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Alien Vs Predator: First Impression (SP)

Discussion in 'Games' started by HookeyStreet, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Im playing through the Marine Campaign atm and Im very impressed. It feels as if your playing an 'Alien' movie (obviously this isnt based on any of the Alien/Predator movies), but it just has that 'feel' about it.

    The Alien warriors and Face Huggers all move like they do in the movies and you will find yourself 'spraying n praying' quite a bit :) TBH, I think this game is more 'jumpy' than Doom 3 :eek:

    The visuals are very impressive also (even on the lowly 360) and all the weapons/equipmant have the sound FX from the movies (but you probably know this if you played the MP demo)

    I dont want to give anything away, but Im currently running through a swampy jungle being chased by 'acid spitting' Aliens (that run on all fours like the dog Alien in Alien 3) and I think I now have a Predator Hunter up my arse too :D

    I havent tried the Alien or Predator Campaigns yet, but by the looks of it, you can run all 3 simultaneously (if you get bored or stuck on one of the other campaigns lol)

    All in all, AvP so far has classic written all over it (especially for us Alien/Predator fans)
     
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    It is impossible to put how jealous i am into words right now. What difficulty are you playing on? and how easy/hard are you finding it?

    This game looks to be my game of the year, been loving playing TDM on the demo and am really looking forward to friday's uk release :D
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Im playing on 'Normal' (I do on every game for some reason lol) and I have to say, its no walk in the park :rockout: Personally, I keep forgetting to use my stimpaks :roll:

    Im pretty sure it could be GOTY ;)

    Ive just encounted Weyland's Assault Androids. ie Bishop, but evil lol
     
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    I didnt know this game was out or are you guys talkin about the demo!
     
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    Is it a demo? Thought the game was still work in progress. Or maybe just the pc version (which will support dx11?)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Nope, Im playing an early release of the full game (XBOX360)
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Sweet! I just traded my Pulse Rifle and Shotgun for a Smartgun.....LETS ROCK! :rockout:
     
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    I tried the MP demo and felt that part was severly lacking in overall polish of gameplay, the graphics were decent, but I still want to see what the SP has to offer. I've been a Predator and Alien fan for as long as I could remember lol, so I have high hopes for this game...but I gotta say, the MP demo really dissapointed me, but if the SP is as awesome as you say Hookey, I might just give this game a shot when it's released.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Honestly, dont judge the overall game by the MP demo. The singleplayer campaign(s) are awesome! I havent tried the Alien or Predator campaigns, but if they are half as good as what Ive seen so far during the Marine campaign, I will be :D

    At the moment, Im taking on the first Predator Hunter in an Aztec ruin-type arena with huge busts of the 'Aliens' on the walls.

    I think the game is angling at the fact that the Predator race may have created the Aliens in the first place :rockout:

    Trust me please guys, this game is gonna be MASSIVE!!!!
     
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    Sweet. Been dying to play it. Probably going to be the first game that I paied full price for in a LONG time.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Its worth the cash m8 ;)
     
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    mhe allready pirated pc version avaible on the net
    im waiting for my preorder on steam
     
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    Oh i see, fare enough
     
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    One question: Do the predators still have the speargun? If they do, I'm all over this. :D
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Like I said, if you took the time to read the posts, Im playing a pre-release of the 360 version. But yeah, I know leaked versions are on the net.

    I havent played as a Predator yet, but Im sure you will be able to use ALL of the Predators weapons from the movies. I will let you know for sure l8r.
     
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    First to play Bioshock 2 and now AVP!
    You have some good connections:)
    Anyways - I have to wait until it comes out on STEAM on the 16th:(
     
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    thanks to a pal on tpu I have my AVP and BC2 prepurchases.

    I am expecting a 5870 to arrive on the day AVP unlocks.. hoping to finally see some cool DX11 carnage.
     
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    Only 2 more days, so its not too bad is it :)
     
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    5 days for those of us outside the US :banghead: steam had better release the game for preloading too else it'll be this time next week by the time ill have finished downloading it...
     
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    why buy off steam such an expensive way of doing things. play.com for uk ive pre ordered my copy for £17.99 and i will have a disc so for all the times i format my hard drive i dont have to download it again off steam.
    the 2 games ive been looking forward to r this game and battlefield bad company 2 and so far im not over the moon about AvP but will see and as for battlefield bc2 well if the game looks and plays like the beta demo then it will be on ebay so fast. the graphics look like a 3 or 4 year old game and it so stuttery when playing and its nothing to do with my pc spec cos i have a very high end pc. so i hope im not gonna just have to keep playing call of duty world at war and cod modern warfare 2.
     
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    I played the demo. Graphics were good and no shutter at all. I downloaded it at 3 am one night and scared myself a few times.
     
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    1. I shall never trust play.com to get me games for release day, they are good for low prices but their shipping and customer support leaves a lot to be desired (plus the steam price of £25 is pretty good for a AAA game and a "free" RTS game).
    2. Considering the demo is running on dx9 with limited graphics to keep the download small i won't be judging how good it looks until i see the full dx11 version, to be honest the game looks pretty good to me once all the settings are turned up (what 4yo games look better than this?). Even if the graphics dont improve much over the current level i won't be dissapointed as im enjoying the game for how it plays, not how it looks (i have crysis for a good looking, mediocre playing experience after all).
    3. The game plays silky smooth on my setup - there is a driver bug which is the same as what l4d2 had when released which makes crossfire setups not switch to 3d speeds sometimes - if i see it stuttering i alt-tab out and back into the game to fix it.
     
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    I'm finally downloading the demo, 7MBytes/s. Not too bad I guess.
     
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    If you are an Aliens/Predator fan you will love it, so dont worry ;)
     
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    I cannot wait to see what DX11 adds to the atmosphere! I am going to turn out all the lights, put on headphones, sit back and just immerse myself into the world of AVP. It's going to be badass. I loved DOOM3, but this is fucking AVP!

    I'm hoping for an immersive, frightening and atmospheric experience.

    As for multiplayer, meh, I'll try it out but single player is what i'm looking forward to.. I'll have BC2 next month for MP.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpj2UvzLgvI&annotation_id=annotation_239225&feature=iv
     

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