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Old September 3, 2008, 04:39 PM
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Default Starcraft II - PAX Update vids

Here's some fast and furious game play from PAX.

Gametrailers.com - Starcraft II - PAX 2008: Troublesome Gameplay (Cam) Pt. 1 HD

Gametrailers.com - Starcraft II - PAX 2008: Troublesome Gameplay (Cam) Pt.2 HD

Gametrailers.com - Starcraft II - PAX 2008: Troublesome Gameplay (Cam) Pt. 3 HD
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Old September 3, 2008, 05:34 PM
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live gameplay videos don't do that much for me. Too many people talking in the background. But it does look good.
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Old September 3, 2008, 11:57 PM
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I think this looks like it will be pretty good, the third video (the longest one) the guy moves around way too much, can't really watch anything. Oh well.

Graphics don't seem to be anything special, looks alright though. I do want to play this, not sure how badly though, I may or may not get this when it comes out. I'll wait to see some reviews on it.

Thanks for the vids misterlarry!
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Old September 12, 2008, 07:59 AM
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The game looks like a polished up version of the original. I'm not too keen on playing a game that is just a rebadged original unless it introduces some crazy gameplay element update.

For example, take what they did for Dawn of War vs. Dawn of War II.
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Old September 12, 2008, 08:28 AM
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The game definitely looks really well polished though. I think I'll attain it somehow and enjoy it that way before going out and grabbing my own copy.

Thanks for these vids though, I wanted to look for some but I was too lazy, so thanks :)
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Old September 12, 2008, 08:54 AM
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I like that it seems pretty simple like the original however I have noticed the Large special units carry a lot of firepower I hope they don't unbalance regular units. That has always been my issue with SC every match almost always ends with a huge fleet of battle cruisers and a huge fleet of carriers I would like to see this game be a bit more strategy with some great ground combat I hope it deosnt fall into twitch play strategy like so many...however from the videos Ive seen it kinda looks like it. Mind you the demos are usually of the developers playing so its expected they would be a little quick. Either way I will love this game it's just a matter of shelve life its been 10 years since the first one and its still one of the top 10 selling game bundles.

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