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Alien Arena

Alien Arena

Available for
windows* mac
linux** unix

first-person-shooter fps multi-player

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Alien Arena is rather unique in the world of first person shooter games, first because of its 1950's science fiction-type atmosphere. Secondly, the AI (artificial intelligence) in single player mode is definitely superior to most.

You can play solo against the game's AI or go online for multiplayer action. The game has an internal server browser that allows players to chat and looks for other players online. There are maps like Space Station and Ghost Town. There is an interesting variety of weapons in Alien Arena, some of which have some nasty surprises. There are the usual things like flame throwers, grenade launchers, rocket launchers and chain guns. Then there is the Vaporizer, hard to come by but it's a guaranteed one shot kill. The Violator is even harder to find and is also guaranteed kill but can harm the player, too, if it isn't used at pointblank range. There is a beam gun, the Disruptor, which is hard to aim accurately. The default weapon is an energy ball gun that is rather weak.

Alien Arena has smooth, fast game play. It has over 60 levels and comes with 9 weapons, six player characters and 6 game play modes like Cattle Prod, Deathball and All Out Assault. Death match is where you kill everyone possible while trying to survive, All Out Assault has vehicles you can travel in and in Capture the Flag you have to steal the enemy's flag and take it to your base. Arenas range from very small to massive. Dozens of maps and models and various accessories have been created by players in the AA community.

The AI in most games becomes predictable after a few matches but Alien Arena's AI seems able to adapt and really challenge you in single player mode. The game is very stable and easy to work with. Should you encounter any problems there is an online game forum where you can get help from friendly community members.

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