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casedawgz
3 years ago#1
It's a damn shame that by the time Pandemic finally made a good game, it was too late for them to not get shut down. It was really a fun game. Reminded me of an Indiana Jones flick. Sometimes it's nice to just gun down thousands of Nazis without it being all grimdark and miserable. It was also a gigantic improvement over Mercs 2.
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BlueJester007
3 years ago#2
casedawgz posted...
It's a damn shame that by the time Pandemic finally made a good game, it was too late for them to not get shut down. It was really a fun game. Reminded me of an Indiana Jones flick. Sometimes it's nice to just gun down thousands of Nazis without it being all grimdark and miserable. It was also a gigantic improvement over Mercs 2.


Um... Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction was also a pretty good game. But, you're right about Mercs 2. What a misstep that was.
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DarkSymbiote
3 years ago#3
I should play it sometime.
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vigorm0rtis
3 years ago#4
You should, it's really underrated. Had so many excellent elements, and I never really encountered the bugginess reviewers talked about.
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JKSonic
3 years ago#5
I REALLY wanted to like that game. However, what killed it for me was the terrible stealth mechanics. I always had the feeling that it was just completely random when I got caught. Loved the setting, characters were cool, concept was cool, but the execution was very off.
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vigorm0rtis
3 years ago#6
JKSonic posted...
I REALLY wanted to like that game. However, what killed it for me was the terrible stealth mechanics. I always had the feeling that it was just completely random when I got caught. Loved the setting, characters were cool, concept was cool, but the execution was very off.


Yeah, that was it weak point, for sure.
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Vlayer
3 years ago#7
Pandemic also made Destroy All Humans 1 & 2 as well as Star Wars Battlefront 1 & 2, which were good/great games.

Everything was looking great for them going by how they did during the 6th Generation, but something happened in 2008(prior to them releasing Mercs 2, which was indeed a bad game) which was the beginning of the end for them.
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vigorm0rtis
3 years ago#8
They also did Mercenaries, although that was kind of maligned by Mercs 2, although I had fun with it.
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casedawgz
3 years ago#9
I should have specified, I meant this gen. They were a fine ps2 dev but they seemed to struggle with current gen.
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656stooge
3 years ago#10
vigorm0rtis posted...
JKSonic posted...
I REALLY wanted to like that game. However, what killed it for me was the terrible stealth mechanics. I always had the feeling that it was just completely random when I got caught. Loved the setting, characters were cool, concept was cool, but the execution was very off.


Yeah, that was it weak point, for sure.


Really? I haven't played it in so long that I can't remember the specific mechanics, but I do remember that the stealth was one of my favourite aspects of it.

I really enjoyed this one too, TC. My only gripe was at the beginning when I seemed to be getting insane pop-up. After the first hour (once I got the car and escaped into the city) I never had a problem with it though. But I did think that it made a poor first impression.
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