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 Within the surface premises of the base
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows Gaining control of the security bots.
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows Sometimes if you shoot and break open crates you get useful goodies like ammo and cash. Also there are elevators that get you in lower or upper levels.
Alien Shooter: Vengeance Windows The weapons and shop equipment's screen

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

GBase - The Gamer's Base Oct 27, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Sep 18, 2006 79 out of 100 79
Digital Entertainment News (den) Feb 22, 2007 7.4 out of 10 74
Gameguru Mania Aug 26, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Playfuls Oct 16, 2006 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Action Oct 26, 2006 72 out of 100 72
Gamer.nl Jan 05, 2008 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Jan 22, 2007 14 out of 20 70
GameDaily Feb 21, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Games Radar Feb 21, 2007 5 out of 10 50

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  • Sigma Team (Project page on developer's website)
Sicarius (60992) added Alien Shooter: Vengeance (Windows) on Nov 25, 2006
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