Just Cause 2 Demo is Out!

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by TwwIX, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. stemot

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    Really enjoying this. Played for around 16 hours now and have only actually done the first 2 story missions you do for the games prologue. The rest of the time has been spent by doing a few side missions, a shitload of town and airport captures and basically just ****ing about. Considering the original was so mediocre it's amazing that this has turned out to be this great. Shows how much fun a sandbox game can be if done right.

    Plus it looks absolutely gorgeous.
     
  2. Remus

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    I'm so annoyed that I can't play this yet. I'll just have to get the damn Windows 7, even though I don't like it...

    From what I've seen so far this game is what Far Cry 2 should have been. Huge open world tropical environment, over the top action and freedom to do anything you want = WIN.
     
  3. Shakermaker

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    Just finished the story missions.

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  4. VirusType2

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    At least Win7 is stable. XP gets stuck sometimes and won't respond, task manager wont open up, or won't close a program or whatever... god damn that's annoying, though I still feel more productive in XP so far. Needs Tweak 7 Powertoy.

    But yeah, you get DX11, better multi-core, multi-GPU, and multi-threading support, much better 64 bit support (and more RAM) and stuff...
     
  5. Vigilante

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    I want there to be a multiplayer mod or something...it'd be so fun play online with friends.
     
  6. jimbo118

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    What's Merc Mode?
     
  7. Shakermaker

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    It basically allows you to really finish the game: do all the faction missions, 100% all the settlements, find all the faction items, do all the challenges, etc.
     
  8. Gargantou

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    Tip for those with the 360 version who wants achievements: There're two airbases you can destroy(I don't know their names), that are the only bases where a certain aircraft spawns.

    If you destroy them, the aircraft stops spawning, preventing you from getting the achievement for having driven all vehicles in the game.
     
  9. Shakermaker

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    Yup, correct. The airplane in question is the Bering, the largest airplane in the game. I have indicated the airbases where it spawns, on this map.
     
  10. Gargantou

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    Much obliged, though I've only played like 9 hours now(at 10% complete), I'm not sure why but the game hasn't really drawn me in, it's starting to feel as repetitive as the original.

    I really need to stop buying games just because my friends tell me to.
     
  11. Shakermaker

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    Or you have to play it in a different way. Ignore the missions and just do fun stuff. Today I drove all the way across Panau from the northeastern side the southwest, just to see how long it would take me (45 minutes and ten cars for almost 50 in-game kilometers btw).
     
  12. Gargantou

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    I can't afford the timedrainage that much, especially not considering I've got a second timedrain(RDR) coming up soon enough too.

    Though to be fair, I've become bored with almost all games, dunno why, games I used to love fail to captivate me. It sucks.
     
  13. Dynasty

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    It seems like its a slow burner. You jump in, play for 30mins blowing ***t up, then turn it off as the story sucks.

    I like that.
     
  14. Raziaar

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    When I first got into the Bering, I was supremely disappointed when I realized it didn't have bombs. The ability to carpet bomb would have been ****ing spectacular.
     
  15. Shakermaker

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    That would indeed be awesome. Hopefully they put stuff like that in the DLC.
     
  16. MRG

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    I have the original "Just Cause" & played it for all of about 2 hours before I got bored & put the game away. Fast forward a couple years & I am finding that JC2 is much more enjoyable than the original was, even though it seems to be pretty much the same game, only better looking. I have had my 4850 for awhile now but I was still using WinXP. Now that I finally have Win7, JC2 is the first game that I have played that is DirectX 10. Yes, I am aware that I am a little behind the times.

    I have not gotten far enough into the game to decide if the story is any good. My progress through the game is @ 5% done, with a total time played of just over 5 hours. Thus far, I am enjoying the game. The game runs really smooth I was pleased to see, though truth be told, it's not a visually stunning game by any means. Still, with all settings maxed & the resolution @ 1280x1024, which is as much as my old monitor can handle, the "Dark Tower" benchmark gave me an average 41 FPS, which is quite playable as far as I'm concerned.

    -MRG
     
  17. Shakermaker

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    The game is on sale today: 75% off. That is 3.50 in Euro money.
     

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