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Hour of Victory demo ready for download

We all knew it was coming and the Xbox gods didn't let us down, because a new Hour of Victory demo is available for download off the XBLM. And before you get your hopes up, word on the street is that this WWII shooter isn't all that memorable. Actually, we're hearing it's the opposite of memorable and more along the lines of forgettable. But we haven't got our mitts on it yet, so we can't be certain. So, we recommend that you give the Hour of Victory demo a download and base your opinion on your first hand experience. Or just wait a few hours until the masses weigh in with their critique.

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turkatron6421

5-31-2007 @ 2:29PM

turkatron64 said...

I downloaded it last night and I just loaded it up now. I can easily say this is one of the worst shooters I've played. The AI is retarded, the graphics do not look anything like it should be on the Unreal 3 engine....it's just awful. I love WWII games (I've played pretty much all of them), but this is one I most definately wont pick up. Just awful.

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Sam Barriscale22

5-31-2007 @ 4:55PM

Sam Barriscale said...

Sucks the biggest devil cock....a waste of my time and the developers...go to your room without your dinner!

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Bennyishere23

5-31-2007 @ 5:08PM

Bennyishere said...

What I hated the most was that god-awful aiming. How can you cover you own back if you turn at 10 degrees a minute???

And then there's the generally low quality. The presentation looked more like a 9 year-old's PowerPoint presentation. Animations are as fluid as a rock. The wannabe-cover system was actually cool when crouching behind low cover, but sucky otherwise. And the tanks? Oh jeez...

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Aaron24

5-31-2007 @ 6:14PM

Aaron said...

So I just found out how to make this game kinda, sorta, fun. Pick the sniper guy and go through the entire game sprinting at people and smacking them with your gun. No shooting allowed.

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Sojobo25

6-01-2007 @ 12:30AM

Sojobo said...

I agree with all the sentiments expressed by previous posters. This game sucks.

I wonder if anybody can truely say they are surprised. Nfusion hasn't put out a decent game yet.

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Yardman26

6-01-2007 @ 8:31AM

Yardman said...

"Sucks the biggest devil cock....a waste of my time and the developers...go to your room without your dinner!"

NICE.....

They pulled it before i would experience the horror.....lol

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mattclarkie27

6-01-2007 @ 8:32AM

mattclarkie said...

I just downloaded it, wasn't available in the UK yesterday. I agree it is bad, the AI pissed me off royally, the animations even in the cutscenes is terrible and the colours were completely screwed. The button layout needs a change and at one time I threw a grenade and for some reason it looped and through all 10. Finally on one bit the same 3 enemies just kept spawing on the roof and one of the enemies on the roof was scaled about 3 times larger than the building, in fact one enemy I saw started flying and got stuck on a telephone pole or something.

However I must disagree with the sensivity, I could aim easily, but the layout and tank controls were absolute ****. My tank got stuck and it took ages to do a u-turn, the stick just wouldn't respond, and crouch should be R3 unless you have prone in which case B is acceptable. And you move so damned slow, you can't move and hold in R3 what is up with that.

I thought that CoD3 was disappointing, but it was atleast fun and well made. I will not buy this game in this state, Blacksite was bad (shame but I'll still by it) but Midway now you have gone to far I could make a better CoD clone with my dog doing the motion capture.

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Courtney28

6-02-2007 @ 10:49AM

Courtney said...

I felt like I was playing some cartoon shooter. What's with the bodies freakin flying everywhere when you hit them up close.
The game looks stupid.
Nothing about it impressed me.

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kristen29

6-08-2007 @ 5:06AM

kristen said...

The demo wasn't pulled, I don't think. I still saw it the other day. Downloaded it much earlier though, so didn't try if the dl still worked but I'd think it does, if it's visible in marketplace.

Anyhoo. Don't think it's quite as crappy as everyone makes it out to be:
a) it's a demo;)... it (IMO) can have some flaws alright, it's not a final version after all
b) you can actually also get out of vehicles in this game ;), I think in cod2 you had trouble getting out of tanks, if I remember correctly

So, despite trouble with the graphics and whatnot, I'm not yet giving up on this one. Might still turn out okay *keeps fingers crossed*.

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