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Dick tits is my new favourite insult.

Or Richard Boobies.

#1 at 12:15:11 - 27/01/2011
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The game looks like it is a over a decade too late. Very Duke Nukem like.
#2 at 17:17:30 - 27/01/2011
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It feels like I thought it would - like an extension of the Unreal Tournament idea of making kills look as over the top as possible for maximum points.

Didn't think it was particularly ugly. Just a real popcorn game. Something tells me it's going to sell insanely well...to 12 year olds.
#3 at 17:20:26 - 27/01/2011
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I liked it. Sure, it's shallow as a puddle, but considering the designer's pedigree, were people expecting anything else?

Oh, according to other forums, yes they were. Silly billies.

Curious to see co-op in action, but don't think it'll cramp the style of something like Borderlands...

Does something like this need a "story mode"?
#4 at 10:42:23 - 04/02/2011
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Agreed that it's shallow but it was definitely enjoyable. More than I thought it would be.

Dare I say I liked it better than the Crysis multiplayer demo?

Naw, I'd better not...
#5 at 10:47:09 - 04/02/2011
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I just don't seem to get this game... Just seems A really good MP mode cramped into a SP game... :(
#6 at 00:37:50 - 06/02/2011
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I have basically never heard of this game, anyone care to enlighten me?
#7 at 03:42:23 - 23/02/2011
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Imagine gears of war if it was fun and fast. With more colours.

That and getting loads of points for shooting baddies in the dick.

It looks great :D
#8 at 10:50:27 - 23/02/2011
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Hey Gears is fun!

The demo was pretty entertaining but there's absolutely no way I'm paying full price for this and I can't see myself wanting to keep playing the same level over and over to improve my score.

I'll wait for the Steam sale this will inevitably feature in.
#9 at 10:53:25 - 23/02/2011
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Hmm, so I am thinking something along the lines of The Club or Chilli Con Carnage or... something better?

evilashchris said:Imagine gears of war if it was fun

It was fun when I played with you, chris. :s

/innuendo
#10 at 11:17:31 - 23/02/2011
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Gears is fun with a good partner.

/sigh.

Yeah, it like the club a bit. The fun part is mainly in it's approach, it takes nothing seriously.

You should really check out the demo to get a feel for it.
#11 at 11:35:07 - 23/02/2011
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Whizzo said:Hey Gears is fun!

The demo was pretty entertaining but there's absolutely no way I'm paying full price for this and I can't see myself wanting to keep playing the same level over and over to improve my score.

I'll wait for the Steam sale this will inevitably feature in.

My exact thoughts.

For ilm - People Can Fly (Painkiller) and Epic Games (Gears of War, Unreal Tournament) have got together and had sweaty, inappropriate sex and shit out a unpleasant mutant baby which causes people to become rapists (according to Fox News).

So yeah, one for the sales for me :-p
#12 at 09:15:49 - 24/02/2011
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Ah, Painkiller, that makes some sense. I always wanted to play that game, and never did.
#13 at 09:47:42 - 24/02/2011
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After EGs glowing review I had a go at the demo last night. Enjoyed it a heck of a lot more than I expected (generally not a FPS fan) - like the OTT, light-hearted nature of it and brilliant and inventive weapons.

That said, I can see it growing stale quite quickly, so I'm not even considering buying it 'til it hits a sub-20 price point. Or 3 of my mates get it - co-op would be amazing!
#14 at 14:20:26 - 24/02/2011
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ilmaestro said:Ah, Painkiller, that makes some sense. I always wanted to play that game, and never did.


You can get it at GoG for $9.99... Really good fun I must had!
#15 at 23:12:31 - 24/02/2011
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Started this yesterday, early afternoon... and completed it just after one am this morning. I don't think I've been so compelled and entertained that I pretty much tore through a game in one sitting in years.

The SP is very different to the Echoes score-based system of the demo (skill shots earn EXP to upgrade your gear rather than for score), and - unbelieveably - it's a really entertaining "script". Some of the banter between characters - especially the more acerbic ones - is hilarious.

It'll probably go cheap fast, but you'd be a muppet to write this off. An utter blast.

9/10
#16 at 12:49:04 - 26/02/2011
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Dragul said:
ilmaestro said:Ah, Painkiller, that makes some sense. I always wanted to play that game, and never did.


You can get it at GoG for $9.99... Really good fun I must had!

That is slightly tempting... but the backlog is so large atm. :-/
#17 at 21:09:17 - 26/02/2011
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This is the most stupid game I think I've ever played. I love it.

It's like Gears of War as an FPS that knows it's ridiculous. At 10x the speed.
#18 at 21:24:25 - 26/02/2011
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Yeah i too love it the 4 player co-op mode is a lot of fun also, needs more maps though!!!
#19 at 17:35:45 - 01/03/2011
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Someone review it for us?
#20 at 20:30:48 - 01/03/2011
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I will if you can send me a copy ;P
#21 at 14:07:40 - 02/03/2011
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Just realised this never got reviewed and I could put something together for the PS3 version which I've been enjoying immensely.

For all the stupid criticisms levelled at the over the top violence, the childish potty mouthedness, and the completely cliched storyline it's one of the slickest shooters I've played this year. It's also extremely pretty (even the PS3 version) and was well worth the 20 quid I paid for it.

Prefer this to Gears of Bore, fo sho.

Best line in it so far: "Stop douching in it and start running!"
#22 at 08:43:02 - 18/04/2011
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I recently also completed this and loved every minute of it. Sure it's dumb as fuck, but it knows it and is quite clever with it.
#23 at 10:03:42 - 18/04/2011
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Great mix of weapons I thought. The main machine gun with the alt-fire is very good at just chunking the shit out of most stuff, whereas some of the more specialist weapons really need to be strategically used to get the best out of 'em.

Love the sniper rifle too. bit of a shame that most characters have a stock 'avoid' animation when you shoot at 'em but there's something quite satisfying about popping a boss monster in the head with the sniper rifle and watching 'em sag into a heap on the floor.

I'd love to see a sequel (not interested in the recent DLC as it's multiplayer focussed, yawn)
#24 at 10:16:02 - 18/04/2011
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I know what you mean about the stock escape animation - gets a bit annoying and makes it extremely difficult to shoot them in the bollocks or in the head. But an otherwise awesome mechanic.
#25 at 10:29:12 - 18/04/2011
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So you writing something up for this? Sounds like you've finished it and you sound better placed to do a review of it methinks :)
#26 at 10:34:41 - 18/04/2011
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Picked this up and played through the first act so far. Less keen on the 'on rails' bits, but it's serious fun as a no-brains, all out, big, loud, sweary shooter.

Shame that I'm stuck at work, when I'd much rather be playing it.

Incidentially, how long's the SP campaign?
#27 at 11:36:58 - 18/04/2011
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Think I'm up to about six hours on SP so far and must be quite near the end.

Doesn't feel short at any rate and there's a ton of fun in just nailing as many unique kill types as possible in each area. Sticking goons to cactii or getting them sucked up by carnivorous plants never gets old
#28 at 11:51:27 - 18/04/2011
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Wrote most of my review last night. Will hopefully get it up, as it were, today.
#29 at 09:29:05 - 19/04/2011
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Good stuff. I thought I'd finished it last night and just as I got to the crunch I had to quit...quite a lot longer than I thought it would be but packed with lots of juicy gameplay. Can't wait to read the review.

#30 at 09:34:07 - 19/04/2011

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