Anybody buy this? How is it?

#1 Posted by DrMcKittrick (231 posts) -

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#2 Posted by Nadafinga (957 posts) -

I downloaded the demo last night, going to give it a shot once I get home from work. I'll report back!

#3 Posted by WickedFather (1732 posts) -

From the demo it's a no from me. I got to the end of the 5th which is the first reasonably long mission and didn't bother with the next. Apart from it being dull the game is foreground is juddery and bad. 1200 points is criminal.

#4 Posted by Rave (370 posts) -

The screen shots on Xbox show a picture of Duke Nuke'm wtf ?

#5 Posted by MB (12254 posts) -

It looks like a good Steam Sale purchase, I'll wait for it to drop down to $3.74 or something then pick it up.

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#6 Posted by Nadafinga (957 posts) -

Yeah, its definitely not worth $15. But it seems to be a fairly faithful remake of a classic, with the gas gauge, the level guide at the top of the screen, etc.. But it's a little bland, fairly simple, and the voice acting & one-liners are awful. I also noticed some pop-in (on the PS3 version) which seems kinda ridiculous considering its a sidescroller with fairly small levels. I was also distracted by the "laser" that guides where your gatling gun is pointed, it's this huge fat red line, should have been a much thinner, less intrusive line.

#7 Posted by PoisonJam7 (346 posts) -

I downloaded the demo last night and found it to be quite enjoyable. I agree that 1200pts is a bit steep, but this price does include the first DLC pack for free. I found the missions to be quite fun, and the zombie stuff adds some variety. I may purchase this, despite the price.

Then again, I'm coming off of a huge Renegade Ops kick, and I'm really into the whole dual stick shooter genre right now. (And yes, I know this technically isn't a dual stick shooter, but it is quite similar.) I also especially enjoyed the helicopter parts in Renegade Ops. :)

There are certainly far worse ways to spend 1200pts; but there are also some that might be better too. If only they had priced it at 800, then it would be a definite sell for me. For now, I must mull it over.

#8 Posted by Eviternal (193 posts) -

@Rave said:

The screen shots on Xbox show a picture of Duke Nuke'm wtf ?

Jon St John (voice of Duke) is featured in the game - I think Duke appears at some point.

#9 Posted by EightBitShik (1334 posts) -

@DrMcKittrick: If you didn't notice the Quick Look is now up for it. I think i'll pass unless it goes on sale for stupid cheap.

#10 Posted by PoisonJam7 (346 posts) -

@Rave said:

The screen shots on Xbox show a picture of Duke Nuke'm wtf ?

Jon St John (voice of Duke) is featured in the game - I think Duke appears at some point.

Yes, there are some cameos in the game. Including Super Meat Boy, and apparently, Duke.

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