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RO2 Steam Store page is UP!!

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  • RO2 Steam Store page is UP!!

    It's official boys -- Q1 2011!!!

    http://store.steampowered.com/app/35450/

    And there's some good information in there too. It looks like the game will allow us to play the campaign in Coop which is nice. Also it mentions "shooting range challenges" as well as "assault courses"... that sounds interesting.

    All I have to say is BRING ON THE BETA!

    EDIT:
    Ignore the system requirements for now -- they are only placeholders for the real yet-to-be-released system requirements, according to the developers.
    Last edited by hockeywarrior; 11-19-2010, 01:58 PM.

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    I need to be part of the beta. I MUST!
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    • #3
      This is a sign of good things to come. Kinda wish the banner didn't have the mkb42 and had some more professional looking font but the drawing is well done. Screens and system reqs although old are nice to see on there too. Exciting days lie ahead.

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        It must be so! Yoshiro, I again extend my offer to bribe you! Let not my entreaties towards thee go unanswered!
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Amerikaner View Post
          This is a sign of good things to come. Kinda wish the banner didn't have the mkb42 and had some more professional looking font but the drawing is well done. Screens and system reqs although old are nice to see on there too. Exciting days lie ahead.
          Yeah I REALLY don't like that mkb42 on the front cover either, but oh well. And I also doubt that the system requirements are really very true -- that sounds like the system requirements for UT3, not a game based off of it several years later.

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          • #6
            The system reqs and release date are place holder and subject to change.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by hockeywarrior View Post
              And I also doubt that the system requirements are really very true -- that sounds like the system requirements for UT3, not a game based off of it several years later.
              I doubt they would put them up if they're completely off base. Surely they have some idea of what the reqs are if they're almost in beta stage. Subject to change I can understand but the final req's being much different? Probably not too likely. I could be wrong though.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Amerikaner View Post
                I doubt they would put them up if they're completely off base. Surely they have some idea of what the reqs are if they're almost in beta stage. Subject to change I can understand but the final req's being much different? Probably not too likely. I could be wrong though.
                Better to overshoot with your hardware then.

                How long until I can pre-order this bad-boy?

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                • #9
                  Huzzah
                  [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by agenda_suicide View Post
                    i need to be part of the beta. I must!
                    ya i cant wait to be apart of the beta the beta is like a teaser that will make sure u buy the game
                    Last edited by coolmu9; 11-19-2010, 01:30 AM.
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                    • #11
                      Woooohooo!

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                      • #12
                        ZOMG! Can't wait any longer.....

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Alexander Ostmann View Post
                          ZOMG! Can't wait any longer.....
                          ZOMG? if i have to wait till 2012 for this game im going to go on a killing spree then shoot my self lol
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                          • #14
                            nice to see this game coming along TWI have rolled their sleeves and do some work,good stuf guys.

                            As for the system specs,I think dual core and maeby ATI 5770 or GTX 260 should give you smooth game play at 40-50 FPS...

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                            • #15
                              Meh, I want this game to come out sooo effing bad.
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