User reviews for
Aliens: Colonial Marines
8.0 / 10Combined Score
Could turn out to be just anoth FPS
Games based on movies have always sucked. Developers take classic liscences and rush out a release to coincide with the release of the film. Fortunately though this is not always the case, because a few movie licenses are actually good fun. Look at Die Hard trilogy and you get 3 admittedly shallow games, but still three games in one. Alien Trilogy provided a tense moment in gaming when it was first released, but probably the best tie in was Fox interactive Alien Resurrection. That was a game that finally captured the spirit of the alien films with the way that Aliens could literally jump out from any direction, and scenes in the ventilation shafts being really claustrophobic. Unfortunately the games tension was slightly hampered by the quickly aging graphics of a PS1, which is why the possibility of another Alien FPS that uses similar dynamics, but has PS2 graphics has everyone wetting themselves with anti...