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Damnation
4.0 out of 10

Damnation

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Overall 2
2.0

Damnation

Fragland
8 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Steampunk, a genre you rarely see outside its own niche-borders, but which is making quite an appearance lately. In recent years we’ve seen a number of movies and comics that introduce this genre.
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Overall 5
5.0

Damnation PS3 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Damnation is partially a rip off of Gears of War, using the same names for its difficulty levels, having at least one accompanying character with you at all times and the pause screen even has its similarities with Epic‘s popular shooter series.
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
17 October 2009
  • Summary: The only reason to consider playing Damnation is if you find it the $5 bin and can convince a friend to laugh his or her way through it on co-op with you. The hilariously terrible story plays out like a 13-year-old boy wrote it during math class, and the platforming is a constant, boring pain in the...
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Overall 3
3.0

An Awesome Concept and Setting Can't Elevate Lame Writing and Gunplay

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Take action/platform conventions and make them unplayable Graphics: Enemies stupidly fire at you in stiff, animation-free poses Sound: Sometimes characters talk to one another, but you won't likely understand where those conversations are going Playability: A lack of cover system is the...
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Overall 4
3.7

Damnation

Strategy Informer
31 August 2009
  • Conclusion: In closing, Damnation promises so much but delivers so little that it’s barely worth playing. Switch off your brain completely and it’s almost bearable for half an hour at a generous push, but you’ll be too distracted by pop-in, slowdown, clipping and other inexplicably bad technical issues to...
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30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 8 – Damnation

Everyday Gamers
9 August 2009
  • Excerpt: So, we are through the first week of the 30 Reviews in 3o Days . I have to say this has been a lot of fun so far, even though it is a lot of work. Before I get into the new week and featured review, let’s take a look back at the reviews from last week:
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Overall 4
3.9
Gameplay 4
3.5
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 4
4.0
Multiplayer 3
3.0
Control 4
3.5
Addiction 2
2.0

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PSX Extreme
23 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Would it be wrong for me to start a review by saying this may be one of the worst games I've played in the past three years? Usually I'll put together some spiel with a background and introduction that eventually leads into the review.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 4
4.0
Addiction 5
5.0

How The West Was Lost

GIN
13 July 2009
  • Excerpt: I have to admit that like a lot of other people, I was looking forward to Damnation. I love games set in the old West, and the addition of an alternate timeline and a steampunk theme made this one even better, at least on paper.
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Damnation

playmagazine
9 June 2009
  • Excerpt: It was bound to happen, but I never imagined my first two big letdowns of 2009 would hit nearly back to back—nor that Sacred 2 or Damnation would be among them, two games I had very high hopes for.
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Overall 4
3.5

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GameSpot
9 June 2009
  • Summary: Damnation's biggest accomplishment is making steampunk look bad. Even the usually cool mashing up of fantasy and sci-fi can't save developer Blue Omega Entertainment's mess of a third-person shooter.
  • Pros: Out-of-the-ordinary steampunk story and setting, Some of the leaping-around acrobatics can be mildly amusing
  • Cons: Mindless combat, Shooting-gallery enemy AI, Annoying frame rate hitches and visual bugs, Abysmal voice acting, Grating weapon sound effects
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