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post #21 of 59
Ouch, pretty damning review. I was already fairly worried about it being linear and uninspired prior to reading this; based on all the videos I'd seen during development. Of course I don't trust this review anymore than those which praise it to the point you'd think it to be the second coming. As always reserving purchasing judgement until I hear players (specific) thoughts.

I agree that iD seems to get a rubber stamp in the same way Blizzard does. Game Informer's SC2 article was a great example of both Blizzards golden aura and how worthless that magazine is. It was a page of drooling drivel by the writer in which he managed to not actually describe anything substantive about the game. :-/
    
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post #22 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by girugamesh;15177714 
iD is horribly overrated just like Blizzard.

Hardly =p

At least so far, who knows what the future will bring.
post #23 of 59
Hrm... I was looking forward to RAGE also... frown.gif. I do think I'll still get it but not sure that I will pay full price for it.

I thought Doom 3 was a good game. I hope this is good too...
    
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Well, they at least said modding tools were coming out along with the game, right? Hopefully some people create awesome mods with it, and if so, I'll consider the game down the road.
 
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post #25 of 59
I don't consider linear to be an issue with an FPS. It's part of the genre really. I mean a true non-linear FPS would probably be called an RPG by most people.

Question for people who played it, is it more id Tech 3 or id Tech 4 in terms of movement? Free-flowing or stiff? ;x
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post #26 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zcypot;15176193 
I was reading from different sources that its a 11-13hr game? Only for an open world game? Seems kinda low.

This game was on my maybe list because it seemed to have offered same amount of hours as fallout, but better looking.

It's NOT an RPG.

It's a FPS shooter with some RPG elements.
post #27 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by t3lancer2006;15176070 
An actual complaint about the game. Its amazing.

The reviews I've read are all over the board (good, bad, in-between), sounds like a lot of it comes down to personal preference. Although all reviews seem to agree that the single-player ending sucks and is purposely left in a way that demands a sequel.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;15176268 
Game sounds disappointing on the console side. The graphical problems and low quality textures on the PC at launch compounds it even more. frown.gif

Here's a good video of the first 5-6 minutes, showing a comparison between both consoles. IMO it looks great for consoles, I also see no issues during the first 2 minutes of gameplay, but I'm sure they occur.

From what I've heard the texture issues occur more on the 360, but mostly if you choose to play from disc instead of HDD.

Actual gameplay starts at around 2m:20s
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI3FuL27mho[/ame]
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post #28 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by girugamesh;15177714 
iD is horribly overrated just like Blizzard.

Why the Blizzard hate? The Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo series of games are all great...
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Originally Posted by Futan;15178231 
Question for people who played it, is it more id Tech 3 or id Tech 4 in terms of movement? Free-flowing or stiff? ;x

Movement feels very fluid to me. Playing on PS3.
 
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Originally Posted by HWI;15178289 
Why the Blizzard hate? The Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo series of games are all great...

THIS^

Three of the biggest games franchises ever. I don't consider Blizzard to be overrated at all and I only like to play StarCraft II haha
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