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Added by shotswerefired on 31 Jan 2017 04:55
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Games With Incredible Atmosphere

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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Shadow Man - Nintendo 64




People who added this item 139 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0




People who added this item 598 Average listal rating (453 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Silent Hill 2 - PlayStation 2




People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Shadow of the Beast - Amiga 500


People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
The Cat Lady - PC Games


People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0


People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 9.2 IMDB Rating 0
The Last Express - PC Games


People who added this item 205 Average listal rating (104 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
The Longest Journey - PC Games




People who added this item 540 Average listal rating (535 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Max Payne - PC Games




People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
Warlock - Super famicom and SNES


People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (44 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Still Life - PC Games




People who added this item 279 Average listal rating (151 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 0
Planescape: Torment - PC Games


People who added this item 220 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Fatal Frame - PlayStation 2




People who added this item 498 Average listal rating (284 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Fallout - PC Games


People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0



People who added this item 48 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
The Path - PC Games




People who added this item 21 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Shadow of Memories - PlayStation 2




People who added this item 517 Average listal rating (322 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Resident Evil - GameCube




People who added this item 947 Average listal rating (1022 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0




People who added this item 311 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
LIMBO - Android


People who added this item 172 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Myst - PC Games


People who added this item 334 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0




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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Sanitarium - PC Games


People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Dark Seed - PC Games




People who added this item 230 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
System Shock 2 - PC Games


People who added this item 516 Average listal rating (274 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Ico - PlayStation 2






People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Another World - PC Games


People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Samorost 3 - PC Games





People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Botanicula - PC Games




People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Gray Matter - PC Games





People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (83 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0


People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0




shotswerefired's rating:

So what exactly makes a game atmospheric? We tend to associate things like mist or fog as evocative of atmosphere. But is that enough to make a game or movie atmospheric? I don't think so. I've seen horror movies where mist is just as much the main character as actors e.g. The Mist (2007), and I've never once felt that film was atmospheric. You can have all the mists you want, but if you can't make me feel anything out of it I don't think it counts. I'm pretty discerning in what I consider as an atmospheric game, which is its ability to instil a sense of isolation within the player through the use of its surroundings, aesthetics, dialogue, emotions, music and sound design. It might not be one size fits all, but that's how best I can describe and understand my feelings towards the media I deem as such. My hats off to the ones who can fulfil that achievement even with a populated and crowded environment.

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