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  • Summary: (Also known as "Obscure II") Two years ago, at Leafmore High, a group of young teenagers were trapped inside their school and hunted by monsters that had been released by the maniac headmaster. Some of them survived that terrible night, while others perished. Now, the survivors have picked(Also known as "Obscure II") Two years ago, at Leafmore High, a group of young teenagers were trapped inside their school and hunted by monsters that had been released by the maniac headmaster. Some of them survived that terrible night, while others perished. Now, the survivors have picked up their lives and joined college. But all is not right on Fallcreek University; strange black flowers have suddenly sprung up everywhere on the campus. While experimenting with these flowers in class, a dangerous substance is discovered that induces strange but vivid dreams. But a handful of students find out that there is more to the flowers than anyone could have expected; when the seeds finally germinate, a bad trip suddenly turns into a horrible reality... Features 6 charismatic characters with unique skills; unique coop mode: second player can join in at any time; highly detailed and rich 3D environment; find clues and solve various rddles and mysteries; and a vast variety of weapons and horrifying monsters. [Playlogic] Expand
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  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. AceGamez
    70
    One major plus point in Obscure II is the inclusion once again of co-op play, still a feature that remains unique to this series and one of those things that has you wondering why developers such as Capcom haven't implemented team play into their own survival horror games.
  2. It's not perfect, but it does offer some solid entertainment value despite some flaws.
  3. If horror films where the screams are sufficiently high-pitched to get the neighbourhood dogs howling are your kind of thing, then ObsCure II is easy to get into, not too taxing on the brain and just about competent enough to keep you playing for its 15-hour duration.
  4. Play (Poland)
    60
    It’s not an action game, not with the scarce ammo and omnipresent puzzles, but it’s not Silent Hill either. Rather an adventure in a horror set created mostly with the use of flashlight, screams, whispers and lapping sounds – the monsters, when they finally appear, are somewhat disappointing. [Dec 2007]
  5. games(TM)
    60
    Obscure II doesn’t need reminding of its faults, because it wears them on its sleeve; it’s a guilty pleasure that, despite being technically unimpressive, still provides dollops of cheap entertainment. [Oct 2007, p.119]
  6. PC Gamer UK
    52
    Obscure II is not gripping enough to be survival horror and not good enough at storytelling to be an adventure; it's just a series of quite relaxing puzzles interrupted when some pink things burst through the wall. [Dec 2007, p.89]
  7. Ugly, last-gen visuals further dampen the fear factor. Muddy textures and low poly counts cause scenery and monsters to blend together into a murky mess.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. Mar 14, 2012
    10
    Best game series EVER. Instead of surviving the horrors of zombies and monsters as typical police or war veterans, you play as un experiencedBest game series EVER. Instead of surviving the horrors of zombies and monsters as typical police or war veterans, you play as un experienced students who need to survive the horrors of Fallcreak. Great story, great graphics and great fun factor. Highly recommend it. Expand
  2. Jul 29, 2018
    10
    Очень Атмосферная игра.Местами сложная и запутанная но неплохо для такой студии.Помню на psp в эту игру.Очень Атмосферная игра.Местами сложная и запутанная но неплохо для такой студии.Помню на psp в эту игру.
  3. VladicaM.
    Oct 24, 2007
    9
    The game-play is ok but the camera in the game sometimes sucks .
  4. Aug 27, 2021
    8
    I don't know why the video game "press" mistreat this game a lot, until a few days ago I had the opportunity to play this game and its sequelI don't know why the video game "press" mistreat this game a lot, until a few days ago I had the opportunity to play this game and its sequel and they seemed to me to be very good games in general.

    in short, if you are not called silent hill you are destined to fail, very unfortunate what you see from the "specialized" media
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  5. Jun 18, 2022
    6
    На мой взгляд, хуже чем первая часть. Ламповость и атмосфера ушли, но зато стало чуть более удобней играть, но в целом, играть можно, ноНа мой взгляд, хуже чем первая часть. Ламповость и атмосфера ушли, но зато стало чуть более удобней играть, но в целом, играть можно, но ужастиком тут и не пахнет. Expand
  6. Mar 27, 2012
    6
    A surprisingly not-terrible sequel to a terrible game. Features some decent scares (but not enough), improved gameplay mechanics, voice-overA surprisingly not-terrible sequel to a terrible game. Features some decent scares (but not enough), improved gameplay mechanics, voice-over work that is still weak but no longer laughably bad and a story that is better written and more believable than the original. While still average overall, Obscure 2 is what happens when a company really pays attention to what caused a previous effort to fail and fix it. Expand
  7. Feb 17, 2021
    0
    Une sorte de… quoi déjà ? une espèce de Resident Debil chez les étudiants mongolos qui ont (encore) consommé trop de produits stupéfiants etUne sorte de… quoi déjà ? une espèce de Resident Debil chez les étudiants mongolos qui ont (encore) consommé trop de produits stupéfiants et qui ont encore la tête dans le fion : voilà-t’y pas qu’ils voient des monstres et des zombis maintenant ! ah les **** cons !

    On peut « faire » cette daubasse en coopération (lolilol) et on retrouve cette non-jouabilité, cette injouabilité typique des Resident Débiles avec ici toutefois un mélange de caméras fixes et légèrement mobiles qui en font quoi qu’il en soit un TPS navrant, pathétique et injouable avec la caméra (lorsqu’elle bouge) qui fait n’importe quoi.

    L’espèce de « scénario » (ou d’histoire ?) est la suite du premier qui était déjà une merde et on n’y comprend par conséquent que dalle, tout cela sous le prétexte très habituel du non-jeu soit-disant horrifique qui se signale surtout par son mauvais goût à tous les étages et ses « idées », rien que des clichés ambulants évidemment… en guise d’idées.

    Graphiquement pas trop vilain, ce pseudo-jeu reste cantonné aux résolutions en 4/3, ne fonctionne que sur XP et ne semble pas vouloir sauvegarder ni manuellement, ni automatiquement ou bien alors seulement le 36 du mois. Des effets de flou épouvantable donnent par ailleurs la migraine et les voix amerloques sont ridicules (c’est pourtant une daube boulottée chez nous !). En bref et en conclusion, une obscure daube très daubée !
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