Waiting for Call of Juarez Reviews!

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Posted by linkforever1 (41 posts) -

I'm most likely only getting one game this summer and Call of Juarez is looking to be it.   I'm a little worried about the multiplayer and length of the single player campaign so I'm going to wait for a few reviews to roll in.  I was one of the few who really enjoyed the first and the second looks much better based on the gameplay videos.  I expect a ton of reviews to come out tomorrow but it would be nice if a few came up today.  The multiplayer modes look fun but I am worried about weapon/map variety as well.  I'm hoping it turns out!

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#1 Posted by linkforever1 (41 posts) -

I'm most likely only getting one game this summer and Call of Juarez is looking to be it.   I'm a little worried about the multiplayer and length of the single player campaign so I'm going to wait for a few reviews to roll in.  I was one of the few who really enjoyed the first and the second looks much better based on the gameplay videos.  I expect a ton of reviews to come out tomorrow but it would be nice if a few came up today.  The multiplayer modes look fun but I am worried about weapon/map variety as well.  I'm hoping it turns out!

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#2 Posted by The_A_Drain (4073 posts) -

Well the original was nothing to applaud, I enjoyed it but it was pretty bad in places, so I don't see why people are looking forward to this once, i'd say if you can only but one game this summer, i'd look elsewhere.

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#3 Posted by natetodamax (19459 posts) -

The first game was horrible.

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#4 Posted by The_A_Drain (4073 posts) -
@natetodamax:

It wasn't as bad as people seemed to make out, but it was pretty dire in places. The 360 version if I remember rightly was almost unplayable though.
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#5 Posted by natetodamax (19459 posts) -
@The_A_Drain: I have the 360 version and I never beat it.
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#6 Posted by The_A_Drain (4073 posts) -
@natetodamax:

Yeah I bought it after the PC version when it was super cheap, hoping to get some achieves, and I remember getting like 4 levels in and putting down the controller in disgust.
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#7 Posted by linkforever1 (41 posts) -

Sure the gameplay was nothing special, but I really enjoyed the story book style feel the game had to it.  The gameplay itself was pretty average and some didn't like the level design but for some reason the story/atmosphere of the game really pulled me in all the way until the end.

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#8 Posted by MistaSparkle (2284 posts) -

I enjoyed the gameplay/ story but my friend and i were playing it and we just kept getting lost or couldnt figure out where to go. Especally that part where you get a sniper and theres like a train. What the hell am i supposed to do! it didnt tell me anything. I also hated the dude with the whip, i hope they get rid of him.

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#9 Posted by natetodamax (19459 posts) -
@MistaSparkle: Billy Candle isn't in the sequel.
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#10 Posted by Diamond (8678 posts) -

I loved the first game, I already have Bound in Blood preordered, I'm going to go into it blind.

I can see some parts of the first game not appealing to everyone though.

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#12 Edited by The_Dude_Abides (246 posts) -

Have to say, the voice acting is just terribly lame and bad......and lame. Really shoddy and lacks any type of character. Very disappointed, one thing any Western game has to get right is the "feel" of it being, you know, a Western. And it fails on that front.

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#13 Posted by PercyChuggs (1140 posts) -
@The_A_Drain said:
" Well the original was nothing to applaud, I enjoyed it but it was pretty bad in places, so I don't see why people are looking forward to this once, i'd say if you can only but one game this summer, i'd look elsewhere. "
Maybe because it IS possible that a sequel could improve upon the original. It's been known to happen.
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#14 Posted by The_A_Drain (4073 posts) -
@PercyChuggs:

Sure it has, but you shouldn't expect it to happen like that, it doesn't happen that often.
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#15 Posted by linkforever1 (41 posts) -
@The_Dude_Abides: Based on the trailers it didn't seem that bad although it was a bit over the top. The first game had great voice acting as I recall so I doubt this one will stoop as low as you mentioned.
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#16 Posted by get2sammyb (6686 posts) -
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#17 Posted by JoelTGM (5784 posts) -

8/10 on gametrailers
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/review-hd-call-of/52289

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#18 Posted by CL60 (17118 posts) -

It's better then the first one in every way, and the first one isn't as bad as people make it out to be.

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#19 Posted by Linkyshinks (11403 posts) -

Good enjoyable game, I have yet to finish it yet, but what I've played so far is good fun.

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