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Alien Breed is back

Alien Breed is back

Let me tell about about a time that those of you who are under 20 couldn't know. At the time, the battle was fierce between the Amiga 500 and the Atari ST and Team 17 made Commodore's machine very popular. Among the games they created was Alien Breed, a famous shooter where you had to annihilate waves of aliens and survive a hostile environment. It was in 1991, already 18 years ago. Great news, an Unreal Engine 3 powered remake called Alien Breed Evolution is on its way. You can obviously expect a coop mode and the game will be another download-only title by Team 17. First images inside.

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Commented on 2009-07-09 13:33:57
I really have to revive my A500 RIGHT NOW!!!
Sweet memories...
Commented on 2009-07-09 13:44:00
YESSS! I'm so happy :D
Commented on 2009-07-09 13:45:21
So awesome. Now all i need is a remake of Moon Stone and i'm all set.
Commented on 2009-07-09 14:06:48
Alien Breed IS back? Driftwood?

Looks nice. I might pick this up if it plays like the bad ass original.
Commented on 2009-07-09 14:09:54 In reply to BooMMooB
My bad, I guess I'm a bit sleepy today. :s

Commented on 2009-07-09 14:13:23
nice. It actually looks a lot like the Alien Shooter series now, only better.
(Hopefully it doesn't play much like them)
Commented on 2009-07-09 16:01:52
They don't look like HR Giger's aliens anymore :'(
Commented on 2009-07-09 16:15:04
Looks like a less-number-of-aliens version of Alien Shooter or Shadowgrounds lol.
And before you tell me that this franchize came before the other two, i dont care. =)
Commented on 2009-07-09 16:19:20 In reply to TheFuriousOne
Posted by TheFuriousOne
They don't look like HR Giger's aliens anymore :'(
That's actually an improvement IMO as the Geiger alien is probably the most heavily ripped of creature design ever created.
Commented on 2009-07-09 17:16:31
Posted by munkini
That's actually an improvement IMO as the Geiger alien is probably the most heavily ripped of creature design ever created.
This was one of the best games to use them, I don't know many games that currently ripp off Giger's aliens, perhaps you can provide some examples??
Commented on 2009-07-09 20:02:21
Dual analogue sticks were made for games like this.
Commented on 2009-07-09 21:34:09
Shadowgrounds ftw :) (as I am Finnish..)
Looks very nice.. will probably pick this up eventually... :)
Commented on 2009-07-09 22:53:56
Seems like none remembers the BIG announcement a few years ago: Alienbreed 2k4! That game never came out, hopefully this time Team17 will make their promises come true 8) lol
Commented on 2009-07-10 03:08:21
It's just nice to see Team 17 has survived so long.
I wonder how much of it is still original members
Commented on 2009-07-10 15:14:07

I hope they keep the menu music from Alien Breed 2 (better than 1 IMO).

Oh, Project-X, Walker. Gods, Zool 2 and Apidya would be great games for arcade as well!

God I love the Amiga (still got my 1200 with the Blizzard 030 board and 32mb), it WILL be coming out of the box tonight!
Commented on 2009-07-10 17:23:20
No way. This is too sweet!
Commented on 2009-07-10 22:28:26 In reply to Megido
f*ik yeah dude, Moonstone would be awesome over live!!

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