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post #11 of 32
its MUCH better on PC, and i've played on every platform. im really enjoying it on PC. im willing to bet all the reviews were done on console, especially the ones talking about the graphics.

dont totally disregard this game just from a review site is all im going to say.
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post #12 of 32
Well, you just have got to love that Kotaku review.
Quote:
"Two Things I Hated

The sounds of the guns.
The claustrophobic level design."

So, two things I hated about the game were.... the gun sounds that're like the film and the whole point of pretty much all Alien films. Xenomorphs running down corridors?

Why is it, Dead space 3, Dragon age 2, Mass effect 3 all get pristine reviews without a bad word, yet a game that many people have said they enjoy on multiplayer, gets day 1 bomb reviews.

Hell, that Kotaku reviewer even goes on to say:
Quote:
"You shoot blindly, stupidly—hoping to land even one errant shot. Eventually you kill the alien, but your racing heart knows that in a way, it's actually bested you. It's dead, but the fear isn't gone.

That's not my type of game."

And even spoils the ending... ***?
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Originally Posted by gtarmanrob View Post

its MUCH better on PC, and i've played on every platform. im really enjoying it on PC. im willing to bet all the reviews were done on console, especially the ones talking about the graphics.

dont totally disregard this game just from a review site is all im going to say.

I'm surprised by the lack of graphics options for PC. Well not really surprised, disappointed. A texture pack would be nice.
post #14 of 32
Im up to the second level on PC and im liking it,

The graphics are no Crysis but they are pretty good IMO....

IM liking the story so far, talking place months after Aliens, coming across the Suluco* I think its called, and seeing bits and pieces we saw from the movie, eg half of bishops body in the hanger (no spoiler there, it happens in like the first 5 minutes...)

I think people need to give it a go before they make their mind, the perfect Alien game is very hard to live up to, people have over worked in their minds what they think it should be.

Im keen to try the Co-Op, should be good with a friend.
post #15 of 32
Is there even any dedicated servers for MP?

CVG's screenshot makes me think the game is on the PS2 D:

I mean really, Even UE3 is capable of SO much more than that....
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post #16 of 32
Game reviews aren't news. Hardware reviews are news though. Please try to distinguish between the two.
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Im up to the second level on PC and im liking it,

The graphics are no Crysis but they are pretty good IMO....

IM liking the story so far, talking place months after Aliens, coming across the Suluco* I think its called, and seeing bits and pieces we saw from the movie, eg half of bishops body in the hanger (no spoiler there, it happens in like the first 5 minutes...)

I think people need to give it a go before they make their mind, the perfect Alien game is very hard to live up to, people have over worked in their minds what they think it should be.

Im keen to try the Co-Op, should be good with a friend.


What brings up the welding torch? I'm at the second door (first door they just had you hit E), it says locked and I can't seem to do anything about it.


NM, i figured it out, thought he was behind a door, he was on the wall.

Graphics could be better.

Anyways, back to playing it.
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post #18 of 32
Looks like I'll wait till its $20 on Steam.
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Absolute crap. It's absolute crap. I'm glad I only spent $35 on the preorder, the game is a total money grab.

What a sad day, Gearbox.
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Game reviews aren't news. Hardware reviews are news though. Please try to distinguish between the two.

Hardware reviews are news in the Video Games section, as opposed to the Hardware forum, but not Video Game reviews? edit: maybe this was moved from there. if so, sorry.redface.gif whoops.

Anyhoo. Aliens getting bad reviews? I am shocked.


Shocked.
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