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Original AVP and AVP2 will always remain king what a major letdown and so glad I didn't pre order this game.
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I feel like "we" as PC gamers will never again receive any good games like we did in the past. I could be wrong and this is my opinion , I was so excited when Doom3 was released and it was just "OMG" , I built a machine just for that. Half Life 2 came around and again , very nice. FAR CRY was my favorite as far as GFX goes but I havent seen anything even come close to taking advantage of all this hardware we are buying , where has it all gone? have the big studios bought out and ruined PC gaming? I would be ashamed to have built this up so much and to release this crap . I am so disgusted with the whole thing. PATHETIC . Back in the day game developers would make games to try to destroy our machines, we would flock to stores to buy the baddest hardware we could find just to play the games on "ultra" . I guess they are just simply to lazy to design such things now ...again PATHETIC mad.gif
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Do you think they will release an update for the pc version including that lighting system in the future? probably not, but one could only hope....that demo was sick! They absolutely destroyed something that could have been a masterpiece just to make a quick buck.
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probably a 'meh' news for most people that this game failed on the graphics front.

I mean...look at all the abundant DX11 games we have recently and incoming

Hitman/Farcry/Crysis/Tomb Raider/Bioshock/Metro/Splinter Cell/TeS MMO/Star Trek/C&C/CoH2/Grid/ArmA...and likely Battlefield as well

seriously 2013 is already lining up to be the best year for PC gaming in a long long time....I don't recall having that many PC-centric games coming in a short period of time.
     
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Very hard headed pc gamers are. As I said before. You are living in a console world. This will always be the kind of crap you get. Consoles are the priority. By buying these expensive cards. Even going sli, tri sli, etc.. It is a complete waste of money. Those cards will never shine to their full potential. Since devs. keep putting out unoptimized crap for you need more power to run it. Its a never ending cycle.
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I gotta admit, I was on the fence about pre-ordering this game... However, I've always been an Aliens fan and well I figured: "well, if Gearbox put even the smallest fraction of the amount of effort that they put into Borderlands 2, then Aliens will be a great game"... I hadn't realized that there were other developers on board this... Naturally I pre-ordered it because I was still in a daze by how much I enjoy Borderlands 2 and feel Gearbox did an outstanding job with that game and it's DLC. So what do you know? I pre-ordered Aliens: CM and the Season Pass... Mistake? Not entirely as I'm still playing it and it's at least keeping me entertained, but it is by no means a perfect game or near what I had hoped it would be. I could have totally waited and played this once I obtained it for a ridiculously low Steam sale or something of the such.
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I just watched a scene in that video where several months back I remember (I believe) one of the programmers discussing that scene and talking about how they were paying close attention to detail (showed a table full of guns which in the final are not even there).....makes me laugh how stupid these people take us for. They obviously know what we want out of a game or they wouldn't mention these things that appeal to pc enthusiasts. All I can say is......*** and I too am glad I did not preorder this trash. Maybe if they release a version of how it was suppose to originally look I might consider it.
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Nothing happened to it.. its a great game & not every game needs to be DX 11 with x64 tessellation to have good or decent graphics wow.. & this is my first aliens game aside from the free Alien Swarm.. i actually opted for this one first over AVP/AVP2 just cause its a Gearbox game & published by Sega.. SEGA..
     
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I got the game, Buggy as hell. Yet still fun to play. Not what I expected guys still a decent game. Worth it's current tag? No.
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It's kinda sad though.....The Aliens franchise has been longing for a game like the one Colonial Marines could have been. I remember the developers even mentioning that they wanted to get this one right. Sigh....the anticipation and then another let down. Yeah, I am frustrated by this but, fortunately, it does seem PC games are taking a turn for the better.
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