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Old 02-03-2011, 01:45 AM   #1
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Why is there no love for this game?

I never heard/seen any ads for this game. I just happened to see it on Gamefly so I rented it. I have loved every minute thus far.

Heck, it inspired me to make a new sig... lol
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Old 02-03-2011, 03:17 AM   #2
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There actually was a few ads/promos for this game. Gamestop did their usual pre-order bonus stuff and some other places did similar things. Honestly, I like this game a lot too, I just haven't played it too much.
I'm trying to finish other games I'm closer to 100% and then go back and finish Vanquish. In my opinion, it was a very underrated game, as it kinda' slipped under the radar... but I got it and I love it.

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Old 02-04-2011, 01:18 PM   #3
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I just picked it up for 13.99 which is a great price for quite a new game. Only played 1st bit but liking it so far.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:43 PM   #4
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:12 PM   #5
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
Are you sure you're talking about Vanquish? Because the game had no bugs, all the achievements are OK, and lastly, but most importantly - the game is developed by Platinum Games / SEGA, not EA. It maybe doesn't have an MGS story and RPG non-linearity, but it is definitely a ultra fun experience worth giving into.
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Old 02-05-2011, 12:59 AM   #6
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
must have this game confused with madden or moh
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Old 02-05-2011, 01:01 AM   #7
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-typical shitty EA servers
EA? What game are you talking about? XD
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Old 02-05-2011, 11:47 AM   #8
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Just playing through it now. Great game, I didn't like the demo very much but having read the reviews I picked it up and think its one of the best action games of last year! Like a mish mash of Gears of War and Lost Planet. Hope they do a sequel!
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Old 02-05-2011, 06:52 PM   #9
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I remember seeing a trailer for it just before release but didn't bother picking it up. Then I saw a playthrough and thought it was worth picking up, loving it so far...
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:58 PM   #10
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Just finished it (on casual) ,been fun ,just a nice "for the hell of it" break from COD / MOH type stuff. Time to go back for a bit of achievement hunting and maybe a crack at god hard for a laff. Might try Bayonetta off the back of this. Bloody good stunning visual fun.
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Old 02-12-2011, 01:45 AM   #11
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
1 - EA? You know EA got nothing to do with this right?
2 - VANQUISH has no multiplayer. Period.

So I'm guessing you're talking about Medal of Honor?
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Old 06-08-2011, 12:42 AM   #12
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
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1 - EA? You know EA got nothing to do with this right?
2 - VANQUISH has no multiplayer. Period.

So I'm guessing you're talking about Medal of Honor?
LOL Ultimate fail at F TANK
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Old 05-10-2012, 02:09 PM   #13
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I loved this game! <3 <3 <3
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:20 AM   #14
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AHAHHAHAHAHA...wow F Tank just posted the ULTIMATE FAIL lol

I agree with everyone this game is amazing. Doesn't seem Sega do much advertising though
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:31 AM   #15
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
- i did not encounter bugs
- all achievements unlocked when they were supposed to
- there is no online, so there's 4 reasons gone (and EA? wtf?)
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:59 PM   #16
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
1 word for you. Hater. are you even in the right thread?
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:01 PM   #17
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Why no love?
-lots of bugs
-linear as hell
-same experience
-glitched achievements
-online is even more stripped down than the single player game
-MP rewards camping/sniping too heavily
-nothing new
-lackluster story/presentation
-typical shitty EA servers
Wrong game - there are no bugs, its not an EA game, lots of new things mainly the fluid bespoke engine Platinum made, and most importantly theres no multiplayer. lol.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:54 PM   #18
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I hear ya. I only played the demo, but really liked it. I'm gonna pick it up eventually. Fallout NV is taking up all my time now
Oh yeah, nice job on the sig.
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:32 AM   #19
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Agreed. It's a really decent game. Kinda like GoW with turbo boost I think it hurts it just looks too Japanese and that's why people don't even give it a shot. Also, I heard it's rather difficult, but so far I've got to say I died really rarely (done with Act 3).
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:15 AM   #20
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For me personally, the characters annoyed me, raspy bad voice acting, dull, forgettable characters and the story was boring. Those things make a game much more enjoyable to me. The graphics are good and for the actual gameplay it was pretty cool but yet again I felt limited as to what I could do, like it was all a set path if you get what I'm saying. More freedom would of been nice and suit upgrades too. Either way I did enjoy it and it was a good play

Also it's funny that someone mentions multiplayer and there is none because on the title screen it says "Online interactions not rated by the ESRB".

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Old 03-27-2013, 02:40 AM   #21
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Agreed. It's a really decent game. Kinda like GoW with turbo boost I think it hurts it just looks too Japanese and that's why people don't even give it a shot. Also, I heard it's rather difficult, but so far I've got to say I died really rarely (done with Act 3).
That's what I kept thinking. Wasnt awful that everybody is hating. So what if it had a smaller budget and different direction than what we wanted.
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:41 PM   #22
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This game is bad a** its like gears just more high tech and fast paced
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Old 08-21-2013, 12:24 PM   #23
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Absolutely love this game. I promote it to friends whenever I can.
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:20 AM   #24
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Remember thinking about getting this game when it first came out. For some reason I never picked it up. I think it had something to do with the campaign not running for that many hours.

However the people I know who did get the game all liked it quite a bit. Read about it again today in Eurogamers article "Vanquish retrospective".

Have now decided to go out and buy it.
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I just got this game recently and have been playing through on hard. It is a very fun game and very fast paced. The story isnt the greatest but that can be said for most games out there.

The game is very well done and not glitchy at all. I think a low advertising budget hurt this game because I dont remember seeing any ads for it.
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