Conclusion: Alien Breed 2: Assault is solid, alien-splattering fun, and a real challenge to boot. If you and a friend can see past the harsh difficulty curve and appreciate the more tactical side of alien hunting that this game provides, there are half a dozen hour's worth of dark, claustrophobic fun to be had.
Excerpt: Alien Breed 2: Assault arrived at a time when Xbox LIVE Arcade was delivering real quality. Limbo, Hydro Thunder and Guardian of Light are just three titles recently released to glowing reviews, so this twin-stick shooter needed to be more Aliens than Alien Resurrection to have any chance of making...
Excerpt: Picking up right where last year’s Alien Breed: Extinction left off, Alien Breed 2: Assault continues the tale of Conrad and his remaining crewmates as they fight for survival against a horde of ravening aliens.
Summary: Cpt Sugar makes his way through an alien ship whilst surfing the Event Horizon of a black hole to discover whether this is a worthy purchase. Is it going to be game over man? Read on to find out
Conclusion: Assault is a great addition to the Alien Breed series, as it kept everything that was good about the first part and built on it without adding too much and ruining the mix. The story is really good and you can see that Conrad is slowly getting deeper into the ghost ship, which is unfortunate for...
Pros: Keeps close to the last game with only a few non-game changing additions. New Survival Mode.
Cons: Despite the 2 new weapons there still isn’t a big armoury. There isn’t much new to look at.
Excerpt: Alien Breed 2 picks up where the previous installment left off – somewhere in space where bad things lurk in the shadows of hollowed out star cruisers. We’ve seen this cliché recycled so much now that it’s become a cliché of a cliché.