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Alias

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
63
...
Windows
59
3.4
Xbox
66
3.0
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Description

Based on the successful television show, Alias lets players take on the role of Sydney Bristow, a stealth operative working for the CIA. The game sets the player against two of Bristow's enemies from the original series in a plot which takes her from Saudi Arabia to Rio de Janeiro as she aims to find out about a mysterious device known only as "The Machine". The game was devised in conjunction with the writers from the show and uses official costumes, character shots and voices.

Players can use a stealth or action approach to get through the levels. With stealth Bristow needs to hug walls and use the correct timing to approach enemies from behind and knock them out. To accomplish this she has a few gadgets to her disposal, e.g. thermal vision or mini cameras. For the more direct method she uses guns found on neutralised enemies or melee combat. The latter knows different fighting styles depending on which weapon Bristow uses, e.g. knifes, unarmed or even a broom. There are also basic puzzles to solve, e.g. opening doors or a hacking mini game. Health regenerates automatically after a certain amount of time.

Screenshots

Alias Windows Hacking a computer involves determining one of only 24 possible combinations.
Alias Windows Using lock picks.  Nowhere near as interesting as it looks.
Alias Windows "Enhanced" vision tracks enemies not visible on the screen.
Alias Windows But it isn't long before she starts booting heads.

Alternate Titles

  • "双面女间谍" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Good game, but not up to Alias standards PlayStation 2 Robond (1386)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Xbox Apr 09, 2004 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Apr 09, 2004 4 out of 5 80
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Xbox 2003 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Xbox May 03, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Looki Xbox Jun 01, 2004 73 out of 100 73
PC Action Windows Aug 11, 2004 68 out of 100 68
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Apr 12, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamers' Temple, The Xbox 2004 55 out of 100 55
GameSpy Xbox Apr 23, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joystick (French) Windows Sep, 2004 2 out of 10 20

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