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The main problem with Duke Nukem Forever is that it feels old. The visuals can be generously described as 'unspectacular' for the most part and some of the textures are just ugly. The engine (which is apparently only a heavily modified Unreal 2.5 engine, not even UE3) can do glistening and oozing very well, and the Hoover dam is impressively huge when you view it from the bottom, but generally there's not much in the way of eye candy here.
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Lucky I didn't pre order this one

50 % awwww

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Gameplay40/100Essentially takes the genre back a decade or so and does this without offering a fun, nostalgic trip. Boring gameplay, boring level design, boring enemies and no challenge. Bonus points for it having no noticeable bugs (on PC) and the fact it works... oh and the menu is functional, some developers even mess that up.
Graphics60/100Average, nothing special.
Audio50/100The score doesn't stand out, other than once or twice and the voice acting has little character. Explosions and gunfire are ok.
Value30/100A less than average single player campaign, no DLC (so far) and average multiplayer. Therefore no reason to play more than once, if that.
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(Not an Average)35/100Video games inspire violence... we didn't think it was true but it is because Duke Nukem Forever makes us want to stab ourselves in the eyes.
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And everyone thought I was trolling when I said it looked bad. lol
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same here. you need good graphics for a pricetag over $30. it's just common sense.
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same here. you need good gameplay for a pricetag over $30. it's just common sense.
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same here. you need good graphics and good gameplay for a pricetag over $30. it's just common sense.
No, no, no, no.

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