Excerpt: Is anything scarier than a xenomorph swarm coming at you in a dimly lit corridor? With only a crummy torch and a few flares to light your way, the sight of these man-sized nasties, leaping about from wall to wall and slamming into your horrified face is one reserved for the very worst nightmares.
Conclusion: An average score for a very average game. Aliens vs Predator does nothing to revolutionize the genre or the franchise, but does provide a few visceral moments of pure action as well as offering a little bit of variety in it's multiplayer offerings.
Summary: In the end, Aliens vs. Predator is a solid game with its fair share of problems. For fans of the franchise, you’ll be able to look over the blemishes and find a game that you’ll be playing for months. For those that aren’t into the Aliens vs.
Conclusion: You won't be buying AvP for its single-player though, and if you are you may find yourself sorely disappointed. Rebellion has built AvP around its multiplayer, which is both well-constructed and surprisingly well-balanced.
Excerpt: Good licensed games are hard to pull off, even moreso when you're talking about Aliens vs. Predator, easily two of the most recognizable sci-fi properties in movie history. It's a good thing, then, that Rebellion Developments is up to the task, having developed the well-received AvP games in the...
Excerpt: I’ve come to the conclusion that this game was designed to hurt me. A bit egomaniacal I’ll admit, but nothing explains the pain this game has brought me. Nothing else explains failure of this kind. The first Aliens Versus Predator was a great game.
Conclusion: It's good to see the franchise back and I like that Rebellion is at the helm. Overall, the multiplayer takes center stage here and what's left is a mediocre campaign at best. My recommendation is a weekend rental -- get through the campaign in a sitting or two and then spend several hours with...
Excerpt: Last night I had a dream I was playing Aliens Versus Predator . I was running down a dark corridor while alarms blared above me, announcing the presence of a Xenomorph infestation. I checked the counter on my pulse rifle and saw I was down to my last 50 shots. Not enough to save my hide.