ShadyPete wrote on Feb 20, 2013, 12:58: i think devs have lost sight of what Alien is all about. why not do something like a survival/escape style game more in line with original film. allow the player to use the environment and available tools to plan and execute their escape. in the original film the crew only had weapons that they created themselves and they didn't know if they would have any effect at all.
mowing down waves of aliens with a pulse rifle effectively neuters what is arguably the most terrifying movie monster of all time.
idk just an idea..
That's exactly what one of the Obsidian devs was talking about at the RpgCodex forum yesterday.