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AvP: Feature from PCZone (UK) on why its still the best Aliens game

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Think this is the best place to put this as its not really news....unless you have never played the original AvP

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Shoot an Alien directly in the head and, with a suitably melon-squelching noise, it'll drop dead. Shoot it in the arm, and you have yourself an amputee Alien. A very angry amputee Alien, spraying deadly acid from its chitinous stump, which eats through your armour and flesh.

Shoot its legs instead and it'll slump to the ground. Then it'll start dragging itself towards you by its front claws, like a cat run over by a milk float, hissing and spitting, and spurting more of that damnable acid from its mangled torso. It's wounded and close to death, but it's somehow more deadly than a healthy xenomorph. It's down on the floor, where you're not used to aiming, able to get right up against your feet and circle-scuttle around you at distressing speed, causing panic to set in.
Source: http://www.computerandvideogames.com....php?id=186841

I for one completely agree with the article. The first AvP was the best 'Aliens' (and 'Predator') game ever.
    
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i may end up getting this game again since i am getting rid of vista in a few days
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I never played that, Alien Vs Predator two however was awesome.
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I played both and enjoyed them both. They are way overdue for AvP3!

I used to love on the first one, going against the bots, and seeing how many aliens I could kill before they finally got me, I think my record was just over 100.
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I played both and enjoyed them both. They are way overdue for AvP3!

I used to love on the first one, going against the bots, and seeing how many aliens I could kill before they finally got me, I think my record was just over 100.
Well the new one (Aliens) wont have the Predator in which isnt really a bad thing.

I reinstalled it last night, just have to find some servers to play online though Anyone know of any??

Stranded is the best MP map, run to the base stock up and start kicking some Alien ass.
    
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check over at forumplanet, part of gamespy and go to planetavp. Last time I checked the forums they were pretty active, I'm sure you could find an active server. I also saw some interesting AVP2 mods there.
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