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Alien Shooter: Vengeance (Windows)

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Description

The year is 2161 and the aliens try once again to invade Earth. You are a mercenary of the M.A.G.M.A Corporation that is sent in to help the US Army get rid of the plague. So under the command of General Baker you take on missions and kill many thousands of aliens on your way.

As in the predecessor Alien Shooter, you control your character through 2D isometric maps to find key-cards, activate machines and clear areas from the aliens. At the beginning you have the choice between 8 characters who have different skills. There's everything from a sniper to a hands-on melee fighter. You also choose one of eight special talents like self-heal or night-vision.

As you shoot your way through all the enemies with 50 different weapons from normal pistols to powerful energy weapons, you gain experience points and level up. At each level-up you are awarded some skill points with which you can improve your character in several areas like fighting better with pistols or investing it in strength so you can carry more items in your inventory.

You can also find and buy items like med packs or install implants like a booster which makes you nearly invulnerable for a short period.

Once you've finished the campaign you can either jump into the survival mode, in which you have to fight wave after wave of aliens or play with a friend in LAN in several modes from normal deathmatch to a coop-survival-campaign.

Screenshots

Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows The weapons and shop equipment's screen
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows Encountering the first waves of the nasty aliens.
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows Within the surface premises of the base
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows In this case I'm downloading the data from a lab computer to a USB disk. I wonder if they've got any good mp3s on.

Alternate Titles

  • "Alien Shooter 2: Reloaded" -- GOG.com title
  • "Alien Shooter 2" -- German title

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User Reviews

John Woo meets the aliens! SifouNaS (1317) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

Shooterplanet Sep 04, 2006 82 out of 100 82
HonestGamers Feb 16, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 20, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Game Captain Sep 18, 2006 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Oct 23, 2006 76 out of 100 76
IGN Mar 22, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Action Oct 26, 2006 72 out of 100 72
PC Powerplay Sep 27, 2006 71 out of 100 71
Gamer.nl Jan 05, 2008 7 out of 10 70
VGPub Apr 11, 2007 5.2 out of 10 52

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  • Sigma Team (Project page on developer's website)
Sicarius (61028) added Alien Shooter: Vengeance (Windows) on Nov 25, 2006
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