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anyone having trouble playing the game?

i had it pre-loaded and bout half hour ago it just activated and decrypted andall that. was all done but when i go to play the game, says "This game is not available. Server is too busy please try again later"

what gives. it doesnt need to download anything else.

if i delete the content and try downloading again, it starts downloading fine. but i dont wanna have to download it again. or do i have to?
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Game isn't released yet.

I believe is 6/10 for international. For us in the US, we need to wait till next Tuesday (6/14).

Have fun, wish we got the game before the weekend instead of at the beginning of the week.

You won't be able to play till the game is officially released.
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I always wondered why they make different release dates for different countries? Afraid of pirates?
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I always wondered why they make different release dates for different countries? Afraid of pirates?
Actually its because the power Wallmart/Kmart and all the retail distributors have.

They want Tuesday game releases (so I'm guessing they can stock it).

Overseas the retailers don't seem to care (or don't have as much power) so developers can release games whenever.
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post #5 of 11
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it said Now Available on the main Steam page? and one of my Steam friends was playing it. it has said 9 June in my Steam window for a while.

EDIT: i went to bed and just woke up, tried again. now its updating so hopefully is about to launch
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OH YEAH! all good playing it now, servers must have been flooded last night. Come Get Some!

will post more info soon, way more important things to do right now, like play it.
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the game sucks been playing now for a few hours and its a disaster....

There are some many problems its mental. e.g enemy getting stick and not moving, Lots of gliches with in the game, Graphics way out of date, the game is simply rubbish on all accounts. im uploading a vid now onto steam. will post later.

WHO EVER MADE THIS GAME THIS IS FOR YOU

I WILL CHEW BUBBLE GUM AND SHOVE IT UP YOU ASS FOR SUCH A PATHETIC PEACE OF CRAP YOU CALLED A GAME. YOU JUST DESTROYED DUKE NUKEM FOREVER ..... NOW CAN I HAVE MY MONEY BACK .....
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haha fair enough. i thought it was great so far, but i knew i would like it simply coz its Duke. yeah its the Doom 3 engine but who cares. seems fun so far.
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haha fair enough. i thought it was great so far, but i knew i would like it simply coz its Duke. yeah its the Doom 3 engine but who cares. seems fun so far.
It's the Unreal engine.
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The graphics in the PC Gamer preview in 2001 looked pretty good.
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