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TheAnswer385
06-21-2007, 06:42 PM
Check it out they gave it a 9.0 (http://www.1up.com/do/reviewPage?cId=3160484&sec=REVIEWS)

Scatman
06-21-2007, 10:40 PM
yea this game looks tight.... i cant wait to try it... i loved riddick back in the day.

TheAnswer385
06-21-2007, 11:26 PM
yea this game looks tight.... i cant wait to try it... i loved riddick back in the day.
i have it preorderd... allot of good games coming late summer and fall. Its going to kill my wallet.

Scatman
06-21-2007, 11:34 PM
yea... im glad it scored high...

i was afraid ......
riddick might be one of those one of a kind games a company can never repeat... especially since its been so long and they still hadnt made a sequesl or anything like it

TheAnswer385
06-22-2007, 12:47 AM
yea... im glad it scored high...

i was afraid ......
riddick might be one of those one of a kind games a company can never repeat... especially since its been so long and they still hadnt made a sequesl or anything like itive never played it but always heard good things about it though.

Bruzer
06-22-2007, 06:34 AM
Its a great game riddick that is. I heard they are making another one I really hope that rumor is true.

TheAnswer385
06-22-2007, 07:57 AM
Its a great game riddick that is. I heard they are making another one I really hope that rumor is true.yea it was confirmed on gamehead the other week.

Bruzer
06-22-2007, 08:06 AM
yea it was confirmed on gamehead the other week.

Thanks I didn't hear that I cant wait lol.

Scatman
06-22-2007, 08:24 AM
Thanks I didn't hear that I cant wait lol.


its not a new one though..... its same game with couple extras, just redone graphics and stuff. still cool but a new one, would have been way better.

mor911
06-22-2007, 02:41 PM
Leaked :)

I'll have it in few

TheAnswer385
06-22-2007, 06:25 PM
Leaked :)

I'll have it in few
alright let us know how it is

Scatman
06-22-2007, 06:40 PM
Leaked :)

I'll have it in few


bro did you get ntsc????

ive only found pal.

mor911
06-22-2007, 08:43 PM
bro did you get ntsc????

ive only found pal.
PAL is the only one that leaked so far... It's region Free though :hi5:

http://www.abgx.net/filename/?ch=6

Scatman
06-22-2007, 09:07 PM
PAL is the only one that leaked so far... It's region Free though :hi5:

http://www.abgx.net/filename/?ch=6


saw that, so can you just play straight up... or do u have to patch it or anything if its region free???

sorry still kinda new at it.

thanks for reply.

mor911
06-22-2007, 09:23 PM
the leaked copy is already patched... As long as your firmware is hacked, download => Burn => play

Scatman
06-22-2007, 09:32 PM
sweet gonna hit it up right now then.. im looking foward to this game like crazy.

TheAnswer385
06-23-2007, 12:25 AM
WOW a vid of the first 25 min of the game was just posted by some kid that works at game stop and got a copy early. AMAZING...i only watched 5min because i don't want to spoil it for myself. click here for vid (http://useruploads.mythica.org/view/Thedarknesspreview_0001.wmv)


mor when you post your thoughts on the game can you check out the multiplayer also? thanks

Bruzer
06-23-2007, 07:17 AM
its not a new one though..... its same game with couple extras, just redone graphics and stuff. still cool but a new one, would have been way better.

Ah your right it is same game with updated. It also adds a new single story line short one that is called Dark Athena and multiplayer.

Scatman
06-23-2007, 05:16 PM
ive only played the 1st 20 minutes.... game feels pretty tight so far... very much has that riddick feel already.... have to go to party, wen i get back tonight im gonna give it a while and let you know how it is.

Dolfan32323
06-23-2007, 06:42 PM
Can't play online with hacked versons anymore I think.

TheAnswer385
06-23-2007, 08:00 PM
ive only played the 1st 20 minutes.... game feels pretty tight so far... very much has that riddick feel already.... have to go to party, wen i get back tonight im gonna give it a while and let you know how it is.yea let me know how the multi player feels

Scatman
06-24-2007, 06:29 PM
about 2-3 hours into single palyer..... game is very very tight. havent played multiplayer...so can tcomment on it.

but single player is awesome so far... good story, pacing, a decent amount of action mixed in with some level of puzzle solving (for lack of better term). like you have to sort of figure your way around... and it makes things feel a little more open ended than most fps. the darkness aspect of the game, makes the game freaking awesome.... the beast thing works way tighter than i thought it would.

so far game is great.

mor911
06-25-2007, 07:58 PM
wow. I'm VERY impressed with this game. It's like a cross (in a good way) between Escape from Butcher Bay (arguably the best looking and one of the best playing games on the original Xbox) and Half-life2. I love it.

Nothing like your typical FPS (it shares that feeling with the old Riddick game). Very well done game. Grats to Starbreeze for another classic. PS3/360 owners, check this one out ASAP!

Bruzer
06-25-2007, 08:27 PM
wow. I'm VERY impressed with this game. It's like a cross (in a good way) between Escape from Butcher Bay (arguably the best looking and one of the best playing games on the original Xbox) and Half-life2. I love it.

Nothing like your typical FPS (it shares that feeling with the old Riddick game). Very well done game. Grats to Starbreeze for another classic. PS3/360 owners, check this one out ASAP!

Dammnit I was hoping for bad reviews I don't have the money or time for games at the moment lol. Now I got to budge it in lol.

Majpain
06-25-2007, 08:35 PM
Dammnit I was hoping for bad reviews I don't have the money or time for games at the moment lol. Now I got to budge it in lol.

:lol: go rent it :D

TheAnswer385
06-25-2007, 08:47 PM
nice i wanted to pick it up today but none of the eb stores or walmarts had them around here yet. So i wait another day.

Bruzer
06-25-2007, 08:48 PM
I would but the closest rent store like 45 mins away not worth the drive really becuase i got to go there and back withing liek 5 days and i got schooling at night and it would be a weekday when it goes back so im fudged. I thought about trying gamefly havent decided.

Scatman
06-25-2007, 11:02 PM
personally i think the games well worth a buy..... like mor said... its like riddick but better.... tighter somehow....

to me its great having a game where you can sit down and really get into and enjoy the sp mode....the staory, gameplay, etc.

normally i care a lot about multiplayer... but with so much great multiplayer already out there... and more coming... ive been really wantin something to play alone and just enjoy.... this game hits it.

Scatman
06-25-2007, 11:23 PM
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FinsNCanes
06-25-2007, 11:31 PM
Huh..

Not sure what to really think to be honest. From the video it doesn't look like anything different great. Seems to play like an FPS that was made 6 years ago the way it looks and moves (seems like the guy is sprinting the whole time). I'm more a fan of the 3rd person..but..I dunno..looks "ehh".

Scatman
06-25-2007, 11:41 PM
Huh..

Not sure what to really think to be honest. From the video it doesn't look like anything different great. Seems to play like an FPS that was made 6 years ago the way it looks and moves (seems like the guy is sprinting the whole time). I'm more a fan of the 3rd person..but..I dunno..looks "ehh".

honestly i think its one of those you either love or hate type of things... if in doubt, rent.... graphics arent really "great", but there very good....

mor911
06-26-2007, 08:12 AM
Anyone that played (and mostly if you liked) Escape from Butcher Bay will feel instantly at home with this.

Sethdaddy8
06-26-2007, 09:59 PM
Should I get this game for 360 or PS3???

Scatman
06-26-2007, 11:55 PM
360...get achievements... better set up online community.

ive gotten through 1st part of game.. so far i really like it....

TheAnswer385
06-27-2007, 04:54 PM
ive got through the second part of the game and so far sooo sweet.

mor911
06-27-2007, 05:44 PM
I'm pretty far now. Got some really cool powers! I'm loving it.

Scatman
06-28-2007, 12:28 AM
yea didnt expect the change that happens after 1st part..

mor911
06-28-2007, 12:38 AM
I beat it... I love it... I want a sequel. Something. Starbreeze proved to me that Riddick is no fluke game. They can make hits *cough* Rare *cough*

TheAnswer385
06-28-2007, 06:30 PM
the black hole power makes me feel like a god. I just toss it out there every time there a allot of bad dudes.

Scatman
06-28-2007, 10:45 PM
the black hole power makes me feel like a god. I just toss it out there every time there a allot of bad dudes.

damn bro dont be spilling the beanns,,,, some of guys cant paly that much... jk man.... havent gotten that power yet... just got my super arm and loving it.

Firesole
06-29-2007, 08:32 AM
I just got this game last night and played it for a few hours.

Holy crap, after the change I'm all screwed up now. What a weird story, but it is certainly entertaining. Pretty fun game IMO. I'll wait until I beat the story to play multiplayer.


(Mor, tell us all what kinda moves you tried to put on Jenny in her apartment! :sidelol:)

TheAnswer385
06-29-2007, 09:09 PM
I just got this game last night and played it for a few hours.

Holy crap, after the change I'm all screwed up now. What a weird story, but it is certainly entertaining. Pretty fun game IMO. I'll wait until I beat the story to play multiplayer.


(Mor, tell us all what kinda moves you tried to put on Jenny in her apartment! :sidelol:)the ol 5 knuckle shuffle

Scatman
07-01-2007, 07:58 PM
damn just got the 2 super guns....flipping nasty

Firesole
07-02-2007, 08:52 AM
Gotta say, after beating the game I tried out the multiplayer. It's pretty lame. Its just a bunch of run 'n gun style of play. Nothing really at all like the story mode.

TheAnswer385
07-02-2007, 11:56 AM
Gotta say, after beating the game I tried out the multiplayer. It's pretty lame. Its just a bunch of run 'n gun style of play. Nothing really at all like the story mode.yea its one of the worst multiplayer games out there. The lag is also really bad and practically makes it unplayable.

Firesole
07-02-2007, 12:20 PM
yea its one of the worst multiplayer games out there. The lag is also really bad and practically makes it unplayable.

I'm ready to trade the game in now, but I don't know what to apply it to.

mor911
07-02-2007, 01:12 PM
I've never tried the multiplayer. I never took it into account when telling everyone that the game is awesome. It is definitely a very rich single player experience.

Firesole
07-02-2007, 01:37 PM
I've never tried the multiplayer. I never took it into account when telling everyone that the game is awesome. It is definitely a very rich single player experience.

It was a pretty good game single player mode wise. I liked the story, but I could have definitely done without the long "loading" sequences every time you walk down into the subway. I thought the game was a little short, as in it didn't seem to take me very long to beat it.

Majpain
07-02-2007, 02:52 PM
I saw a review on Gametrailers. The game looks greats but the level design looks like crap. Also its to short to but like 6-9 hours of Single Player, besides that the Multiplayer looks like crap.

Scatman
07-02-2007, 03:09 PM
guess i always figureed mp was gonna suck... most fps multiplayers are getting pretty redundant anyways lately.... i really wanted this for the single player.

Scatman
07-04-2007, 02:10 PM
just got black hole powers...... their nice.

Alien
07-05-2007, 07:05 PM
i just beat it today, im not even going to bother with multiplayer, i rented it anyways. It was an extremely fun and rich story in the single player mode. I felt like jumping through the screen myself when Paulie killed Jenny haha. The graphics were not ground breaking but very good. The darkness powers couldve used some more fluidity and i would've really liked if the game made it so that you didnt have to shoot out a light every 2 seconds. The lightkiller darklings dont do it quick enough. The darklings were for the most part useless except in situations where you had to use them. Like for kamikazes blowing up walls. Overall I'd give the game an 8.5/10. One of the best single player games I've played but with a couple of slip ups. Everyone should have fun with this one.
please try and not spoil major plot events for others

Joe Flipper
07-06-2007, 07:13 PM
Just finished the game...I LOVED IT !
nice rent ..can finish in under a week !
just rented THE BIGS for the Wii
and ninja gaiden for PS3