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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Game Boy Advance release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 2.6
Graphics The visual quality of the game 3.1
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 2.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.4
Overall User Score (9 votes) 2.8

Critic Reviews

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Modojo (May 31, 2006)
If any publisher out there is smart and wants to make good money on a budget title, they'll wisely pick up on Alien Hominid for the Game Boy Advance. It's just as good as the console and Flash versions and should make any fan feel right at home taking apart a government just for the sake of transportation. Even if you have to import, it's worth it.
Cubed3 (Mar 19, 2006)
Action fans, if there was one game to recommend to you for 2006 it would be this. Okay, so it is only out in Europe on the GBA, but Americans should not be deterred and try to find it on import. It easily matches the classic Metal Slug series as one of the best side-scrolling blasting titles on the market. Charming and a real joy to play through…
DS-x2 (2006)
Put simply Alien Hominid is about as close as you can get to a perfect handheld shooter both in terms of gameplay and overall challenge. There's absolutely nothing new here either, although swapping the latest computer rendered visuals for these highly stylised hand drawn graphics definitely separates Alien Hominid from the rest of the pack. There are also the rather enjoyable mini-games, which not only add replay value to the whole package but also help to split up the main game. All this apart however, what will keep you coming back is just how satisfying the overall experience is whether it's your first attempt or you're just trying to push up that high score. Recommended for retro enthusiasts and new gamers alike. You won't be disappointed!
Retro Gamer (Jan, 2006)
There’s no denying that Alien Hominid is a great little blaster, but some may be put off by its high difficulty level. If you’re a fan of old school blasters though, this is another necessary purchase for your GBA.
Alors évidemment, c’est un peu moins joli que sur une télévision. Les explosions sont un peu moins tape-à-l’œil, les niveaux amputés de quelques passages. Quelques boss manquent également à l’appel. Ceux qui connaissent déjà le titre seront sans doute déçus par cette version tronquée (ils peuvent d’ailleurs retirer un point à la note). Les autres apprécieront sans aucun doute ce qui reste un défouloir jouissif à souhait, original et prenant. Si l’on considère le prix attractif du jeu, la durée de vie est assurée avec 13 niveaux et quelques mini-jeux inclus dans l’aventure ou à débloquer (un clone d’Asteroids par exemple, pour le moins original d'entre-eux). L’univers et le style graphique si particulier d’Alien Hominid (très cartoon) font merveille sur le petit écran de la GBA. Et pour ne rien gâcher, le gameplay et la partie sonore sont aux petits oignons. Alors que réclamer de plus ? Un mode multi-joueurs par exemple qui, lui aussi, a été retiré.