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post #21 of 36
Another site gave the game a poor review, what a surprise.


Find a site that gave it a good review, 8/10 or higher, then that will be news-worthy
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post #22 of 36
It doesn't matter reviews aren't worth the electricity they are written with. If you are a duke fan this is probably a great game. Worth the price of a brand new title? Maybe not to everyone but it's still a game people were crying for and they got it. The best reviews are the ones that don't try to quantify it with a number.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hms1193 View Post
Atleast Gearbox gave us a Duke Nukem game which was originally 3D realms have finished product. I bet the next Duke game (if we ever get one) by Gearbox would be much better then Forever.
I hope there's a Duke Nukem 5. I'm sure there will be...pretty sure Gearbox acquired the rights to the franchise, didn't they?
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post #24 of 36
I am really enjoying DNF. IMO, it is just pure fun.
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Originally Posted by Renton81 View Post
best selling game, doesn't mean it's a quality game

I worked in sales/marketing and I've seen if you go the right way at doing your selling pitch you can more or less sell anything to anyone - and I've seen it first hand.

Anyway, not gonna derail thread. Ultimately though, Popular/best selling tells nothing of how quality the game is.
My point was that if people continue to buy the game, then they think that the game is a high enough quality for its price. So saying it's not a quality game is your opinion, and one that tens of millions of paying customers do not share with you.

The quality of a game is almost always based solely on how fun it is, or the experience the player receives. Because of that, "quality" in games is completely subjective. The game could be complete trash to you, and the best game ever to someone else.
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post #26 of 36
I've only played about an hour and a half so far. I must say, I was highly disappointed so far. I'm playing on Xbox 360, don't know if PC version is better. Not impressed at all at this point in the campaign. I would not even give it 3/10. Maybe 1 or 2.
post #27 of 36
I know you all must realize that the first screens of this game came out in 1998 right?

You all hate on a game that you know has been in develop since the late 90s. What were you expecting? I admit I'd probably have high expectations too, but after much thought I realize, Gearbox did the best they could with what they were given (a ton of decade old code).

So for those of you that bought DNF, shut your mouth, turn on chumbawamba, and pretend its 1998.
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post #28 of 36
Maybe the game designer was just uninspired. Sounds like a lot of formulaic gameplay, at least from the review. *shrug*

It also sounds like they may have watered it down a little for more mass appeal.

If it's as bad as gamespot is suggesting then it's a darn shame.
Edited by [\/]Paris - 6/15/11 at 12:23pm
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post #29 of 36
Granted I only played the demo but I found it to be pretty bad, I wouldnt buy it unless it was $5. I'm sure it will go on sale everywhere pretty soon.
 
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post #30 of 36
I think the Witcher 2 has better pixel porn then this game.
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