Review: Alien Breed (Sony Playstation 3/Sony Playstation Vita)
12 August 2012
Summary: : Alien Breed is a classic game for its time, but its port to the PSN ends up being a basic dual-stick shooter that’s too archaic, too limited and too simple to be entertaining for any long period of time.
Excerpt: Alien Breed 2: Assault is the seventh game in Team17 ’s Alien Breed series , which dates back to the early 90’s during the time of shooter games such as Doom . Currently available for PC via Steam and Xbox Live Arcade , Assault is a 3rd-person action-shooter, which picks up right where its...
Pros: A solid shooter with a (mostly) intuitive interface, Art direction lends a great, eerie alien-infested environment, Good variety of weapons, items, and upgrades, Suspenseful music and ambiance; good sound effects and voice acting, Multiplayer expands the game to allow a shared experience
Cons: Gameplay can become tedious and repetitive, Some control issues that could have been easily addressed, Slow camera control causes blind spots during ambushes, A few odd and distracting animation effects
Excerpt: Alien Breed is a cult classic, a gem of a survival shooter from the 1990's and regarded as among the best games ever released for the Amiga. By me, at least. In spite of the flashy update already released for PS3, this is the version I've been longing to see...