Digital Review

Videogame Review: 'Alien vs. Predator'

Doom-schmoom. When I want forward-scrolling, kill-everything-that-twitches entertainment, I'll stick to the original sources — namely, the Alien series and (to a lesser extent) the Predator movies. Alien vs. Predator is scary enough when you're a lone Marine bumping into nasties at every twist of a dark corridor, but this game ups the creepitude quotient considerably by allowing you to assume the role of either monster. And the attention to detail is terrific — check out the faster scrolling and jangly, grainy display when you're playing the Alien. A

Originally posted Nov 11, 1994 Published in issue #248 Nov 11, 1994 Order article reprints