Alien. Aliens. Alien 3. Who hasn't heard of the Alien series? Not only is it recognizable in the movie and comic book industry, but within the video game business as well. Alien Trilogy, the video game, was released by Acclaim for the PlayStation earlier this year. Saturn owners are still waiting, but not for too much longer. It may be worth it, as Alien Trilogy on the Saturn looks and feels just like .the original.
Yes, it's another first-I person shooter. Is it a good I one? That will mostly I depend on whether or not I you liked the movies. If you didn't, you probably won't care too much for the game. It only offers six weapons (with a few explosives to throw as well-all of which were seen in the movies. The levels are generally dark and dreary, and they all look very similar.
So you won't find a lot of variety in the game, but what if you did like the movies? Then you'll probably love Alien Trilogy. The mood of the game comes straight from the movies: the excitement. the loneliness and the anxiety. Remember the nervousness you felt in the second film CA liens) when the soldiers were walking down the dark tunnels? The only sound you heard was the motion tracker ticking as the evil creatures slowly closed in on the Marines. You'll soon get to re-live that whole experience on your Saturn.
Not surprisingly, the plot starts out exactly like Aliens. The second movie was the favorite of the three among many fans; it was also the most action-oriented. You get to play the part of Ripley [Sigourney Weaver in the films]. You are sent back to the planet LV 426 to see why contact with the colonists there has stopped.
Of course, most of us know why the communications have stopped, but that won't stop you from going back and eliminating the threat in a style that would make Rambo proud.
The general mood of the Alien films fit this type of game (a Doom clone) well, and this particular game does the movies justice. Alien Trilogy is just an overall well-made product that should be enticing to any fan of the great science-fiction series.
Acclaim will be using their state-of-the-art motion capture system to create a hot new game based on the popular Aliens series. Dubbed Alien Trilogy, players will assume the role of Mipley as she fights off aliens on LV426. Eighteen levels await you in this new game, as they take alive between areas. Throughout the game you will pick up futuristic weapons that can you through each of the anxiety-ridden films. Full-motion videos bring the story turn vicious aliens into steaming acid puddles. Things aren't as they seem, as hidden rooms and power-ups can be found nearly everywhere.
The plot of all three movies is closely followed, with Ripley having to fend off the standard alien warriors, drones and face huggers. There are even a few queens, chest-bursters and dog aliens.
The game is in a 3-D perspective like the Jaguar game, but this one uses the capabilities of the Saturn and PlayStation to the extreme. No slow-moving bores here! This game will be one intense experience for gamers up to the challenge. This CD should appeal to anyone who enjoys the films. Acclaim has been working on this one for a long time, and it should be way cool. We will definitely give this game more coverage as soon as the news hits our ears.
Processor: PC compatible, P-200
OS: Windows 9x, Windows 2000 Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10.
Game Features:Single game mode
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