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The trouble comes when the escalation doesn't stop. Almost thirty years after Aliens, Giger's monster isn't scary any more. It's cannon fodder, a fast zombie, a banana-headed moron. Games have finished off what the movies started, completing the xenomorph's transition from unknowable terror to lunchbox mascot. Lunchbox mascots, in the main, are not a credible threat
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I played Alien: Isolation for forty-five minutes, and in that time it did more to rehabilitate the alien in the part of my brain reserved for things that scare the **** out of me than any game since the original Aliens versus Predator. That's the highest praise I have to offer, and more than I'd thought to hope to get out of the reveal of a new Alien game, particularly one from a developer known for grand strategy games and the odd wonky fantasy action title.




from those quotes you can see he hates the ruined series but loves the game
2 part article
I always loved creative assemblies work
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Actually interested in this after watching the video at the source. Best played with Oculus Rift most certainly.
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aliens is always of interest I'm still tempted to buy last gens fail
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Looks very interesting!
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Made by creative assembly? Yea I will pass. They can't even fix rome II and they expect me to buy this?
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Made by creative assembly? Yea I will pass. They can't even fix rome II and they expect me to buy this?
Your rants are too offensive ;'(
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Looks interesting, but I know I'll buy it I'm a sucker for anything Alien / Predator.

Can you imagine a predator like version of this in the jungle?
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Wait for the pred dlc tongue.gif
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Made by creative assembly? Yea I will pass. They can't even fix rome II and they expect me to buy this?

This. Not to mention, Rome II's "alpha" footage looked 10x better than the actual game.

Sad to say, but I have no faith in CA to deliver anything close to what they (over)hype anymore.
    
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This. Not to mention, Rome II's "alpha" footage looked 10x better than the actual game.

Sad to say, but I have no faith in CA to deliver anything close to what they (over)hype anymore.

Ouch, Shogun 2 and it's last expansion, Fall of the Samurai were really good and set decent expectations, so at least their history isn't AS bad as EA (I know, that speaks more for EA's infamy than CA's ability).

However, after the turd releases of A:CM, SimCity, BF4, Rome II, and Diablo III from studios I used to put full faith in, I share your skepticism. Speaking of which, CA please fix Rome II...please....

Anyways the video looks promising, but it's just that, a video and a early preview.
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