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Old March 9, 2013, 09:16 AM
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I'd love to see a revamped or HD version of ANY of the Dune RTS games, as they were the games Westwood used to prototype new game mechanics before launching them into Red Alert or C&C as well as those games brought new ideas/mechanics into the entire RTS universe before most other games did. Too bad I'll never see either with Westwood having been dead for a decade (or more?) after EA acquired them.
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Old March 9, 2013, 11:25 PM
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I dont know what this says in regards to modern gaming but there are quite a few old games that I would love to see given a new coat of paint as it were. Just reworked graphics basically.
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Old March 11, 2013, 07:38 PM
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I was pissed when EA acquired Westwood as they were my favourite dev. EA the destroyer of games. :(
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Old April 5, 2013, 09:16 AM
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Early start is today for people that pre-purchased on steam.
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Old April 5, 2013, 09:21 AM
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Personally I'm hoping for Age of Mythology, my first RTS and still possibly one of my favorites. Was always saddened that there was never a sequel to it.
Does AoM: The Titans don't count? :P I remember playing the Age of Empires 2 demo, it was good. So I bought Age of Empire 3, it's completely different from 2, while it's good it's just not as good. So I'll go get AoE2 HD, hopefully I won't be disappointed.
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Old April 5, 2013, 09:28 AM
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JUST Pre-Purchased it.

I wonder when I'll get access to it?
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Does AoM: The Titans don't count? :P I remember playing the Age of Empires 2 demo, it was good. So I bought Age of Empire 3, it's completely different from 2, while it's good it's just not as good. So I'll go get AoE2 HD, hopefully I won't be disappointed.
It may be silly but I consider expansion packs part of the game, I dont diferentiate. Shivering Isles is oblivion, SupCom FA is SupCom.

But yeah quite enjoyed titans, need to see if I can find that disk somewhere now.
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Old April 5, 2013, 08:03 PM
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Okay, so I played a game with my brother and one of his friends. Annihilated them, lol. I played a LOT of this game, so glad to know I still have it.

Anyways, I have to say I'm disappointed with the 'HD' version of the game. It doesn't seem like an improvement at all over the original. I think I just got hosed for $18, especially when you consider that I've owned the original for something like 14 years. Heck, they didn't even clean up the menu interface or make multiplayer any easier to navigate. It all feels very 'nineties'.

There isn't even an option that I saw to change the resolution or graphics settings (but let's be honest, what machine these days wouldn't be able to run it?) That being said, it hitched a few times on my rig. Weird!

Well, I'll probably play it a few times, and I have no idea where my original disc went, so I guess I'll get my money's worth out of it.

Still disappointed.
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Okay, so I played a game with my brother and one of his friends. Annihilated them, lol. I played a LOT of this game, so glad to know I still have it.

Anyways, I have to say I'm disappointed with the 'HD' version of the game. It doesn't seem like an improvement at all over the original. I think I just got hosed for $18, especially when you consider that I've owned the original for something like 14 years. Heck, they didn't even clean up the menu interface or make multiplayer any easier to navigate. It all feels very 'nineties'.

There isn't even an option that I saw to change the resolution or graphics settings (but let's be honest, what machine these days wouldn't be able to run it?) That being said, it hitched a few times on my rig. Weird!

Well, I'll probably play it a few times, and I have no idea where my original disc went, so I guess I'll get my money's worth out of it.

Still disappointed.

Glad I read this, as I was planning to buy it. I still have the original installed and play from time to time, so I was hoping that they built a new MP platform.
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