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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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