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ezekial45
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(02-11-2013, 07:15 PM)
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Review embargo ends at 1AM 2/12 PST. However some reviews and tweets from reviewers are starting to leak out. If you're excited for the game, you might want to hold off and hear the reception first. After all, It's the only way to be sure.

Originally Posted by ekim

First Reviews:
Games TM - 4/10
IT News Africa - 7.9/10
GameAsylum - no rating
PS3Gen.fr - 5/10



REVIEWS:


Gameinformer 4/10
Joystiq - 1 star
Eurogamer 3/10
Polygon 3/10
Gamespot 4.5/10
IGN 4.5/10
Gamespy 2/5
GamersGlobal 5.0/10
TSA - 5/10

http://zombiegamer.co.za/aliens-colo...iegamer-review 5.5/10

http://digitalgaudium.com/?p=11253 5/10

http://www.el33tonline.com/past_arti...arines_review/ 2/5

http://www.techdigest.tv/2013/02/review_aliens_c.html 3/5


http://www.vg247.com/2013/02/12/alie...es-buggy-hunt/

"I think – when stacked against technically superior shooters out there – a lot of people will feel like they’ve time travelled to 2008. Even then, there were better shooters knocking about. Aliens: Colonial Marines simply should have been better, and I’m genuinely intrigued to learn more about how the game ended up this way."



Gametrailers 5.9

DTOID 2.5/10

http://www.gamestar.de/spiele/aliens...Gamestar - 59%

http://www.edge-online.com/review/al...iew/]Edge 5/10

Gamereactor Sweden: 3/10

Sessler's Review

Maximilian's review

GamesRadar - 2.5/5
Hardcore Gamer - 3/5

EGM 90/100

From The Guardian 4/5

Originally Posted by RobertFlorence

If a postman delivers that game you pre-ordered tomorrow, kick that fucker back through the letterbox.

https://twitter.com/robertflorence/s...09400066347008

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LiveFromKyoto
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(02-11-2013, 07:16 PM)
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Doh. I had high hopes for this as an atmospheric FPS. :/
partyphone
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(02-11-2013, 07:16 PM)
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The quality difference between this game and Borderlands 2 is as obvious as it is stark.

I look forward to the post mortem.
Baconsammy
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(02-11-2013, 07:16 PM)

GameAsylum - no rating

FoneBone
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(02-11-2013, 07:17 PM)
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Hoping none of this prompts Sega to pull the plug on Creative Assembly's Alien game. I have high hopes for that one.
Z3M0G
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(02-11-2013, 07:17 PM)
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Been waiting for this thread... It's going to be an entertaining 48 hours.

The IGN video was the PC version, but people are saying that the 360 version is one of the worst looking 360 games this gen. I'd love to see video of it... and the PS3 version obviously. I'm sure that they are hiding behind the PC version for now.

I wonder what version most sites will use to review it? I'm thinking the performance difference may create a 1-2 point gap for many sites.
Duxxy3
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(02-11-2013, 07:17 PM)
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I hope this game doesn't drag down Sega.
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(02-11-2013, 07:18 PM)
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Zumblakladla
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(02-11-2013, 07:18 PM)
Kind of... expected.
antitrop
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(02-11-2013, 07:18 PM)
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I'm looking forward to this game like a colonoscopy.
Mushroomer25
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(02-11-2013, 07:18 PM)
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So you're saying if THQ had held on for a few more weeks, this WOULDN'T have pulled them out of bankrupcy?
Opus Angelorum
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(02-11-2013, 07:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Games TM

Graphically, its one of the worst weve seen grace consoles in years it certainly may have been acceptable back in 2006 when the game was conceived, but now it just looks embarrassing.

Damn.
BeEatNU
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(02-11-2013, 07:19 PM)
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for what I paid for $30 , can't be too upset lol.
Derrick01
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(02-11-2013, 07:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zumblakladla

Kind of... expected.

Yup I expected it to be a 4 or 5 game. I just wasn't sure if people would actually give those scores out.
FoneBone
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(02-11-2013, 07:19 PM)
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Still can't believe that after over six years in development (probably not continuously, but still) this is the best they can do.

I might consider buying it anyway during the inevitable $5 Steam sale.
Glass Rebel
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(02-11-2013, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mushroomer25

So you're saying if THQ had held on for a few more weeks, this WOULDN'T have pulled them out of bankrupcy?

What has this to do with THQ?
Ridley327
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(02-11-2013, 07:20 PM)
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I don't even think I need to read a full review from Rab; that tweet will suffice.

What a disaster this game has turned out to be.
nofi
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(02-11-2013, 07:20 PM)
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Pretty much got my review ready to go, just need to double check a few things in the game first.

I'm guessing it's going to be reviewed pretty consistently, but we'll see.
partyphone
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(02-11-2013, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

I'm looking forward to this game like a colonoscopy.

At least a colonoscopy will let you know whether or not you have ass cancer!
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(02-11-2013, 07:21 PM)
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I expected this to get shitcanned. Turns out it's just mediocre instead.
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(02-11-2013, 07:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

Brilliant :)
catotheyounger
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(02-11-2013, 07:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mushroomer25

So you're saying if THQ had held on for a few more weeks, this WOULDN'T have pulled them out of bankrupcy?

You do know that AliensCM is published by Sega, right?
Lonely1
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(02-11-2013, 07:22 PM)
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But the Wii U version will be good, right!?
FinKL
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(02-11-2013, 07:22 PM)
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Didn't the previous Aliens game that came out a few years ago also pull the same scores? They just can't seem to get it right
electroshockwave
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(02-11-2013, 07:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

What has this to do with THQ?

Nothing. So in a way he's right, this wouldn't have pulled them back from bankruptcy.
Apharmd Battler
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(02-11-2013, 07:22 PM)
The fanboy in me is holding out hope that the co-op and mulitplayer will make this worth while as my Collector's Edition has already shipped. I think I'll like it and not love it. Then again Dead Space 3 got panned by some and it's one most fun co-op games I've played this gen. We shall see. But again, I think this thread is going to be HILARIOUS!
Dahbomb
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(02-11-2013, 07:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

This gif sums it up.
Data West
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(02-11-2013, 07:23 PM)
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Gearbox making a bad game. Never would have saw that coming.

Sarcasm for people who think Borderlands 1 is a good game.
bangai-o
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(02-11-2013, 07:23 PM)
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i aint much for beggin. nobody ever gave me nuthin!

edit

haha. the actual speech speaks for gaf.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTBbuQmeWvM
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greatnorthern
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(02-11-2013, 07:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by LiveFromKyoto

Doh. I had high hopes for this as an atmospheric FPS. :/

You have my sympathies.
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(02-11-2013, 07:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by ezekial45

First Reviews:
Games TM - 4/10
IT News Africa - 7.9/10 (Pulled)
GameAsylum - no rating
PS3Gen.fr - 5/10

antitrop
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(02-11-2013, 07:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by FinKL

Didn't the previous Aliens game that came out a few years ago also pull the same scores? They just can't seem to get it right

djplaeskool
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(02-11-2013, 07:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lonely1

But the Wii U version will be good, right!?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dPF8jpItCs#t=3m15s
:trollface:
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ezekial45
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(02-11-2013, 07:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

This game might be on track to performing worse than that. Which is funny, considering that AVP was announced, developed, and released within the 6-7 year period that it took A:CM to come out.
miladesn
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(02-11-2013, 07:27 PM)
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well, writing was on the wall with this one... it never looked any good imo. makes you wonder what they've been doing over the half a decade this game was in development,

and to think Sega considers Alien one of their pillar franchises post restructure.
Mushroomer25
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(02-11-2013, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

What has this to do with THQ?

Huh. Somehow I thought this was one of THQ's babies. Carry on then, my bad.
antitrop
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(02-11-2013, 07:27 PM)
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My guess is that A: CM will clock in in the mid to high 50s when all is said and done.
alphaNoid
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(02-11-2013, 07:28 PM)
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I'm not cancelling my pre order because despite the terrible reviews, I have to experience it

Only paid $35
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(02-11-2013, 07:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Duxxy3

I hope this game doesn't drag down Sega.

Didn't Sega put all of their retail presence behind this and a handful of other ips?

Not a good start.
Empty
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(02-11-2013, 07:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by miladesn

well, writing was on the wall with this one... it never looked any good imo. makes you wonder what they've been doing over the half a decade this game was in development,

and to think Sega considers Alien one of their pillar franchises post restructure.

using the money sega gave them to finance this game on creating their own ip in borderlands, i'd imagine.
MYE
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(02-11-2013, 07:30 PM)
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I'm still getting it lol
relaxor
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(02-11-2013, 07:30 PM)
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kill... me...
DoctorWho
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(02-11-2013, 07:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

I thought this game was pretty good.
i-Lo
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(02-11-2013, 07:31 PM)
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I assume the game will receive +"X" number of points because it is on WiiU correct?
nckillthegrimace
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(02-11-2013, 07:31 PM)
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That tweet is amazing.
Ros8105
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(02-11-2013, 07:31 PM)
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If a postman delivers that game you pre-ordered tomorrow, kick that fucker back through the letterbox.

shiiiiiit
Boerseun
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(02-11-2013, 07:32 PM)
Give me proper Wii FPS controls with the Wii U version (meaning Wii Remote and Nunchuck support on par with Black Ops Wii, Goldeneye Wii, Conduit 2, etc.) and I'll buy it regardless of any middling reviews.
DaBuddaDa
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(02-11-2013, 07:32 PM)
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I suspect we'll hear about a lot of the leadership team behind this game behing shitcanned not too long from now.
Duxxy3
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(02-11-2013, 07:32 PM)
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Holy shit are they seriously releasing this for $60?!

$5 steam sale game for me. Even then it doesn't look like i'd play it long.
Visualante2
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(02-11-2013, 07:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by djplaeskool

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dPF8jpItCs#t=3m15s

Oh god I wonder if the official Nintendo mags will rate it well.

After the OT this game has delivered a lot of laughs.

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