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Aliens Infestation $11.99 for DS, Prime shipping


#1 Yars   I'd buy that for a dollar! CAGiversary!   2844 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago   Has been playing Strider 2
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:13 AM

Amazon has Aliens Infestation for $11.99. It's from a third-party seller but fulfilled by Amazon and qualifies for Prime shipping. The game has a 76 average on Metacritic.

#2 slidecage   Nothing to say CAGiversary!   27078 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:21 AM

Amazon has Aliens Infestation for $11.99. It's from a third-party seller but fulfilled by Amazon and qualifies for Prime shipping. The game has a 76 average on Metacritic.


got a trade vaule of 5 bucks (so 10 at bst buy.) 2 buck rental
WOOOO I STINK

#3 MetalSlugger   time to play the game CAGiversary!   2623 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:21 AM

I've only ever played 2 DS games to completion: Hotel Dusk and this game. You will NOT be disappointed. Not a very challenging game but beautiful, tons of Alien/s references and the permanent death mechanic is genius.

#4 Eldredpe   Disconcerted CAGiversary!   2518 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:33 AM

Great game. Fairly short. Terrible save system.

It autosaves exclusively. I never finished it because my DS died in the middle of one of its save/load points and wiped my progress 80% through.

The games itself is great, though.

#5 chahi   ICU81MI CAGiversary!   123 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:41 AM

I've had this in my Amazon Wishlist for a few months now. The last few days I've noticed 3 third-party sellers have been having a competition over who can sell it cheapest. I told myself that $15 was the "buy it price", but it just keeps dropping. I'll pull the trigger tonight, though. Probably.
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#6 MetalSlugger   time to play the game CAGiversary!   2623 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:46 AM

Great game. Fairly short. Terrible save system.

It autosaves exclusively. I never finished it because my DS died in the middle of one of its save/load points and wiped my progress 80% through.

The games itself is great, though.


1. You can manually save at the computer console in any safe room.

2.The save system was set up with autosaves to make the death mechanic stick. There would be no tension if you could just turn the system off and try again with the same character.
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3. If you were playing a game with autosaves while your DS had the chance of dying, you only have yourself to blame.

#7 beard_of_zeus   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   344 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 02:47 AM

This game is awesome. 12 bucks is a steal. Check it out, ya'll!
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#8 Asgardian   Crazy Ass Game Collector CAGiversary!   884 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 03:05 AM

Wow, looks great, thanks for posting this deal!

Have a good read of the awesome FAQ by AtlanteanMan.
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Come checkout the DAISENRYAKU discussion thread.
Show your support to bring more of this awesome strategy title to North America!


#9 NuclearPorkchop   Herc Mondo's Cousin CAGiversary!   1054 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 03:06 AM

Was worth it at $30 MSRP, worth it at 12. Such a great metroidvania game, and TONS of references to the unused William Gibson Alien3 script to boot!

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#10 scottman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2821 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 03:24 AM

Was $10 at bestbuy a while back. Might still be on the off chance your store still has any.

#11 Caddywompus21   CAGnaut CAGiversary!   638 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 05:01 AM

I got lucky and found one at BB for $10 too. Another excellent game by Wayforward. I still need to finish this one up but I'm really enjoying it so far and I not that interested in the franchise. The permanent death function is pretty creative in this Metroidvaniaish gameplay.

#12 emperordahc  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 05:51 AM

Great game.

#13 henry00x   Chosen One CAGiversary!   1316 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 05:55 AM

never heard of this but ordered off the good recommendation from you guys

#14 radioactivez0r   Up and Atom! CAGiversary!   3896 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:23 AM

Once Chrome stops hating on Amazon, I'll be in for sure.
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#15 rcerboss  

Posted 27 September 2012 - 03:05 PM

Oh man I'll have to check this out. Thanks OP.

well i asked whether you stood behind your opinions and you said "Always" so i offered up the same bet that i gave to Fire Thief. You think the price of the xbox one will drop to $300 + 2 games by end of year? Let's put a bet on it.


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