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Looks like a 2005 game. But the history of DN lives on at least. I'll be picking it up as soon as it is released me thinks.
Day 1 buy for me. Will get the collector's edition, and will probably buy an additional copy of the game to keep wrapped & sealed.
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I think the two weapon limit is pretty lame. However, if they give you a huge variety of weapons through out the game it'll be pretty sweet. One of the few games I look forward to (purchasing)....Naw I also haven't played a lot of FPS because I'm sick of them. I plan on RAGE/DNF as absolutes because of who made them... Yes, I'm a fanboy. =P
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post #13 of 27
D3D wasn't really about the graphics, more about functionality and mechanics. Slanted sectors, interactivity, allowing sectors to overlap and players to vertically, high resolutions, mouse look and other things. Doesn't sound exciting by todays standards but it was quite a leap. It was really just ID's Doom engine glorified. Quake was about graphics really.

Can't wait for DNF, though the Unreal engine really does show it's age.
post #14 of 27
Well at least this game will be mod-friendly since it is running UE.
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Well at least this game will be mod-friendly since it is running UE.
You say that, but so is Bulletstorm and epic specifically said they won't allow modding.
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That xbox controller in the end of the trailer is really what killed it for me.
It's sad to see yet another great PC franchise being dumbed down for the mass market.
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lol, it comes out during the middle of finals week for me so I opted for the slowest shipping so this doesn't ruin my gpa.
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post #18 of 27
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Well at least this game will be mod-friendly since it is running UE.
Are you sure it's the Unreal Engine?

I am pretty sure it's still using the old Doom 3 engine (id Tech 4).

EDIT:

Wiki says that it is the UE3...

Wow, that's one plain UE3 version they are using for DNF...
post #19 of 27
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That xbox controller in the end of the trailer is really what killed it for me.
It's sad to see yet another great PC franchise being dumbed down for the mass market.
right because this game was SO complex and intricate before.
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post #20 of 27
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That xbox controller in the end of the trailer is really what killed it for me.
It's sad to see yet another great PC franchise being dumbed down for the mass market.
There's money there, so dealwithit.gif

I'm pretty sure Heretic 1 would be 1000x better on an Xbox controller anyways


On-Topic: I hope this game has the old school uber-hard difficulty level D3D and Heretic had where enemies would respawn constantly (and disabled cheats lol).
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