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[Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour]Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour Review (Switch eShop)

  arekdougy

  1arekdougyThu 25th Jun 2020

  Got it on sale for like $6 here in Canada? Pretty damn sweet.

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  Gridatttack

  2GridatttackThu 25th Jun 2020

  Excellent price, will surely get it! Been waiting to play this since forever. Nows the time!

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  Gerald

  3GeraldThu 25th Jun 2020

  For this price, it’s a no brainer for sure.

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  JimmySpades

  4JimmySpadesThu 25th Jun 2020

  Yeah, no. If I’m going to have to put up with a constant barrage of misogyny when I’m playing a game I’m going to insist on 21st century misogyny. That 20th century crap can stay there.

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  Crockin

  5CrockinThu 25th Jun 2020

  Nah. Good game in its own right, but I cannot support Gearbox with my dollars.

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  SPL64

  6SPL64Thu 25th Jun 2020

  I will get!!

  Great game!

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  Mr_Humpf

  7Mr_HumpfThu 25th Jun 2020

  Bit hard up in the UK at the moment, realised I had five bucks in my US account and the rest (as they say) is history.

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  daebiya

  8daebiyaThu 25th Jun 2020

  I preordered this for like $4 and been clicking the thumbnail everyday for a week like an idiot

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  mjharper

  9mjharperThu 25th Jun 2020

  I was going to skip this as I never played the original, but a Doom-esque shooter that scores a 9 for $5 – I’d be silly not to get this and give it a run-through.

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  Kidfunkadelic83

  10Kidfunkadelic83Thu 25th Jun 2020

  Awsome game. Really enjoyed what i played yesterday. Absolute no brainer at 4 quid.

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  progx

  11progxThu 25th Jun 2020

  Got it for $4.99 in the US. Glad I got it, too. It’s a blast to play on the Switch.

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  Kidfunkadelic83

  12Kidfunkadelic83Thu 25th Jun 2020

  @progx i agree. Suits the switch down to a T. They have gone above and beyond with the ammount of customization they have allowed us. Great gyro aiming too if that floats ya boat.

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  Mqblank

  13MqblankThu 25th Jun 2020

  Been playing this today. It was like I got in a time machine but instead of playing on a small monitor in a corner of the office, was sat on the couch, playing on a big TV. One of the best FPS of all time and even today’s graphical standards cannot dull the experience for someone who played it back in the day.

  Annoyingly, I missed one secret in the first level and I am trying to find it without cheating and looking on YouTube.

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  neogyo

  14neogyoThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin eeee yea I hadn’t heard about any of the controversy until you mentioned this and I looked it up..

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  PcTV

  15PcTVThu 25th Jun 2020

  @JimmySpades Playing through most Mario or Zelda games must be hard for you.

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  koekiemonster

  16koekiemonsterThu 25th Jun 2020

  Glad to have this on PSVita with the DLC.

  But for 5 euro this is a must buy nevertheless. Buy it!

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  Crockin

  17CrockinThu 25th Jun 2020

  @neogyo Oof yea, it’s disgusting

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  18TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin Why not?

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  19TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @PcTV wooooooooosh

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  20TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @daebiya I preordered it, then 5 minutes later saw the icon and was like “ooooo it’s ready to play.” Yeah, I’m dumb too

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  SteelSunglass

  21SteelSunglassThu 25th Jun 2020

  To be honest, my only gripe with the game so far is that Duke’s voice just doesn’t fit right. His voice is higher quality than the rest of the game.

  At times, I also find the level design a bit confusing to go through. But otherwise, I’d say this is a really solid port. I never played the original before, and to be honest, I’m actually liking it a bit more than DOOM II.

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  jarvismp

  22jarvismpThu 25th Jun 2020

  Wow! I’ve just kicked this up from the e shop for £3.53!!!! Result!

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  MichaelHarvey

  23MichaelHarveyThu 25th Jun 2020

  @SteelSunglass

  There is an audio option to put the original voice track of Duke Nukem back in.

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  SteelSunglass

  24SteelSunglassThu 25th Jun 2020

  @MichaelHarvey Oh! Really? I didn’t know that.

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  progx

  25progxThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Kidfunkadelic83 some day I’ll play with the gyro controls. It’s nice to have it.

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  ecco6t9

  26ecco6t9Thu 25th Jun 2020

  The commentary mode, I would love that for the Doom’s as well.

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  PcTV

  27PcTVThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I feel similarly to when Overwatch came out on Switch.

  I like the game, and the Switch is my favorite console. But supporting ther company, specially at the time, it didn’t feel right.

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  GMIKLOS

  28GMIKLOSThu 25th Jun 2020

  I’d argue about Gearbox and Randy Pitchford, but 5 Euros is 5 Euros… there goes my dignity

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  Crockin

  29CrockinThu 25th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE quick Google search should do it

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  Quincy

  30QuincyThu 25th Jun 2020

  This is a nice surprise.

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  Kidfunkadelic83

  31Kidfunkadelic83Thu 25th Jun 2020

  @progx they are more for fine aiming than anything but work really well for the long distant shots.

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  Samsamsam

  32SamsamsamThu 25th Jun 2020

  Gonna get it for sure!

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  Kidfunkadelic83

  33Kidfunkadelic83Thu 25th Jun 2020

  @SteelSunglass confusing? Tell me anout it. Im stuck on the 2nd darl vlv cant find the first key card for love nor money. I swear ive been in every room available to me.

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  Moon

  34MoonThu 25th Jun 2020

  One of the best FPS of all time. If you like this, check out Ion Fury.

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  spurryitboi

  35spurryitboiThu 25th Jun 2020

  @arekdougy me too! I couldn’t resist this classic when it’s cheaper than lunch at Wendy’s. LOL

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  JayJ

  36JayJThu 25th Jun 2020

  For $5 it’s pretty hard to pass up.

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  Moroboshi876

  37Moroboshi876Thu 25th Jun 2020

  I bought it day one. Coming as late as in almost 25th Anniversary, this version’s price is really reasonable, but on top of that we have it at half price for two weeks. Anybody with even the slightest interest in this release should buy it now and not cry later.

  It’s hard to understand why Gearbox ruled out the missing content, but they made the original platform entries disappear from digital stores, so there must be a reason. I hope this changes and we can play the 2D Duke Nukem adventures again at some point.

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  durr

  38durrThu 25th Jun 2020

  @JimmySpades this game is insanely tame.

  The most misogynistic thing that he does in the game is says “shake it baby”.

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  dimi

  39dimiThu 25th Jun 2020

  We should get Duke Nukem Forever for same price

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  40TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I’m not sure google is going to tell me why Crockin doesn’t like gearbox. I was asking your specific opinion but you don’t have to share it if you aren’t comfortable.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  41TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @dimi Sounds like a really long game.

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  doctorhino

  42doctorhinoThu 25th Jun 2020

  Played it last night online. Man the people skip around a lot, it’s like trying to hit a ghost but still pretty funny that this is what I thought was the deathmatch shiz back before unreal tournament came out.

  Rest of the game is stellar, played through this on Xbox one and have it for vita but had to check out the new graphics.

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  speedyb

  43speedybThu 25th Jun 2020

  I bought this on PS4 a while back. Best of the new levels is Hollywood Inferno, with a close second being Mirage Barrage, which has a Serious Sam feel in its setting.

  I do wish it had the aforementioned expansion packs, but at least I have those on the PS3 release if nothing else.

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  sandman89

  44sandman89Thu 25th Jun 2020

  Already bought it it’s amazing. Love these old games on switch! I play them more than new ones

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  Ghost_of_Hasashi

  45Ghost_of_HasashiThu 25th Jun 2020

  For that price and the added new contents, this is a high value purchase indeed just like Doom 64.

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  James696

  46James696Thu 25th Jun 2020

  My favourite game and engine of all BUT there’s no way in Hell that I’m giving a creep like Randy my money. Google ‘Randy Pitchford Peacock Theatre’.

  And that’s not even getting to how he misrepresented Aliens Colonial Marines and Duke Nukem Forever to the press and the fans while draining those projects dry to fund Borderlands 1.

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  James696

  47James696Thu 25th Jun 2020

  It’s weird that the infamous babes barely factor into the first three games. The creators in each case made something genuinely innovative and polished. It wasn’t until Time To Kill and Planet of the Babes that the series became Leisure Suit Larry with crap shooting.

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  Pod

  48PodThu 25th Jun 2020

  I bought it!

  I have fond memories of this game, but never completed the single player campaign, as I always got caught up in multiplayer battles.

  Looking forward to testing out the gyro controls!

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  EVIL-C

  49EVIL-CThu 25th Jun 2020

  @arekdougy Same. As Duke Nukem 64 was, this game is too much fun. I hope they remaster the other 64 Duke title, Zero Hour.

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  doctorhino

  50doctorhinoThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I know he is a real scum bag but honestly this 5 dollars isn’t going to make up for all the ***** ups they have lost money on. Battleborn and we happy few were both high budget mega flops.

  If you want to hit him where it hurts skip borderlands 3 and the parade of dlc for it.

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  zocker-hias

  51zocker-hiasThu 25th Jun 2020

  Great game! Great value! Lots of fun!!!!

  So, let′s “Kick ass and chew some bubblegum!”

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  52TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @Crockin Jesus, that’s intense. I wish I had known about that before preordering. Sorry, I don’t really keep up with gaming news as it always seems to be bad news. Never heard of Randy Pitchford but he sounds pretty vile.

  How the heck did he get off the hook for that stuff? Usually that’s pretty much a guaranteed jailing.

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  RunninBlue

  53RunninBlueThu 25th Jun 2020

  I somehow never managed to play this after all these years. Never been a better time than now and on the Switch. I just need to get my joy con drift issue fixed so I can use gyro aiming. Has Nintendo reopened their service centres yet?

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  54TG16_IS_BAEThu 25th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino If 500,000 people download the game, that’s 2.5 million dollars. I mean, I know it doesn’t sound like much ($5.00) but it can add up. I feel bad now, knowing I preordered this game and inadvertently gave money to this creep.

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  WiltonRoots

  55WiltonRootsThu 25th Jun 2020

  I had this on the Saturn. Haven’t played it since, my younger brother was absolutely nuts about this game back in the day. Tempted.

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  RunninBlue

  56RunninBlueThu 25th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE Don’t take everything you read on an internet comments section as straight up gospel.

  Randy Pitchford was ACCUSED of these things by a disgruntled ex-friend and business associate. He was never prosecuted for any of it which is enough to put some doubts on the accusations.

  The last thing the world needs is more trial by internet mob based on comments without seeing the evidence.

  Not saying he is a good or bad person, but the outrage mob cowboys condemning someone from their computer desk without seeing the proof are far worse in my opinion.

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  theberrage

  57theberrageFri 26th Jun 2020

  I’m pretty surprised about the score and reactions in comments . While I do love the game, I remember the game was never known for its story mode. The strength of this game was always death match . Hollywood Holocaust, LA Rumble, Red Light district were great fun along with a ton of user created maps. Playing this on Kali and/or Ten back in the 90s was the best. Loved the shot gun battles !

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  Crockin

  58CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino no problem skipping a borderlands game lol

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  Dpullam

  59DpullamFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue Very much agreed.

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  Heavyarms55

  60Heavyarms55Fri 26th Jun 2020

  I actually just grabbed it since it’s on sale for so cheap. Into the backlog it goes.

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  JimmySpades

  61JimmySpadesFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue Personal testimony is evidence, which I was taught by multiple stints on a jury, and have had confirmed by my brother, member of the Indiana Bar in good standing. Saying there’s no proof is simply a bad faith attempt to subvert debate to make supporting accusations impossible. Every time you claim to be an objective outsider you support Pitchford and his bad acts, whether you realize that or not.

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  Crockin

  62CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue yes it’s speculation, but this isn’t just one account. He’s also been accused of assault and abuse. Pretty easy to lean towards scumbag in this case

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  RunninBlue

  63RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @JimmySpades Since you like to talk about “bad faith”, I am sure you are happy to show everyone where I said their is “no proof”.

  We’ll wait.

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  nimnio

  64nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I Googled Randy Pitchford and only found this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Pitchford#Lawsuit

  It doesn’t sound like much, honestly. Just an accusation ending in “a joint statement by the parties called the issue a misunderstanding”. Maybe I’m missing something, I didn’t spend much time on this.

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  RunninBlue

  65RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio You’re not missing anything, you’ve just met members of the “accusations are evidence” club.

  They never seem to think about what it’s like being on the other end of these type of accusations.

  People are losing their humanity.

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  asmi8803

  66asmi8803Fri 26th Jun 2020

  Love Duke, hope we get Blood, even better multiplayer in my opinion. One of my favourite games.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  67TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue I wholeheartedly agree with you, I just finished looking into it and can confirm what you are saying.

  I’m noticing that a lot of these sorts of things seem to be hitting people without first being proved in a court of law. The lack of due process with regards to certain accusations is pretty alarming. Sorry for jumping the gun, and thanks for the heads up.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  68TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin At this point, if all we are doing is speculating about someone and not following any due process, I’m willing to stay neutral and have no opinion one way or another. Let’s at least wait until something is proven in a court of law, or if there is a settlement. Something with some weight. At least with my google searches, I was unable to find anything.

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  Crockin

  69CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE well you asked why Im not personally spending money on the game. Don’t forget Randy Pitchford is also a rich executive lol. Courts mean nothing. Here’s an account of him assaulting a voice actor for another example.

  https://www.google.com/amp/s/variety.com/2019/gaming/news/gearbox-ceo-accused-of-physical-assault-1203207559/amp/

  You can believe this stuff or not, I don’t really care, but the accounts are out there

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  Crockin

  70CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue I’m sure he’s pretty comfy with that 12 million.

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  RunninBlue

  71RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin Being wealthy is not a crime.

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  Crockin

  72CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @RunninBlue it is when you steal it

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  nimnio

  73nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin You cite that like it’s one example among many. It’s not. Google searches reveal exactly two things.

  One, an abandoned lawsuit (with both parties claiming a misunderstanding),

  And two, that article you linked where a voice actor claims Pitchford assaulted him in a hotel lobby, which could mean pretty much anything, including a verbal argument that ended in shoving, and no charges were ever filed.

  Pretty weak stuff to boycott an entire company over. That voice actor himself comments that Gearbox is full of nice people.

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  RunninBlue

  74RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin If he stole it, he’d be in jail. As far as I’m aware, he broke no U.S. laws. If he did, I’m open to reading about it. Can you provide a link? He might have been involved in some shady practices, maybe, maybe not, but point me to a big business person who isn’t.

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  theberrage

  75theberrageFri 26th Jun 2020

  Just dled the game … disappointed to discover the game appears to lack pro controller support

  Edit: maybe a game glitch when I first booted the game up… working now , apologies for misinformation

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  Crockin

  76CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio @RunninBlue Idk how else I can say that multiple accounts of toxic behavior, theft, and possession of child pornography are enough to give me pause. I also have zero faith in the American justice system, especially when a well connected wealthy white man is involved. Plenty of games and developers out there, and it’s really easy to skip gearbox, so I do. Simple as that. You are welcome to spend your money wherever you want free of my judgement, I do not know you..

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  nimnio

  77nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE There are no sexual assault allegations. The only assault allegation is from a voice actor who claims he was assaulted in a hotel lobby (which could mean anything). He’s not even against working with Gearbox (and Pitchford) in the future. He wants an apology and back pay.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  78TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin You’re right, I asked for your opinion. I just figured it would be backed up by something concrete. Not trying to call you out, I just figured since its such a huge allegation that there would be something other than what google is providing.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  79TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin OJ Simpson trial, please look that up before placing blame on one particular group. The courts in America cater ONLY to the wealthy.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  80TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio Yeah, these morally grey situations are the worst, because almost everyone feels like they need to attach an opinion to it.

  Sometimes when something is so grey, or just lacks evidence, staying neutral is best. Just my two cents, I appreciate your reply, as well.

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  Crockin

  81CrockinFri 26th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE Yes wealthy white men probably deserve a little more credit. I’m issuing a full apology to all you lol.

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  82TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I’m not white, so I’m not sure what you mean. I’m not trying to ruffle anyone’s feathers, but I’ll drop the comments. Sorry to bug you.

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  Troopage

  83TroopageFri 26th Jun 2020

  Duke Nukem Forever does not deserve the hate it gets. It’s fun, it looked good, and it’s hilarious. The only bad thing I can say about it is the loading times, those were atrocious.

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  RunninBlue

  84RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin You are being knowingly disingenuous. He was not caught with child pornography. Making such a claim in these circumstances is disgusting.

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  impurekind

  85impurekindFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I don’t support (or not support) companies (as in, I don’t really give a flying crap about these companies or they policies or what their employees do for the most part, to be blunt); I just buy good games. If they make a great game I’ll show interest. If they make a crap game I’ll let it be known that I think it’s crap. I’m lucky I guess because it’s quite simple for me personally.

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  doctorhino

  86doctorhinoFri 26th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE the money he held back from his developers in the form of $0 bonuses is well documented and caused a pretty big stir. That was the only part I was aware of being proven but making people work for less in the promise of a bonus then withholding it is bad enough to be a scumbag

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  TG16_IS_BAE

  87TG16_IS_BAEFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino Wasn’t that with regards to Borderlands 3? All the articles I found were stating that Gearbox never made that information public, though employees were complaining about it. I don’t feel there is enough compelling information, unless you have a link?

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  nimnio

  88nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino Are you talking about what’s said in this Kotaku article? https://kotaku.com/sources-despite-huge-sales-borderlands-3-developers-a-1842617645

  If so, what you just said doesn’t sound like a decent summary. From the Kotaku article, it sounds like bonuses were withheld at all, rather than profits weren’t what was hoped for, despite high sales.

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  somebread

  89somebreadFri 26th Jun 2020

  of all the people I expected the comment section to be standing up for, Randy Pitchford is not up there

  @theberrage where did you get that idea? i’ve almost beat hollywood holocaust in its entirety with the pro controller

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  DarkScythe13

  90DarkScythe13Fri 26th Jun 2020

  IIRC the main fan favourite of the ‘missing content’ is Duke in the Carribean. Ive never fully had a chance to play the TC expansions myself so i dont know whether their exclusion hurts the 20th Anniversary release beyond a lack of a complete package.

  Id bought this on Xbox One and later PS4 and the one major issue i recall this having was that the quality of the sound effects were reasonably sub par. Dont know if they fixed it for those releases later. I dont really notice it much for this release but its been a while since i played it i guess.

  The main game itself (particularly for its time) played so well and had so many memorable elements (the Jetpack, underwater sections that generally didnt suck, blowing open cracked walls). It had a good balance of level design and recognisable themed locations in pretty detailed maps.

  About the only real gripe i ever had with it is that certain enemies (Pig Cops and most notably The chaingunners – forgot their name) tend to counterattack immediately one shot. It doesnt make the game much more difficult since its not overly hard and ammo is plentiful (shotgun + dodging does the job), just an oddity i never understood, particularly compared with Dooms pain states.

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  DarkScythe13

  91DarkScythe13Fri 26th Jun 2020

  @theberrage i played the first 3 levels of this port with the pro controller and its the only way id want to have. Pro controller is supported and works just fine.

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  nimnio

  92nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @somebread I’d never heard of the guy until this comment section. I Googled it and came back to say what I found. If that’s “standing up for” him, I guess the facts speak for themselves.

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  NessLucas

  93NessLucasFri 26th Jun 2020

  This is my 4th time buying this game (X360, PS3, PS4, SW). It really is a classic fps game. Now on the go!

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  theberrage

  94theberrageFri 26th Jun 2020

  @somebread @DarkScythe13 when I launched the game it wouldn’t work…. I’ll edit my comment and try again

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  TechaNinja

  95TechaNinjaFri 26th Jun 2020

  Any idea why the content is missing or just them being idiots?

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  RunninBlue

  96RunninBlueFri 26th Jun 2020

  @theberrage Pro controller worked fine for me too.

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  ekwcll

  97ekwcllFri 26th Jun 2020

  Having Duke, Doom, Turok, and upcoming next year Shadowman truly has some nice classics for the switch.

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  LEGEND_MARIOID

  98LEGEND_MARIOIDFri 26th Jun 2020

  Fond memories of playing this on the PCs during my Uni days. (That is on other students’ PCs as I couldn’t afford one of my own in my own halls room or student flat!) Hours upon hours. Insta-download

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  SquallLeonhart86

  99SquallLeonhart86Fri 26th Jun 2020

  Great game. I have bought it so many times in my life.

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  X68000

  100X68000Fri 26th Jun 2020

  Why did Duke have to just rip-off other character’s quotes?

  Ge definitely must have been a Ash Williams fan.

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  PompeyPirate

  101PompeyPirateFri 26th Jun 2020

  I was given a 386 PC (yup, I’m so Old School we wrote on slates) by a good friend and Duke Nukem was on it. I played it to death and devoured the fan made levels (big shout out to ‘Roch’) so I was overjoyed when I saw this. Bought immediately for the price of a Cafe Nero Americano and I’m transported back 20 years. A fantastic port. Come get some indeed. Buy, buy, buy!

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  BlackenedHalo

  102BlackenedHaloFri 26th Jun 2020

  Duke it Out in D.C, Nuclear Winter and Duke in the Caribbean are independent expansions done and released by different companies, thus this is the reason

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  dewokkel

  103dewokkelFri 26th Jun 2020

  This game is so ridiculous cheap and it plays so good. Very nice release

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  krzysztof81

  104krzysztof81Fri 26th Jun 2020

  Now bring Shadow Warrior and Blood to Switch

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  EmirParkreiner

  105EmirParkreinerFri 26th Jun 2020

  It’s a great game, i just think that they should have added a splitscreen mode to the Switch version for N64 nostalgia.

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  Pod

  106PodFri 26th Jun 2020

  So I bought it, and playit it for a bit, and I’m a little disappointed to say that the gyro-aiming appears to a bit of a sloppy afterthought.

  Not only is the sensitivity a little on the sluggish side, but it simply can’t be utilized properly without also using an analog stick stick for turning left/right. You CAN turn with the gyro, but pointing the JoyCon back to a center position always rotates exactly as many degrees back the opposite direction to where you started.

  The movement stick click, which serves to re-center your view doesn’t help one bit with this issue, as you still need to physcially move your hand back, an action which then rotates you the opposite direction immediately.

  If the game actually features some dead-zone settings for this kind of thing, someone please tell me where to find them. Otherwise this feature is borderline useless for anything more than being a precision-aiming addition to regular twin-stick control.

  Other than that, this game seems legit!

  The level-recording feature is sort of fun, though I do feel as an old-timer that it waters down my curiosity and tenacity that Gearbox have gone with this approach of giving you instant access to all episodes, all levels, and even all the moments of your current session, right up until the moment you die.

  I will have to work on my grump in that regard though.

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  khululy

  107khululyFri 26th Jun 2020

  @JimmySpades A personal testemony is evidence, yes but it is never proof of someones guilt without further investigation, other evidence etc.

  Same as having no alibi is proof of someone’s guilt either.

  All that being said, Randy Pitchford is a jerkwad but you cannot hold the entire staff of Gearbox accountable for his deeds.

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  doctorhino

  108doctorhinoFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio giving out a small bonus to say you gave a bonus is basically withholding money. It may be worse considering you now have no means to pursue the original bonus you were promised.

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  doctorhino

  109doctorhinoFri 26th Jun 2020

  @TG16_IS_BAE I mean basically what was posted right below. https://kotaku.com/sources-despite-huge-sales-borderlands-3-developers-a-1842617645

  I don’t know something about giving out a consolation prize when someone is counting on a bonus to make up a large portion of their income seems wrong. I know there are a lot of professions where the bonus makes or breaks your overall income. Im not saying protest them as I bought the game too just hate to see people losing out because someone gave them a bad contract and took advantage of it.

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  nimnio

  110nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino Sure, but how much of that article did you actually read? The headline, or the whole thing? You make it sound as if Randy Pitchford personally stole the developer’s bonuses to line his own pockets. That’s not what the article says.

  https://kotaku.com/sources-despite-huge-sales-borderlands-3-developers-a-1842617645

  ”Kotaku” wrote:

  The game had sold very well—“We expect lifetime unit sales to be a record for the series,” said Strauss Zelnick, CEO of 2K parent company Take-Two, on an earnings call in February—but it cost way too much to make. One large factor was a technology swap midway through development, from the Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4, which added a great deal of time to the project. In addition, before Gearbox could receive any royalties from publisher 2K, Borderlands 3 would have to recoup not just the game’s entire budget (around $95 million) but also the budget for all of the downloadable content (for a sum closer to $140 million), thanks to a contract that the two companies had signed.

  It’s like you’re writing your own story that doesn’t exist. They didn’t get bonuses because revenue wasn’t what they hoped relative to the costs. Randy Pitchford didn’t wave a magic wand to steal his employee’s bonuses, and your call to avoid buying their games would only lower royalties further.

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  doctorhino

  111doctorhinoFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio I read the whole article, he made an excuse, and now you are being an apologist about it. If you don’t like my opinion than fine, but the game is going to make a boatload. Because the team went over budget shouldn’t be cost passed along to them in their pockets, it’s the companies burden to manage the products financials.

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  nimnio

  112nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino It’s not an excuse, it’s a reason. The bonuses were determined by a formula, and it didn’t work out for the developers. And it’s pretty funny that quoting the article you’re using to make your point makes me an “apologist”. You’re right though, you definitely have an “opinion”. Me? I don’t have one: I’m just telling you what’s been reported.

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  doctorhino

  113doctorhinoFri 26th Jun 2020

  @nimnio I mean if you think it’s right for a bunch of managers to make decisions that are outside of the developers power to change, then change your earnings downwards because those decisions didn’t work out than you are going to have a fun time in business. I’m guessing you haven’t had any jobs that complex yet though.

  Such an attitude for sticking up for a corporation that is trickling their own expenses to the developers. Didn’t know there were gearhead fanboys this agitated over people bad mouthing their precious business practices.

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  nimnio

  114nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino You’d be guessing wrong, but I guess making lots of assumptions is your preferred way of thinking.

  But yes, that is usually how business usually works. Executives review and sign contracts. Everyone experiences the consequences. They didn’t “change their earnings downwards”; the contract determined the earnings based on profits. It worked out bad this time, but it’s worked out great for them in the past (employees have bought houses on previous bonuses). Gearbox doesn’t “win” if great employees quit, so assuming this was all part of a diabolical plan is… an opinion.

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  BoFiS

  115BoFiSFri 26th Jun 2020

  They really should patch in the missing episodes later, also would be nice if you could swip the sticks in the control settings, but maybe I should try out motion aiming

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  sandman89

  116sandman89Fri 26th Jun 2020

  The recent releases of doom and now this has made me realise something. I thought I was tired of FPS but I’m not I’m tired of modern ones

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  theberrage

  117theberrageFri 26th Jun 2020

  @sandman89 same here… I’d really like to see Unreal Tournament come out (“headshot!”). I’d also like to see Descent as I never played that much on PC but feel it might be fun on switch

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  nimnio

  118nimnioFri 26th Jun 2020

  @doctorhino “Didn’t know there were gearhead fanboys this agitated over people bad mouthing their precious business practices.”

  I just noticed that one. You’re really on a roll with these assumptions, aren’t you? The only Gearbox game I’ve purchased is first Borderlands on the PC years ago, which I didn’t enjoy (found it boring). Also, Pitchford sounds like a jerk who I wouldn’t want to have a beer with. Doesn’t change the facts though.

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  Ganner

  119GannerFri 26th Jun 2020

  @Crockin I totally stand with you. After what happened with Aliens Colonial Marines the thought of giving them anything of currency kills me. The heartbreak and anguish I felt from that experience returns every time I think about it. By far my biggest gaming letdown moment (and there’s been plenty but this takes the cake).

  However I really do want this game! Maybe I’ll use the girlfriend’s credit card so technically it’s not my money I’m giving…

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  flojomojo

  120flojomojoSun 28th Jun 2020

  I like updates to old games. Duke is a tired old stereotype but for $5 I couldn’t resist. The game holds up, especially with quality-of-life updates like rewinding after you die. Why does it say 20th anniversary? I guess this is a port of a 2016 game?

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  Phon

  121PhonTue 30th Jun 2020

  @Crockin why?

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  volt26

  122volt26Tue 14th Jul 2020

  @EmirParkreiner I would buy it if it had 4 player local split screen. For now, it’s a pass (online on switch is not a fun experience anyways)

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  AlexSora89

  123AlexSora89Mon 28th Sep 2020

  @Gridatttack

  Heh… forever.

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