'Alien Breed 3: Descent' Review. I would like to thank Team17 for this game and letting me publish this video. It doesn't break new ground, but is a great addition to the Xbox Live Arcade or PSN. By D'Marcus Beatty. The game does almost nothing new compared to the previous titles and doesn't stand out. The graphics in the physical game were no different than the previous Alien Breeds, and made use of the Unreal engine. Alien Breed™ 3: Descent is the final explosive chapter in the Alien Breed™ series, and is a science fiction arcade-shooter with an epic story, swarms of highly intelligent alien enemies, high-impact weapons and stunning environments, developed using Epic Games' Unreal® Engine 3. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review. While there isn't much in the way of innovation, Descent is a great mindless shooter to kill in a weekend or with a friend. Luckily for the Xbox Live version there is an option to play locally (split screen), and of course friendly fire still a concern. The gameplay in Alien Breed 3: Descent consists of shooting aliens while avoiding broken power grids, random fire spouts and more aliens. The game does almost nothing new compared to the previous titles and doesn't stand out. The 14 year wait since alien breed was first introduced proves that some gaming styles don't age well and it feels as though it should have stayed in the 90's. Xbox 360 | PC. Alien Breed 3: Descent tops off Team17’s revival fittingly enough. Gameplay is viewed from an isometric viewpoint, placing the player at a three-quarters perspective above Conrad a la Diablo. Alien Breed 3: Descent tops off Team17’s revival fittingly enough. Alien Breed 3: Descent is the last installment in the Alien Breed series. With Alien Breed 3: Descent, gamers can fight to the conclusion of the latest trilogy. Repetitive, no real new elements apart water everywhere, Alien Breed 3: Descent doesn't manage to get as good as the others, as you're always seeing the same rooms over and over. 2010-12-15 14:04 To those who enjoy the overhead arcade shooter style, this may be fulfilling. Alien Breed 3: Descent (PC) Review - PAGE 1 Sean Ridgeley - Thursday, November 25th, 2010 Like Share. The game visuals are rendered using the Unreal 3 Engine, meaning the graphics are remarkably well done. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review. An annoying physics issue introduced in Alien Breed 3 leads to a lot of frustration. The game does almost nothing new compared to the previous titles and doesn't stand out. The camera can be rotated using the bumper buttons, giving you and Conrad the best view of the action. Though the story has concluded, it was an unsavory journey to the finish line. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review Team 17 bring us the latest installment in the Alien Breed franchise, with Alien Breed: Descent. Gameplay is viewed from an isometric viewpoint, placing the player at a three-quarters perspective above Conrad a la Diablo. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review By Martin Baker Published April 22, 2011 at 12:32 pm ; Games. However, if you can't get enough of shooting up aliens old school style, then Alien Breed 3: Descent … Will it provide the final piece in the puzzle? Xbox 360 | PC. It’s atmospheric, lengthy and ultimately enjoyable though it does little to build upon its heritage, either of the 1991 original or the two games preceding it. Alien Breed 3: Descent is the last in the trilogy chronicling the saga of the Conrad, the engineer on the unlucky space ship Leopold that crashed into the even more … While the story behind Alien Breed is interesting, much of the game is spent killing endless waves of aliens, then holding down a button (the same button each time) to activate a computer, elevator or other random electronic device. 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While there isn't much in the way of innovation, Descent is a great mindless shooter to kill in a weekend or with a friend. Conrad is a very basic character with only a little back history, beyond how he loves to blow things up or shoot aliens. Alien Breed™ 3: Descent is the final explosive chapter in the Alien Breed™ series, and is a science fiction arcade-shooter with an epic story, swarms of alien enemies, high … Despite its repetitive gameplay, Alien Breed 3: Descent is solid. Despite its repetitive gameplay, Alien Breed 3: Descent is solid. Sure, there appears to be a lot going against Alien Breed 3: Descent, but that may be due to how quickly this chapter was released after the previous. It's time to wrap the Alien Breed series up, and boy have things gotten rather twisted. While the story arc is good, the quality doesn't quite match up to a retail game. If there were more weapons, aliens, and missions then Alien Breed could have been a better game. Descent is a game so lacking in engagement and so generally dull, that it felt like a chore to play. A one-stop shop for all things video games. CCC Freelance Writer While we enjoyed the past titles, gameplay was relatively shallow in places, hence we were hoping Descent would treat us to some epic set-pieces along with more of the same. With Alien Breed 3: Descent, gamers can fight to the conclusion of the latest trilogy. Overall Alien Breed 3: Descent was an average game, but concluded the trilogy properly. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review. 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This was a common issue found in Alien Breed 2: Assault, but luckily it was reduced slightly. Much like Alien Breed 2: Assault we find our hero Conrad trapped in a spacecraft, battling through waves of aliens for his survival. Alien Breed 3: Descent The final chapter in Team 17's new Alien Breed series is here. The Alien Breed trilogy has finally come to an end as the last chapter, Alien Breed 3: Descent, gives closure to the mysterious alien invasion. Yakuza: Like a Dragon: Where To Find All 10 Cats, Deathloop May Lay the Groundwork for Dishonored 3, Bugsnax: How to Save All Grumpuses and Get the Survivor Trophy. Playscore of Alien Breed 3: Descent on PC, based on critic and gamer review scores. For 800 Microsoft Points it’s hard to quibble at what’s a sturdy if unimaginative old school shooter, but its stubborn faith in the original template only goes to show how far we've come. Descent is the third in a trilogy of games resurrecting the 1991 classic Alien Breed, a … With Alien Breed 3: Descent, gamers can fight to the conclusion of the latest trilogy. System: Xbox 360, PC, PS3: Dev: Team17: Pub: Team17: Release: November 17, 2010: Players: 1-2: Screen Resolution: 480p-720p: The sound in this game is spot on, with great sound effects as Conrad moves about the space station. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Conrad is back fighting familiar nasties in a familiar setting, as Alien Breed 3: Descent attempts to go out all guns blazing. For the amount of content provided in the Alien Breed series the cost can be justified, but there is not much replayability available. When a game has a sequel, generally there is an expectation of improved gameplay, weapons and other features based upon what customers have stated. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review By Adam Ma on December 6, 2010 By now, anyone who has played the two previous chapters in the Alien Breed series should know what they're getting themselves into. Sadly there were no other improvements and trying to find a co-op game online was a chore. During certain situations, like when fighting the queen alien, Conrad will get stuck and the physics issue drastically reduces the area for avoiding attacks. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Christofer reviews the downloadable shooter. Cutscenes in general were relatively bland, especially the comic style scenes that explained what Conrad was doing on the ship. There was a slight change in the environment though, as you finally get to travel outside of the ship. Each time one of the devices is activated, you also have to watch a cutscene, which does little to move the story along. On the other hand there is very little to keep you hooked in the game. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. When games like Alien Breed 3 come along, this isn’t quite the case. With Alien Breed 3: Descent, gamers can fight to the conclusion of the latest trilogy. Alien Breed 3: Descent is the last installment in the Alien Breed series. Each installment of the series was only $10, for a total of $30. Alien Breed 3: Descent is a game that disappears between all of the other shooters. Repetitive, no real new elements apart water everywhere, Alien Breed 3: Descent doesn't manage to get as good as the others, as you're always seeing the same rooms over and over. However, if you can't get enough of shooting up aliens old school style, then Alien Breed 3: Descent … Alien Breed 3: Descent is a 3rd person shooter in which players assume the role of a soldier battling aliens aboard a stranded space station. Much of the game takes place in the failing ship that has crash-landed into a melting ice planet though, which means Conrad will be trekking through a lot of water. Elliot Volkman is the editor for Play This magazine, and a social media addict. Xbox 360 | PC System: PC, X360, PS3: Dev: Team17: Pub: Team17: Release: November 17, 2010: Players: 1-2: Screen Resolution: 480p-720p: The sound in this game is spot on, with great sound effects as Conrad moves about the space station. For Alien Breed 3 it appears Team17 only reduced the amount of meaningless cut scenes and fixed the melee attack. Certain small boxes now impede movement, so rather than simply moving a very small box out of the way it deters Conrad. For those who were enjoying the story, this final chapter will be a welcome addition. For more casual players though, there is not a lot to work with. Alien Breed 3: Descent is a game that disappears between all of the other shooters. It doesn't break new ground, but is a great addition to the Xbox Live Arcade or PSN. In fact, the game is so much like the second one, it was sort of a let down. System: Xbox 360, PC, PS3: Dev: Team17: Pub: Team17: Release: November 17, 2010: Players: 1-2: Screen Resolution: 480p-720p: The sound in this game is spot on, with great sound effects as Conrad moves about the space station. The final chapter in the Alien Breed trilogy has been released, and continues to serve an onslaught of aliens. Though the story has concluded, it … Alien Breed 3: Descent is a game that disappears between all of the other shooters. Alien Breed 3: Descent Review. With Alien Breed 3: Descent, gamers can fight to the conclusion of the latest trilogy. Alien Breed 3: Descent is currently available on Xbox Live arcade for 800 Microsoft Points, Steam for $9.99 and PS3 at a later date. The camera can be rotated using the bumper buttons, giving you and Conrad the best view of the action. 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