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Alien Hominid xbx Game Reviews
Alien Hominid
Critic Score
Metascore: 76 Metascore out of 100
User Score  
9.0 out of 10
based on 7 reviews
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Massive existing fan base, the prototype flash game has been downloaded over 8 million times. Yeah it’s Multiplayer! Two-player co-op main game and 1-4 player mini-games. Totally distinctive hand drawn and animated style courtesy of cult artist Dan Paladin. A shovel full of multiplayer mini-games with over 200 ‘PDA’ puzzles, including an editor and 25 of the best US fan generated levels. [Zoo Digital]

PUBLISHER: Zoo Digital Publishing
DEVELOPER: The Behemoth
GENRE(S): Action, Shooter
RELEASE DATE: May 27, 2005

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It's a shame that Alien Hominid ends - that's my only gripe with the whole game. It ends. But then, you can play through it again and again with friends, turning up the difficulty a notch each time.
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Pelit (Finland)
A fun and fast-paced 2D side scroller. The graphics are nice and everything runs smoothly, but the game is extremely difficult. Be warned. [PELIT June 05]
Annoyingly, the game is slightly harder than it should be thanks to one glaring omission: there is no diagonal shot.
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Times Online
The game moves along swiftly, the controls are immediate and the blast of sound effects adds to the general silliness to ensure fast- moving fun.
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Good game for those looking for something a little different, so long as you've got the jacobs to handle the difficulty level.
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This is very much for the hardcore. And, as the hardcore eventually does when it takes over any genre, it ruins the game for anyone but the hardcore. Leave it to them.
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Hominid has an abundance of style, spread thick over a fairly brief game. This is cute, blood-thirsty and very old-skool; exactly the kind of thing that makes you want to buy the T-shirt and plush Hominid dolls. It's only a matter of time. [Official UK Xbox Magazine]
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What Our Users Said

Vote Now! The average user rating for this game is 9.0 (out of 10) based on 2 User Votes
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Blue Falcon gave it an8:
Somehow it feels original, and a rip off at the same time. It's rare to see a PC flash game arrive on a console, which makes it refreshing. But it does play a lot like the metal slug series - with the side scrolling shooting and hand drawn animations. It's not going to wow you technically, and it's tough, which makes it more suited to non-casual gamers. I've had a lot of fun though, and would definately recommend the game.

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