Heart Of The Alien
Platform: Sega CD
If you thought Out of This World ended in a strange way, here's the rest of the story. Heart of the Alien contains both Out of This World and its sequel. Heart of the Alien, however, is put together quite as well as the original. The cinemas are the best ever, but the game's control really needs help. If you can get past that, it looks really good (although the color limitations really hurt it) and sounds nice too.
I've been waiting for this one and I'm happy to say it's fantastic! The cinemas, animation and music are all top-notch. It's cool to see that the roles are reversed and now you get to play as the alien. The control is a little sluggish in some scenes, but in this case, it doesn't hamper the game play one bit. Heart of the Alien isn't overly complicated, but it won't be beaten very quickly. A Sega CD must-buy.
Heart of the Alien continues the classic, sci-fi fantasy adventure with all-new realms to explore. I know that cinemas don't make the game, but the ones in this game are really cool! Even though the graphics are mostly comprised of polygons, you overlook it because the game is put together well from the story to the music to the game play and to the various puzzle-like scenes. Chalk this up for one to buy.
It's pretty much the same as the computer version, but that's not a bad thing. The graphics are indicative of the scene, and they aren't the main focus. Where the game excels is in the game play and the puzzle-like quality of getting past each segment. There is also a lot of action involving jumping and fighting, but its overall appeal is in its ability to solve the situations and watch the story unfold. A great sequel to OOTW.