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Which next, Doom3 or Far Cry?

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by Bonesy, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. Bonesy

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    Okay, Rainbow 6 is a must.

    But what after that? anyone got views on Doom3 or Far Cry being the better investment?
     
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    far cry is the best FPS on the PC. Bar none :thumbsup:
     
  3. GrahamC

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    Far Cry better than Doom 3 and IMO by a lot. :cool:
     
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    Bones, i take it your referring to Xbox and not PC, i would say there a few others that are about to come out, Doom 3, Close Combat: FTF and also Project Snowblind is looking pretty decent as is Unreal Championship 2

    Otherwise you could think about Star Wars: RC or Brothers in arms

    I for one like the idea of brothers in arms for a slightly different live game, and then RS6 4 and either doom 3 or farcry as more of a frag fest
     
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    Farcry Instincts isnt out for a while - last i heard its april? From some comments i heard on live its looking a bit rough. The PC version is very good though.
    As for the others R6 4 is a must buy, and i might get Close combat as that does look pretty good. Star wars republic commando as had some ok reviews but the multiplayer is meant to be very dull and simple - so wont bother with that.
    Doom 3 i'll be buying the collectors edition with the doom 1+2 pk, Doom 3 has been cut down from the pc version, alot of the dull walking around nothing to do bits have been removed so it should play alot better than PC.
     
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    GG & GC, thanks for the response, but yeah, sorry, my mistake I meant Xbox, not PC.

    Doom 3 sounds attractive becuase of doom1 & 2, and also apparently you can play the single player game online, with someone else, double-header if you like.

    so at least in the dull bits you have someone to talk to.

    Far cry, my mate told me march, but you're right, if the PC version got raved about for graphics, then perhaps the xbox version won't have that plus point.

    right, better search for brothers in arms.
     
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    Brothers in Arms looks good and all the reviews say that is the best WWII game out, bit of tactical shooter by the sounds of things :)

    The live allows 4 players to each take control of a team (2 Allied, 2 German) you then have work as team to beat the others, they say in the reviews this works well too

    I am definitely getting this
     
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    Yer cant wait for Doom3 on XBL - single player co-op over live will kick ass !
     
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    Far Cry is a brilliant game. In fact I might have to start playing it again seeing this thread.

    The locations and graphics are superb. Plus the ability to shoot someone from a huge distant is a plus too.
     
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    But thats the superb PC game - the console version is called 'Farcry instincts'
    and is a graphically cut down version, with different gameplay bits and bobs.
    It will be interesting to see how the xbox handles the game - god knows how the low power ps2 will handle it.
     
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    Yes, you're right, didn't read the first post properly. I was of course referring to the PC version.
     
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    Doom 3 is probably going to be a 'on it early with a mate before most come on live' then straight onto RS4 9ish. Or ' virtually no bugger on RS4 so get out Doom 3' scenario. Either way having both is going to take up most available time. If you have time for others :eek: then you better share your secrets cos either your unemployed or you have seriously sorted time management!!!! :cool:
     
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    Brothers in arms is a buy for me, just going to preorder it now.
    Reviews have been very good and i like the look of the multiplayer.
     
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    Far Cry is much better than Doom 3 IMHO. Doom 3 is just a great looking tech demo and the gameplay gets old very quickly.
     
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    I agreed with most on this one, far cry 'far' outweighs doom 3, however I would personally get both :)

    tris
     
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    FarCry by a mile and more matey. dont waste your money on DOOM3 it is tosh - honest. Buy it and weep.
     
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    Remember we are talking about the xbox versions.
    Farcry and Doom 3 arent out yet?? Farcry has been put back to around June time. Doom 3 is still April 8th i believe.
     
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    How about Timesplitters 3?
    Edge says the story mode is still very linear and mediocre.But it comes alive in multiplayer with "furious arena combat and a splendid variety of team games,and it has few peers".
     
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    Neither, get Brothers in Arms - the Best FPS on the X-Box (easily in my opinion) - superb tactical play instead of the usual boring run about shoot some aliens/germans then run about some more etc... Great 1 player & superb multiplayer make this THE must own shooter on X-Box. I presume the PC version is also great but not played it. It's also out on PS2 but again I have no idea how good that version is. :thumbsup:
     
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    The only problem with it is its a EA game and we all know they dont work on Live - due to EA's totally stupid system of using EA's servers :suicide:


    Stay away from the PC version of Brothers in Arms - Some major problems with it at the moment even with a patch already out(another one due!) - it doesnt run on some AMD pc's Blue screens of death etc etc.
    Xbox version is very good - just a pity about the few minor bugs.
     
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    The only bug i've seen so far was when i'd finished a level and had to talk to Mac to continue. When I got to him another NPC was stood infront of him and I couldn't engage him to chat at all. In the end I had to reload the checkpoint and do it again.

    I understand that the MP game has a bug with the communicator lag and i've also heard of a bug where someones sound got stuck on firing a machine gun. What other bugs are there?
     
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    Yes there the only bugs so far on BIA on xbox - nothing too serious.
    I havent had the bug with Mac happen to me but the others mentioned have all happened to me.
    To find out what bugs are about have a look at Ubisofts forums here
    http://forums.ubi.com/eve/ubb.x?a=tpc&s=400102&f=7961032962&m=5881023682
    Also it seems from the comments on Ubisofts console forum that the Ps2 version is very poor. Have read here...
    http://forums.ubi.com/eve/ubb.x?a=frm&s=400102&f=4361032962

    As for the PC version have a read here http://gbxforums.gearboxsoftware.com/forumdisplay.php?daysprune=&f=28
    Gearbox softwares own forum - full of problems with the Pc version
     

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