FASA has given word on when we can expect the Shadowrun demo to hit Xbox Live Marketplace. As a means to give gamers with Halo 3 Beta withdrawal a quick fix, it will go live on June 6th.
Well doesn't the game come out may 29th? I love halo to death but after playing the shadowrun beta must confess that shadow can hold it's own against other shooters and even Halo! It's a unique 1st person experience that if mastered can become really fun and satisfying!
I got to disagree with you. That game was boring after a few games. Plus I never in my life played a fps that handicapped (powerful firepower, more health, and faster magic regeneration) the winning team to let the losing team win at least one round. Halo at least has vehicles you can use to mount an assualt against your opponent making you extend your aiming skills to a moving platform. Teloporting was cute but short in distance. And the weapons were limited. There wasn`t one single mounted weapon though it was a beta. I had more fun fighting the A.I. than relying on human players in close range battles on small maps. (beta)
They know people are going to be wanting that Halo experience after the H3 beta.... So the are getting them Shadow run with the same kind of matching system and solid FPS game play. The demo will be to draw in the beta guys who are unsure about Shadowrun but are willing to try because its a demo,etc. Could really help Shadowrun out because this game is getting very little fan fare right now.
would have bought the game if it was sold at a lower price point (£25 - £30) but i am not paying full price for it. maybe the demo will change my mind
I don't know whether I am going to buy this game or not. Of course, the cross-platform technique is great on paper but how will it work in real life? Can't wait to check that. Only the Shadowrun setting doesn't really improve me.
but I gotta say I'm not too psyched about the game as of right now. I mean, I haven't played it at all, but I'll give it a chance.
but it had better blow my freaking mind if they expect me to pay 10$ more than PC users have to pay for the same game...
The beta did not do justice for the game as far as I'm concerned. 4 on 4 matches in tight places aren't that much fun. I don't see the full retail as being any differnt. I enjoyed the original game with story. Not just a fsp with gadgets and magic to spruce things up. I found the learning curve to be a bit much, always using a gadget when I wanted to use magic or vice versa. One plus is that it totally slams Gears Of War's Epic in the face as to the whole party issue as Shadowrun allows for a party with your friends where Epic says MS wouldn't allow it.
Strange that the demo hits the market place a week after official release of the game. Dont look all that promising as far as i am concerned,If the game was good then the demo should come out before the game. Think they want sales here before the crap hits the fan and the internet gaming sites start giving it crap scores...?
looks kinda ok, nothing special really but then iv thought that about the halo 3 beta......its just halo 2 online really to be honest i like my shooters with a bit of thinking i.e call of duty, rainbow six and gears of war. a demo will help my thoughts on shadowrun
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