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  • Summary: Alias is a third-person action adventure containing a unique blend of action and stealth that puts you under fire and under pressure. Whether you're up against the clock or being hunted by the enemy, fighting against the odds or fleeing for your life, the action is relentless. Utilize your incredible spyware and array of disguises to complete the most dangerous covert missions across the globe. Experience all the heart-stopping action and tension of the award winning TV series. [Acclaim] Expand
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. The sound effects and gloriously cheesy lounge music help to complete a decent experience. The game does, however, suffer from a strict linear style, which can make it a little predictable at times. Still, Sydney Bristow remains a nicely realised gaming character with a winning personality.
  2. Better than "Dark Angel" but not nearly as good as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," the TV-to-video-game treatment of Alias amounts to a fairly basic stealth-action title that's likely to appeal mainly to fans of the show and/or Jennifer Garner's digitized bum.
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    Although this game adaptation's take-down-the-arch-criminal plot is trite, the heroine looks so much like Garner - skintight guises and all - that we're ready to back her on recon missions and vicious fire-fights from Saudi Arabia to Hong Kong. [Feb 2004, p.32]
  4. Shoddy enemy A.I. Sometimes you can be standing 20 feet in front of a guard in a well-lit room and remain invisible to him, while other times you may be detected from 50 feet or more while crouching in a dark corner. [Sept 2004, p.60]
  5. Remarkably boring, and even diehard fans of the series are probably better off without it.
  6. There are still too many unpolished aspects and simply not enough challenge to make the game appealing to anyone outside of the most devout Alias audience.
  7. Aside from the TV tie-in, there is nothing in Alias to recommend it over other games of its type. [Sept 2004, p.69]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. AntonioP.
    Jul 30, 2004
    Very good.
  2. JormaP.
    Apr 1, 2004
    This is so cool game!!! I love ALIAS!!
  3. JasonW.
    Jun 17, 2004
    This game is awesome. Love it. You feel like your in the game. A+++++
  4. G.J.
    Aug 26, 2004
    The controls of the game are very bad.
  5. LafemmeTamera
    Jun 20, 2004
    Okay, so it has voice overs from the actual actors, the graphics are pretty good, and Syd and Dixon look like the actual actors (Jack, Marshall, and Vaughn, however, didn't fair so well. This is the only good I can really say of the game (PC at least). The control set-up is absoulutely horrible, the controls don't always work like they should, and the cameras are attrocious! Fighting is way to simple. This game would be great if their had been more effort put into the game other than the look of the game. Only fans of the show will care for this game, and fans who are serious gamers ("evercrack" players don't apply) are only playing it out of loyalty to the show. Expand