Summary: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If anything about that statement is true then Alien Rage is one hell of a flattering game. Paying homage to games like Halo and Gears of War, this first-person alien shooter actually manages to take such blockbuster franchises and make their elements...
Excerpt: The alien Vorus peacefully mine Promethium from a remote asteroid — right up until they start blasting every Earthling in sight. As an “elite commando” (read: space marine), you’ll throw on some armor, grab any nearby guns, and make with the first-person pew-pew.
Pros: + Blistering pace courtesy of powerful and fleet-footed foes; sharp graphics; decent scoring system.
Cons: ? Why do you lose acquired weapons between levels?
Conclusion: There's nothing terribly wrong about CI Games' efforts to bring a solid FPS gameplay experience to the gamer. Everything you need to play this FPS is firmly intact. It's not perfect by any means, but it's not dreadful either.
Excerpt: While Sonic was the face of the Sega Genesis, the system had a wealth of awesome games, including the classic Streets of Rage series. Streets of Rage tasked you to take to the mean streets and clean up the thugs, using your fists, pipes, knives, baseball bats, even phone booths, whatever you could...
Excerpt: We will get this part out the way early on, yes, RAGE is incredibly pretty and it certainly pushes the boat out in terms of what’s possible on consoles, and to somewhat, the PC. The world you arrive in from your buried Ark features some absolutely fantastic vistas and locations.
Excerpt: What is it about the end of the world that captures our collective imagination so easily? Is it the idea of a clean slate, where everyone is inherently equal because we are all trying to simply survive?