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Aliens: Dark Descent is more than an XCOM clone – and feels surprisingly true to the movies

After a 30-minute demo, this is now on my most wanted list. For some reason, despite the fact that I rather like the Alien film franchise and absolutely bloody love the squad-based tactics best exemplified by XCOM, Aliens: Dark Descent wasn’t really on my radar. After a hands-off demo of the game, however, it’s rocketed into my most-anticipated list. In case you missed it, here’s the world premiere trailer for Aliens: Dark Descent. I’m not sure why I wasn’t on board before. It might have been because the Alien franchise has a fairly checkered history in games, and recently also…