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Originally Posted by levontraut View Post
old old engine and the graphics are horrible. and game play and story line is stupid.... played it for about 45 min then gave it up as i did not like it.
Well if you're like this guy, judging the game based on polygon count then you won't like. But if you like games based on atmosphere, story, pacing and voice acting and FUN then this is the best $5 you'll ever spend. Also if there's a a FPS that does hand to hand combat better than Riddick, I sure as hell haven't seen or heard of it. There is a reason Butcher Bay was universally panned as a great game (Several voted it GOTY). Plus Riddick is such a badass. Dude you'll love it, I've replayed it like 5 times already.

EDIT: If you want to see how awesome the voice acting is in this game? Check out this starting at 4:30 when riddick gets into a prison dock on merc slaver ship. Continues onto part 6.
Edited by Mark the Bold - 1/15/11 at 9:47am
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post #12 of 25
I never got to play Dark Athena or the remake to Butcher Bay but I remember playing the original Butcher Bay on the xbox and it was awesome. Picked this up myself. Worth it just for Butcher Bay to be honest.
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post #13 of 25
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old old engine and the graphics are horrible. and game play and story line is stupid.... played it for about 45 min then gave it up as i did not like it.
And you also gave no justification for why it is stupid other than the fact you said the graphics are horrible and the engine is old. Isn't Half-Life 2 using an old engine? That makes it a bad game? Take this guy's comment with a grain of salt.

Both games are really great and for $5, it's literally a steal.
    
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post #14 of 25
Riddick was amazing on xbox.
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POSITIVE that the steam sale one comes with Escape From Butcher Bay?
I don't see any mention of that anywhere..

My main reason for considering purchase is nostalgia from that game.
Never really played Dark Athena, though.
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POSITIVE that the steam sale one comes with Escape From Butcher Bay?
I don't see any mention of that anywhere..

My main reason for considering purchase is nostalgia from that game.
Never really played Dark Athena, though.
It Says it under about the game,
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Escape from Butcher Bay Game Included: A new, upgraded version of the award winning Xbox and PC title Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay — recognized as one of the best games of 2004 — has been visually re-mastered for next-gen systems, and has been included free along with the stunning, new Dark Athena campaign
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Wow I'm blind. Thanks
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post #18 of 25
I dunno you see one Dark corridor based game you literally seen em all
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This really is a steal. I love these games.
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post #20 of 25
Purchased.

EDIT

So glad I bought it. Playing through Escape from Butcher Bay all over again.
Edited by DoomDash - 1/16/11 at 9:59am
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