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Alienation

An isometric shooter set in a science-fiction world, developed Housemaruqe, a Finnish studio that specializes in similar productions. The game takes us to a world of future, in which heavy-armored mercenaries take part in fierce fights against hordes of aliens. Player takes the role of one of them, assigned to one of several available classes, each possessing a different set of skills. We face various enemies as we play, among which – aside from ordinary cannon fodder – are bosses that require you to employ the right tactics. With our progression through the game, we develop the skills of our character and upgrade collected weapons. The gameplay is varied by special collectibles, which provide us with additional information about alien invasion. Aside from the single player mode, Alienation offers a cooperation mode for up to 4 players, where each player can fills a different role in team.

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Alienation

Alienation | PS4

Alienation release date for PS4:

game language:
English

26 April 2016 | Worldwide

26 April 2016 | Europe PAL

26 April 2016 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-4
Game score 2.5 / 10 calculated out of 206 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 7.8 / 10 calculated out of 10 players' votes.  

Alienation for PlayStation 4 is an isometric shooter created by Housemarque studio – a team specializing in exactly this kind of productions (its creations include Resogun, Dead Nation and Super Stardust HD).

Plot and gameplay

The game takes us to a science-fiction setting, in which mercenaries equipped with heavy armor face off against hordes of aliens. In Alienation, we can choose the character class that fits us, and then develop its skills in a way we want. Weapons are customizable in similar way. There is a huge number of guns, which are generally divided into conventional, hybrid, and alien.

Locked and loaded, we are ready to face the hordes of incoming enemies. Aside from ordinary cannon fodder, players will have to deal with special units and bosses, with each of the latter requiring different tactic. To diversify the gameplay, the creators have hidden numerous collectibles throughout the game world, which will reveal more information about alien invasion.

Game modes

Aside from single player mode, Alienation for PlayStation 4 offers a cooperative multiplayer mode for up to four players, where each player is allowed to a fill different role in the team. The game also features the option to view player’s statistics and compare them with those of other players.

Technology

Alienations looks astounding; the locations are filled with details, and the special effects (like explosions and spectacular kills) are a feast for eyes. Additionally, some of the objects in the environment are destructible.