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I'm liking it.
I didn't think it would have amazing levels, or amazing graphics, or amazing gameplay.
I didn't even think it would be full of intelligent humor.
I just wanted to play a new Duke game, and that's what it is.
It isn't a BAD game, it's just not the best game ever made. Which I don't think ANYONE should have assumed it was going to be.
Anyone who wants to play the most amazing, graphically hardcore, brilliant FPS that's come out recently should...oh wait.
There haven't been any.
Someone needs to go find this game with insane graphics, non-linear-yet-focused levels, and awesome redefining gameplay that seems to be the constant comparison lately.
It doesn't exist.
It's some bizzare amalgamation of all the good points of every game you've played with none of the bad.
It has Crysis graphics with the latest mods combined with old school shooters and new school shooters and HL1 levels and BF3 mulitplayer....sigh.
Have fun being disappointed with EVERYTHING.
Being jaded and too cool for school is teh BEST!
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the Ars and Destructoid reviews were rather scathing...

as for me i'm not touching the game with a 10 foot pole, because:

1. Gearbox.
2. i never liked Duke
3. Gearbox
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Yeah, I'm from the time of the original Duke Nukem, in glorious 2D, from the early nineties, from Apogee software. Even then it was a fun game, but it was more like Commander Keen with a different character and new levels.

I was part of the Apogee closed testing group back then. I left during Duke3D because they wouldn't listen to all of the suggestions and fixes that I said were needed. The dev team were so short sighted and arrogant it was kinda sad. The game could have been so much better... I miss Software Creations BBS.
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