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Aliens: Infestation
8.7 out of 10

Aliens: Infestation

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Aliens: Infestation

Guide 2 Games
20 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Aliens: Infestation is rated Teen for "Blood, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Violence." Occasional mild profanity appears as text (no audio). Aliens can be shot and set on fire. They bleed green and may break into pieces when killed.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
9 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Alienvania! In space, no one can hear you scream. Up and coming game company Wayforward and Gearbox have created a game where that is a lie. People will hear you scream like a girl. If you are a girl gamer then you will scream like a smaller version of yourself.
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Overall 9
8.6

Aliens: Infestation

Game Vortex
20 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Few licensed games are able to capture what makes the license great in the first place. They usually get the look and feel right, but usually fail to "get it" when it comes to what makes the franchise what it is. Aliens: Infestation "gets it.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Destructoid
29 November 2011
  • Summary: Impressive effort with a few noticeable problems holding it back. Won't astound everyone, but is worth most people's time and cash. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
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Frosty

GameCritics.com
27 November 2011
  • Excerpt: It's funny how certain film or book properties seem like they'd be natural fits as a video game, but it's been proven over the years that licensed properties are usually garbage.
  • Pros: Cleaning out a hallway, unscathed, with grenades and pulse rifle.
  • Cons: The pathetically weak Flamer should be a sub-weapon.
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Overall 8
8.0

Aliens: Infestation Review

ztgd.com
18 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The Aliens license has seen its ups and downs in the video game world. Sega and developer WayForward are hoping to be on the brighter side of that spectrum with their latest effort for the...
  • Pros: + Lots of playable characters, + Metroidvania style fits the game, + Creepy atmosphere, + Solid controls
  • Cons: Constantly respawning enemies, No diversity in play style of characters
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Aliens Infestation

DarkStation
15 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Aliens Infestation, while it may be a late entry into the DS library is one of the best games to ever grace the system. While it may seem like a title to get fans ready for next year’s Colonial Marines, this game is no slouch. Infestation is some of the most fun you can have on a Nintendo DS.
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Overall 7
7.0

Aliens: Infestation

Nintendo World Report
24 October 2011
  • Summary: With Metroid as its inspiration, Infestation has a lot to live up to.
  • Pros: Exploring the Sulaco is fun, Finding marines and weapon upgrades is rewarding, Great weapon variety
  • Cons: Lacks enemy and area variety, No replay value to speak of, The combat gets repetitive
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Aliens: Infestation

Game Revolution
20 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Aliens? Like, Sigourney Weaver? I have a confession to make. As someone who suffers from a condition known as "scary bladder", I have never watched an entire Aliens movie. I've seen bits and pieces, but I couldn't sit through a whole movie… horror movies just make me cringe, and the gorier they are,...
  • Pros: Characters are fluid and gorgeous, Environments are just as pretty, Easy to pick up and play, Touch screen is, basically, useless, No reason to play through again
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Overall 8
8.0

Aliens: Infestation Review

G4
20 October 2011
  • Summary: Aliens: Infestation delivers an excellent take on the universe created in the films, and it should appeal to fans of classic video games of the sort that were coming out at around the same time as the movie.
  • Pros: Excellent use of the Alien license, Permanent death and the environment effectively used to build tension, Fun Metroidvania-styled throwback gameplay
  • Cons: Clunky controls, User-unfriendly weapon upgrades, Suspense wears off quickly as you learn the maps
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