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Aliens: Colonial Marines - Limited Edition

Rating: 18+ (PEGI)

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  Entertaining

| | See all paddy451's reviews (2)

Look i have Alein v Predetor and that is a great game.
Aliens: Colonial Marines well to the players that have put it down in the reviews what do you want Aliens coming out of the screen, Every Game will not be perfect.
The game has a story line which follows on from 2nd film but has the licence to go were it wants to go, it mixes it up for the player between fighting other humans as well as Aliens, you dont know who you fighting at any corner which is good it mixies it. The Graphics is good.
i have tried the multi player and yes its differant but you get used to it and when you do you will enjoy it more.
so overall while its not perfect, i will say its entertaining and thats what keeps you playing it. Everyone has differant opinion which is fine.
To anyone thats not so sure to buy it well ask yourself
1. you like shooter games ?
2. Not worried to have Games 100% perfection ?
If it a yes to both then get it, if you looking for a entertaining game, well you wont be disapionted unless your a prefectionest which there is not a game out there that is that good.

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  There's something moving and it ain't the AI

| | See all leegend3004's reviews (165)

I got this thinking it would be the ultimate aliens experience but unfortunately it ain't. Graphically it is not to bad in places and i do state PLACES!. The sound is excellently done most of the time and does sound like a genuine aliens movie hybrid, but the thing that lets this down the most is the alien AI in the campaign is just to poor, sometimes they just seem to pause infront of you when your reloading or other unexplainable things happen it just does not run well enough. Overall i am much disappointed in this as i was looking forward to it so much, as many have said it is funny how the reviews were held back for this until release day so i shall definately learn not to buy a game again on release until i have seen the reviews hit the internet.

  There's something moving and it ain't the AI

| | See all LEEGEND's reviews (165)

I got this thinking it would be the ultimate aliens experience but unfortunately it ain't. Graphically it is not to bad in places and i do state PLACES!. The sound is excellently done most of the time and does sound like a genuine aliens movie hybrid, but the thing that lets this down the most is the alien AI in the campaign is just to poor, sometimes they just seem to pause infront of you when your reloading or other unexplainable things happen it just does not run well enough. Overall i am much disappointed in this as i was looking forward to it so much, as many have said it is funny how the reviews were held back for this until release day so i shall definately learn not to buy a game again on release until i have seen the reviews hit the internet.

  Lame or what

| | See all Harpoon1's reviews (1)

Typical of a "must have" game,pants and then some.
Single player,apart from the audio is linear,predictable and pathetic.
Alien AI is almost the worst I've seen,wooden and hesitant.
And the MP is just as bad,small maps and difficult controls on the xenos,and full of bottle necks which create a "don't go there effect" which limits play.
All in all it's a game for laying down and avoiding.....save your money and
buy Ms PAC man.....lots more game play there chaps.

  Game over man.

| | See all parasiteOoO's reviews (2)

*WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS*

The game looked very promising in Gearbox's demonstration of the game shown in 2011 but that is not even in this game. The games ultimate downfall came from the many different studios that took part in making this game, although it has been in production for six years the game is rushed as the other studios destroyed it so Gearbox had to do last minute changes to the game.

The biggest problem is the bone idle A.I. The Aliens are not scary at all, you can run past them in most missions without them giving a care in the world, your A.I team mates do nothing to help you in fact they more often than not hinder your progress through a mission and the fact that you are fighting Weyland Yutani private military through most of it is annoying and disappointing.

On a brighter note the sounds are nailed perfectly, they really immerse you in the game, the environments and lighting are top notch. Without a doubt the best mission is Raven (You'll have to play the game to find out why).

And so we come to the reason i give this game four stars, the multiplayer. the multiplayer saves this game in my opinion, it is fun, scary and tense and with no A.I to get in your way it makes the game enjoyable, game modes like Escape and Survival are what makes and Aliens game, Marines having to hold up, weld doors, place turrets to survive facing endless swarms of player controlled Aliens, it's good bug killing fun, with friends the multiplayer is very enjoyable and every game is different. The teams are balanced really well and you really have to rely on your motion tracker to survive. You know the saying lone wolves die young? well yep that's exactly what happens.

I would recommend this game just for the multiplayer, but definitely get the game for PC if you can run it because the console versions are dramatically worse in terms of visuals and crashes, screen tears etc.

  Fail

| | See all McLovinRich's reviews (10)

Not an epic fail, but still a fail.

I enjoyed the single player, I love the franchise so that was a big bonus, but this game had so much potential.

The majority of the game you fight humans, which make it like a really terrible call of duty style game. The AI is terrible, the storyline is weak.

Thing is, I had a feeling this game wasnt going to be very good, and indeed it wasnt. But I though it was going to be truely pants, but it was just a touch above that.

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  damned good game...

| | See all Ace781's reviews (8)

been waiting for this game for ages, and although as in most games based on movies they make the usual "I'm going to rewrite the entire story" which to fans of teh movies is downright blasphemy...
but this takes a different route, the game is set after the events in Aliens (2) and in a way plays like a sequel rather than a game con version....
I admit there could be more but on saying that from what i have played so far it is a damned fine game and worthy of being in the top charts...

I will suggest though if you want a Call of Duty game with aliens, THIS WILL Disappoint... but if u want a game that is true to the Alien(s) universe, with great story easy to pick up and will make you jump time and again... you will want to play this...

recommending it for being a good game would be an understatement... you don't play this game you survive it...

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