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Edited by rcath

Often I dont enjoy the EX quick looks, it seems like the guys hold back and bit, rightly so, and they can be a bit boring when compared to the normal QL.

Posted by tescovee


Posted by I_am_Lono

Never really been a fan of QL EX.

Posted by Delusionallogic

Meh, at least the developers are actually funny in in this EX...

Posted by kycinematic

@I_am_Lono said:

Never really been a fan of QL EX.

Did you even watch it? The developers came off as good dudes and the game looks great...

Posted by kerse

rts+fps seems real interesting

Posted by kollay

Loved NS1, and it looks like I will love NS2, as well.

Posted by mrfluke

@kycinematic said:

@I_am_Lono said:

Never really been a fan of QL EX.

Did you even watch it? The developers came off as good dudes and the game looks great...

good to hear they werent robots, will take a look at this then

Posted by core1065

I loved NS since it started. Been playing NS2, lots of fun.

Posted by plop1920

ns1 was awesome

Posted by mrsmiley

The devs were great in this QL, you guys should give it a chance. This game looks crazy, and I love the idea of mixing RTS and FPS. It seems like the pace is a bit fast though, like Unreal Tournament craziness. Also, it seems like when your an alien you're just rushing guys while spamming attack to hopefully kill something.

Posted by poheroe

new ideas sounds like a good idea!

Posted by Bummey

@rcath said:

WTF is this game?

If you have to ask..

Posted by froesti


Posted by JayCee

@mrsmiley: and also lots and lots of jumping. ALWAYS BE JUMPING!

Posted by Dingobloo

I've been playing this since the alpha and it's come such a long long way, awesome game, and a great story behind it as well.

Posted by CaptainJudaism

Loved the original NS. Just wish I pre-ordered this game ages ago so I could have gotten into the alpha/beta. Oh well, a few more days then I finally get to pick up the Lerk once more!

Just wish the Onos still had the ability to eat marines. I loved that ability.

Posted by n0nametaz

This game looks pretty awesome. It Looks way cooler than aliens vs marines.

Posted by indure

It's sad, that this was a EX Quicklook only because this is one of the few I've seen that has gameplay mechanics complex enough I can't figure out from just watching the gameplay. I could only understand a fraction of what was being shown and it would of been nice if what was happening on screen was actually explained, not the company's history (although that was interesting).

Posted by TheBrainninja

Those dudes seem pretty cool, and that seemed like a good demo. I'd seen a little bit of it before, but never really understood what it was about - I didn't even realize there was an RTS component. I might check it out if I find myself flush with cash!

Posted by RetroVirus

I actually pre-ordered this game about 2 years ago from a recommendation from the then Listen Up! podcast. It's actually really deep if you spend the time to get into it.

Posted by impartialgecko

Man this is fast. I doubt whether I'd be able to process the speed of movement.

Posted by glyn


Posted by MysteriousFawx

Eyes inside the mouth...and you thought biting the inside of your cheek was a bitch...

Posted by Treemoss
Posted by DrGreatJob

It isn't as tough as you think. You get a pretty good feel for the movement speed of the aliens pretty quickly. It might be hard to tell since all of the voices were muted, but there is an incredible amount of strategy that can be put behind this game to push it one way or the other. I've played this game for about 40 hours, and I can honestly say that the majority of the matches have never been the same.

This game is utterly fantastic and I hope that you guys give it a chance. It's only $25, and you're guaranteed to get at minimum 25 hours of playtime from it, more likely to be a hundred hours or more. It's a deep, fulfilling RTS/FPS hybrid. This game does something new, and it does it very well. These guys are awesome, this game is awesome, support indie devs!

Posted by Doskias

Never played NS1, but this looks seven kinds of rad.

Edited by mpgeist

It's cool that Joey is there, but why was Joey there? Edit: Nevermind, they explain it about 10 minutes in.

Posted by outerabiz

this looks great

Posted by TheSouthernDandy

I remember playing the first one a few times, seemed rad. This is looking great so far and these guy seem like pretty cool dudes. If there's a mac version I'm gonna pick this up.

Edited by ripelivejam

something about mixing multiplayer FPS and RTS kind of irks me. i'm guessing it's that there's nothing to keep you from just ignoring the leader/commander's orders and just doing your own thing, rendering that position useless. or, probably worse, having a poor commander who leads everyone to their deaths. either way seems like there's quite a bit of disconnect (at work right now so not able to watch the QL, so ignore this if it sounds completely ignorant...).

also: bradbeard is a beast unto himself

Posted by Levio

This game looks rad. An fps that actually requires strategy and not just headshots? Sign me up.

Posted by thebeastwithtwobacks

everything needs more joey

Posted by ALavaPenguin

EX generally I don't like as much as normal quick looks but this one I really liked. I think they are good to have the ex ones though don't get me wrong ^_^

Posted by das9000

This looks really cool

Posted by rafoXxX

@Treemoss: Tremulous "ripped off" NS1.

Posted by thebigJ_A

The thing they did was TotalBiscuit was good, too. I like these dudes, though I'll not be buying the game. I'm just not into pure multiplayer.

Posted by BlackSymbiote

This looks really cool.

Posted by courage_wolf

So, how long until someone makes a Space Hulk mod for this?

Posted by D_W

This game seems awesome, though I doubt I'll ever have the time to get into it.

Posted by envane


Posted by Sammo21


To be fair, when their jobs can be made or broken by those previews, can you really blame a developer for not being reserved and, dare I say it...professional?

Posted by mrpandaman

This game looks really awesome, I hope this really takes off.

Posted by Andy_117

Love this guy's Aussie accent. I mean, I'm Australian, but hearing an Aussie amid the American tones of the Giant Bomb crew is somewhat refreshing. Like it's bringing Giant Bomb closer to home.

Or maybe I'm just a goddamn racist.

Posted by wjb

Has Joey always brought the gun show with him?

I don't frequent Tested, so I miss him. Very easy on the eyes.

Posted by Camsampbell

@Andy_117: I had the opposite reaction: he's got a really nasal (almost, but not quite, bogan) accent that I find horribly irritating even amongst other Australians. The contrast with American accents just makes it even more grating.

Posted by nmeckelvaney

Holy crap. I didn't know a sequel existed. I'm intrigued. I just figured out what I'm doing with the next 40 minutes of my life.

Posted by Tebbit

That was a great feature! Game looks great too

Posted by Nytrik

Seems rad, actually.

Posted by Mcfart

I was deep into NS1 6 years ago, and my only response to this is: wtf?

Aliens have a commander now? Marine Commander isn't the glue holding the team together? They just distilled the uniqueness of the teams. I'll pay $2.50.