Red Orchestra (2): Heroes of Stalingrad

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  1. Ulric

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    Tripwire have finally provided some information on the project that they have been working on for years. (their project not the Left 4 Dead alternative that they gave a quick brush up on).

    Official First Statement on Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad - Tripwire Interactive Forums

    Magazine article scanned here:
    Red Orchestra: Heroes of Stalingrad : images, screenshots

    It appears from reading that and what little else there is out there that it may be another immersive multi player game but with some good extensions to the current RO multi-player only.

    It will have a single player mode that lets you play as Russian or German.
    CO-Op mode, plus the normal multi player.

    This is the game that I have big big hopes for. If they have managed to take the immersive experience of RO and put it into the Unreal 3 engine with destructible environments.. then there will be a winning game.

    Can only but hope.

    Nothing else on this apart from the fact its due out sometime in 2010.
     
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    I can see the "vital hit damage area" concept causing some rage LOL

    The only thing there that I don't like from that article is the persistant stat-tracking. Stat noobs can be more painful than hackers.


    Now we're talking! :)
     
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    The first FPS game that got me hooked was Ghost Recon.... it had a great damage system where if you got hit somewhere other than the chest or head (which would normally kill you outright), it caused damage. You either limped or crawled if you were shot on one leg or both, and your aim was effected if you got hit in the arm.

    I would love to see this implemented in a current FPS multi player. It would make people value their lives a lot more if they were crippled in action.

    Run and gun is fine (I am loving TF2), but there is also a spot for a game that has much more immersion and depth, and makes you think before you run out into the open path of a MG42.

    I just hope they get everything right they had with the current game and extend on it without introducing too much garbage.

    The current RO has had stats introduced and it has not really effected the game much in a negative manner, but has breathed a bit of fresh air into it.
     
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    I shall keep my eye on it. "Heros of Stalingrad" - awesomely cool title:D:p
     
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    Oh crap... did you really say 2011?
     
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    looks good
     
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    The original Ghost Recon and the first 2 Rainbow Six games are still awesome ;)

    Good to see someone still making those kind of games, I'm a bit bored of WWII though.
     
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    Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad hands-on | PC Gamer

     
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    That looks *very* promising.
     
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    Although WW2 isn't my favourite genre, I'm looking for a decent fps and that article was encouraging. Hopefully they release it early in 2011 to give me something to do while waiting for BF3 :D
     
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    Now due out Q3 2011 :mad: link

    Screw'em. Now I'll have to look for another fps to keep me amused for most of this year :rolleyes:
     
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    Duke Nukem :D
     
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    But what gets me is that there is an official mod being parallel developed for it at the same time.



    Two for the price of one!

    And if you don't like the streets of stalingrad and WWII, you can trade them for the Jungles of Vietnam.

    I don't think it gets much better.

    Details here http://www.incountrymod.com/
     
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    When's this one due out? I'd buy this before another cod title atm. Fingers crossed, i'd say it'll be a beauty. RO2:D
     
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    Was due out in April but its been pushed back to "2011" sometime.

    At this stage there is no firm date, but there is an expectation of Q3.

    The really good news on this one for us is that it is a PC game only, there are no plans to have a console port. So we should not suffer from all the crap that has plagued many other promising games that have been console ports or tried to live in both worlds.
     
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    Yes, I have some optimism for the same reasons. Plus when I tried RO1 a couple of times the hit rego seemed very sweet compared to the BF series - bad hit rego is a pet peeve of mine and I'm prepared to wait for something good :)
     
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