Can you survive the alien onslaught? Gamers across the world will now have a chance to play the next chapter in this high-budget, high-quality series.
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Дата на излизане: 22 септември 2010

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Закупуване на Alien Breed 2: Assault

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Закупуване на Alien Breed™ Trilogy

Включва 3 артикула: Alien Breed 2: Assault, Alien Breed 3: Descent, Alien Breed: Impact

 

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"I would suggest purchasing Alien Breed 2: Assault. Gameplay improvements and graphical enhancements make it the best option."
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Относно тази игра

Can you survive the alien onslaught? Alien Breed™ 2: Assault is the second chapter in the Alien Breed™ series, and is an explosive science fiction arcade-shooter with an epic story, swarms of highly intelligent alien enemies, high-impact weaponry, highly detailed and rich environments, developed using Epic Games' Unreal® Engine 3. Take control of the hero, Conrad, the ship’s Chief Engineer, and continue your fight for survival across the fatally damaged space vessel, against a ruthless assault by an alien horde. Your only hope relies on reigniting the alien space craft’s monstrous engines to rescue you from impending annihilation. Deep inside the bowels of the unfamiliar craft, and with time rapidly running out, ready your weapons and begin to claw your way through the darkness in a fight for survival. But you are not alone. The ship is home to the carnivorous alien horde and something else ... something yet to reveal its true intentions ... something biding its time. In addition to the thrilling single-player campaign and all new “survivor” modes, the game also offers relentless, action-packed, two-player online co-operative battle modes.

Key Features

  • Survive the assault! – An action-packed mix of arcade-shooter, survival-horror and tactical weapons upgrades and customisation.
    • NEW - set pieces – fight the breed through the new vertical climb section and the mounted gun battle.
    • NEW – fight the alien horde with new hardened armour and new weaponry:
      • Hyper Blaster – a destructive chain-gun.
      • Rocket Launcher – blow the horde away.
    • NEW - take on new alien enemies – the ‘webber’ alien and endure dramatic encounters with new shocking bosses.
  • Epic single-player story mode – The single-player campaign mode that follows the narrative of the game through five huge and challenging environments.
  • NEW - single-player “survivor” mode: – Resist endless waves of intense alien horde attacks in three specifically designed arena environments.
  • Single-player free-play mode – A single-player challenge mode – beat your high score on a previously completed campaign mission.
  • Two-player co-operative play mode – Work together to defeat the alien horde across three specially customised assault maps for two players, over Steam.
  • NEW - two-player co-operative “survivor” mode – Join forces and try to survive three specifically designed arena environments, over Steam. Get competitive and challenge others to beat your survivor abilities on the extensive Leader-boards.
  • Additional Steam online features – Quick Match, Create Game, Friends Lists, Voice Chat, Leader-boards/Achievements/Co-operative Achievements.

Системни изисквания

    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or later
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHZ Single Core Processor
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 6800+ or ATI Radeon X700+ Video Card
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1.5GB
    • Sound: Windows Supported Sound Card
Полезни рецензии от клиенти
23 от 27 човека (85%) сметнаха тази рецензия за полезна
1 човек намери тази рецензия за забавна
26.3 изиграни часа
Публикувани: 19 април
somewhat enjoyable survival horror shooter gameplay, but occasionally has forced camera angles that quickly become an annoying hindrance. However, I was willing to overlook this in part due to the game's excellent atmosphere until a game-breaking glitch occurred near the end of the third mission. As if forcing you to babysit a helpless AI that chastises you whenever you stop holding her hand isn't enough, the game suddenly teleports her through a door before she properly unlocks it to let you through. Not sure how to fix and not sure I care.

A slight upgrade from the first game. Enemy AI is basically the same, but the game itself is harder. Trying to change it up from the first one by adding new camera angles in certain areas of the game. It is repetitive, but it's a decent game. I do have to say that whoever developed level 4 is just an ♥♥♥. I mean, who thought it was a good idea to just fill a level up with all them birthing pods? Seriously, that was the worst idea ever lol.
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6 от 7 човека (86%) сметнаха тази рецензия за полезна
8.4 изиграни часа
Публикувани: 30 май
Foreword.
Before I begin the review, I'd like to say that I got this game for free during the 2011 Steam summer event, where you could pick various pixel items aswell as this game. This game is best described as Starship Troopers and Dead Space having a baby.
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What Alien Breed 2 is about.
You're a combat engineer named Conrad sent to a large spaceship to discover what has happened to it. You are greeted by waves upon waves of different aliens, skinless cadavers of the former personal aswell as the ongoing destruction of the ship and the alien infestation inside of it.
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Gameplay.
A over the top shooter, you aim and turn Conrad by moving your mouse around the edges of the screen. Few times did I try where the aiming would be unprecise because of this.

There is quite a selective amount of weapons to find and use. You start with a pistol and eventually can get a shotgun, assault rifle, rocket launcher aswell as a minigun. The aliens are quite different themselves, both appearance wise and abilities to fight you with. A few honourable mentions would be the time slowing alien, aswell as an alien that can lift up some kind of shield to block your bullets, but won't be able to move. Another alien can heal the rest. The other aliens are more simpler, like a long ranged alien. The rest are simple meatshields and can easily be taken down. There are also alien pods around the game which spawn small child aliens and when they attack you, they implode, rendering them not a massive threat, only in large numbers.

You can also find and buy healthkits, grenades, body armor, turrets you can place around the game at "powerpoints". You use X to switch between your items, and right click to hold down the useable item.
As mentioned, you eventually come to saveable stations where you can also buy items, ammo and upgrades for your weapons, aswell as the items. Throughout the spaceship you can explore, finding credits and items.

The interaction system isn't the best. When opening doors a bar will appear over Conrad showing the progress untill you have activated the item. If you stop, the progress will reset. This forces you to redo it should an alien or more appear suddenly, coming for you. This counts for everything. Checking a dead body for loot, checking lockers etc. There are even spots where you must do this for atleast ten seconds, while risking being attacked from behind.

The aliens rarely appear running around, instead, they -always- come up from the floor, leaving a hole. It also makes a sound, one you will hear atleast one thousand times, as they can be heard breaking up from the floors ahead of you. The spaceship clearly has a massive ventilation system around it or there's alot of space below the floor boards.

This games uses cutscenes alot, especially during entering through a scanning room, waiting for a walkspace bridge to turn around and link with the one youre on and even when going up or down an elevator. Which is horrendious, as you don't have much to look at, leaving you waiting and wasting a few seconds of your life on something so pointless.

Some places in the game you can't turn your camera, leaving you forced to use your minimap and see when aliens approach, though this only occurs two or three times.

There are only two boss battles in this game, first one is relatively good and slightly challenging. The second on the other hand is overused. Without revealing too much spoilers, it forces you in a camera angle to fight off the boss and extra aliens, but happens atleast three times, the very same cut scenes and boss tactics, aswell as how the boss attacks you. It's one of the worst boss battles I've ever encountered and is defently among my top 10 worst.

There is in all, 5 chapters, where each one takes almost an hour and a half. Overall only giving you around 6-7 hours of campaign storymode.

There are other modes aswell though, you are able to replay the chapters again, and there is a survival mode where you can play with a friend. But trying to find other players through the matchmaking seems impossible as the game is abandoned long time ago when it comes to multiplayer. Your best bet is asking around on the forums.
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Graphics.
The graphics for this game isn't bad, atleast for a game that came out in 2010.
The game world is detailed and has alot of objects cluttered around a destroyed spaceship. The alien infestation appears on the ground and walls and you will encounter lairs of alien pods, the rooms fully covered in alien nastiness. A neat detail is that you can see the outside of the spaceship, aswell as the engines at some parts of the game. The aliens look great graphics wise, though one of them looks more comical than scary, being able to stretch its mouth wide.
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Storyline.
The story is your usual sci-fi horror with aliens killing off humans. Only difference here is, that you only encounter one other person, who's from what I gathered, an android or such.
The story does have a small hinting buildup, but that's where it also stops with the goodness.
During each chapter start and end, you are shown cutscenes in a comic styled manner with background voice acting.
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My opinion and is it worth it's pricetag?
It's not worth the 8,99 or so price tag, and I'm sure it costed more back in 2010. Though I did get this for free. But for 4,99, it's worth it. This game isn't for any gamer though. You really have to like over the top shooters and the overall theme this game has.

The game tries very hard to be scary, but fails to achieve this. There are a few nice small surprises, but they are very, very few. One good example was entering a changing room, and searchng a locker, only to have an alien come out of the ground behind me and attack. Other than that, the game lacks surprises. The game does have a few interesting rooms, like a boxing ring with spectator seats.

At the last chapter, the game overuses an annoying laughter, without spoiling too much, which only serves as destroying the game's horror atmosphere. The only other person you encounter has one of the worst walking animations I've seen, and leaves you cringing. Makes you feel the devs at Team17 rushed this particular part.

I started on this game back in late december and lasted two hours of playing it. Since then I've been playing it once or twice a month, at first for an hour or so, eventually only playing it for 20-30-45 mins.
I'll be honest here and say, it took me quite a commitment to get myself to play this done. This game isn't for everyone, and I would defently not buy it for it's current price. The game is way too repetetive.

I read some other reviews, and it was stated that the two other games, the first and last one, this being the second, are extremely alike in both content and graphics.
There is no doubt you're left wondering about Team17's sales tactics. Instead of combining all three games together and making one massive game, they split it up into three games.
This is why I've downvoted this game mainly. It's a low sales tactic by an otherwise famous company for their worms franchise.
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2 от 2 човека (100%) сметнаха тази рецензия за полезна
4.8 изиграни часа
Публикувани: 23 февруари
The worst of the series, and a copy/paste of the first Alien Breed. A continued lack of varied environments severely hurts the game. Only buy this if you have friends to play with or if the novelty of the first game somehow never wore off.
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2 от 2 човека (100%) сметнаха тази рецензия за полезна
3.8 изиграни часа
Публикувани: 7 април
Incredibly average and so forgettable I actually have no clue how or when I acquired the game. But, it does play how it looks and if that interests you it should provide mild entertainment.
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2.8 изиграни часа
Публикувани: 24 юли
Got stuck inside a wall
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