Dark Void PC demo is out!

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  1. digitalwanderer

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    Blue's News brought the happy word:

     
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    Yummy PhysX in this game.
     
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    Go Unreal Engine 3. :p
     
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    Anyone have a problem running this demo? For me I click "Launch DARK VOID"...and the screen vanishes with nothing.

    Windows 7 64bit RC 7100
    HD 5850 9.11 drivers

    Update :: the shortcut on the start menu didn't work, but the executable in the programs directory worked fine...strange. Overall the game has a clunky feel. It looks very smooth if a little sparse, but the mouse controls especially in the air were terrible. The game also seems a bit rushed, like they didn't have enough time to polish the storyline transitions. Still worth downloading.
     
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    Yeah, the first time you klick this shortcut it happens nothing. But starting the menue a second time it works. Strange.

    Was too dumb to control the jetpack though. ;( Already deleted.
     
  6. CNCAddict

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    Yep..the jetpack controls are horrendous....maybe better on a console...:???:
     
  7. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    The only review listed is PC Zone which marks it at about 50 percent. That's usually enough to kill any interest I might have in the game.
     
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    Played the demo on PS3. Controls were fine but the game itself is nothing special.
     
  9. ChrisRay

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    I think the graphics are probably one of the more dissapointing aspects of the game. They don't really push anything. It does have a neat "funnel" physics effect on its weapon. Which is the most interesting part about it. Mostly because the idea was concept just a few months ago and Nvidia got it added to the game.
     
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    All the previews and reviews were pretty poor for this title. I'd really love a PhysX game that used PhysX for something that improves the game.
     
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    ^ IMO, not gonna happen until we have *workable* cross-vendor solution, both API and library-wise. .
     
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    Short demo is too short! :???:
     
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    Lol, no kidding. I've seen intro videos longer than that.
     
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    Wow thats really good to know, considering 1 GB size... i was just about to put this on list of demos to download next month, but if its really that short i better not
     
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    When the damn thing had weird keyboard controls, and I saw it was limited to the X360 pad for configuration, I just deleted it...
     
  16. Lidve

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    HAHA serves them right
     
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    Inevitable (and appreciated) PhysX comparison vid. Not much in it though, a few sparks and a little smoke.

     
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