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Lock and load, come get some!!!! Aliens have stolen all the hot chicks, particularly Duke’s twin playthings….Oh and they drank his beer, now its time to kick some ass.
Sadly this game with all its major hype released to some poor reviews, I think it got only one or two favorable reviews, but the rest were..well dismal. This caused 2K Games’ PR firm, The Redner Group, to lash out at the gaming press on their twitter account that caused 2K to drop the firm due to the comments made, which threatened to withhold future review titles to the press. Yikes!
But on to the goods, the game! So as I mentioned, this game was released to some very abysmal review scores, and has been the butt of many jokes and subject to some major ridicule. The game picks up 12 years after the events of Duke Nukem 3D, which have made him world famous and the object of much desire! The game starts out in a kind of tutorial mode where you get oriented with the game controls and a few weapons….Now I’m going to drop a bit of a spoiler here, well it’s not really a spoiler, more of a heads up, you are in a locker room and you start the game by urinating (yes I’m serious) after exploring the room there are bathroom stalls, open one of these and you can grab a chocolate log out of the toilet for a trophy…yes you grab poop and get a trophy. For some people this will set the tone for the rest of the game.
It seems that a Tweet out of emotion just cost a PR Company its job. The Redner Group, 2K Games PR company, Tweeted the following yesterday in response to many negative reviews for Duke Nukem:
“Too many went too far with their reviews…we are reviewing who gets games next time and who doesn’t based on today’s venom” “Bad scores are fine. Venom filled reviews…that’s completely different”
They then apologized for the Tweet:
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Here’s the first gameplay trailer for The Darkness II. Although i never played the first, I’ve heard much praise about how good it is.
“The Darkness II is the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2007 release The Darkness. Inspired by the popular comic book series produced by Top Cow Productions, Inc., The Darkness II is an intense first person shooter that delivers a twisted and gripping narrative of tragedy, modern crime drama, and supernatural horror. Players will be taken down the brutal and personal path of Jackie Estacado, head of a New York crime family and wielder of an ancient and ruthless force of chaos and destruction known as the Darkness.”
The Darkness II is scheduled for a fall 2011 release.
2K Games announced that The Darkness II, the sequel to the million unit-selling 2007 title, The Darkness, will be available for the PlayStation 3 on October 4, 2011 in North America and October 7, 2011 internationally.
“It’s been two years since Jackie Estacado, now the Don of the Estacado crime family, used Darkness to kill the men responsible for his girlfriend’s murder. Jackie continues to have haunting visions of his beloved Jenny since her death. He’s tried to cope by bottling up his supernatural power, and now Darkness wants out. A sudden, unprovoked attack on Jackie’s life heralds the start of a full-scale mob war, which has clearly been orchestrated by some outside force. The botched attempt opens the door for Darkness to reemerge, and sets Jackie on a journey to hell and worse, as he unravels the mystery behind the attack and the motivations of Darkness itself.”
This will be playable at E3, so stay tuned for our opinion of the game shortly after E3!
Source: Press Release
Video game blog Kotaku reports that EA’s embarrassingly delayed new NBA game, NBA Elite 11, has now been officially canceled by EA during an investor call.
The game was initially delayed a week before it was to hit the markets in September, and the demo drew criticism from fans of EA’s previous NBA franchise, NBA Live. Matters were not helped by the rave reviews of Elite‘s chief rival, 2K’s fantastic NBA 2K11. The main reason to buy Elite was the inclusion for the downloadable NBA Jam reboot, which was removed when EA announced that Jam would be released as a standalone product.
It is unknown if Elite will be picked up for the 2011-2012 NBA season, but if the past is any indication, 2K12 will probably be better than Elite 12.
At least Elite 11 will always leave us with the awesomely hilarious “Jesus Bynum” glitch (warning: contains some explicit language): ‘
That’s probably what Elite 11 would’ve been remembered for, even if it was released.