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Title: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on May 18, 2010, 11:08:12 PM
I thought it was a good game; it had a good storyline, good gameplay, and was loads of fun.  Why do people think it was so bad?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Puks on May 19, 2010, 12:37:13 AM
http://www.gamerankings.com/ps2/920520-predator-concrete-jungle/index.html
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The Ghoul on May 19, 2010, 04:40:43 PM
I liked the game all except for the alien missions. One why would aliens be in a predator game? If they were in it, it should of been AVP. Also those missions were a fricken pain in the *ss, But other then that I enjoyed it.

Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV-2501 on Jun 15, 2010, 11:55:54 AM
The Predator have an amazing render but the other characters are in made in simple ugly 3D.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Vecrotus on Jun 15, 2010, 09:35:44 PM
I think that sums up to one thing: poor graphics. They should remake this game again, you know to help promote the release the new Predators film with improved systems, storyline, controls and graphics like the one in the new AVP game. Just a thought.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: blackheart402963 on Jun 26, 2010, 04:31:15 AM
I personally enjoyed the game, but I didn't like some of the parts.
The storyline was ok, I mean the whole thing about the predator's blood, I for some reason thought that was kinda stupid. And I hated the camera in this game. Personally they should make a predator only game like this, just in first person.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: specter on Jul 05, 2010, 07:37:55 PM
Quote from: Vecrotus on Jun 15, 2010, 09:35:44 PM
I think that sums up to one thing: poor graphics. They should remake this game again, you know to help promote the release the new Predators film with improved systems, storyline, controls and graphics like the one in the new AVP game. Just a thought.

Its not really a remake then, is it?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Vecrotus on Jul 05, 2010, 09:28:05 PM
Why won't it be? They'll still be following the basic plot. Just making a few tweaks here and there.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: NikTh on Jul 10, 2010, 11:26:22 AM
Been trying to get my hands on it for a quite some time now...

But yeah, it's all bad reviews hahah... But then again, so has every pred/alien/avp game!  ;)

Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: FUZION PREDATOR on Jul 10, 2010, 07:47:21 PM
I love so much this game .

What a surprise when the xeno  mission comes up , i was like "oh my god that's so cool".

You kill them 10 by 10 and they just keep coming  :o sweet and nervious at the same time.
If you want to unlock the city hunter (Predator 2) skin ,you have to  kill 97 xeno (it's been a long time so i'm not sure)
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Huntsman on Jul 12, 2010, 12:09:31 PM
I like the game quite a bit. I'm playing through it again now, actually. First time in a long time, and it still holds up well.

I played it often upon release, completed the game completely with all upgrades - and later the game froze and I lost all of my progress. I had to in turn complete the game again and reclaim the upgrades. It tested my patience, but I had to do it out of honour.

I enjoyed the story, and find that to be the best aspect of the game. It is not often that we are treated to new Predator material, so I naturally took it all in and enjoyed it.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Ultimate Hunter on Jul 20, 2010, 01:20:41 AM
Ordered this today off ebay ;D I'm taking your guys word for it, that it isn't as bad as the critics say. Hell it's just about the only Alien/Predator game I don't have.
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Post by: Solace on Jul 20, 2010, 01:41:41 AM
I loved it.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Quick N Slick on Jul 22, 2010, 05:25:32 AM
The camera was just about the worst thing I've ever seen on a game, LOL, but the storyline is terrific --- I wish it were the basis for a Predator film. Probably expensive & difficult to remain faithful to, but it was absolutely the best aspect of the game.

There were other positive elements, & no way, no how is it as bad as the critics suggest. The gore is worthy of the franchise's roots, the vision modes are an outstanding feature, long list of weapons. It wasn't a great game, but it certainly wasn't a terrible one.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Stalker on Jul 22, 2010, 12:17:51 PM
Quote from: Quick N Slick on Jul 22, 2010, 05:25:32 AM
the storyline is terrific --- I wish it were the basis for a Predator film. Probably expensive & difficult to remain faithful to, but it was absolutely the best aspect of the game.

Personally, I thought the storyline was the single worst thing about the game. Period.


So humans somehow steal alien technology from a city that has been blown to smithereens, then make laser guns & flying cars out of it. A disgraced predator just chills out in exile for 100 years before coming back to Earth to wipe out the local crack heads & hookers. Along the way, he fights giant robots, bad bloods & Samurais, then the villian gene-splices himself with predator DNA turning himself into a freak abomination...



Purrleease. It's worse than something a 5 year old would write. I can't believe they even green lit this game with such a laughable storyline to begin with.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Quick N Slick on Jul 23, 2010, 05:19:11 AM
Anyone can be facetious about anything. That is not criticism ::)
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Post by: PREDATOR1125 on Jul 24, 2010, 05:02:22 PM
They couldn't beat it hahaha. Maybe that's why they didn't like it
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 12:42:42 PM
I liked the game, until again my house got robbed in 2008, and fair enough I bought a replacement from the same Ebay store that sold me AVP: Extinction.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: AcidGlow on Jul 26, 2010, 02:02:05 PM
Quote from: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 12:42:42 PM
I bought a replacement from the same Ebay store that sold me AVP: Extinction.

They should've gave you Extinction for free..  :P
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 02:34:32 PM
Quote from: AcidGlow on Jul 26, 2010, 02:02:05 PM
Quote from: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 12:42:42 PM
I bought a replacement from the same Ebay store that sold me AVP: Extinction.

They should've gave you Extinction for free..  :P

Sucks, oh well I guess they need to make money somewhere and these games are hard to find nowadays.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on Aug 06, 2010, 05:06:52 PM
Quote from: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 02:34:32 PM
Quote from: AcidGlow on Jul 26, 2010, 02:02:05 PM
Quote from: Jon4Nin on Jul 26, 2010, 12:42:42 PM
I bought a replacement from the same Ebay store that sold me AVP: Extinction.

They should've gave you Extinction for free..  :P

Sucks, oh well I guess they need to make money somewhere and these games are hard to find nowadays.

You're telling me.  I couldn't find a new copy of either game on ebay at all and if I did, it was outrageously expensive. :(
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: LLIT on Aug 11, 2010, 09:10:33 PM
I'm playing it right now. The story line is OK. I do love the gameplay though. I prefer 3rd person to 1st any day. Not having peripheral vision in 1st person drives me crazy! I'd love to see a sequel!
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Quick N Slick on Aug 12, 2010, 01:56:19 AM
IMO, the vision modes, their strengths & weaknesses, & the analyses they can do on your rivals is arguably the best feature of gameplay. A lot can be said for the variety of kills & imaginative executions, though.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on Aug 12, 2010, 04:31:23 PM
It's one of the best 3rd person games I've played.  Wouldn't mind a sequel.  I think the executions were one of the best features of the game. :)
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Quick N Slick on Aug 13, 2010, 04:51:07 AM
Quote from: predxeno on Aug 12, 2010, 04:31:23 PM
It's one of the best 3rd person games I've played.  Wouldn't mind a sequel.  I think the executions were one of the best features of the game. :)

Question is, would a sequel follow Scarface (ala Riddick in the sequel to Pitch Black), or follow Lucretia & the Weyland-Yutani merger, & their interactions with other Preds?

I don't think there's really a scenario where you could incorporate both ends here. Either you go in one direction, following Scarface to other worlds, or you start as a new Pred altogether, battling Lucretia as the new MOTHER, & essentially do the whole thing all over again, with different technology & foes.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: ChanceVance on Aug 13, 2010, 11:17:21 AM
I quite enjoyed the game and liked the way you could change costumes.Also liked the inlclusion of the Naginata
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Quick N Slick on Aug 13, 2010, 12:50:40 PM
Quote from: ChanceVance on Aug 13, 2010, 11:17:21 AM
I quite enjoyed the game and liked the way you could change costumes.Also liked the inlclusion of the Naginata

They the Yakuza fellas?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: 2to1 on Aug 14, 2010, 11:41:53 PM


Question is, would a sequel follow Scarface (ala Riddick in the sequel to Pitch Black), or follow Lucretia & the Weyland-Yutani merger, & their interactions with other Preds?

I don't think there's really a scenario where you could incorporate both ends here. Either you go in one direction, following Scarface to other worlds, or you start as a new Pred altogether, battling Lucretia as the new MOTHER, & essentially do the whole thing all over again, with different technology & foes.
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I had a storyline idea much like the 2nd scenario except it was more of an open world. Basically, Weyland-Yutani somehow got access to Hunter's experiments somehow and decided to use Lucretia for a soldier experiment in order for humans to successfully obtain Xenomorphs without harm. I had Scarface as your Elder in the clan and it took place shortly after Alien 3. I had started some creature ideas for the Predator to hunt. In order to progress in the storyline, you had to do a number of hunts in order to gain experience.

I had the idea somewhere, I should post it up sometime. It would involve different hunts besides just humans and Aliens.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: gta_fan28 on Sep 02, 2011, 03:20:21 AM
As big predator fan, this game so far the best solo predator game I've ever played despite on some minor issue.The game has a lot potential if other developer made this game like R* games. And for those who hate and criticize the game, we don't blame them cause first maybe their not Predator fans and to be honest the control was kind of hard at first.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jan 21, 2012, 04:02:23 AM
For Xmas I found a copy of this game at a local GameSpot. It's pretty fun and I love how the game works. My favorite part is when you kill a main boss you rip out their spines. You can't beat that. Right now I'm on a level that's bugging me though. It involves me following a spanish drug dealer where he's hanging out with a bunch of whores with guns. And you can't use your cloaking device because it's being jammed by a satellite. And I keep getting caught by the prostitutes. Which is pretty funny I must say.

But what I've played so far is very fun and cool. To bad the game didn't do that well.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Edvin on Jan 21, 2012, 10:26:13 PM
only does it not rape the canon, and not only did it make me leave the franchise for years, i didnty play videogames for years, because this game was the worst game, i have ever played. it is an insult to my role as a fan of the predator-franchise and lore, and me as a gamer.

The game has awful missions, piss-poor AI, stupid story, worthless design, and even worse Game-design, but the wost of all is the controls. i dont want to play my ps2 anymore,because it reminds me of that awful game.

i didnt even sell it. i effin threw it out.

writing this made me sad. this is what i have against the game.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jan 22, 2012, 03:16:25 AM
Quote from: Edvin on Jan 21, 2012, 10:26:13 PM
only does it not rape the canon, and not only did it make me leave the franchise for years, i didnty play videogames for years, because this game was the worst game, i have ever played. it is an insult to my role as a fan of the predator-franchise and lore, and me as a gamer.

The game has awful missions, piss-poor AI, stupid story, worthless design, and even worse Game-design, but the wost of all is the controls. i dont want to play my ps2 anymore,because it reminds me of that awful game.

i didnt even sell it. i effin threw it out.

writing this made me sad. this is what i have against the game.

Curious to know how it rapes the cannon? I haven't finished the game so I'm a little lost there.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Crazy Rich on Jan 22, 2012, 03:33:08 AM
I don't remember the video games being officially recognized as canon anyway whether it rapes or not, it's just a fun video game.

I loved the game, I eventually got good enough to play on the hardest difficulty with no upgrades effortlessly. My only beaf with it was the alien levels. I love aliens, probably more than predators, but this a Predator title not an AvP one, it's like they ran out of ideas for new enemies or something. Perhaps the graphics could have been better but I'm not really bothered by it at all.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on Jan 22, 2012, 03:56:31 AM
What I have against this game now is the practical impossibility of getting The Six Pack trophy (7 people not 6, which I think they producers initially intended but worded wrong) and the XP glitch that makes you lose XP.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Crazy Rich on Jan 22, 2012, 04:05:04 AM
... this is about Concrete Jungle not AvP2010.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on Jan 22, 2012, 04:13:58 AM
Oh, oops.  My bad. :-[
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Le Celticant on Jan 22, 2012, 10:01:46 AM
The issue with PCJ is first a matter of graphics.
I think this game looks very very horrible.
But since everything does not depends on graphics, I could have forgive it.
The other thing that probably pissed me off were this kind of "high tech" humans.
The whole vision and mood of the thing just felt wrong.

IMO, they should have stick also with the story line in the years 1900s
I really enjoyed the first mission and some later where you come back into the past.

The alien at the end also kinda ruined the experience.
I was firstly so excited to see some alien in a predator game but when I realized how the AI does work I was like...  :-\

Though, I think the overall gameplay was well made.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: spinksy on Jan 27, 2012, 05:51:43 PM
Quote from: Edvin on Jan 21, 2012, 10:26:13 PM
only does it not rape the canon, and not only did it make me leave the franchise for years, i didnty play videogames for years, because this game was the worst game, i have ever played. it is an insult to my role as a fan of the predator-franchise and lore, and me as a gamer.

The game has awful missions, piss-poor AI, stupid story, worthless design, and even worse Game-design, but the wost of all is the controls. i dont want to play my ps2 anymore,because it reminds me of that awful game.

i didnt even sell it. i effin threw it out.

writing this made me sad. this is what i have against the game.

What a load of rubbish - sure the game is far from perfect but writing stuff like 'it's the worst game I've ever played' is just stupid!

I got this from eBay (again) yesterday for a luagh and I'm quite enjoying it again! I'll admit the story is laugh able but ignoring that there's alot of cool features in this game (probably more so than AvP 2010 game).

For £6 off eBay it's a bargain :-)
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jan 28, 2012, 07:40:49 PM
I'm enjoying the hell out of it!!! I'm at the level where you have to fight the aliens and it's hard as hell. But I've got a kick out of this game. And the storyline isn't that bad either. The only level that I thought was stupid was the one where you follow the Hispanic drug dealer.

But other than that great game!!!!

Just conquered the game and I'm curious if they'll make a sequel with the way it ended? Also, loved the last fight on top of that statue.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Hellspawn28 on Mar 31, 2012, 08:46:24 PM
My biggest flaw with the game is that graphic texture is bad since it looks dated even in 2005. I also hated the camera, if those two where fix then I would love the game much more.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: mastermoon on May 06, 2012, 03:13:40 PM
I think this game is way too hard I can only make it to level 8.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on May 07, 2012, 03:13:51 PM
Maybe I can help; I beat the campaign, got all the upgrades, beat all the rituals, etc.  Which level is that again?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: ShadowPred on May 07, 2012, 11:23:30 PM
The game was fun, the reasons why a lot of folks don't like it are obvious to me, but I think it pretty much boils down to if you're a fan of the Predator. The only way I got by the game is by pretending to actually be the Predator. The movies helped out a lot in how the play the game. I really doubt that I would get anywhere or find any fun in it if I just went around trying to run and gun the enemies everywhere at all times.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: mastermoon on May 08, 2012, 10:32:02 PM
This game is just too hard.

1.Timed missions.
2.So many things to collect.
3.The Player must do a perfect job.
4.Most secrets are hard to find.


There is like 30 levels.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: predxeno on Jun 20, 2012, 05:37:03 AM
Just look up faqs online and they provide most if not all of the answers.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: happypred on Jun 22, 2012, 10:16:58 AM
Quote from: Stalker on Jul 22, 2010, 12:17:51 PM
So humans somehow steal alien technology from a city that has been blown to smithereens, then make laser guns & flying cars out of it. A disgraced predator just chills out in exile for 100 years before coming back to Earth to wipe out the local crack heads & hookers. Along the way, he fights giant robots, bad bloods & Samurais, then the villian gene-splices himself with predator DNA turning himself into a freak abomination...

Purrleease.

It's worse than something a 5 year old would write.
I doubt a 5 year old could come up with all of that

Anyway, you can make anything sound silly and exaggerated (the story of Prometheus for example). Whether you like the story is a matter of taste.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jan 09, 2013, 05:36:47 AM
Does anybody still play this?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Jan 09, 2013, 05:45:29 AM
Occasionally.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jan 09, 2013, 05:51:20 AM
I havent played it in over a year. Alot of my ps2 games bore me now. I think it's because I've played them all so many times.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Jan 09, 2013, 05:53:47 AM
I don't even own it. My friends had it has his place and I had never played it before. It was  fun.

I feel the same way about my GameCube games.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jan 09, 2013, 05:56:24 AM
From what I understand this game has always been hard to come by. When I bought my used copy from GameStop in 2008, the guy said it's rare you ever see copies of it.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Jan 09, 2013, 05:58:35 AM
Hmm that's strange. I guess people either throw them away or they just hold onto it without giving it up.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jan 09, 2013, 06:01:34 AM
You're in Scotland right? It might be different over there. From what I've read they were never produced in mass quantities. Something about demand. Not sure if what I read was accurate though.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Jan 09, 2013, 06:04:12 AM
Haha Scotland?  ;D Nope. I'm from the tropics of Florida Lol

It might not have been but I think most people have still somehow ended up playing the game.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jan 09, 2013, 06:06:54 AM
My mistake. I confused you with another user on here that I used to talk with.  :D
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Jan 09, 2013, 06:08:01 AM
Nah, it's all good my man.  :D
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: demonbane on Apr 12, 2013, 06:30:53 AM
Even for its era, graphic was not good say the least. Camera problem. Not open world enough like it was supposed to be.
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Post by: Dark Blade Hunter on Apr 15, 2013, 01:51:17 AM
As a fan of Predator and Predator 2 I loved this game. The look and feel gave me an odd  'good odd' feeling like the one I get when I read those awesome predator comics.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 02:42:04 AM

This was the Predator that I'd been waiting for. I don't know why people had a problem with it. I go back and play it every couple of months. But right now I've been on AvP2 terror and that's kicking my ass. Anyway, I wish they'd do another one.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Terx2 on Jun 12, 2013, 10:38:50 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 02:42:04 AM

This was the Predator that I'd been waiting for. I don't know why people had a problem with it. I go back and play it every couple of months. But right now I've been on AvP2 terror and that's kicking my ass. Anyway, I wish they'd do another one.

Amen. I want a sequel. Scarface's story must be concluded.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 08:58:27 PM
Quote from: Terx2 on Jun 12, 2013, 10:38:50 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 02:42:04 AM

This was the Predator that I'd been waiting for. I don't know why people had a problem with it. I go back and play it every couple of months. But right now I've been on AvP2 terror and that's kicking my ass. Anyway, I wish they'd do another one.

Amen. I want a sequel. Scarface's story must be concluded.

What was your favorite level?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Terx2 on Jun 13, 2013, 08:25:58 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 08:58:27 PM
Quote from: Terx2 on Jun 12, 2013, 10:38:50 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 02:42:04 AM

This was the Predator that I'd been waiting for. I don't know why people had a problem with it. I go back and play it every couple of months. But right now I've been on AvP2 terror and that's kicking my ass. Anyway, I wish they'd do another one.

Amen. I want a sequel. Scarface's story must be concluded.

What was your favorite level?

I have 5 Not in any order.

1. When you stalk Hango (Like that section)
2. The first level.
3. The predators fight
4. The final fight
5. The break out of the labs level.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: echobbase79 on Jun 13, 2013, 04:32:20 PM
Quote from: Terx2 on Jun 13, 2013, 08:25:58 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 08:58:27 PM
Quote from: Terx2 on Jun 12, 2013, 10:38:50 AM
Quote from: echobbase79 on Jun 12, 2013, 02:42:04 AM

This was the Predator that I'd been waiting for. I don't know why people had a problem with it. I go back and play it every couple of months. But right now I've been on AvP2 terror and that's kicking my ass. Anyway, I wish they'd do another one.

Amen. I want a sequel. Scarface's story must be concluded.

What was your favorite level?

I have 5 Not in any order.

1. When you stalk Hango (Like that section)
2. The first level.
3. The predators fight
4. The final fight
5. The break out of the labs level.

Yeah, those were some great levels. In the final fight I kept falling when I was trying to catch up with him. For some reason I have a dislike of heights in games.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jun 13, 2013, 04:38:09 PM
I liked these you mentioned.

1. Stalking Hongo
2. Predators fight
3. Breaking out of the lab
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Lie on Jun 13, 2013, 04:45:29 PM
I actually liked every level mainly the large hunting maps where you can lure people to a nice area and tear them to pieces with the Maul.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: EEV2650 on Jun 13, 2013, 04:51:22 PM
The level with the Aliens was a bit forced and lame. I know that's a common consent amongst others who have played this game.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Terx2 on Jun 14, 2013, 07:25:31 AM
Quote from: EEV2650 on Jun 13, 2013, 04:51:22 PM
The level with the Aliens was a bit forced and lame. I know that's a common consent amongst others who have played this game.

The constant swarming was annoying at times.
Quote from: Lie on Jun 13, 2013, 04:45:29 PM
I actually liked every level mainly the large hunting maps where you can lure people to a nice area and tear them to pieces with the Maul.

Loved the Maul with the Glaive a close second. Loved mixing up combos.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The1PerfectOrganism on Feb 17, 2014, 11:05:12 PM
Because it's dopey as hell but good fun.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Sabby on Mar 14, 2014, 08:30:54 AM
I remember the controls being a bit convoluted and the melee combat lacked any kind of impact. The game did do okay in levels where you had to stalk and take someone out, but most of the levels were purely combat, and the fighting just wasn't very fun. Especially when they threw enemies at you with very big health bars, forcing you to jump around while you fought them to avoid attacks.

Those seem to be some of the things people typically dislike about the game. Those, and the special weapons being very underpowered. Not sure if I agree or not, as I remember the spear gun working well on typical goons. I did find the concept interesting to. Felt very video gamey.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Crazy Rich on Mar 14, 2014, 03:39:53 PM
I had a lot of fun with this game back in the day, I think my copy is still playable on the xbox 360.

I had the most fun when playing the game on the highest difficulty and not getting any weapons upgrades at all, I'd still beat the game in less than a day, these days though I simply don't have that kind of free time anymore though, responsibilities and all that. With these particular conditions it wasn't easy yet it wasn't too hard either, it was just right for me and in the end I'd feel badass. I also recall getting 1st in all those ritual running levels thingy.

Overall, it isn't the greatest game ever (why the Aliens?) but it is at least fun as a fan of Predator.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Cal427eb on Mar 14, 2014, 03:44:51 PM
I actually played this game along time ago before I had actually seen any of the films, but I had a little background information on them. This game actually inspired me somewhat to watch the films.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Sadogoat on Jun 07, 2014, 01:42:31 AM
Predator: Concrete Jungle was majorly stripped back from the original plans that the developers and Fox Interactive had in mind. I was invited to attend an early development meeting at Eurocom (before which I got to have a curry dinner with Dave Stalker and Paul Pawlicki from Fox - if anyone here remembers them) and Fox initially wanted to make the game an open world title like Grand Theft Auto, in which the Predator would have the freedom to roam the city and hunt his prey. As I understand it, Eurocom were unable to achieve this to Fox's satisfaction and the game became more and more linear and many features were dropped in order to meet milestones/deadlines. It had potential to be fantastic.....but wound up being rather mediocre because Eurocom (who went out of business two years ago) just couldn't deliver, either due to lack of competence or time.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Corporal Hicks on Jun 09, 2014, 09:48:54 AM
I never thought this was terrible but the open world concept was much more impressive. It'd be nice to see something like that with the current technology.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: locdasmoke on Aug 05, 2014, 06:58:23 PM
I thought it was a great game, one of my favorite games on PS2...
But yeah, like Corporal Hicks said, I would like to see a open world game with the technology of today
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: HuDaFuK on Aug 28, 2014, 01:57:56 PM
I recently dug out my dusty old PS2 just so I could give this game another go, and if anything it was even better than I remembered. The controls were still crap, but gameplay- and story-wise it was awesome.

Some of the jumping mechanics sucked though. Sometimes you literally just couldn't hit the target ledge you were aiming for.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Randomizer on Aug 28, 2014, 04:29:22 PM
  I looked for this game to play it on the PS2 too , yet none of my friends had it . And I couldn't find it anywhere , not even on a rag fair but I found a good copy of the game on the internet and I decided to order it . 

  Hope it's worth it .
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Dark Blade1 on Dec 08, 2014, 03:54:47 PM
The game is fun you can do what ever you want do you can kill robots do double jumps it is a very awsome game but one part when you have to fight the aliens which is dumb why are aliens in that game it is only for predators.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The Shuriken on Dec 19, 2014, 01:30:09 AM
So, the past week, I've been in a big Predator mood. I figure I break out Concrete Jungle, see if it's still playable. There was a whole year where my copy went without a case. Just hanging around, getting scratched and collecting dust. I did end up finding the case, and locked the game up for a long while. Up until last week that is. To my surprise, the game was actually playable, start to finish. The only problem I noticed was music skipping and repeating. I was pretty impressed, my copy of the game took a beating, and here it is still working just fine. My file was erased, I don't remember actually doing so, but I didn't mind starting over. Some things are still quite annoying, such as no in-mission checkpoints. But I still had fun, just like the old days.

It's too bad this game didn't have a cheat for infinite energy and ammo for the spear gun and mines. They had a hardmode, why not use it for that purpose? Ah well, that's what codebreaker is for.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: happypred on Dec 23, 2014, 03:58:12 AM
Quote from: The Shuriken on Dec 19, 2014, 01:30:09 AMIt's too bad this game didn't have a cheat for infinite energy and ammo for the spear gun and mines. They had a hardmode, why not use it for that purpose? Ah well, that's what codebreaker is for.

I play this game on the PC with codebreaker (infinite energy and ammo, yes please). It actually looks pretty good with high resolution. 
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The Shuriken on Dec 24, 2014, 06:48:49 PM
I last played it on a 1080p tv. It looked....not so great. Really choppy at times. :laugh:
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: happypred on Jan 05, 2015, 04:00:55 AM
Quote from: The Shuriken on Dec 24, 2014, 06:48:49 PM
I last played it on a 1080p tv. It looked....not so great. Really choppy at times. :laugh:

On PS2, right?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 11, 2016, 11:49:09 PM
Thread bump, but during a mass clear out, stumbled across OXM's Extended Play (a B/W nnewsletter thing subscribers used to get with each copy) and issue 30's leads with Predator:Concrete Jungle.

I had NO idea the exec.producer, David Stalker had worked on PC AVP games previousily, nor the script was penned by comic writer Grant Morrison.

There's a mini-interview with David Stalker, where he said they went with a 3rd person viewpoint as it enabled them to show off the Predators looks, weapons and agility much more than a 1st person viewpoint would of enabled and jumping was a lot easier using this viewpoint also.....

Cheeky blighter never said anything about the camera being a pain in 3rd person games, inc this one though...hmmn.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Corporal Hicks on Mar 12, 2016, 11:07:57 AM
Any chance you could scan it up?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 12, 2016, 10:36:46 PM
It's going in same parcel of misc clippings i'm sending to Unseen64, which includes coverage of....wait for it :-)



Interviews relating to: Predator concrete Jungle/Jez San (and his overly optimistic plans for the SNES SFX Chip)/Armed And Dangerous/Half Life (DC) Timeshift (Xbox)/Falcone Into The Maelstorm....



Lost Games screens inc:BC/The Red Star (Xbox)/ Roots/Plague Of Darkness,
Starcraft Ghost, Kameo (xbox), Starship Troopers/X3 (Xbox)/ Zombies/Snow /Buck
Bucc/ Apocalyptia/ 4 Horsemen/Sabotage1943/100 Bullets/Dead Rush/
Iron Phoenix/canned scenes from HL2 (PC)/ missing weapons from Armed+Dang,
/Land Of The Dead/Team SAS/6 Guns/Vultures/Freefall 3050AD/Pillage/Black 9/ A Sound Of Thunder etc etc....

So might be a while before it's up and online.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Corporal Hicks on Mar 14, 2016, 09:28:03 AM
Fair enough! Would you be kind enough to pop a link over here when they post it up?  :)
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 26, 2016, 03:24:34 PM
I will indeed.

I'll see IF he can make it 1 of the 1st things he post's up :-) but theres a lot of material and i'm not sure what his plans are.

It's his site/book after all............

:-)
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 28, 2016, 06:34:06 PM
A thought occurs.....


Would it be easier/more useful IF from that WIP parcel for Unseen64, i dug out the said interview, sent it via snail mail to yourself and you could scan it, put it up for all to enjoy on here?.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Corporal Hicks on Mar 28, 2016, 07:29:29 PM
That sounds good to me, dragon.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 29, 2016, 11:41:10 AM
:-) Sweet.

If you could PM me details of wshere to send it, i'll dig it out and send it on.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: HuDaFuK on Mar 29, 2016, 11:58:28 AM
Would you mind sending a copy on to me, Hicks? You should have my email address.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Mar 31, 2016, 07:52:09 PM
:-)

Basically i have the following mag pages which i think would be rather splendid scanned and put up for everyone to enjoy:

Alien 3 C+VG review and advert (SNES) from C+VG

Predator:Concrete Jungle Mini interview with Exec.Producer David Stalker from Xbox:Extended Play.

The 2 Concept Art sketches from early PC (and planned PS1/Saturn) AVP (Edge)

Misc odds n sods inc Making Of Alien Res.PS1, AVP Jaguar (Edge), bits on Aliens:C.M, AVP PC etc.

Rebellion talking AVP PSP (Edge)

AVP (Jaguar) Vs Alien Trilogy (Insane Games Mag)

But i have NO scanner.

If anyone here can scan them and get them up here, please PM me, other wise they'll go in huge (and i mean HUGE) pile of stuff to send to Unseen64 and it'll be ages before you see them.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on Apr 14, 2016, 02:55:21 PM
UPDATE:

Message just in from Luca, Unseen64:

"Ciao Ross! I received your parcel today, that was huge :D
i put all the pages in a new box so they are in order and i will scan the Aliens + AVP + Predator Concrete Jungle + Timeshift between the next few days and the next weeks so you'll be able to share them :)
Thanks A LOT for these! They will be really useful"


So, The Stuff :-) should be up in next few weeks, all being well.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: HuDaFuK on Apr 14, 2016, 03:28:09 PM
Thanks for keeping us posted!
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Dustin6595 on Mar 08, 2017, 04:04:21 AM
I would love for a Predator game to exclusively take place in the 1930's/40's in New York. I love the idea of hunting Mob bosses as a predator in a pre war city setting. This game went way too sci-fi over the top for me.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Praetorian Guard on May 13, 2017, 03:42:22 AM
Looking back at this game. Predator CJ is better than some of the games out today.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Huntsman on Jun 28, 2017, 07:58:14 AM
Quote from: Praetorian Guard on May 13, 2017, 03:42:22 AM
Looking back at this game. Predator CJ is better than some of the games out today.
It provided me with the Predator experience I always wanted. I have good memories of this game.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: lost dragon on May 26, 2018, 01:31:16 PM
Brief update.

Found the official Playstation 2 magazine review.

Mere 4/10.

Slammed it for lack of polish..switching vision modes offering no real benifit,  cloak was mere window dressing, camera was claustrophobic,  controls akward and A.I ridiculous.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: HuDaFuK on May 30, 2018, 11:26:04 AM
The controls were awkward as f*ck... especially when it came to actually aiming your jumps. The number of times I'd completely miss the ledge I wanted to get to and fall all the way down to street level...

The accusation that the cloak wasn't helpful seems confusingly bullshitty though.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Olde on May 30, 2018, 11:28:43 AM
Quote from: lost dragon on May 26, 2018, 01:31:16 PM
Brief update.

Found the official Playstation 2 magazine review.

Mere 4/10.

Slammed it for lack of polish..switching vision modes offering no real benifit,  cloak was mere window dressing, camera was claustrophobic,  controls akward and A.I ridiculous.
Could we possibly get a scan or transcript of the review?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Wweyland on May 30, 2018, 11:34:53 AM
Was trying to get this to work on an emulator but had trouble with the controls. Can you actually look around on the PS2? Or you move around and the camera moves automatically?
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The Old One on May 30, 2018, 01:33:26 PM
Quote from: Wweyland on May 30, 2018, 11:34:53 AM
Was trying to get this to work on an emulator but had trouble with the controls. Can you actually look around on the PS2? Or you move around and the camera moves automatically?

The camera controls are garbage tbh, you can tweak them in the options though.

Controls are the game's main problem, it just unfortunately doesn't feel good despite my multiple playthroughs. I'm pretty sure the visions are broken on the emulator unfortunately- otherwise it works fine.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: Wweyland on May 30, 2018, 03:31:23 PM
Maybe there would be more luck using the XBox emulator. Perhaps the graphics are a bit better as well.
Title: Re: What do people have against this game?
Post by: The Old One on May 30, 2018, 04:52:07 PM
Quote from: Wweyland on May 30, 2018, 03:31:23 PM
Maybe there would be more luck using the XBox emulator. Perhaps the graphics are a bit better as well.

The Xbox one is even worse unfortunately. I'd recommend playing it on a 360 tbh