The Alien and Predator Discussion Thread (1979-2018)

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There's 12 so pick 6

Alien (1979)
43
18%
Aliens (1986)
44
18%
Predator (1987)
42
17%
Predator 2 (1990)
31
13%
Alien³ (1992)
16
7%
Alien Resurrection (1997)
6
2%
Alien vs. Predator (2004)
22
9%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
5
2%
Predators (2010)
21
9%
Prometheus (2012)
7
3%
Alien Covenant (2017)
5
2%
The Predator (2018)
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The One and Only wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:54 pm Trailer for Marvel Comics' first ALIEN comic.
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That interior art looks so bad. Not every artist can be Simon Bisley or Kilian Plunkett, but this is just laughably bland.

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The skreeonk is wrong with the dude on the left lmao. :lol:
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I think Hunting Grounds is good for what it is (granted I haven't played it in... months) but of what I've played with friends and by myself, it's fun. It's not a "big ultra open world mind blowing experience" but I'm just happy that I got a game that I've been wanting since I got into the franchise: A Friday the 13th type game with Predators and soldiers.

That said, it's pretty skreeonkin ridiculous that they have two separate Arnolds that are nearly the same but you have to pay for both.
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Gigantis wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:29 pm The skreeonk is wrong with the dude on the left lmao. :lol:
The Weyland Android? Bishop?
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_JNavs_ wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:03 pm
Gigantis wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:29 pm The skreeonk is wrong with the dude on the left lmao. :lol:
The Weyland Android? Bishop?
If making him butt ugly was somehow the best they could do to make him distinct and show he was an android.. well, they really could've tried to do better.
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Gigantis wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:22 pm
_JNavs_ wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:03 pm
Gigantis wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:29 pm The skreeonk is wrong with the dude on the left lmao. :lol:
The Weyland Android? Bishop?
If making him butt ugly was somehow the best they could do to make him distinct and show he was an android.. well, they really could've tried to do better.
Is there a particular problem you have with Lance Henriksen's face?
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eabaker wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:45 am

Is there a particular problem you have with Lance Henriksen's face?
It's just so offputting. He looks like he couldn't decide whether or not to be an 60 something year old man or a 30 year old.
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I'd say he looks like he's in his 40s/50s tops? The perfect android vibe.

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_JNavs_ wrote: Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:37 pm Just give me a fully fleshed out Rocksteady Predator: Arkham Knight and I'll be pleased.
So basically a remaster of Concrete Jungle lol
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Maritonic wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:33 am
_JNavs_ wrote: Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:37 pm Just give me a fully fleshed out Rocksteady Predator: Arkham Knight and I'll be pleased.
So basically a remaster of Concrete Jungle lol
I wanted to say that but I figured it'd be a fully fledged reboot at that point :lol:
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_JNavs_ wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:37 am
Maritonic wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:33 am
_JNavs_ wrote: Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:37 pm Just give me a fully fleshed out Rocksteady Predator: Arkham Knight and I'll be pleased.
So basically a remaster of Concrete Jungle lol
I wanted to say that but I figured it'd be a fully fledged reboot at that point :lol:
Nah I mean, I'd say Concrete Jungle is still the definitive Predator game. Add a bit more customization, open the world up a little more, maybe a few more "open world" levels to it and you'd perfect it.
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Maritonic wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:39 am
_JNavs_ wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:37 am
Maritonic wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:33 am

So basically a remaster of Concrete Jungle lol
I wanted to say that but I figured it'd be a fully fledged reboot at that point :lol:
Nah I mean, I'd say Concrete Jungle is still the definitive Predator game. Add a bit more customization, open the world up a little more, maybe a few more "open world" levels to it and you'd perfect it.
True, though honestly the possibilities for world maps and skills would be endless for a character like the Predator.

They could follow the story of the Golden Angel Elder from Predator 2, have his origin play similar to AC Black Flag.

Maybe a young Predator crash lands in NYC during the Christmas season.

A Predator wants to earn a few high ranking Shogun skulls during the age of the Samurai, so he has to fight his way through Japan, ala Ghost of Tsushima.

There's just so much potential in an Open-world game series for the franchise.
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Every time I go to sell my PS2 I can't do it for two reasons: Predator Concrete Jungle and Silent Hill 2 & 3. I love CJ and a new updated Predator sandbox game could easily work. No game has done the Predator better. Its so fun to play the first few levels of the game after the Predator is 100% tricked out with all his armor and gadgets. It feels like the movies
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I say give it back to the creators. Disney isn't touching horror sci-fi, they don't know the first thing about the genre.
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Disney won't give up. They're fully invested, obviously.

If they don't win outright, best case is them making a deal to allow them to be involved, directly or indirectly.
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_JNavs_ wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:32 pm I say give it back to the creators. Disney isn't touching horror sci-fi, they don't know the first thing about the genre.
They don't know anything about their own genre either if the live action Mulan is anything to go by.
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All right alittle hot take: I felt that Alien Isolation (2014) is more of an Alien (1979) sequel then Aliens (1986), even though I love both movies, but I felt that Alien Isolation did a better job being a sequel, my reasoning is that it continue with the horror elements from the first movie, don’t get me wrong, Aliens (1986) did had some horror elements in the movie it just wasn’t as much as the first, where in Alien Isolation has the same or more than the first, simply because it put Amanda Ripley in a position of helplessness more then the Marines or even the crew of the Nostromo for that matter, because you go out you’re find items that can help you on your journey alone, and the Xenomorph, a threat that is simply unkillable, pretty damn smart, and better yet not alone, you got hostile people which we can all agree that aren’t really that scary, they just go down with one bullet, but uncanny androids makes up with that, pretty much the second scariest thing in the game besides the Xenomoprh itself, Plus the story did A better job explaining what happened to Amanda Ripley than the Theatrical cut Aliens, which is kind of unfair since this game that the main character is Amanda Ripley, then being brushoff in the Theatrical cut, granted that the Extended cut did explain what happened to her in a scene where Ellen Ripley found out that she died of old age which is heartbreaking to say the least and Would actually explain why she took care of Newt, but hey that’s just my take if there is any problem that you have with this post please do criticize me
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_JNavs_ wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:32 pm I say give it back to the creators. Disney isn't touching horror sci-fi, they don't know the first thing about the genre.
I disagree, The Last Jedi and Rise of Skywalker were the scariest things I've ever seen.
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Sometimes I wonder whether or not this franchise is doomed, as heartbreaking as it is for me to think that.
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