Reviews and Problems with Alien Vs Predator: Requiem
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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem PSP review
30 May 2010
Excerpt: Like Spider-Man and many more, Predator seems to have been born to star in a game. who’d pass by the chance to play as an alien with dreadlocks who can turn partially invisible anyway? Certainly not me. With such a great character, how could you possibly go wrong? Aliens vs.
Excerpt: It's fun to say we've evolved to the point that we don't need snazzy graphics to recognize a quality gaming experience, but most of us still prefer a good-looking, quality experience. All the better if that snazzy exterior happens to be a goldmine of sci-fi geek lore, the Alien vs.
Conclusion: Requiem can be judged on several levels. Is it more entertaining than the films? You get to live vicariously as a Predator, so probably. Does it stand up to the Jaguar classic? An embarrassing lack of gameplay options points to no. Movie licensed games are often half backed cash-ins, is this crap?
Excerpt: I remember a time when playing an Alien / Predator title was a joy. My first experience with the series was on the PC many years ago. Walking through the halls of an abandoned military station playing as a human was tremendously frightening and made me wonder at the possibilities of the same...
Excerpt: Genre: Action/Adventure Publisher: Sierra Entertainment Developer: Rebellion Release Date: November 13, 2007 Break out your cheesy one-liners — yet another action movie has drunkenly wandered into the realm of video games, adding to the already-strong case that movie tie-ins are a bad idea.
Excerpt: As everyone hopefully is aware by now, the original 'Alien vs. Predator' movie was inspired by a series of videogames that were, in turn, inspired by a series of graphic novels. So it's no surprise that the second 'AvP' movie, 'Requiem,' would come with a videogame tie-in, a third-person action game...
Excerpt: Although Aliens vs Predator: Requiem is pretty straightforward, you’d probably enjoy it if you are just after a mindless shoot out.
Pros: The game stays true to the movie and the characteristics and sounds of the Predator. Being able to play as the Predator and use some of the nifty Alien arsenal is great and adds to the whole experience of Requiem.
Cons: Shockingly easy, offering no real challenge or variety to carry it through the 15 levels on hand.