Summary: Bought this game remembering playing something similar years ago, however after 5 minutes taking the game back. Needless to say it is a frustratingly pointless game where one fights aliens with bad weapons.
Summary: I was a fan of the old Alien Syndrome arcade game - one of my favorites when I was a kid. This game borrows the name, and keeps the basic premise (blasting lots of aliens) but turns it into more of an action RPG ala the PS2 Dark Alliance or Norrath games, but in a scifi setting.
Summary: PROS: - Addictive mindless alien slaughtering! - Multi-player co-op madness. CONS: - Odd and frustrating "mini-games". - A few non-intuitive controls. - Awkward camera control/angles. - Unengaging plot. This game is pure and simple top-down shoot-'em-up fun! I found this game difficult to put down.
Summary: I was searching for a good 4-player game and the told me about Alien Syndrome, that is an RPG, action, shoot 'em up game, I invited some friends to play and test the 4-player gameplay and we liked.
Definitely not as good as the previous incarnation in the arcades
S. Armstrong "Gamer and reader", Amazon
19 March 2009
Summary: I LOVED playing the original version of this game in the arcade, and I have the Nintendo 8-bit version, and when I saw this version for the Wii, I wanted to get it. But when I did, I discovered this game was a monstrosity.