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LinuxLookup: Savage: The Battle For Newerth Review

Jan 26, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Wilson)

"As already mentioned, this is the first game which attempts an amalgamation of two existing game genres - Real Time Strategy & First Person Shooter - not by 'merging' the two genres into one, but rather by including both genres in a single game. I was confused too.

"Prior to obtaining a copy of the complete game I had heard lots of positive comments regarding the title, so I decided to try out the demo version. To my dismay the demo refused to start, in fact it not only refused to start - it screwed up my X server too... Needless to say, I wasn't holding my breathe as to how many problems I would experience with the release version.

"Basing a game on a new control system or graphics engine is a difficult step - basing a game on a new genre is often madness! I was more than a little interested to see how Savage would work out..."

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