70°
Submitted by EskimoPress 532d ago | opinion piece

Five Reasons Why Aliens vs. Predator (2010) Beats Colonial Marines

Eskimo Press: "Aliens: Colonial Marines has managed to piss of scores of people. People are shaking their pitchforks at Gearbox Studios, and rightly so. That definitive Aliens experience that we've all been promised and have been anxiously waiting for never came. There is, however, an alternative and—even though it pains me to say this, it's called Aliens vs. Predator." (Aliens vs. Predator, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

FiLTHY ESKiMO  +   532d ago
It's an inconvenient truth. Aliens vs Predator is much closer to being a finished product... Aliens: Colonial Marines is sadly just a disaster.

Gearbox should have just called upon Rebellion Studios to develop Colonial Marines. Sure they would have done better the second time around.
thirtyandnerdy  +   532d ago
Like choosing the lesser of two evils. Haha. I remember the original on PC was super fun. Played in on 56k dialup and everything. On a bit of a side note, I kind of have a feeling that Terminal Reality's "The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct" is going to end up in the same pile as Colonial Marines. But I hope not. =/
Soldierone  +   532d ago
I don't think anyone thinks otherwise. Activision is simply trying to cash in on the show and nothing more with TWD
EskimoPress  +   532d ago
Definitely choosing lesser of two evils. If done probably, an Aliens first person shooter game could trump most other shooters.
CYBERHATER  +   531d ago
All they had to do is remake AVP 2010 in HD dirext X11 and they would have brought the house down!! They tried instead to reinvent the wheel and it fell off!
Zha1tan  +   531d ago
AVP 2010 was actually a great little title, I found the multiplayer fun and addictive and fairly skill based.

It actually innovated unlike colonial marines with a unique melee system and a fairly gratifying way to finish your enemies with awesome finishing moves.

The gearbox abomination does not hold a candle to it.
Myst  +   529d ago
Thinking about going out and picking up this title. I'm sure MP has died off for most but from the videos I have seen this one seems miles better than A:CM

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Mindfield Games Announces VR Exploration Title Pollen

10m ago - VRFocus - As the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) continues to improve... | PC
40°

War Thunder Oculus DK2 Update Now Live

10m ago - VRFocus - Earlier in the week VRFocus reported that the second development kit (DK2) for the Ocul... | PC
10°

Heroes of the Storm Artifacts are being removed from the game

27m ago - Blizzard has listed to the Heroes of the Storm community and decided the new systems are not work... | PC
40°

inFamous Second Son : With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

50m ago - KW: Sucker Punch Productions brings the Infamous series on to Sony’s latest tech toy PlayStation... | PS4
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
30°

Top Ten Nintendo 64 Games

1h ago - Nintendo Enthusiast staff and readers have voted, what are the ten best games on the Nintendo 64? | Retro
Related content from friends