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It's not fun at all. It's depressing. Duke's long-awaited comeback has turned him from genre innovator to wheezing has-been. In the time since his last outing, the likes of Halo, Battlefield, Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto have all gone from nothing to world-conquering, genre-defining juggernauts. Even within his own narrow niche, Bulletstorm and Gearbox's own Borderlands have taken Duke's irreverent shooter crown and made it their own, and it seems that after a decade and a half on the shelf, the self-proclaimed king no longer has the muscle to claim it back. Duke Nukem Forever attempts to turn back the clock, but can't even get that right.
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It sucks to think that this game fails on so many levels, but that's not say that some of us didn't see this coming.
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Yea quite a lot of mixed reviews. o.O

Good thing I cancelled my pre-order a short while before launch (Although I did it to buy something else). Although I guess I'll see what I make of it once I buy it. I've never really cared for game reviews anyway.
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3/10 from Eurogamer. Damn that's pretty bad.


Guess the next game on my To buy is list is RO:2.
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You can't expect a full true review from an Xbox version. I believe that the PC one is better.

(I skimmed that article, so i may be wrong or right, i have no clue)
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You can't expect a full true review from an Xbox version. I believe that the PC one is better.

(I skimmed that article, so i may be wrong or right, i have no clue)
You are 100% wrong, the PC version is just as bad. The game is pretty much terrible on every level.
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Yep it sucks. They said what I said after I played the demo, they failed at even the original mechanics of the game let alone updating it.
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The game is pretty much terrible on every level.
Hit the nail on the head.
    
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It's supposed to be a follow up to Duke 3D. They just kept it true to it's roots.

If you grew up playing CoD you probably aren't going to get it. If you grew up playing Duke 3D you will.

Pretty much it.

They can modernize it in the next one. For this one, I'm glad they didn't bastardize 3D Realm's baby.
    
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let me tell ya the pc version is not better the game is just pure fail on every level, i thought it couldnt get worse then brink this year but o man was i wrong
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Then maybe I'm wrong, i'll still check it out since i didn't play the demo. But growing up with Duke is always a must-buy for me.... Nothing can be as worse as COD right?
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