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Description

Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt chronicles the initial breach leading up to the events in Aliens Versus Predator 2, specifically, the destruction of Research Pod 5. The story takes place across nine total mission, with three per species (Predator, Predalien, and Corporate). Each of the three playable characters is out to retrieve a mysterious artifact with the power to confuse and repel the Aliens.

New features in the game include the ability to play as a tougher Predator-Alien hybrid in single and multiplayer, a new "energy flechette" weapon for the Predator, and a new 360-degree motion tracker and deployable sentry guns for the humans. Multiplayer includes four new Deathmatch maps and the ability for the Predator to activate a short range self-destruct bomb when nearly defeated.

A copy of the original Aliens Versus Predator 2 is required to play Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt.

Screenshots

Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt Windows Turns out the planet has Aliens!  Here, the Pred uses his new energy flechette.
Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt Windows This explains why the Zeta site has a mixture of Pilot and Predator technology and architecture fused together.
Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt Windows New multiplayer map #4: dm_uvajed
Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt Windows The Predator missions start with a simple hunt.

Alternate Titles

  • "AvP 2: Primal Hunt" -- Informal Title

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User Reviews

An interesting story, but lacking in gameplay Aaron Cole (5) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
Aliens versus Predator 2 Primal Hunt Unfairly Criticized Joe Finch (3) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Vortex 2002 80 out of 100 80
Svenska PC Gamer Aug, 2002 75 out of 100 75
GameZone Aug 28, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Games Oct, 2002 72 out of 100 72
GameSurge Oct, 2002 72 out of 100 72
Imperium Gier Oct 21, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Joystick (French) Sep, 2002 6 out of 10 60
PC Games (Germany) Aug 21, 2002 59 out of 100 59
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2002 55 out of 100 55
GameSpy Sep 04, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

No Smoking

In the last mission of the Predator series, there is a cutscene where the player's character sneaks into the research complex by ripping off a heavy doorplate labeled "No Smoking."

In the last mission of the Corporate series, there is a cutscene with two soldiers complaining about their boring guard duty. One steps away to have a smoke, and is ironically squashed by the falling "No Smoking" doorplate.
Riley Beckham (300) added Aliens Versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt (Windows) on Feb 17, 2003