Star Wars Battlefront

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  1. Sam Posten

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    With little over a month before release, and pre-orders available, I can't find any minimum and/or recommended hardware requirements for this game. I'm assuming it won't be as taxing as Doom 3, but I'd like to know where my hardware stands before I plunk down the $$$.
     
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    So is this like Battlefield 1942/Vietnam in a Star Wars setting?
     
  4. Rob Gardiner

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    Give the man a cigar. [​IMG]

    Yep, it's a first person shooter with plenty of vehicles & heavy artillery. Fight the Battle of Hoth and man a snowspeeder or an AT-AT walker or one of those turrets.

    On Endor, you can kill the Ewoks! [​IMG]
     
  5. Dean Kousoulas

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    I just saw a video on the latest OPM demo disc. It looks like it's a lot of fun.
     
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    It's not multiplayer enough. I'd be more interested if they could handle hundreds of players in a battle. They should call it Star Wars Minor Altercations.
     
  7. Rob Gardiner

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    I don't know,

    I've played BF 1942 with just a couple dozen and it seems to me like all hell is breaking loose.
     
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    If you have too many people in the multiplayer it makes it way less fun. In BF1942 when 30+ people are playing sometimes you can't take 2 steps without dying. Repeat that process for 5 mins and you get very very frustrated. Limiting the multiplayer to 32 on PC seems like a good idea. I am suprised though that 32 people can't play on the Xbox or PS2 versions. Maybe the hardware can't handle that many.
     
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    I like playing on servers with 32 people on it. Its what I call a "target-rich environment"! Of course its a double edge sword, many for u to kill and many of them to kill u.[​IMG]
     
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    Are any reviews up for this title on Xbox? Just a few days away.
     
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    There was a little review in Electronic Gaming(I think that was the mag)that I just got. There were three reviewers, 2 gave it 8 and one gave it a 9. I think the one main grip was choppiness online even when there were few players. I was really looking forward to this game I think I'll wait now to see what others have to say.

    Ken H
     
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    PC all the way on this one =)
     
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    There is now a review up at ign.com. It seemed more like a review on the single player game though.

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    Even if this game totally sucks,(which I don't think it will) Anything that lets me kill ewoks gets a A+ in my book.
     
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    Hmmm...that review didnt help me as much as I thought it would. Im still on edge here on whether or not to buy the game (Xbox). Any other reviews?
     
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    Local game store had this on the shelves today. The requirements didn't look too high....if I remember, as long as you CPU is around 1.5 GHz and your video card is on the level of a GeForce2 MX, you should be good to go. Looks like this game was designed with consoles in mind and then polished for a PC release.
     
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    The best part of the TV commercials running definately has to be an Ewok getting sniped then flipping through the air.
     
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    Once again, no GameCube version. I am going to have to buy an X-Box or PS2.
     
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    Well, that's kind of fitting considering that a major portion of the game(if not the only mode people will play) is online. And Nintendo doesn't have interest in expanding into that territory.

    Sean
     
  20. RossTerry

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    ive only seen lukewarm reviews for the pc version.
     

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