Year Released: 2002
Developer: Computer Artworks
System(s): Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2
Type of Horror:Survival/Psychological/Gore
Isolated or Mass Extinction Event: Isolated
Bad ways to die: Die from Antarctic exposure. Be consumed and ripped apart by the thing. Have a team mate lose his mind and murder you.
Set as a sequel to John Carpenter’s 1982 film, The Thing.
There was a sequel planned but was cancelled when developer, Computer Artworks went into receivership.
Main Character: J.F. Blake (Army Captain)
Blake is an accomplished Army captain who leads a search and rescue team to investigate a missing army squad. He is fluent in Norwegian which the game makes note of several more times than necessary.
Weapon(s) of Choice: Blake has an entire arsenal at his disposal but the most important weapon above all is the flamethrower as the enemies are most vulnerable to heat.
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