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Revision as of 23:52, 20 January 2012

Alien Hominid
AlienHominidGC.jpg
Developer(s)
Publisher(s)
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) NA November 18, 2004
Genre(s) Run and gun
Mode(s)
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Alien Hominid
Perfect
GameIDs GAHEGG
See also...

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Alien Hominid is an independently developed console video game released for Nintendo GameCube in 2004 through publisher O~3 Entertainment. The game is a side-scrolling shooter in a similar vein to games like Metal Slug, where one hit instantly kills, and can be played simultaneously with one or two players. Players play as the titular hominid who has to fend off waves of secret agents. His main arsenal is a blaster, while players can also melee close-up enemies and use a limited amount of grenades. Advanced moves include rolling under shots, jumping on and biting off enemies heads, temporarily scaring other enemies, and digging underground and dragging enemies down with them. Players can collect a variety of power-ups which simultaneously give players extra grenades, a shield and unique ammo. Players can also drive vehicles, ride on top of a monster and pilot a UFO. Completing certain tasks will unlock hats the players can dress their Hominid in. The main game features sixteen stages spread across three areas, Urban, Russia and Area-51. Outside of the main game, there are three multiplayer modes; Challenge, Neutron Ball and Pinata Boss, a PDA game, featuring around 200 levels and a level editor, and a retro minigame, Super Soviet Missile Mastar. The PAL version contains an extra mode, All You Can Eat.

Problems

Hangs

Sometimes game hangs shortly after displaying memory card read notice.

Mini-freezes

The game will sometimes appear to freeze (VPS will stay high but FPS drops to 0). Do not panic! After several seconds the game resumes fine.

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.

Graphics

Config Setting Notes

Texture Cache Accuracy

Position 4 Text may not be displayed without this

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Alien Hominid since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r7624 Linux Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx x86_64 AMD Phenom II X3 720 nVidia GeForce 8800 GT Very fast, low CPU usage at 2x res. Looks good, sounds great with HLE. No issues at all. keller999
3.0-373 Mac OS X 10.7.2 Intel Core i7-2675QM @ 2.2GHz AMD Radeon HD 6750M When creating a memory card save at the beginning, the games makes a very high pitched noise. Best to mute your system sound at the beginning. Other than that. Smooth. No issues. jedivulcan

Gameplay Videos