A while back we announced Arctic Combat would be getting a new 4-player Co-Op Defense mode. Not wanting to jump the gun and accuse AC of following in the footsteps of practically every other lobby-based Free-to-Play shooter with a zombie mode, we held out hope the new baddies were more than just hordes of the risen undead.

Turns out we were right! Well sort of. The new threat is not hordes of zombies but swarms of aliens, 15 alien species to be exact. Whenever I hear the word swarm and aliens used in the same sentence I can’t help but think of Starcraft’s Zerg. Kerrigan is that you?

The new mode has players tasked with protecting a nuclear reactor while fending off attacks from both ground and air assailants. Players will have to fight off the usual waves of enemies, each with their own attack patterns. Boss battles, varying levels of difficulty, a new map, weapons and skill upgrades are all on the table for this update as well.

Altogether this marks the first major content update for Arctic Combat since its launch in December.

You can find more screenshots or try the mode out for yourself by visiting the official site here.

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  1. NLxDoDge on May 10, 2013

    i like this game and this mode i already won the pistol from easy mode its good and better than a glock 18.

    i like the game because there are not many hackers (till so far if seen one aimbot thats all)
    you can get permenent weapons (great)
    many game mode and this one also not zombie but aliens but its kind of ugly thats true

    play with me i am Dutch (nederlands) add me in game : NLxDoDge

  2. Rentherose on April 26, 2013

    With all these name copys I dont know whos who any more lol

  3. Kevin Tomphson on April 21, 2013

    Notice that I did another reply, with my real name. Ren, your last comment proved what I said earlier, by claiming victory, because I chose to be the bigger person and leave, shows obvious childlike qualities. anyways, im done now bye

    • RenTheRose on April 21, 2013

      ^^ Glad to finally know you Kevin Tomphson please keep the counter post on mmobomb forums to a minimum from now on and have a nice day. ^^ come back when you have some thing more constructive to add. this is RenTheRose saying “lets all be friends and not hate”

      • Kevin Tomphason on April 23, 2013

        I’m truly sorry everyone I didn’t intend to be hateful it’s just my brain has not worked well from all the years of sitting too close to the TV when I was a child my mother told me not to but being the child I was I didn’t listen so now I have spurts of idiocy from time to time I’ll do my best to be a good boy in the future

        Kevin Tomphason.

        • Kevin Tomphason on April 23, 2013

          P.S. I can’t promise anything though if I do become irritable in the future just ignore me cause I don’t have any control over my actions again I’m truly sorry

          • Kevin Tomphason on April 26, 2013

            Nah I’m just kidding I’m lying out my ass. Get off your high horse and stop trying to police the comments on a site that is barely a blip on the internet. I troll because I love to piss off white knights like you.

  4. youre still failing dude, whatever, im done here, i dont need you idiots to clog up this post anymore than you have, bye have a great day

    • RenTheRose on April 21, 2013


    • Razer on April 22, 2013

      If anyone is “clog(ging) up this post”, it’s you. Go play outside, bowl cut.

  5. lol by the way, to the person trying to make me sound like an ass, you are greatly failing. you cant spell worth crap.. and if I wanted to troll, i would do a much better job.

  6. HAHA on April 21, 2013

    yep its me haha i have a non orignale name so i can troll for no reason other then to waist peoples time

  7. HAHA on April 21, 2013

    Your comments continue to prove your stupidity. You are obviously 10 years old. Trolls are mythical creatures in fairy tales. Did your dad perhaps forget to read you yours before bed last night?

    • RenTheRose on April 21, 2013

      umm let me spell out what hes saying he mean shut up no one here cares what your saying and your ruining the point of commenting on the page so gtfo of mmobomb.com

      • HAHA on April 21, 2013

        and you’re continuing to be stupid too? Epic Fail, to both of you.. you’re both proving to be immature children who need to grow up.

        • RenTheRose on April 21, 2013

          the topic is artic combat you idiot we are here to talk about artic combats new content so you the 10 year old who cant even read or get the fyi that no one wants you posting any more epic fail hello you cant even move the topic foword you dont even know what a troll is ohh and you cant grow up enoff you put oh a real name so you hide behind a fake user and it proves thatr what you say is nothing at all so shut the **** up move to a trollers form if you still dont know what troll means go ask your parents you 10 year old waist of space and bye comment back to this post you prove that you are a troll that cant even let the simpleist thang go.

        • HAHA on April 21, 2013

          i am a retard whoi has nothing better to do but troll yes i am a asshole who cant even post on topic

          • HAHA on April 21, 2013

            i am stuiped and cant even read i am also 10 years old and a wait of human life all day bye trolling forms that no one wants me in

        • HAHA on April 21, 2013

          yes i am a asshole who cant do any thang but troll

      • HAHA on April 21, 2013

        troll troll troll troll

  8. 70calories on April 21, 2013

    *slaps with rolled up newspaper* No! Bad troll your ate enough.

  9. HAHA on April 21, 2013

    If you’re trying to anger or insult me, you’re failing epically

    • 70calories on April 21, 2013

      I’m sorry you misunderstood me I was not about angering you I was educating you. Don’t be a dick.


  10. asdf~ on April 20, 2013

    wow…flying fish and crabs… 0.0

  11. RenTheRose on April 20, 2013

    well i have played it have to say i don’t like it one bit not only is it almost boring but you fell almost like grinding when playing it beating it is rilly hard enless you talk with you team ahead of time meaning you cant jest have rendom p[eople join the prizes are great but all the enimeis are so eazy to fight all you need to do is manage you amo

    • HAHA on April 20, 2013

      How about managing spelling and proper grammar?

      • RenTheRose on April 20, 2013

        Being quoted is the highest form of internet flattery. Whether the person who quoted you is agreeing with you or being a jerk, what matters is that somebody cares.
        (witch means you loved my comment even tho i misspelled it)

      • 70calories on April 21, 2013

        There is no need to be an asshole if you can’t say anything productive do your best not to say anything at all. Not everyone is topnotch grammar experts nothing is going to be accomplished from belittling them when what they say has far more intelligence put into it then what you managed to spit out.

        • Jellopy on April 26, 2013

          I’m pulling the age card and suggesting you aren’t even old enough to post here.

  12. pieareround on April 19, 2013

    Well, they weren’t shy about blatantly ripping off some alien designs, were they? Honestly, I’m pretty sure I saw one of the Ridley Scott Aliens in there.

    That said, this might be interesting… if this game were any good to start with.

  13. webzen inc. on April 19, 2013

    all I saw was 10 seconds of gameplay

  14. from__hell on April 19, 2013

    i played last night and completely forgot about the new mode,

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  16. 70calories on April 19, 2013

    it’s not the best thing but it’s fun

  17. Maou-sama on April 19, 2013