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MrManager
11-16-2003, 09:39 PM
Has anybody checked out the A&D demo on this month's official Xbox magazine? If not, do so. This is the most addictive, funny, pure fun game I've played in ages, reminiscent of those old Amiga games where gameplay and originality took the frontseat to flashy graphics. Not that the graphics are bad, but you kinda forget about it when you sit in a turret with hundreds (if not thousands) of enemies storming you base.

The two games I was going for the next few months were Broken Sword 3 and Deus Ex 2. Now it looks like DE2 will have to wait.

ptdc
11-16-2003, 10:06 PM
I haven't yet but I might, If I was going to get it I'd get the pc version though. No pc demo yet though :(

Owl
11-16-2003, 11:21 PM
I thought it was great, but I'm still a little disappointed in the explosions. In a game that focuses on sheer firepower, I think the explosions should be a bit more than a puff of red. Still cool, but could use a little more, um....bang.

MrManager
11-16-2003, 11:46 PM
Yeah, it's strange, some explosions are huge and impressive, but some look un-finished. Maybe they'll be better in the final game.

bgbennyboy
11-17-2003, 11:15 AM
reminiscent of those old Amiga games where gameplay and originality took the frontseat to flashy graphics

You said the magic words ;

khalek
11-27-2003, 08:49 AM
I would post on the mojo news item if I could login... this seems to be the most relevant place to mention it.

The trailer can be found here (http://www.lucasarts.com/products/armedanddangerous/images/movies/trailer_1.mov) if you don't like being forced to use flash....

Jake
11-27-2003, 05:59 PM
That's the old trailer I think (the E3 one with the "just shove him in there" joke), the new one I can't find as a QT file anywhere.

Jayel
11-28-2003, 12:46 AM
The biggest question on my mind is...
Does this game support widescreen TVs?? From the looks of the screenshots it probably does, but I wanna make sure before I get it.

MrManager
11-28-2003, 01:51 AM
I don't know, but I would expect so. Doesn't most Xbox games these days?

Udvarnoky
12-04-2003, 07:57 PM
I guess it's safe to say that there won't be a PC demo.

MrManager
12-04-2003, 08:03 PM
A PC demo should be out soon. I can also confirm that it's HDTV compatible.

Look out for Mojo review in a few days. ;

Hilnutz69
12-04-2003, 11:18 PM
Is it coming out for gamecube?

MrManager
12-05-2003, 12:48 AM
Xbox and PC only.

JBRAA
12-21-2003, 12:07 AM
www.lucasfiles.com I cannot find the demo there.... Jake poke on the lucasfiles.com fellas for me.

www.fileplanet.com isnt my kind of thing. cause I support lucasfiles of course! (...and also fileplanet cannot recognize my account)

Darnn
12-27-2003, 01:41 AM
Is there a guide to finding all the tokens floating around somewhere already? I want bonus levels.

jp-30
12-29-2003, 12:41 AM
The demo's available away from fileplanet, lookie at the bottom of this page;

http://www.eagames.co.nz/moregamesproduct.php?product_id=213

JBRAA
12-30-2003, 10:49 PM
Yes the demo is not exclusive at fileplanet any more. Woo hoo.

I just found out about this download page for the demo:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/nzone_armedanddangerous_downloads.html
If I hadnt found it, I'd say big thanks to you jp-30. cheers anyway =)

jp-30
02-02-2004, 08:03 PM
There's a rather interesting new Armed & Dangerous article, which describes the interaction between Planet Moon & LucasArts in great detail.

Read it here (http://actionvault.ign.com/features/den/armedndangerouswrap.shtml)

Mort-Hog
02-10-2004, 11:49 AM
The PC demo is on the latest CD version of PC Gamer (and probably the DVD too, I'm not quite sure). It's fantastic! I thought the cut-scene was great (though the French-bashing annoyed/confused me). It's totally on my 'to get' list. Is it released yet? I couldn't find it in Game.