Excerpt: Don't laugh. He looks like Pac Man with little more than a naked stick body and a screwy mouth, but he's packing major heat. You've never seen weapons like these before: ice projectiles, colourful spreads, flamethrowers--okay, so you have seen weapons like these before. But!
Conclusion: This just isn’t just nice to look at, it’s also very fun, if a bit hectic. The action of the game picks up very fast, as the sheer number of enemies attacking increases very quickly. Players will find themselves flailing away on the shoot button to blast down the waves of incoming enemies.
Excerpt: “They don’t make ‘em like they used to” is a phrase we hear bantered about all the time, but also occasionally in video gaming. Players fondly remember the “glory” years of 2D gaming, because that’s what they grew up playing.
Excerpt: First, let’s hit the positive. Artist Dan Paladin’s character design and animation is some of the most creative and instantly pleasing work you can find in 2D gaming. You are likely to crack a devious grin at how effortlessly the Alien Hominid slices and dices his way through the hordes of oncoming...
Summary: Alien Hominid may not be as long as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. It doesn’t feature the cutting edge online game play found in Halo 2. And its graphics certainly won’t be confused with Half-Life 2.
Excerpt: It's always good to see a game developed independent of the mainstream industry, as is the case of Alien Hominid, a side scrolling mountain of action that scores points with anyone that has a taste for old-school, Contra-style gameplay.