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Bah! Humblarg_ 01-25-2013 03:42 AM

Dark sci fi games.
 
Looking for recommendations on a great sci fi game, the darker the better. Doesn't have to be FPS, could be anything from 3rd person action adventure to RTS.


Here's a few I have played, and gives a good idea of what i'm talking about.



Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Syndicate

Prey

Blade Runner

Hard Reset


I only have PC and PS3, so any game on other platforms wouldn't help, but maybe we can get a discussion going with fans of this sub genre.

Would appreciate the feedback a lot.

Desecrated 01-25-2013 03:50 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Mass Effect

Bah! Humblarg_ 01-25-2013 03:56 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Own the Mass Effect trilogy, and the games are awesome. Not sure if i'd call it a dark sci fi though, it has elements of that, but i'm thinking more along the lines of a gritty dystopian world. Closer in atmosphere to Dead Space than Mass Effect, without it being full blown horror.

JohnTheRevelator 01-25-2013 04:02 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Portal 2 is kinda sci-fi and the humor in it is pretty dark.

Bah! Humblarg_ 01-25-2013 04:11 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
No joke, Portal 2 has been game of the decade for me so far.

I guess you have a point too regarding Stephen Merchant's humor. The game always reminded me of the movie 'Cube' for some reason and that's certainly a dark sci fi movie.

Sephiroth 01-25-2013 08:21 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
I have No Mouth And I Must Scream

Phenom 01-25-2013 08:58 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Quake 2
Quake 4
Dark Colony
Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War
Warhammer 40k: Space Marine
Singularity
System Shock 2

Stinger Fan 01-25-2013 09:43 AM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Resistance is a good pick imo

Bah! Humblarg_ 01-25-2013 01:39 PM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
Never heard of 'Singularity' and 'I have No Mouth And I Must Scream'. Good call on the Quake games, brings back memories. (dat Trent Reznor collab!)

Some other good cyberpunk-like gems that deserve mention

Snatcher

E.Y.E Divine Cybermancy

Shadowrun

I'd even throw in the original Bioshock, it's steampunk, but has a very dark atmosphere.

cesaro_ROCKS 01-25-2013 02:33 PM

Re: Dark sci fi games.
 
STALKER (kind of sci fi)
Dead Space
Metroid
Pokemon Black (8*D)


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