Excerpt: If there is one thing that video games have taught us its that if you are several thousand years in the future and you lose contact with some space station way out in the middle of no where, its best to just assume them dead.
Excerpt: Although there are still many people who think of video games as a silly hobby, it has grown to be an enormously lucrative business over the years, and like any industry, ours has seen a lot of companies come and go.
Excerpt: Sega don't often do 3D shooters, and with the PSP version of Alien Syndrome, their latest release, you can see why. Even turning a blind eye to its soulless plot and stereotype riddled themes, you're still left with a very bland adventure.
Excerpt: It's 2007, and after a 20-year absence, Alien Syndrome returns to console. This time it has had a graphical boost and a little bit of a story pumped into it. You play as female marine Aileen Harding, who responds to a distress signal sent from a distant space station.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is When game studios run out of ideas for new games, there’s always the fail-safe backup plan of resurrecting a past game, revamp it, and then launch it into the market.
Summary: Alien Syndrome is ugly, boring, repetitive and hard to recommend. And worst of all, it's just no fun whatsoever. Not even fans of the old school arcade game will find much to enjoy in this half-assed resurrection. Tweet This product was submitted by the publisher for review.