PlaystationTrophies Got a news tip? tips@x360a.org
Username
Password
 

Go Back   XboxAchievements.com > Xbox 360 Retail Games > Shooter > Duke Nukem Forever
Subscribe    Donate

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-17-2014, 10:21 AM   #1
Sizzy
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 102
Do people really hate this game?

I just finished on casual mode, and I have to say that this game was enjoyable. The only thing I disliked was the load time of course. Nothing else seemed wrong with the game aside from how hard the enemies hit, even on the easiest mode (which is made up for by the amount of hits you can take once your "shield" is depleted). And hey, now I have three xbox 360 games out of 100 or so that show breasts. So that's something I guess.

Since then, I have cleared around 1/3 of the game on insane, and I have to say, the worst thing about it is the melee pig enemy. Raising the health and damage of enemies who had a pretty high base even on the easiest difficulty takes a bit of the fun from the game. But other than that, it's the hardest difficulty, it's to be expected. It's no worse than CoD games on vet.

From what I have heard about this game, I expected it to be complete shit, but it was far from it. Duke Nukem to me has always been crude humor and an average shooter, from pc to n64 (which were the ones I played). What did people really expect this to be? I think it really fits the role it has always had. At least PC and up era.
Sizzy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2014, 11:21 AM   #2
Rickmassacre
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Manchester
Posts: 589

Rickmassacre's Gamercard
WE DO hate this game.

It took too long to come out to be a big disappointment.
unless you played the early duke nukem games you just will not understand.

the game has awful graphics, awful controls and god damn awful jokes.

the gameplay is hideous and controlling the guns is a nightmare, even punching is bulky and horrible.

this game is up there with aliens vs predator.
__________________


100% (71)
List Of 100%
http://www.trueachievements.com/game...gamerid=340720

You should work more on your gamerscore, and less on your post counts.
Rickmassacre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2014, 12:17 PM   #3
Dirty130
Water off a duck's back..
 
Dirty130's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Australia.
Posts: 6,010

DirtyI30's Gamercard

Awards Showcase Subscriber - Bronze   Staff Club - Minty   Community Gaming - Silver   5,000 Posts   Tri-Gamer Tournament - Champion   Donator - Level 1
Total Awards: 6 (more» ...)
Apart from the first 20 minutes or so, I disliked it very much. Having said that, I did see the credits roll. The multiplayer was awful. I like Duke as a character, but I thought the game was mediocre.
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by JakezBakezCakez
my fapping skills are not good enough


Dirty130 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2014, 05:37 PM   #4
Sizzy
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 102
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickmassacre View Post
WE DO hate this game.

It took too long to come out to be a big disappointment.
unless you played the early duke nukem games you just will not understand.

the game has awful graphics, awful controls and god damn awful jokes.

the gameplay is hideous and controlling the guns is a nightmare, even punching is bulky and horrible.

this game is up there with aliens vs predator.
Early as in what, the side scrolling ones? What did you expect from this? I mean, the graphics aren't that bad, they aren't great, but did you expect a halo 3 budget? From what I can find, it had half the budget.

The gameplay is fine, DUKE NUKEM has never had superb gameplay. Did you want knifing, sliding, melee combos?

I didn't find the shooting aspect hideous at all. I aimed at something, shot it, and killed it. Did you want custom weapons with attachments? I mean, you're saying all these things but not telling me what you wanted from it. The melee is even bad? The melee? The one where it's like almost every other shooter I have played?

As for how long it took to come out, I was under the impression Duke Nukem lost almost all steam and ran only on nostalgia.

I played some of the early games (from what it looks like, I have now played over half of them). DN was the first PC game I ever saw. I loved the n64 version, and even had the gameboy cartridge, although I never played it. I liked DN enough to buy DN3d off the xbox marketplace. But I'm not going to let nostalgia run my life. It holds no special place in my heart. No game does. I'm just not following what you're trying to express.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dirty130 View Post
Apart from the first 20 minutes or so, I disliked it very much. Having said that, I did see the credits roll. The multiplayer was awful. I like Duke as a character, but I thought the game was mediocre.
Duke as a character has always been a joke I thought. Even when I was a tiny child playing the PC game, I never had it in my mind that Duke Nukem was some sort of non satirical badass. My first impression was an over the top badass meant to be a joke to make the player laugh.

the first 20 minutes and the rest of the game didn't seem different to me at all. =/




I guess I have never really seen the Duke Nukem series as amazing like some others have, although I have liked it. And I felt this game was great for a Duke Nukem game.

Last edited by Sizzy; 11-17-2014 at 08:15 PM.
Sizzy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 01:41 PM.