllo di 5 studenti americani. Con i tuoi amici cercherai di fare luce sugli strani eventi che stanno avendo luogo in questa normale scuola superiore. La notte sarà lunga e sopravvivere non sarà uno scherzo...
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Data di rilascio: 6 apr 2005

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“ObsCure è veramente fico!”
8.0 – Worthplaying

“Uno dei giochi horror più innovativi del 2005.”
7.6 – IGN

“La squadra si è ispirata a Resident Evil, Alone In The Dark, Project Zero e, ovviamente, Silent Hill. In questo gioco, inoltre, sono state introdotte numerose idee originali.”
7.0 – Eurogamer

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Da un po' di tempo, la Leafmore High School è teatro di inspiegabili sparizioni. In questo gioco survival horror prenderai il controllo di 5 studenti americani. Con i tuoi amici cercherai di fare luce sugli strani eventi che stanno avendo luogo in questa normale scuola superiore. La notte sarà lunga e sopravvivere non sarà uno scherzo...

Alcuni anni fa, strani eventi hanno iniziato a verificarsi nella tranquilla scuola di Leafmore. Alcuni studenti dicono di aver udito terribili urla, e si parla anche di alcune misteriose sparizioni.
Dopo la strana scomparsa di uno dei loro amici, un gruppo di studenti prende in mano la situazione e decide di indagare su questi terribili eventi. Una sera, dopo le lezioni, il gruppo si chiude all'interno della scuola, iniziando a investigare per scoprire che cosa stia succedendo.
Shannon, Kenny, Ashley, Stan e Josh cercheranno di scoprire cosa abbia trasformato la loro scuola in un incubo, cercando di sopravvivere lungo tortuosi corridoi e in classi buie e terrificanti.

- Scopri il gioco diventato un culto del genere survival horror.
- Ogni studente all'interno del gruppo ha una propria abilità speciale.
- Utilizza tantissime diverse armi: mazze da baseball, pistole, fucili a pompa e tante altre.
- Risolvi difficili enigmi.
- Gioca in modalità giocatore singolo o in modalità cooperativa sullo stesso schermo.
- Colonna sonora composta dal pluripremiato Olivier Derivière.
- Compatibile con il controller Xbox 360.

Requisiti di sistema

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium III 1 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Scheda video compatibile con DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Scheda audio compatibile con DirectX 9.0c
    • Additional Notes: Il gioco cooperativo a 2 giocatori richiede un controller.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Seven
    • Processor: Pentium IV 2 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Scheda video compatibile con DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Scheda audio compatibile con DirectX 9.0c
    • Additional Notes: Il gioco cooperativo a 2 giocatori richiede un controller.
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5 persone su 5 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 23 ottobre 2014
L'alunno Hydravision è intelligente, ma potrebbe applicarsi di più.

http://pescezombie.blogspot.it/2014/10/recensione-videogioco-obscure.html
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2 persone su 2 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
12.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 17 ottobre 2014
uno dei migliori giochi horror , la durata non è uno degli aspetti positivi però il poco tempo basterà per accontentare tutti gli amanti dell'horror , quindi non parliamo di c*#@e come Slanderman bensì di perle come Silent hill 2 . idee originali e ben implementate ed è molto divertente in CO-OP , sfortunatamente solo in locale . spero implementitno la CO-OP Online ..
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50 persone su 51 (98%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
20.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 novembre 2014
I first got my hands on Obscure back in 2004, on PS2. Was quite surprised to see it on Steam. It's one of the games which reserved a spot in my memory. I remember having a lot of fun playing it, and i got the same pleasure replaying it after 10 years.

Obscure is an old-school horror survival game which manages to entertain by offering a cheesy story, influenced by the Robert Rodriguez's "The Faculty" movie. It uses the music from the movie and even contains a character based on it. Even though i heavily disliked the movie, Obscure succeeded in offering me a whole different perspective.

You have 5 students trying to escape their school, from an entire horde of monsters created by their Principal who was experimenting on students. You can choose to play for any of them, and at any time a second player can join the game for any other character, which doesn't force you to start a new game if you want to play local co-op with a friend. Each one of them has a different special ability like running faster, better healing, or picking locks skills. I loved especially the method of saving the game. You do it using a CD which you need to find in-game, and i consider it to be an important aspect in a survival game, so that one won't be able to save every 2 minutes since the amount of CD's you can find is limited. The outstanding soundtrack composed by Olivier Derivière, in this particular environment, creates a even creepier atmosphere. There are few types of monsters, and also limited types of weapons, but what makes it better is that except weapons there is something else that hurts monsters - light. So when you are in a room with windows, and got yourself cornered - you can always break some windows and let them know who the boss is, as for the rooms with no windows - one can combine any firearm with a flashlight. I didn't notice for the light of the flashlight to inflict any damage, but at least it keeps the monster at distance for a short period of time.

There are also some cons of course, but none which caused me any inconvenience. You can choose a resolution up to 1920x1080 but the game does not support widescreen so you'll just get a 4:3 aspect with black borders on the right and left side. Playing it with keyboard & mouse is possible, but not entirely comfortably. At least i couldn't do it, so i just used a Xbox 360 controller which worked just great. Graphics are not the best, but also not awful, especially for a 10 years old game. I enjoyed Obscure very much, and would recommend it to anyone who likes old school survival games. Looking forward to play the second game. Hope i'll enjoy it as much as the first. Cheers ;)

* NOTE > The game also includes all the Deluxe Edition content: Soundtrack, Artwork, Screenshots, Sketches...
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9 persone su 9 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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1.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 ottobre 2014
One of the better classic survival horror games that I have played. I wanted this on the PS2, but the games a tad pricey when buying it, as it's a semi collectible. So, I was over joyed to find it on steam AND with full Controller support(as long as you enable it from the options menu. It doesnt detect an xbox gamepad unfortunately)

Now, as with most old school survival horror games, the story is very unrealistic and centers on a group of kids, who does the most rational thing one could do upon hearing a high school friend of there's didn't come home the night before: They sneak into the school with a baseball bat and begin busting open vendor machines and windows.

Still, the game looks gorgeous for a classic game, and plays flawlessly! If you love games like Resident Evil and Dino Crisis and love movies like the Faculty, then you will love this game to bits!
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6 persone su 6 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
11.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 novembre 2014
I played Obscure on my ps2 back in 2004. I found it for 5 euros in my local store, and I couldn't believe how a good deal it was. The game is a real gem, a survival horror game settled in an average american school, in where you take the control of 5 friends that have to survive in a very hostile enviroment. Puzzles, exploration, action, and of course a lot of scary moments, and also you will find some humour. A very balanced game, many hours of fun and a lot of extras.

As for the Steam version, it runs perfectly. No bugs reported in the entire game. Enhanced graphics, smooth controls. A must-buy if you like horror games, or if you used to own a copy of the ps2 version.
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11 persone su 16 (69%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 5 ottobre 2014
Old school survival horror goodness. Works very well, full controller support, 1920x1080, ect.
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3 persone su 3 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.1 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 settembre 2014
Great old school horror game that's fair, fun and has an interesting storyline. Only thing is that it's pretty short, I finished it within 3 hours but that's probably because I've played it before. Definitely a recommendation for anyone that loves Horror games like the old Resident Evil games,
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3 persone su 3 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 26 novembre 2014
This is a game I would certainly reccomend, and it certainly has a different type of idea about the conflict. Most games have a zombie virus, or nuclear waste, but in this one, it has a type of plant. Again, I would reccomend it to anyone looking for a good third-person Horror game. It gets rather frustrating during the end though, and I caution all of those prone to stress production.
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10 persone su 18 (56%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
1 persona ha trovato questa recensione divertente
0.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 25 gennaio
11/10 like Resident Evil with guns
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 19 ottobre 2014
one of my favorite series since jr high. i loved this game, it got the creepy atmosphere from silent hill, the unique horror style that not alot of game developer understand these days and an excuse for the story.
most horror games these days focus on the jumpscares and that somebody is mentally insane or they lost a kid, but this game lets you play as 5 characters, searching for they'r friend who they left to play basket ball alil longer. but when they stay in school after the bell rings out, they start noticing how bizzar the school really is, all just cause they wanted to search for they'r friend who they had no idea where was, even if he were at the school. they soon get lockd in due to the janitor's closing shift and they'r stuck in there.

the gameplay mechanic belongs back on a ps2 console and is REALLY reccomended to be playing with a controller, as you would just be using the keyboard and not the mouse. like i said, you can play as 5 diffrent characters and they all have "unique" skills. some are useless and some are good. oh, and somethign important? you character can DIE! and if he/she dies, you have to play as one of the other char from your teamparty, if you have any following you(1 at a time).
if both of them die, the story continues as the others in the meating spot gets worried. to get back your items, you need to find you previous body and loot the corpes/bag. its an unique touch that you dont see too often.

this game is alittle updated since i last playd it, i noticed they changed the intro music, and a few graphical things. but i havent got far enough to tell the other diffrents, but the co-op is new. its only local co-op and you would either need atleast 2 controllers or 1 keyboard and 1 controller... but its not recomended to play with the keyboard at all.

this game is generally old, and judging it back then, it was a gem. atleast 8/10 because ps3 was still under development.
focusing on nowadays, it would get 6/10 due to poor graphic, annoying controll system, linear path and wacky combat system. like i said, its recomended to play with a controller.. but the truth is, you cant really push high expectations on an old game, if they changed too much, it would ruin the original game itself. with that said, i can only give it a 7/10. it is a must play for silent hill and generally all original horror lovers. there are some few issues with the gameplay, but that is something you learn to play with. without any trouble.
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 16 novembre 2014
Obscure is a really good game, as a horror it's more b-horror so it's pretty funny, good story, awesome music, good weapons to use, five playable characters each with their own special ability to use which is pretty cool. The enemies were okay, not really scary but interesting story wise. The puzzles were okay but i would of prefered if they were more challenging. Overall a good game.
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 23 novembre 2014
Don't expect to much from the Story!
The Gameplay is great, especially in Coop.
Its a bit like the Lego-Coop-Games...well...with more blood and death and gore etc.

8/10
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
7.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 20 novembre 2014
I think Obscure is a really good game. The game has a great story and the controlls are pretty good . It's a really good game for new survival horror gamers, it's not that hard actually so i really recommend it!
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
11.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 gennaio
This game is a lightweight horror game that can be easily played in a day or so by those who find most other horror games to be too intmidating to play.

In other words, usually during a game like Silent Hill or Dead Space I find myself freezing in fear or throwing the controller in the air and hitting myself with it, not so with this game. I was finally able to play a horror game completely on my own without a friend to use as a crutch . . . even if I did have to play it with the lights on in the middle of the day.

The controls are pretty easy to get a handle of, no awkward turning and shooting mechanics that a lot of much older horror games have
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5 persone su 9 (56%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 9 ottobre 2014
Awesome!!!
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3 persone su 6 (50%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 21 ottobre 2014
Obscure is a game about 5 high shcool students who get themselves into a "sticky situation". They find that while trying to find ther friend Kenny, that the Principal is conducting experiments on the students!
REVIEW
The game looks alright for being made in 2004, the animations are all smooth, no lag, no issues here. The setting for the game is Leafmore High, the high school the kids attend along with some underground labs once you get halfway through the game. The environments look good, and shadows play a good part in the game, so you'll be using your flashlight a lot. The monsters are engulfed in darkness so you'll have to burn it off them with the flashlight.Be careful though, the flashlights battery can overheat. Now lets get to the good stuff... the dialouge. I'm not gonna lie, the dialouge in this game is actually o.k. It's the voice acting though that can get irritating. You can even sometimes hear a high pitched squeal whenever someones talking. The story is very important to this game. You're gonna have to look everywhere and anywhere, if you're to find out the backstory, but none of this will be hard. Each of the main charcters have their own special ability. Josh has the ability to tell you if their's something left in the room to get. Shannon has the ability to tell you what to do or how to solve certain puzzles. Stan has the ability to pick locks, but all of the characters can do this, Stan just does it quicker. Ashley is skilled in combat and can double swing or double shoot a gun. Kenny who is the typical jock stereotype of the group, can sprint for at a high estimate 7 seconds before getting out of breath. I actually ran faster with Josh because he seems to take longer strides. The combat is ok but i had some recurring problems on certain bosses, you would have to stand at a certain angle and shoot, and i didnt figure this out till my 700th time through so i ended up wasting a lot of ammo. One thing i didn't like about the characters is that they all had their own personalities, which is fine! They just didnt seem emotionally attached to each other at all. For example, (SPOILERS) halfway though the game before we find Kenny, his sister Shannon dies, when we find Kenny, he doesnt ask abut where his sister is and nobody tells him! This is because anybody can die at any time, but there should still be some emotion!!! All in all i LOVED obscure, it just has some glaring issues that i couldnt overlook, i highly recommend this game.
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12 persone su 12 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
10.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 aprile 2014
Scrivo una recensione perchè mi sembra che in italiano non ce ne siano, magari a qualcuno potrà tornare utile chissà?

E' stato il mio primo gioco comprato su steam; che dire carino, sicuramente sufficiente ma niente di speciale. La trama è interessante anche se poteva essere sviluppata e approfondita meglio, ottima la colonna sonora, le atmosfere lasciano un pò a desiderare soprattutto per chi cerca un gioco capace di far sobbalzare dalla sedia di tanto in tanto (l'impostazione è simile a un teen horror movie per intenderci). Probabilmente affrontato in modalità cooperativa con un amico risulta tutto più piacevole; comunque sia il gioco scorre molto bene non annoia mai e non mortifica (gli scontri con i mostri non sono difficili e gli enigmi veramente molto semplici si limitano più che altro alla ricerca di chiavi o leve per continuare nella narrazione). Un'ultima precisazione, forse chi ha a disposizione un pc con prestazioni elevate può rivolgersi verso altri orizzonti (gli anni che passano iniziano a farsi sentire anche se il prodotto è ben confezzionato).

Insomma, sicuramente consigliato a chi è cresciuto a pane e silent hill e non dispone di esosi requisiti hardware; se poi ci fosse anche una promozione.... fateci un pensierino!
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2 persone su 2 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
7.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 giugno 2014
Una vera sorpresa questo Obscure, un titolo uscito in sordina ma in grado di rivaleggiare degnamente con i capisaldi del genere, a partire proprio dai suoi concorrenti diretti quali Resident Evil Outbreak e Silent Hill 4.
Se da un lato il titolo Microids appare fin troppo debitore ai titoli sopra citati, sia per il gameplay che per alcune scelte di design e di regia, dall'altro introduce interessanti novità come la modalità cooperativa a due e l'ambientazione da teen movie che si distacca da quanto visto finora; un titolo non perfetto, dunque, qualche limatura per quanto riguarda la giocabilità e il carisma dei vari protagonisti gli avrebbe senz'altro giovato, ma il titolo piace e convince già così com'è e risulta essere consigliatissimo per coloro che desiderino provare un'esperienza un po' diversa dal solito.
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203 persone su 214 (95%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.1 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 marzo 2014
I played Obscure back on the PS2 at its original release and remember being pleasently surprised. This game utilises "fixed camera angles" like the classic Resident Evil and Silent Hill games but mixes it up with a cheesy high school teen slasher flick story, and combining gameplay from both franchises. This survival horror has alot of the classic elements you would expect; variety of actual puzzles, limited supplies, dark and tense atmosphere, unique monster designs and since this is a co-op experience, reliability on your partner.

Speaking of partners each different character you can play as, and switch to at any time, have their own special abilities - so it is advisable to use different characters in the appropriate situation, I think this adds depth to the gameplay.

The story is cheesy, not serious, but there is a charm to it. It also features my favourite "game fetish" storyline in which everything is normal at first, but slowly devulges into the horror you came to expect, and you have to fight and learn the mystery behind how this all happened.

The combat is basic, there is auto-lock, power attacks and standard attacks, but that's all this game needs I feel. The good thing is that the controls are easy to learn and complexity is not needed here.

Unfortunately, for me, the music is quickly forgettable so don't expect some Akira Yamaoka level of quality here. That being said, what I hear fits what is happening, just that it isn't something you would listen to casually.

I recommend this game to fans of the classic RE and SH games, and looking for their fix on survival horror with some original concepts to it. However, this game was originially released back in 2005, so expect some outdated mechanics compared to modern horror.

Also, this PC port is a re-release of an older port but adds native widescreen support and full controller support, among general optimisations to work on modern Windows systems. The only bummer is that there is still no mouse support. I should also mention the game does indeed run at 60fps.
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81 persone su 85 (95%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
11.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 marzo 2014
I remember playing this years back on PS2 and PC.

If you like survival horror games, you will like this one.

This reminds of those high school horror movies played out at as a 3rd person survival horror game.

The gameplay, action, suspense and camera movement is much like what you would find in games like Alone in the Dark, Resident Evil: Code Veronica, Silent Hill and Cold Fear, except in this game you play as several high school students, Stan, Kenny, Ashley, Shannon and Josh, that you can switch over to at any time and you will need to for teamwork to pass certain obstacles. The game feels good in that way because it brings extra life to the game rather than thinking you are playing as a lonely character. Each character has a special ability which will make progressing through the game easier if you don't let them get killed.

Stan by far is the best character. His personality is just too carefree and cool. :P

But if you want to have real fun, invite a friend over and grab an extra controller for 2 player Co-op playing out the story of the game. It is a lot of fun! You can even share items and weapons, passing them to each other when needed.

A couple of downsides are that the game hasn't been updated to support wide screen monitors, so you will have a 4:3 aspect ratio unless you lower the res to 1600x1200, 1280x1024, 1152x864 or lower to get a full screen without side borders. Also, use of a controller is highly recommended as the game really wasn't optimized for mouse and keyboard.

Obscure is a great game though and yet another surprise to appear on Steam. :)
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