Alien Breed 3: Descent PlayStation 3

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4.9

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 3 out of 7

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  1. May 12, 2011
    6
    To flip an old cliché on its head: fans of the series should stay far, far away from the finale of the Alien Breed trilogy, which has been on a downward slide since part one. Once again you're in space, shooting aliens from a top-down perspective, only this time there's glass that can be shattered and the whole game glows slightly orange. Gasp! The claustrophobic atmosphere ofTo flip an old cliché on its head: fans of the series should stay far, far away from the finale of the Alien Breed trilogy, which has been on a downward slide since part one. Once again you're in space, shooting aliens from a top-down perspective, only this time there's glass that can be shattered and the whole game glows slightly orange. Gasp! The claustrophobic atmosphere of impact has been shelved in favour of throwing endless hoards of aliens and busywork at you. Decent, but no improvement on the (now cheaper) earlier games. Expand
  2. Feb 28, 2011
    10
    ok.having played the played the first the first two...does this make my stuff hard...YES! this is a boys series, i'm scared, shooting in all directions hearing stuff, i need it... good trilogy... i would pay more
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64

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 7
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  1. Play UK
    Apr 21, 2011
    61
    Feels as formulaic as ever. [Issue#204, p.97]
  2. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Apr 20, 2011
    60
    Decent, but no improvement on the (now cheaper) earlier games. [May 2011, p.117]
  3. Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    Apr 15, 2011
    70
    Repetitiveness aside, the plot and the action both heat up enough to make it worth pushing through another round of bug stomping--at least one last time. [May 2011, p.87]