Alien Hominid

rated 4.17 / 5 stars
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Action - Shooter - Run 'n Gun

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Aug 7, 2002 | 9:21 PM EDT
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Alien Hominid HD is now available on Xbox 360 Live Arcade! Go try it and buy it!

Your UFO has crash landed, and the FBI is out to get you! Time to take them out!

Programming by Tom Fulp of!
Art by Dan Paladin!

Use the arrows to run around and aim your gun. The 'a' key shoots and the 's' key jumps. When jumping over an enemy, press DOWN and 's' to do a freak attack!

* You can ride enemy heads past roadblocks. they can run right through while they are freaking out!

* Eat enemy skulls in front of other enemies while on their shoulders -- their friend's reaction will give you a free cheapshot!

* If all else fails, you can try crawling your way to the end like the scum you are! haha

8/20/02 UPDATE:
Fixed grenade / Freak Attack Glitch
Fixed CAPS LOCK issues
Removed first grenade guy (now just 1)
Added first level intro cinema!



Rated 0 / 5 stars

FUCK ! this gamer is too hard !


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Dude This is fucking classic!!!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

played this 10 years ago and still love it today. Just the right amount of challenge to keep you clicking start again and again.


Rated 5 / 5 stars



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

A Run 'n gun, street fighter-esque game that isn't just about button spamming. I might be nostalgia-biased but this game still lives up to today's standards. Great fun! Technique, skill and patience will get you far in this game.
Even though you might die a lot it still feels solid and fair because you have good control of your character.
The game is very unforgiving, though, and it is really upsetting to have to do "that stupid part" over and over again. That is the difficulty that is lacking in today's games and is very apparent in this one.
Great design choices in the characters (It's nice to see that DanPaladin's art has improved a lot since this but his style is still pretty much the same) and the colors are very uplifting.
The biggest downside (which might be seen as an upside by some) is that you are instantly thrown into it. It has a very steep learning curve which might put some people off.

Overall: Still a great game for newcomers and nostalgics alike.

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