If it's crap ... We'll tell you
Hey, hey guys, what if we took our great idea of a horror game, and make it action packed with lots of gun fights and rockets and throw in a crappy cover system, surely that won't annoy our fans! - Says Visceral Games....
Really when your cover system is a simple crouch, that's saying a lot about how you planned for more action in your game, cause they really didn't plan it at all, if the gun fights are there to give you a breather from what horror there is now, they blew it.
You shouldn't have to have more action in a horror game cause it doesn't call for it, you had my attention with the horror and fleshed out enemies. To find the enemies looking like they got ready for the cold and the bosses looking like they stepped out of Lost Planet seems like a downgrade, and a lack of horror makes your game annoying with the repeat of the same horde of undead rushing you, caked in with a gun fight here and there... I'm sorry, but this is the biggest disappointment in games for February.
Stick to the creepy look, heck I had nightmares about the Dead Space 2 daycare level, I wanted to hide in a corner when fighting The Hunter... Hard to feel anything for a bunch of miners dressed in winter coats and a psycho cult trying to kill you....