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"It looks like an N64 game! Like Turok on N64!"

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this exactly. my biggest concern was weather it was going to be cannon to the original books/films. when i found out just how bad it was i had to look up the entire story so i didn't have to play it


Yeah I was reading that it had a fair bit to do with the Aliens movie (story wise) um na...that would e to much to ask.

A guy was trying to tell me that characters like hicks and what not would be "ALIVE NPC Characters" in the game, I was like na he died in Alien 3....he can't be in this game.....But I did find the legendary Hicks shotgun.....but no hicks....Where are most of the characters from Aliens, thats right most of them died.....


I haven't played the multiplayer so I can't complain about that, but damn it scream console port all over......
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given the poor graphics id expect the wii version of this runs at 400 fps at 1080p
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A guy was trying to tell me that characters like hicks and what not would be "ALIVE NPC Characters" in the game, I was like na he died in Alien 3....he can't be in this game.....But I did find the legendary Hicks shotgun.....but no hicks....Where are most of the characters from Aliens, thats right most of them died.....


Spoiler follows, don't say I didn't warn you.
 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

Hicks is in Aliens: Colonial Marines. Hicks is thought killed at the beginning of Alien 3 after allegedly being impaled by a broken support brace during hypersleep, but in Aliens Colonial Marines, it is learned that he was in fact kidnapped by mercenaries working for the Weyland-Yutani Corporation, and the body in the cryo-pod was not Hicks, but an unnamed victim used to cover-up the abduction to make look like he was dead. Michael Beihn reprises his role of Hicks. He is the marine you search for throughout the game, which you find him toward the end, and he fights alongside you.

 


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I'm glad I was patient and waited for the reviews/reactions to this game. I was quite reserved about this game. I wanted it to be good, but I just wasn't sure. The fact that they held the embargo until after the game had been released is not a good sign. Let's just hope this is a lesson for all the impatient people out there not to go rushing to buy a game before getting some impressions from gaming 'sites and more importantly, the gaming community. It's all just cinematic, smoke and mirrors marketing being played at now days.
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Spoiler follows, don't say I didn't warn you.

  Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Hicks is in Aliens: Colonial Marines. Hicks is thought killed at the beginning of Alien 3 after allegedly being impaled by a broken support brace during hypersleep, but in Aliens Colonial Marines, it is learned that he was in fact kidnapped by mercenaries working for the Weyland-Yutani Corporation, and the body in the cryo-pod was not Hicks, but an unnamed victim used to cover-up the abduction to make look like he was dead. Michael Beihn reprises his role of Hicks. He is the marine you search for throughout the game, which you find him toward the end, and he fights alongside you.

Well there you go..................hicks lives....it doesn't sit right.....but if he's there, he's there.



Here's the "impaled" Hicks...........................


I may just invest more time into this game......
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http://store.steampowered.com/app/10680/

Do explain please..? I see no DX 10 let alone 11 in those system requirements & its AVP, from 2010 what was it an DX 11 addon or something?

Run the game in DX11 mode and you can use tessellation.
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Honestly the hicks retcon is a million times better then what they did with him in Alien 3.

If there is one thing I'll give ACM props on it's that. The character deserved so much better.
    
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Honestly the hicks retcon is a million times better then what they did with him in Alien 3.

If there is one thing I'll give ACM props on it's that. The character deserved so much better.

Aliens 3 wasn't even a good movie lol, Only part of that movie that I liked was the beginning where it showed Newt with a hole in her chest.
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I finished the 1 player and can confirm the hangar level with the loader and the queen busts in and the demo ends is NOT in the game.

(they were showing this off as part of the game, playable. Not fmv)
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