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New game Dark Void - any good?

Discussion in 'Games' started by qubit, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    I've read a review where they knocked it heavily for being boring, but with good Unreal Engine 3 graphics.

    Has anyone here played this and can say what it's like?
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    Stay away from it. from the 5 min's i've seen a friend play it, i can assume your money would be better spent elsewhere.
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    extremely unimpressed so far, unreal engine 3 + some nvidia physx eyecandy
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Thanks guys - that's the same sort of reaction the review had - I just wish I could remember where I saw it. :laugh:

    A quick google shows the various websites agreeing with each other anyway.
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    Yeah, I've read others saying that game wasn't any good.
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    A game built for consoles, obviously.
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    Regardless of that fact, Dork Void is not even good by console standards. But no where near Rouge Warrior status…:laugh:.
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    The thing is, even a rubbish game takes a lot of money, time and effort to develop, so why not do it properly? Surely they could see how it was turning out during development and improve it?
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    Not really good no, but i had 700 gamerscore for about 4-5 hours of gameplay
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    this game is that bad it is not even worth pirating:pimp:
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    Nothings as good as motherfuckin rogue warrior.
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    Seen it on G4 yesterday and they said and it looked very repetitive.
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    Saw the gameplay footage as well.. looks bland. Animation is b class and graphics are not that good.
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    Might be something on LAN multiplayer, but otherwise it's crap.
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    Dark AVOID.. that´s all.. Why Capcom r using the Unreal engine to power this game?? they have the NT Frameworks engine + HAVOK physiscs... it looks better, and performs better, this game is only merchandising for Nvidia and the Crappy PhysX system software.

    it´s just my point of view.
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Physics has such a lot of potential to significantly enhance a game, I don't get why no decent games have been made for it. We had Half-Life 2 which was great, so why not something similar with PhysX? It's been out for ages, after all.
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2010
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    of course physics rules on a game! but PhysX became a monopoly with Nvidia cards, HAVOK it´s on a major games and it´s not only a single GPU usage! also i think Havok has better engine, effects, etc, than PhysX
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    install Osmos:D)
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    It is simple, but when it comes to the ground action, simple works, and it's sorta passively enjoyable(whatever that means :) ).

    It's kinda like Terminator Salvation. There's not much to it, and it is quite generic, but it's fun.

    Dark Void takes a dive (no pun) with the flight/rocket pack. Even with mouse smoothing off, it's horrendous to control. The only use I found for it, was to get away from something really quickly, travel, and the occasional vertical boost to make the combat seem more interesting.

    But that about sums up Dark Void - when you have to take it upon yourself to make the game seem more interesting, something is wrong.


    It's a rental and nothing more.

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