Despite what happened with Aliens: Colonial Marines, the original Aliens vs. Predator Classic 2000 is a quintessential PC game, and one that deserves a fair shake.
It's a longstanding, somewhat sick desire of many of us who play games to stand, back against the wall, in the dark, waiting for the aliens to come. Why? I guess we all just really liked Aliens? But it's what so many of us want.
Gearbox will be trying next year, but for around a decade now, it's been almost impossible to make a better Aliens game than Rebellion's classic series on the PC.
Aliens Vs. Predator fans who weathered the storm of mediocre review scores are being rewarded with a second helping of downloadable multiplayer maps next month in the Bughunt Map Pack, complete with environmental hazards and weather effects.
Alex Popov has spent $500 and the past two years of his spare time making this fan film set in the Aliens vs Predator universe.
It's that time again! Time to watch the clock, solve the clues, and save big on the Xbox 360 titles featured all day long in Amazon's Gold Box. Is BioShock 2 for $40 really a good deal?
While the NPD Group has ceased providing weekly sales charts for the boxed-copy PC market in the US, it still hands out its monthly - and often hilarious - lists. Let's look at February's.
With Aliens vs. Predator already out (and reviewed!), it time to get excited about the next project with Predator in it, the upcoming feature film Predators.
The four multiplayer maps released in Aliens vs. Predator's Special Edition will be available to the general public as DLC beginning next Thursday, March 18. The Swarm Map Pack will run you $7.
Now here's a couple of virtual costume items that might be worth dropping a couple of bills on, if only to see an Alien and a Predator doing the running man in the lobbies of PlayStation Home.
Discounting "three totally sh— reviews" from American sources, Rebellion reasons that Aliens vs. Predator is a "critical success", just as becoming the U.K.'s fastest-selling title of 2010 makes it a commercial success. They're already thinking sequel.
Aliens vs. Predator tells the story of a colonial base on a distant planet that finds itself at the unfortunate epicenter of a showdown between a hive of Aliens and a hunting party of Predators.
Unable to adapt to harsh shipping conditions, many of the Alien Facehuggers included in the Hunter Edition of Aliens Vs. Predator had their tails snap off. Sega's bio-engineers are on the case.
Aliens vs. Predator released today, and PC players are stuck with peer-to-peer matchmaking for a little longer while Rebellion gets a dedicated server ready "in the next few days," according to the studio.
According to this latest trailer from Rebellion and Sega, you'll also jam a wrench down an alien's throat. Here's two minutes-plus of PS3 multiplayer from a Predator's often-cloaked point of view, and trust me, it is age-gated for a reason.
The four multiplayer maps included with the Aliens vs. Predator special editions will be made available to the general public, Rebellion has said. No date or pricing was discussed.
I've noticed from my time playing an Alien in the Aliens Vs. Predator multiplayer demo, that many of you don't know how to block. Sega fixes that, with this helpful close combat techniques video, dammit.