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It feels like I'm playing a game from 2004 (the year HL2 was release).
I like it, haven't beaten it but it has oldschool gameplay mixed with new age console feel.
For good and bad this game delivers a lot of Duke and a descent amount of fun.
(Duke=fun)+Fun=Fun^2.
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I think I will stick to eDuke + HD Pack and replay the original with modern visuals!
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Hopefully this means it will go on sale real quick ~_~
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Originally Posted by pale_neon View Post
They can modernize it in the next one. For this one, I'm glad they didn't bastardize 3D Realm's baby.
The ability to only carry two weapons at a time, regenerating health, and the CoD-style sprinting? Yeah, I'm pretty sure it was bastardized.

Back to some D3D:Atomic for me.
post #45 of 64
I chose not to go by the words of a bunch of video game "professionals" who seem to think they speak for me, and buy it myself. I bought it, and as a LONG time Duke fan, and Duke pioneer of sorts, I think its a great action shoot em up....and an awesome DUKE NUKEM game...cause thats what its supposed to be.
Edited by Paladin Goo - 6/12/11 at 2:44pm
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Pfft as if anyone's suprised.

"Teh L33T Duke3D-ers" moan because it's too modern. Newcomers/reviewers hate it because it's too old. This game was never going to please the extremes on either end of the scale, I for one am looking forward to getting this game in a sale, even at a small discount on Steam hopefully this summer, it looks fine from what I've seen and played.
    
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Called it months ago :/
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As a gamer that never really played many of the Duke's games I've enjoyed what I've seen so far with Duke Nukem Forever. I'll probably end up picking this up first time it goes on sale.
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I picked it up from one of the sales. I've yet to play it but it's probably worth about $35. Me and my friends were obsessed with Duke Nukem 3D or it's ports back in the late 90s. There wasn't anything else like the Duke!

In-fact, I LOVED Time to Kill and Zero Hour, as well!

I will probably like it.

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11 years in the making and it's still crap. Reminds me of Chinese Democracy.
Best post evar.

BTW, this guy does the voice. Don't hurt his feelings...
post #50 of 64
What people have to realize is, DNF was released as a NOVELTY, and it fulfills that fully from a Duke fan POV.

It's not meant to compete with CoD and other FPS "epics". Reviewers often forget this while reviewing DNF.
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