YMMV / Grey

  • Surprisingly Similar Stories: Many people have noted how similar Grey is to Cry of Fear. The main characters are Tragic Heroes who have Missing Moms and suffer from Dark World-like hallucinations as they try to get home in their respective Crapsack Cities. The main characters in both Grey and Cry of Fear are even voiced by the same guy!
  • "Weird Al" Effect: The whole "fight and kill others like yourself in one off "missions" to earn points to advance ranks" seems like some sort of commentary on online first person shooters (and Grey is just as much of a jerk as a lot of FPS players). Thing is, the story dates from the mid 80s, Wolfenstein wasn't even 3D yet.