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This looks cool in concept but I would definitely DL the demo before I bought this one.

Darkest of Days PC Demo Arrives: Historical Battles, Futuristic Weapons

A PC demo for 8Monkey Labs' Darkest of Days is now available from FileShack, providing an hour of gameplay from the time-bending, PhysX-enhanced shooter.

The 740MB download includes two major historical battles, Little Bighorn and Antietam, plus an armament of antique and futuristic weapons. "Yes, futuristic BFG's are now available to test-drive against Civil War soldiers," vowed publisher Phantom EFX.

Look for Darkest of Days to hit retail in PC and Xbox 360 form on September 8.
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Anyone DL the demo yet?
 

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Just got done playing it. I love the concept, and the gameplay is average. I might get it, but only after I get bored of Call of Pripyat and L4D2.

Uh, if I had to rate it: 8/10
 
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I saw this game a while ago. I just cant picture mowing down Trojans with a minigun.
 
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Yea looks like it would be good for a laugh but then boring after a few times.
 

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Just got done playing it. I love the concept, and the gameplay is average. I might get it, but only after I get bored of Call of Pripyat and L4D2.

Uh, if I had to rate it: 8/10
how did you got the games already:eek:
 
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So much for having a good and accurate civil war game.

Looks mildly entertaining, though.
 
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I saw this game a while ago. I just cant picture mowing down Trojans with a minigun.
That alone is a reason to buy this game. :cool:
 
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There used to be an old arcade game that was like this. Maybe someone could help me remember.

It was a top down scroller and you traveled through time on foot. Kinda like a 1943 but as a futuristic soldier. You know like Ikari Warriors? One of the levels you shot wave after wave of trojan soldiers. I cannot remember the name of this game. I keep thinking "Time Soldiers" but I'm not sure and my filter at the job blocks that kinda search.
 

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There used to be an old arcade game that was like this. Maybe someone could help me remember.

It was a top down scroller and you traveled through time on foot. Kinda like a 1943 but as a futuristic soldier. You know like Ikari Warriors? One of the levels you shot wave after wave of trojan soldiers. I cannot remember the name of this game. I keep thinking "Time Soldiers" but I'm not sure and my filter at the job blocks that kinda search.
Dam i played that game to death lol. Was it not a scrolling game. If it is the one the names very close to the one i'm thinking about.

I'll try the demo what the hell... Why not
 

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ooooh im sorry i miss understood:banghead: i thouth you already got the Call of Pripyat and L4D2:p but i will give the civil war game a little run on my rig
 
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downloading now, looks interesting
 

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ok played it and i have to say it is not soo bad as i expected:)
 
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its ok... not worth a purchase imo
 
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There is a demo on Steam now if anyone is interested.
 
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I just played the demo...good concept...gameplay is "meh". The weapons don't feel all that good, and even at high FPS (50 +) it feels like you have a 25ish FPS...at least to me.

Worth a download...or a buy when it's on sale.
 
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I think the FPS oddity feeling is the mouse smoothing. I wish I could turn it off, I hate it.
 
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#21
Just tried the demo, nice concept and interesting story, graphics looks good.

But...

Is a (B) class game.
 
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tried it, too slow to enjoy