Cancelled WayForward Aliens DS Game May Release This Year?

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  1. Hadrian
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    A couple of months ago a OFLC listing for a DS Aliens game "Aliens: Infested" popped up, with WayForward as the developer. Today it is reported that Gamestation UK have got it listed for release on October 7th this year.

    Why should you care? Well it is WayForward...ok Thor wasn't great so why should you care again?

    This is footage of Aliens: Colonial Mission, a cancelled DS title that looked to mix Flashback, Blackthorne up with Contra and was by WayForward:

    Warning: Video contains shit generic rock.
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    Chances are that Infested is the new name, I mean this looks stunning! Why waste all that development time making a different Aliens game when they had that one nearly finished?

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    Looks like a GBA game. And that is NOT a bad thing [​IMG]

    Nice, I'm looking forward to it.
     
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    Should have read the warning. [​IMG]

    It looks cool, though. Hope it'll see an actual release. [​IMG]
     
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    Interesting, but I don't think I'll bother.

    Thanks for the tip!
     
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    Their Contra 4 DS is awesome and this feels a bit like that.

    I'm definitely getting this when it comes out (hopefully in Europe).
     
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    Wow, this actually looks great! The gameplay looks intense as well...

    With the new consols and all their power I always fear that there will be no place for sidescrollers anymore... Thank god there are still companies like WayForward!
     
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    I always like to hear older projects get picked up in some way or fashion...

    (But really, I'd prefer that Gauntlet DS to have survived instead [​IMG] )
     
  8. Hadrian
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    Actually these sort or games are popular of Steam, XBLA, Virtual Console/Nintendo Shop and PSN. Plus developers don't seem to mind making them for more advanced handhelds.
     
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    Looks rather fun, will give it a go when it's out.
    And I muted my volume immediately after the video started.
     
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    Yes, it seems like sidescrollers are more emphasised by smaller or indie-teams. Still much appreciated.

    Hopefully this`ll get properly announced.
     
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    this game seems so hard tht the game player was getting kicked all around but nice gameplay. i played aliens for the snes if i am not mistaken and after some time i felt uneasy.
     
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    A difficult game in 2011? There's no such thing!
     
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    Marines? Why is it ALWAYS Marines? They aren't the only military branch, game developers. Stop overusing them. It's lame.
     
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    from the vid it looks more or less unplayable without god mode oO

    well dunno if the one playing just sucks bad but it looks like you have hardly any chance of not getting taken by the opponents attack ...
    good luck for the fans of such games, nothing for me sadly.
     
  15. Hadrian
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    Not seen Aliens then?

    Sometimes I would agree but what else are the gonna fucking do for a game based on a film franchise that featured Colonial Marines doing most of the action?
     
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    No, I haven't seen Aliens.
     
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    Ok well don't comment in the future unless you know what you are talking about.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised to see this getting a release alongside "Aliens: Colonial Marines". Maybe called that too just to get the whole "put it on every console" thing going.

    WayForward usually don't disappoint and this does look pretty good. Hopefully it'll be one of the last few good DS releases coming out.
     

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