Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Full of Jail House Shocks

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Full of Jail House Shocks

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Title: The Suffering

Format: PS2

Publisher: Midway

Price: pounds 39.99

Welcome to Hell! The Suffering is the first next-generation survival horror to probe into the very unsettling and seedy underbelly of a maximum-security jail, making this the grittiest and most terrifying survival horror game released to date.

By alternating periods of tense and terror-filled exploration with frenetic combat sequences, The Suffering creates the ultimate experience of terror.

In the dark world of The Suffering, creatures jump out of shadows, fall out of trees, and erupt out of the ground, attacking the player in the most frightening ways possible.

Along with a cast of uniquely hardened criminals and guards, you'll battle not only the ghoulish apparitions besieging the prison but also the demons of your own forgotten past.

The player controls the prisoner Torque, a hardened inmate in his early 30s, sentenced to die for a murder he may or may not have actually committed.

Underneath Torque's tough exterior hides a man who is not quite psychologically balanced, who fears far more than he would ever admit to. …

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