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Call of Juarez: My Verdict

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We all played the demo of this game and i must say it was quite interesting and caught my eye. But that demo was about as good as it got i'm sad to say, after playing the game for sometime to hope it would grow on me, i simply got to the point of thinking "I really can't be bothered".

I came to this conclusion after chasing some idiot called Billy, you chase after him for ages and he still gets away. Then it says, "you must go back to the town and tell the sheriff what's just happened". I'm like....gimme a break!

What initially seems like a great game turns out to be nothing but badly coded with incredibly tedious and dull gameplay. You end up thinking "I'm not excited by this......it's booooooring"

I am a gamer that is very hard to impress as i have played so many games over the years. I've kinda been there and wore the t-shirt so to speak. This isn't a bad game if your into westerns, but the optimisation of the code seems a bit ropey to say the least.

Graphics: 5/10 for DX9 & 6/10 for DX10
DX9, seems ok nothing outstanding but some nice lighting and dust really feels like dust when you kick up a cloud. DX10 pretty much the same to be honest apart from a few smoother textures and some light beams, not much for your money. To the eye it's actually very slight in DX9 vs DX10.

Gameplay: 5/10
A feel of sluggishness about it that's very off putting.

Overall:
A game that will appeal to die hard western fans, but not much to offer for anyone else. If your a FPS fan of FEAR, DOOM etc....this game is not for you.
 
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Nice review.

Where do you get the DX10 demo though?
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I can't say as it's against TOS.
 
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