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Originally Posted by xenophobe View Post
How long have all of you been playing games? Seriously.

. . .

Duke3D wasn't all that spectacular when it came out... It had dated graphics, a dated engine and really wasn't all that. DNF finally comes out and you all expect Crysis 3. LMAO. Nubs.
While you're being much harsher than I would be with my wording, I cant say I disagree with your sentiments.

Anything that gets hyped to THAT level, basically never gets released, then gets released all of a sudden out of nowhere.

Its never going to be good.
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LOL is your avatar for real?
Yes.
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post #33 of 43
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Yes.
No wonder why he liked the game, he still lives in the Myspace era so the jokes were still funny to him
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post #34 of 43
Lol this game depends entirely on the audience. Personally I'll wait till it's 75% off, but I'm sure it'll be worth it by then.
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the only thing i was really annoyed with towards the end of the campaign was the duke vision having a very high pitch sound emitting from after a few second of use and you needed for a lot of levels. I can understand where this guy is coming from, but I think some of us knew it wasn't going to be as glorified as they hyped it up to be. It was good fun and about half the jokes were actually spot on with timing.
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Regardless of reviews, I'm enjoying it.
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post #37 of 43
It's pretty much what I expected. Not disappointed at all, it's still an improvement and just glad they finally finished it.
post #38 of 43
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It also mentioned that fanbois of Duke would basically react the same way most of you have already, "f this reviewer they know nothing" when it sounds like to me they are the one who played it open minded without using a past love for the series and gave it the review it deserves.
This.
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You guys are focusing on the fact that he didn't like the jokes, and not the rational and numerous explanations for why they were sub par jokes, even for the context. All the examples given I agree with.

Not only that, they address the linearity of the game, glitches, lack of exploration that made the first game fun, but they point out that it is derivative and doesn't expand on (and even lacks) qualities from the first game.

I don't hear an uptight person who doesn't get the jokes. I hear someone that is pissed about a hollow rehash, but is anyone surprised?
And this.

You guys hating on the review need to learn how to read beyond the title of this thread.
 
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post #39 of 43
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While you're being much harsher than I would be with my wording, I cant say I disagree with your sentiments.

Anything that gets hyped to THAT level, basically never gets released, then gets released all of a sudden out of nowhere.

Its never going to be good.
soo this.
when i first heard it was coming out a lot of ppl got super hyped. i had a gut feeling that the game would be meh, and guess what?

the gut never lies.
i might a quire this game when its 2 bucks or by other means. its just not worth my time imo.
    
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I still don't understand why people would buy a game like this lol
literally the dumbest thing ever and it's only hyped because it got pushed back by like 50 bazillion years
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