The ILG Coint & Plick Awards

Coint & Plick 2010 #71a: Alien Swarm

Posted in 2010, Free Games by trdn89 on April 11, 2011

15 points, 1 vote

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Nhex: Once again proving that Valve knows how to acquire talent, this game brought out the obsession in me for a good chunk of this year. It’s basically a co-op time attack game with very well designed levels and a pretty awful community, likely due to being free. The EXP unlock / prestige system is a little evil, but I damn well know if they ever get around to releasing new weapons or maps I’ll jump back in. It’s a shame this will probably be ignored by Valve, because the effort of design shows, it gets shockingly deep and brutal. And free!


Touching heroics in Alien Swarm

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