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Didn't See It Coming
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:00 pm  Reply with quote



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The demo is on PSN and LIVE and it's every bit as awesome as I had hoped. It controls like a dream, the graphics are fantastic and the demo has a lot of variety. Can't wait for the retail game.
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frank_dracman
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:46 pm  Reply with quote



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Reminded me of Breakdown, with all the shaky camera action going on. Have to admit, once you get the momentum going and are hauling ass over the rooftops, it's quite exhilarating.
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Spaceshark
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 6:21 pm  Reply with quote



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I get dizzy playing CoD. I'm pretty sure I'll vomit half my weight if I try to play this game.
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frank_dracman
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 7:01 pm  Reply with quote



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Spaceshark wrote:
I get dizzy playing CoD. I'm pretty sure I'll vomit half my weight if I try to play this game.

Too bad. My buddy has the same problem. He can hardly play any FPS without getting nauseous . Some people are just susceptible to motion sickness. Half Life 2 even gets me a little dizzy, especially the hovercraft bits. Playing on a smaller TV or in short intervals may help.
Well, try it anyway. Pretty neat game.
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Spaceshark
PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 7:23 pm  Reply with quote



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The only FPS that I loved beyond all reason (and hence, granted me immunity from motion sickness) was Bioshock. Oh, so pretty.

I'll give it a shot nonetheless, if only because it's so hard to find a unique game nowadays.
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Didn't See It Coming
PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:09 pm  Reply with quote



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So unless a game has a horror theme it gets no comments? Thank God I've got a wide palate.
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frank_dracman
PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:22 pm  Reply with quote



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Didn't See It Coming wrote:
So unless a game has a horror theme it gets no comments? Thank God I've got a wide palate.

It's just a demo, what more IS there to say? Check back when it's released.
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Didn't See It Coming
PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:23 am  Reply with quote



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frank_dracman wrote:
Didn't See It Coming wrote:
So unless a game has a horror theme it gets no comments? Thank God I've got a wide palate.

It's just a demo, what more IS there to say? Check back when it's released.


Comment on thoughts of the game...There is plenty to discuss before a game is released.
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Didn't See It Coming
PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:34 pm  Reply with quote



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A really good game with great controls...Except for combat...Hopefully enough people with pick this game up for a truly original experience so that DICE can make a sequel and make it more about the Free-Running mechanics than the combat...

Also, stick with the in game graphics for the cut scenes the borderline Flash interludes were dumb.

8/10
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Mr. Dark
PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:44 pm  Reply with quote
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I loved the demo a lot, I'll be picking this up once I have the cash. (At this point, I can't even afford Left 4 Dead, which is just tragic.)
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Sirand
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:45 pm  Reply with quote
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Yea, it's a great game. Very innovative stuff.
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elric300
PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 3:58 pm  Reply with quote



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Tried out the demo last week on the 360.
While I tend to have problems playing an FPS on consoles, I really liked this.
Aside from the current tendency towards blowout in the lighting, I really don't like bloom effects a whole lot, there's a certain sexiness to the whole thing, and it's really fun.

I'll definitely be playing the whole thing, probably on the pc where I can make more visual adjustments.
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arandomthought
PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:56 am  Reply with quote



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I tried this, and I justcan't do it. My reaction timing isn't good enough, and some of the sensors to latch onto stuff is glitchy. It's a great game, and a great experience. I watched my roommate play this, and it was amazing to see. Can't wait to watch him play the next(if there is one.
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Nobodaddy
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:58 pm  Reply with quote



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Location: Munyeca. Yo te ciaro. Yo te ciaro Ohio. Muy bonito.

I held off buying this until it dropped in price. It's one of those titles I was on the fence about purchasing at full price but would happily purchase at a lower price point. When it hit $30, there was just no resisting it. I picked it up and am glad I did. I've spent the last week with it and finished it last night. I suck at games, so this got very frustrating at points but the overall experience -- especially when you get your momentum going -- was more than worth it. The graphics are simply beautiful, with some jaw dropping visuals. It's nice to see a FPS that's not grim and gritty but tastefully designed with clean sharp colors and a modern design sensibility. I even liked the art style of the cut scenes. I hope EA sticks with their promise of delivering a sequel. I'd really like to see more of this world. Great game overall.
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Floydian Trip
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:03 pm  Reply with quote



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I too was waiting for this one to drop in price and I finally snagged it at $25. I've heard nothing but good things about and just need to start wrapping up some other games before I start.
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