Shutter is a survival horror game that you must progress through levels while avoiding the paranormal and solving puzzles. The story will progress as the player goes through the levels.This Game will focus not only you recording Even his Story and his Life. You take the role of a Reporter named Connor, which will be reporting Pennyhill, a Dark Hunted Asylum. You will be equipped with the latest equipment; Animated camera which includes night-vision and a Shutter effect. Filming every action you take and taking screenshot's of paranormal Activities. Game will include feature's like Panic-bar/Fear, Slow-mo, Stealth, investigation And much much more.
Well, what can I say about REC Shutter? First of all, the first person of a camera is not the first one, there's Paranormal, another game, the first game where ou use a camera as "camera". The graphics are pretty awful, the textures are in a very bad quality for the engine.
The night vision of the camera is totally useless, since you use it only 2 or 3 times in the game. It even had to exist, it is so annoying, because it just makes even harder to distinguish a wall from a door. Though these bad parts, the sense of this camera is a litte different from Paranormal, as you only use a space of the display to see the things, giving the game a new first person experience.
The way you interact with the objects in the scene is very strange. Just for an example, in the beggining of the game, you are in a room where you suppose to get out through the door, but that isn't possible at first, the only thing you figure out is a hand print on the bottom of the camera with a letter "K" in it. After 15 minutes scouring the room, you see a key, ok, that makes sense, now you know the "K" letter on the door means a GODDAMN KEY!!! How are you suppose to know that "K" was to find a freaking key?! Also, when you look directly on other objects you'll interact in the game, a "??" appears on, after that appears a text under saying the proposal of it, when you try to get the object, it just don't work... just after some clicks you can get it...OMG
The loading screen takes a lifetime to load, and the game has no excuses to be heavy, my pc supported Crysis 2 how it can't load a simple indie game.
The game itself is very short, aproximately 20 minutes of gameplay, even for an indie game that's terrible, in my opinion. REC Shutter at first appears to be a new game of the genre, but after you play it, you notice it was just another horror game,i f you still can say it is a horror game, the only thing of "horror" it has is a psichological thriller, nothing more.
its got potential, but there are some things that **** me off. the first being the speed at which you move in the game. You move way too slow and sprint does nothing. The second are the two question marks that are in the center of the screen 90% of the time. I dont need the game to tell me that I dont know what's going on. Fix/remove these and I'd call this game worth playing.
THIS IS A TERRIBLE GAME!
SPOILER! (not really ;D) THE GAME IS MAX 30 MINS!
I have no idea how people are rating this game so high and comparing it to amnesia. I'm guessing alot of people haven't played real games.
On the last (3rd) level there is a glitch I dunno if they intentionally did this but you view will start drifting up all on its own and if you tab out of the game your mouse will be glitched and stuck in the middle of your desktop.
This gets in the way because if you wanna pick up anything! you have to look at the item just right and click it... well right this glitch starts you have to pick up a key in only one way, MASHING your mouse!
Also right after you leave the room your in there is very bad placement of mannequins that makes you stuck in the hallway. I spent 15 mins slowly pushing them outta the way so I could finish my recoding of my lets play, otherwise I would have just quit the game right then and there.
I got scared three times out of the whole game from cheap jump scares that’s it. I liked the idea with the camera but really...
Just watch my lets play to see how it is
*Random frequent tv static with loud audio (makes no sense on a
camera during recording). The very beginning starts you in a room
you can't quite see and no determinable direction how to begin.
*Ridiculously slow movement with no run option. Since you can't fight
back, you can't even run away when attacked.
*There is little in the way of exploration. Linear and far too dark.
*No gamma setting. No torch. Just a lot of black corners and corridors.
*No control options. Not even a place to see what button does what.
*Too many shallow jump scares that become predictable.
*No story introduction. You are just entering this building from a short
drive of a car and then through a room of oblivion.
*Ambiguous symbol that appears at some doors (hand print with K on it)
There is some effort made, but not nearly enough to be even comparable to other horror games that offer the exact same stuff.
Sorry I can't push myself to even attempt to finish this rushed work.
The game is very slow, the loading screen is also very slow....like 5 mins to start the game...Then there is nothing to do, not scary...no music...no shooting, no fighting...
I don't know, looks like it the game wants to look like a game or a clone. But, theres nothing to do....I don't get it. And after all the time it took to install and load the game it was a huge dissapointment !! It plays nothing like the trailer either.
+ Nice concept
+ Okay visual design
+ Good workaround on fpsc limitations
- random mapdesign that doesn't resemble an asylum and probplacing at will
- awfully slow movement and random headbobbing
- Game looks a lot worse without the camera effects