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I exited the game as soon as I died for the 3rd time by insta-dying by pressing F. I mean. Come on! So many games have F as a button to examine and interact, but this, F throws a grenade from the gun and kills you in a second. What a weird design choice. I bet I'm not the only one who's done this. The graphics seemed fine to me, though the demo does indeed look much better.
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Nothing happened to it..

 

Did you even watch the video? It's nothing like it was shown to be.

 

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its a great game

 


Please do not make me laugh. The AI and animation is terrible, the graphics are below standard, and the amount of bugs in the game (no not Xenomorphs) is ridiculous.
 

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Not every game needs to be DX 11 with x64 tessellation to have good or decent graphics wow..

 

They don't, they do however need to at least have high resolution textures.
 

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& 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..


A poor choice. You would have been better off playing Rebellions effort.

Enjoy the game for what it is, but don't state it's a great game, or has good graphics, when it is far from either.


Edited by Lifeshield - 2/14/13 at 2:11am
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if you like this game you will like anything,
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It really is too bad that gearbox outsourced this. It shows - and makes sense. The demo that I presume gearbox was working on, was shaping up to be a great game. Huge potential. Its there in the video demo, its there in the way they passionately talk about it in said video demo. You can even catch glimpses of it in the game as it is...

...but as it is now, you can see that the work just wasn't put into it. Gearbox opted to focus in borderlands 2, and heaven forbid they ever mention that to the fans. It would have been career suicide for the game - from a publicity stand-point, but I would at least have respected their honesty.

And quite honestly, what they should have done is made it their next focus after bl2. Made it a solid game that would have come out in the fall of 2013. I don't think I could ever be upset with a game that gets pushed back so that it can be done right. But instead, we have a terribly outsourced project, and its definitely not what we expected, based off the early videos.

Here's to hoping they can salvage it with future content...maybe even future content that changes the game into what the original product was pitched to be.
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Ive been waiting for this game since it was first rumored to be on the way,

IT LOOKS NOTHING LIKE WE WERE PROMISED!!!!

It only looks slightly better than Alien Trilogy on the PSX, ..........more importantly, I'd rather play that over CM any day of the god damn week.

Shameful, utterly shameful
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Lol looks like this will be the worst game of the year tongue.gif
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Lol looks like this will be the worst game of the year tongue.gif

The year is still young. I bet there will be many more competing for that tile tongue.gif
    
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They need to dig another hole in the desert, beside all the E.T games, and start dumping this crap in it.
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Typical, last game was trash too. The old AVP Gold was just great. If you need an aliens fix go play it, its amazing. Running a round the ceiling as an alien and jumping around is just beyond awesome.




I think PC players need to like evangelize all the console players so they can see the light of PC gaming. Then crap like this cant happen anymore. Ive already put most single player games in the never play list but i just feels like maybe gaming isnt a worthwhile hobby anymore, since most of the stuff I play is either heavily modded, very old, or free. I definitely want metro b/c even if it tanks the last game was so great I dont care, plus I love the movie Stalker, but I just dont ever think any games are gonna be decent (outside of hope for sc2). But I knew this game would be crap, and there are dozens more like it.

I think it has to do with money, the giants of old only want money and there needs to be more competition. Like path of exile is a million times better than d3, and there is no excuse for blizzard to release d3 in that trash state. And PoE for what it is, isnt really ground breaking, its just a solid well though out game, with a lot of differenrt working systems taken from various other games with some new flavor, that listen to the community, and provides CHALLENGE for the hardcore and easy mode for casuals, I think leaving out one or the other is foolish.

Maybe the whole Free to Play gaming solution will keep game designers honest, gaming is like giving money to a kickstart with a bad track record atm. Steam and pirating help counter this and are dragging gaming to F2P so maybe gaming will be good in another 5 years. Guess Sc2 + steam sales + abandonia are the safe bet from here.
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disappointing...

i was really looking forward to this title. why does it seem like this is happening more and more now days? :/
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