Rated 10 out of 10 by miofio Best that I own
I find this game to be a masterful work of art and the best game I've ever played, it has many qualities that impress me, namely its lasting appeal. Although I've played it more than 30 times something always surprises me. The graphics are fantastic and realistic. There are other things that keep you playing too, after you finish the game for the first time you unlock a secret room, and a hard mode. In the secret room there is a mini game, costume chest, character, play type, movie, and music gallery that is fully interactive. In the game there are many ways to play and different endings to work for. You can decide to run away from your pursuers or fight, and you can choose how you treat your canine companion.This game far surpasses its predecessor, Clock Tower 3 and that's what Capcom set out to do with this game. if you've played it you would know. This game is only for hardcore gamers that are also obsessive completionist, which means you have to get all the achievements or special content. if not this may not be the right game at all for you.
Rated 10 out of 10 by OerbaDiaVanille Haunting Ground Is Awesome!
This game is a true survival-horror. It is so creepy. I mean you wake up in a weird castle and you are locked up in a cage. Throughout the game you will be playing as Fiona Belli a 18 year-old girl. Later on Fiona will find Hewie a white german shepherd. Well Hewie is there to protect you from the stalkers who are after Fiona for very different reasons. Also the gameplay is great. While running for a length of time Fiona starts to slow down because she is tired. I think that makes Fiona more human like.The music gives the game a creepy atmosphere. The only down fall for the sound is that Hewie's barking sounds fake. For 2005 the graphics are good for this game. This game is pretty challenging and super fun the first run. Overall This game is a great game. If you like survival horrors then you are going to enjoy this game.
Rated 7 out of 10 by topnoodle weird
youre playing a girl named fiona with a dog companion which you can teach commands too and is also trapped in a castle . for some reason all the people in the castle are crazy and want to kill her. so running away from your enemies can be hard. the graphics were good.characters were designed good. the bosses werent too hard to defeat. the game does lose its scariness after a while but is still enjoyable. it is a game where youre running around trying to find keys to doors and such there are frequent puzzles to solve. does somewhat feel like a clock tower game but you get a doggie named hewie which is super sweet. you should try to keep from getting into panic mode because she can be hard to control and since youre dog doesnt always want to listen to you you can die fairly easily. it was a good experience overall. :)
Rated 10 out of 10 by TokyoLaysHaunting Best Game In Existance
This game is the most amazing game in my whole collection, and that i have ever played. I've been addicted to this game since the day it came out and everytime i play through it i find new things to do and diffrent ways to play. No experience is exactly the same. The villains chase you in random order and there are so many ways to avoid them, it'll keep you busy for a long time. The puzzles are challenging, and the villains are relentless, you have the choice to run or fight them, and it has amazingly beautiful graphics, The character designs are amazing. The main character has to find her way out of the castle along with a white german shephard named hewie, she has to solve puzzles and unravel what is going on in order to escape, while being chased by a few diffrent villains with amazing voice acting and movements.
Rated 10 out of 10 by GamerWill best game ever made
this is one of the best survivle horrors that i have ever played in my life. the game play basically is to run and hide or to stand and fight what ever you choose even though it is better to run some times . the game play is very unique in all ways you use your dog as a weapon to fight away people that are stalking you through out the Belle castle as well as the use of alchemy and items to use to fend off the stalkers. the graphics are extremely good for a 2005 ps2 game as well as to be able to explore the castle with out having to wait for loading because all the rooms are 100% interactive environments and the sound is amazing this was a well made game and is far beyond it's time as a video game from 2005 i would say this game is worth playing .
Rated 10 out of 10 by xLoupGarou Great eerie game!
This game is great for anyone who likes creepy games. Not being a shooter, there is more to be creeped out by. Characters with interesting and unique backgrounds add to this game wonderfully. The soundtrack is eerie and suitable to what happens in the adventures of the beautifully animated heroine, her canine friend, and the people you will battle. Essentially, this game is great, but not for people who are big on combat or killing via gun, but for those who enjoy the style of fighting you use to outrun and outwit your opponents, it's sure to be great. In the end, this game brings all kinds of wonderful work to the board and is well worth playing.
Rated 10 out of 10 by SnowDream Amazingly Chilling
This game is the best survival horror game I could ever play!When I was at a friends house I was looking around and saw this game.To me it looked interesting.Than she started playing it and I was amazed by how well and detailed the graphics were!This is a spine chilling game if this is you're first time playing it that will leave your heart beating!During the panic mode you really feel like your in the game!This game is the best and I would reccomend it to anyone who is looking for something "new" and medevil to play.The puzzles are some what challenging and it's just the best game you can ask for!
Rated 8 out of 10 by Kolton Unique Horror with Multiple Endings
This game is definitely one of my favorite horror games since it actually manges to make some decent gameplay. You control Fiona, a girl who, unfortunately, can't defend herself at all who is trapped inside of a castle. In the game you also will control a dog which is your main defense if the 'bad guys' actually see you. The dog is simple to control but depending on your relationship it might not obey you. You can tell your dog to stay, attack, search, come or hold (for stronger attack). You can praise your dog for doing things that you like and scold the dog if it does not listen. The point of the game is to find away out of the castle by avoiding bad guys (hide in shadows/other spots.) but it is annoying how the dog is seen and they often do nothing. The puzzles in the game for the most part are okay but some are a little ridiculous and pointless leaving you with a confused look on your face and wondering what to do. Other than a few moments in the game where that happens it is okay except I personally don't like the story twist but it is still a game worth playing even with those flaws. The multiple endings with this game make it an amazing game to replay, plus when you beat the game you can access more costumes for fiona and a minigame where you must protect Fiona as Hewie (the dog) which is a nice change of pace. With great replay value and pretty decent puzzles, this game is definitely worth checking out for you PS2 owners.
Rated 9 out of 10 by roguejmh888 Who needs weapons when you got a dog!
Haunting Ground is a great horror game, first off there is no weapons but your K-9 will stun those foul crazy bad guys so you can get away. But it does getting boring just abit. The sound is so powerful with voice acting and the music is top notch too. The graphics is very good, I couldn't stop staring at Fiona's melons...okay then enough of that but the game does have many endings. Just like Clock Tower 3 and Rule of Rose with gameplay this one stands out more. The puzzles are mild to hard but overall it's a great game.
Rated 10 out of 10 by ShockedWithPretzels Play With the Lights On
I got this game, and began to play it, not knowing what was in store for me. The intro scene made me look over my shoulder many times, as it was very creepy (and I was playing with the lights off, late at night). So after turning the lights on, I ventured on. This game captivated me, with it's interesting plot and spooky gameplay, I found myself sad that it was over. But I'm currently trying Hard Mode. We'll see how that goes. I would recommend this to anyone that loves a good thrilling game.