Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by Bonesy, Nov 23, 2004.
Gis a shout at 8ish if anyone else is Recon'd up gamertag Bonesy
(got to learn maps quick )
Have fun and let us all know about all the bugs - theres quite a few so far see the Gr2 thread in the gaming forum.
I've ordered mine from play so knowing them wont have it till next week.
Think I'll get this as I'm not into footy games
Anyone know if there is an online co-opted mode included in this one as well - can't look at Gaming sites from work
feedback please mr bonesy - was well up for this but the reviews are not great.
dont like the 3rd person thing either.
oh and as usual, ubi release a game with more holes than a swiss cheese factory.
Yessirreee 4 Player Co-op according to Gamespot
SOunds like offline is a bit poo but online sounds great. Heres hoping
You do know thats just wrong don't you spike?
Graphics look bloody real. Image 4
Yeah i have to admit that looks ace, but with Halo 2 & evo 4 i have enough games to keep me going.
Play have posted mine out - just hope the postie doesnt play it for too long - hopefully have it by the weekend.
well, got home from work v. late, and now flirting online. so no time to fire it up tonight. oh well, tomorrow.
hmmm. hard one this.
no more ghost recon, more counter strike in approach.
single player seems a bit, hmmm, drawn out. very like that older 4 member squad 3rd person view game... erm...
multiplayer is a bit more encouraging, very like old ghost recon. lie down quickly, scan the undergrowth, reload sniper rifle, etc.
but tonight was full of americans shooting me ... for joining their team. thanks then.
and the live optimatch interface seems a bit dated compared to halo 2.
but, if you were a true fan of the first ghost recons, it seems very similar ...
the game that is, so worth considering.
Well got mine today from play and had an hours worth of play - just played some single player quick matches.
To be honest rather disapointed with it, very slow and some dodgy frame rate on one level i played(made looking around seem like you were drunk)
Very clunky and poorly thought out menu system.
The Friends list bug isnt too bad you can just about go all the way down but it is like you are fighting the game to get there.
Also couldnt get the voices(of my squad) to come through the headset(like on R6) even though theres an option - it doesnt seem to work.
A small selection of weapons too ?? But i'm guessing the rest are unlocked as you go through the game.
Graphics are good and solid although theres still plenty of fog in the distance.
Sound is aslo very good but not quite as good as GR and GR IT - when grenades go off there wasnt the cool echoey effect.
If your a fan of the games i think its well worth getting BUT do get it from somewhere like Game so you can take it back if you dont like it.
I'm going to try it out a few more times and see if i can get into it.
Think I'm going to give this one a miss. A lot of the negative feedback is putting me off.
I don't think I've really had everything out of GRIT yet anyway.
Hanging on until Doom 3 and Halo 2 has enough there to keep me busy for a few months.
Yeah it sure doe's spike it's great going around in a party of 4 & kicking the crap out of anything that moves eh? just have to watch the friendly fire from Dreadnort.
well ive bought it - all the guys on my friends list have said its fabulous - if you like GR (and i know you did spike ) then i am told im guaranteed to like this.
will post feedback when i've had a go at this.
Well you're spot on, I loved GR and GRIT. In fact I've probably played those two games more than any other. Particularly the first, must have played that for nearly a year non stop with the guys from here.
I look forward to your review, maybe it will change my mind...
I looked at the graphics and was excited. Read the reviews and was disappointed. I played Halo 2 and PES4 online and thought am I going to play it.
The answer is of course no. Not got the time at the moment. Tell me I`m wrong and its brilliant.....
Right, just my personal opinion. Menu's are difficult to use and minor graphical glitches, other than that its AWSOME, friggin AWSOME graphics are bang on, sound is superb. I have been playin co-op with Loopy,Easy,an Cap tonight and we all seem to agree that is v realistic. Thunder/Lightning/Rain effects on some levels really add atmosphere. Little touches like flies gathering around light sources, grass/trees moving in wind. Best game i've ever played to date.
Yep - I've changed my view on this after a good playing session tonight. It really is a Great game.
THe Co op modes are great all the ones from GR plus a few new ones BUT the big news is you can have 16 players on co-op games!! It will depend on your connection speed so for us in the UK i would guess we will be stuck at around 12 players but thats a big improvement on GR which only allowed 4.
good enough for me.im getting this tomorrow ill trade in that space-jumping-alieny game
I hope you dont mean Halo 2 that would be insane I am encouraged by the comments. I almost got it but it was pretty much universally slated. I cant stand Rainbow 6 the whole experience has tarnished this sort of game for me I am afraifd. Been playing Halo2 & PES4 all night it will have to be spectacular to get me away from these titles.
As much as I love Halo 2 my blood pressure could really do with a game that is a little less fast if you know what I mean....(cue the jokes about my age)
And up to 16 players on co-op means we could all get on
Where's my credit card
Dont get rid of Halo 2 as that is still the daddy for online gaming.
Get rid of that crappy soccer game instead
Chad does that mean you are going to be on live
oh yes captain darling,
and the footy stays,shes a beauty
im keeping halo 2,cos it aint half bad with a good bunch of players.
ive got gr2,so whos up for showing this grunt the ropes tonight then?
Ell Capitan will more than likely look forward to guiding you in nice and gentle and when your warmed up BAMMMM he'll give it to you hard 'n' fast.
my god how good is this game its great. co-op good squad matches F*%$*&^ great
Mmm I am tempted. Might wait until Halo 2 calms down a bit. Still well into that and the footy dont think I will have time to play at the moment.
Got it yesterday.
The menus are a bit crap but the game....how realistic is this....?
The sound is excellent too with guns and explosions shaking the room. 5.1 is used superbly.
Played co-op and the first thing that struck me is how much harder this is. The other two games I would have the difficulty on Elite, with this one (you get normal and hard to choose from) even on normal it's very difficult.
The AI behaves better as well, rather than just running towards you they shoot then hide, dodge, weave, and take cover behind trees and rocks.
Laying down on one of the daylight maps the grass was so realistic it was like I was actually there, very tense and absorbing.
So far superb
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