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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #10 on: October 11, 2011, 04:53:05 pm
http://www.giantbomb.com/quick-look-aliens-infestation/17-5037/

-The art in this game I like a lot
-Yeah it's got a nice style to it
-And even though it's all taking place on a giant metal ship, it's not monotonous
-Yeah it seems they kinda find good ways to mix things up

Well, that makes me happy as it was my MO with my background art for my part of the game.

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #11 on: October 12, 2011, 02:20:32 am
WOW, I didn't know there were so many people from Pixelation working on this. I've been eagerly awaiting this since it was announced. Congrats to everyone involved!

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #12 on: October 12, 2011, 09:49:29 am
Sorry for the lateness

Critic Reviews

1UP    A-
D+PAD Magazine    3 out of 5
Eurogamer  8 out of 10
Game Informer    8.25 out of 10
gamrReview    7 out of 10
IGN    10/11/11   8 out of 10
ImpulseGamer    8.3 out of 10
Joystiq            4 out of 5
N-Europe       8 out of 10
NGamer UK       80 out of 100
Nintendo Life    8 out of 10
Nintendo Power   8 out of 10
NZGamer       6 out of 10
Official Nintendo Magazine UK    82 out of 100
PALGN       7 out of 10

http://www.gamefaqs.com/ds/636598-aliens-infestation/critic   <-- list and links of the reviews

Sample review
http://www.1up.com/reviews/review-aliens-infestation-isnt-perfect-essential-ds

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #13 on: October 12, 2011, 01:56:00 pm
Thanks!

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #14 on: October 13, 2011, 08:19:32 am
This looks incredible. I guess you can't go wrong with a team like that.

I'm having trouble finding any raw unfiltered screens, all jpegs. If anyone happens to come across some please do share.

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #15 on: October 13, 2011, 01:42:45 pm
Congratulations, guys. The artwork looks pretty awesome, and it seems to be reviewing pretty well. Hopefully it sells as good as it looks! =)

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #16 on: October 13, 2011, 09:05:47 pm
Can't wait to play this! It really looks like the kind of game I dreamed up after seeing Aliens and subsequently became obsessed with it. Congrats to everyone involved!

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #17 on: October 13, 2011, 10:53:59 pm
by Helm:

Helm did most of the Sulaco, which I think is probably also the biggest area in the game. This is but a fragment of what he did, but I do not have more.






by Vedsten:

LV-426 interior (Helm made the lineart for it.)


by Jawsh:



by me:

I made the interiors for some research facility in space (this is just a few of the locations in it, there is quite a bit more, also those doors and elevator shafts are by Helm, I just recoloured them to fit into my locations better.)




These 2 all share the same 1024 tiles it is I think. Or might be twice that. Not sure. Not too many anyway, which is why it is not super detailed since it is quite a large area.





Bit of LV-426 of which I made the outside graphics (Jawsh made the far background and Vedsten the interiors)



Also keep in mind that these graphics were made 2008 - early 2009, so they are not up to scratch with our current skills. I know I would do a lot of stuff different looking at my gfx for it. But it still looks alright and it was good fun and I am just glad this finally came out.

Also I do not know if this is how the stuff looks in game or if they edited it a bit more at WF, these are all gfx how I sent them or what I got from Helm, or WF in the case of Vedsten's and Jawsh's stuff.
« Last Edit: April 16, 2012, 03:24:03 pm by ptoing »
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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #18 on: October 13, 2011, 11:13:55 pm
I knew the door was partly or mostly Helm's work. Lots of screenshots online feature that location. Helm's style seems to favor more imaginative palettes and lots of texture and speculars, whereas ptoing seems to go for a more unified palette with flat surfaces and chiseled shapes.

Jawsh's sprites are terrific and Vedsten's background is real moody.

Great stuff guys!!

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Re: Aliens: Infestation (DS)

Reply #19 on: October 13, 2011, 11:24:04 pm
Here's some more.



I like the lighting here



Have I mentioned how much I dig flashback?




I like bio scanners.



And storage compartments.



Though the best are toilets.



Here's some showers.


blu, I enjoyed the idea of a spaceship that doesn't look all_the_same even if it meant doing more tilework to get it like that. For metroidvania games, visual landmarks are really important. It makes a nice change when you get down to the planet map which is all Cameron Aliens style blue and moody.

The best pixel art work on this game is easily by Vedsten imo, but that's the usual, he's world class.