Following DOOM (2016) Page 86

  • Malek86 13 Mar 2020 14:20:47 10,091 posts
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    Well, let's face it, Doom 2016 also doesn't feel much like original Doom either. It feels more like a smaller-scale Serious Sam.

    Maybe the last time I saw a game play like old Doom was all the way back to Painkiller.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 13 Mar 2020 14:40:14 8,694 posts
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    @Malek86 Oh god no, Raven's Wolfenstein was awful. The main thing I remember about it is the head-bob (which couldn't be disabled). You'd walk forwards and one moment you'd be down at ankle-level and the next you'd be staring down on the world from the rooftops.
  • Vortex808 13 Mar 2020 15:29:10 13,798 posts
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    Rogueywon wrote:
    @Malek86 Oh god no, Raven's Wolfenstein was awful. The main thing I remember about it is the head-bob (which couldn't be disabled). You'd walk forwards and one moment you'd be down at ankle-level and the next you'd be staring down on the world from the rooftops.
    The first online match I played in that was truly awful. Most of it, I was stuck under the floor.

    The game itself was ok in a 6/10 way (IMO), once it was seriously patched. I did actually finish it, but the reboot was much, much better.
  • JamboWayOh 13 Mar 2020 16:00:53 19,315 posts
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    Return to Castle Wolfenstein with Enemy Territory, now that was the shit.
  • Technoishmatt 13 Mar 2020 16:29:37 4,128 posts
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    I played a lot of quake enemy territory.
  • Deleted user 13 March 2020 17:18:23
    Didn't wolfenstein have a great multiplayer? I think it might have even been free?
  • JamboWayOh 13 Mar 2020 17:25:00 19,315 posts
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    @AaronTurner

    The one that came with Return to Castle Wolfenstein was the tits. Think the MP became free when it was rebranded as Enemy Territory.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 13 Mar 2020 20:39:18 13,540 posts
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    JamboWayOh wrote:
    Return to Castle Wolfenstein with Enemy Territory, now that was the shit.
    Yes please
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 10:21:22 3,068 posts
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    Shit just got real. I've been charged ready for dispatch. My body is ready.
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 10:45:19 3,068 posts
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    Reviews out today for any weirdos on the fence.
  • Gregolution 17 Mar 2020 11:03:47 10,006 posts
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    I'm so ready for this in lockdown!
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 11:15:10 3,068 posts
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    Oh yes! I'm ready to order digital if the postman dies en route.
  • TitanWarlord93 17 Mar 2020 11:16:02 465 posts
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    I'm self isolating for 2 weeks so looks like I'm sorted.
  • JamboWayOh 17 Mar 2020 11:42:27 19,315 posts
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    Got this from cdkeys yesterday. Now to wait.
  • wuntyate 17 Mar 2020 11:45:55 14,659 posts
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    Despite everything I may pick this up if it reviews well. Any shit to detract from reality is welcome at the moment surely.
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 14:39:55 3,068 posts
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    Dispatched!!!! So excited! Re eg reviews, last couple of years they've become so shit. They don't give recommended if there isn't the correct modern gender or race balance in a eastern European medieval games.

    Edited by Bichii at 14:40:48 17-03-2020
  • DanoFNG 17 Mar 2020 15:09:14 369 posts
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    Does seem to be an outlier looking at reviews elsewhere, can't say the negatives mentioned in the EG review bother me that much. Mine has also been dispatched so I'll have no choice but to play it and find out (hopefully before Friday...)
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 15:16:08 3,068 posts
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    Some nice review snippets...

    Doom Eternal doesn't just set the bar, it breaks it. Many of the best games of the FPS genre do what has already been done, and can do it really, really well, but Doom Eternal does what no other game has done before, crafting a fast-paced power fantasy that sets your brain cells on fire...

    Fuck GoldenEye 007, fuck Half-Life, fuck Halo: Combat Evolved. Hell, fuck DOOM. DOOM Eternal is, in my professional opinion, the new best first-person shooter of all time.

    DOOM Eternal is the most metal game in all of creation. It is rage and fire, the purity of armed combat dialed up to eleven and unleashed on hell!
  • cov 17 Mar 2020 15:22:17 2,261 posts
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    Jeez where do you get those reviews... kerrang?
  • cov 17 Mar 2020 15:23:15 2,261 posts
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    That might come aceoss as snippy its not its wry :)
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 15:25:10 3,068 posts
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    MrAGSystems wrote:
    @Bichii Not enough genders represented, graphics aren't 8-bit enough 😄
    Yeah I guess the demons weren't rainbow enough of eg tastes.
  • JamboWayOh 17 Mar 2020 16:21:07 19,315 posts
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    I don't know, it's Edwin, I don't take stock of a lot of his reviews tbh. If it's not indie or Nintendo then EG aren't really fans.
  • AddyB- 17 Mar 2020 16:50:12 701 posts
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    I've no idea who Edwin is or how it's reviewing in general. All I know it's it looks awesome and can't wait for my cdkeys code to show so I can get it downloaded.
  • beastmaster 17 Mar 2020 16:55:19 20,695 posts
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    EG haven't even given it a Recommended.
  • Bichii 17 Mar 2020 16:59:49 3,068 posts
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    It doesn't have equal opportunities for the doom slayer innit. Plus the music is way to heavy for them.
  • Fake_Blood 17 Mar 2020 17:07:51 10,368 posts
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    It reads like a Michelin reviewer visiting some fast food place. You shoot demons? How quaint.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 17 Mar 2020 17:08:02 8,694 posts
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    25 years ago, Edwin would have been the one crying "If only we could talk to the monsters".
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