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Damnation
4.0 out of 10

Damnation

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Overall 4
4.0

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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

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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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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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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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Overall 5
4.5

Damnation Review

PALGN
19 July 2009
Overall 3
3.0

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allaboutgames.co.uk
10 July 2009
Overall 4
4.0
Gameplay 4
4.4
Graphics 7
6.8
Sound 7
6.5
Lastability 4
3.8
Originality 5
4.5

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TVG
27 May 2009
  • Summary: Codemasters takes shooters to the vertical dimension, but there's very little to recommend about this Gears knockoff...
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Overall 3
3.0

Damnation

Gamereactor
26 May 2009
  • Conclusion: I really miss the "What if"-comic Marvel published many years ago. Where their super heroes by a twist of fate got everything else changed so nothing is the way it normally is. I remember being especially fascinated by a particular adventure where Spider-Man got enormous spider legs growing out of...
  • Pros: The vehicles are quite fun, the idea behind the story is good
  • Cons: Really bad level design, the controls sucks, the dialogue is worthless, stupid AI, boring weapons
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