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DualShock turns into motion tracker in PS4 version of Alien: Isolation

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 27, 2014 8:30am PDT

"Isolation takes advantage of DualShock 4's light bar to mirror the signal on the motion tracker," creative lead Alistair Hope said.

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"But yeah the gamepad would be made for this game. Could be integrated in to core gameplay just ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 17 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC tells the story of Hicks, out now

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 11:15am PDT

If, for some reason, you need to play more Aliens: Colonial Marines, today is your lucky day. The last bit of DLC for the game is out today.

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"Doesn't make any sense. They even have nametags at some point (as I recall) stating who they ..."

- wytefang see all 43 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC spotted

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines appears to be getting a single-player DLC pack, called "Stasis Interrupted."

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"I'm getting the DLC, because it will likely answer "it's a long story" and "we got it all"."

- Beave Village see all 32 comments

Lawsuit alleges Aliens: Colonial Marines false advertising

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 7:30am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines is under scrutiny again, this time in a lawsuit alleging that Sega and Gearbox misled customers by claiming "actual gameplay demonstrations" in demos that weren't representative of the final product.

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"This suit has merit, and I hope the plaintiff wins. It's bad enough you cannot return a shit ..."

- x-eyd|mary see all 40 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U canceled

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 05, 2013 10:50am PDT

Gearbox's critically-panned Aliens: Colonial Marines will no longer see release on Wii U. A port for Nintendo's HD console was originally supposed to release in March, but Sega has finally confirmed that it is no longer happening.

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"Don't even get dressed today, stay indoors. Buy your products online, you can do it right from ..."

- beef2187 see all 26 comments

Report: Sega acknowledges misleading Aliens: Colonial Marines ads

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 9:00am PDT

Following lodged complaints, Europe's Advertising Standards Authority contacted Sega regarding misleading Aliens: Colonial Marines ads. In response, Sega acknowledged that the trailers didn't depict the game accurately, and agreed to add a disclaimer.

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"In the same place that Sega's funding towards the original Borderlands is."

- moffattron9000 see all 15 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines get 4GB patch with 'visual improvements'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2013 3:10pm PDT

The PC version of critically-panned disasterpiece Aliens: Colonial Marines has received a hefty 3.8GB update today, promising to address many of the critical flaws noted in the game's original release.

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"Duke 4 was fast paced and fun IMO. Overhype and delay was its main problems. A:CM is just plain ..."

- Jockiboy see all 29 comments

13 minutes of Obsidian's cancelled Aliens RPG

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST

While Aliens fans lick the acid from wounds inflicted by Colonial Marines, thirteen minutes of gameplay from a development version of Obsidian Entertainment's cancelled RPG Aliens: Crucible have surfaced. It's clearly not finished, but if you want to squint and daydream abou...

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"It could have been decent, if they made it like Mass Effect, but in the Alien Universe."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines single-player review: contemptuous cash-in

By Timothy J. Seppala, Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. That pretty much says it all.

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"I've only played this game for a few hours so far but I like it. It feels exactly like the game ..."

- wigby73 see all 32 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines mods add DirectX 10 features, lighting effects

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 9:30am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines has already gotten a few PC mods that attempt to make the game prettier to look at.

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"That's cool. It now has the features we saw in the demo long ago, probably. Still doesn't change ..."

- crummynz see all 3 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines: how too many cooks may have ruined the game

By John Keefer, Feb 14, 2013 1:30pm PST

By all accounts, Aliens: Colonial Marines is a mess. Even after two delays, the game had a lot of issues that not even a huge day-one patch could fix. The game looked promising early on, so how did it end up so bad?

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"They explicitly stated that the goal of shipping DNF was to preserve what George B and the folks ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Bug Hunt' DLC spotted at retail

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 4:30pm PST

A retail ad appears to list a "Bug Hunt" DLC mode for Aliens: Colonial Marines. The ad claims it will hit on March 19 for $14.99.

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"Bug hunt is what is likely what they'll likely need to consider before even thinking of any DLC ..."

- asianwaste see all 32 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines PC getting season pass for four DLC packs

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 8:30am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines is getting a downloadable content season pass, at least on PC, according to a retail listing. Its season will consist of four packs that add campaign and multiplayer content.

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"I'll reserve judgment until I see how the game fares with the gamer base. Sega's support for the ..."

- Sadogoat see all 15 comments

Aliens: Colonial Marines leaves 'dangling threads' for the future

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 10:30am PST

Aliens: Colonial Marines Brian Burleson says they left some "dangling threads" for other story writers to pick up.

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"Randy still outright lied to us about the content and game content, although that is the norm ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines PC specs revealed

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST

Sega has announced the PC specs for Aliens: Colonial Marines, giving you a chance to confirm that your rig is up to the task before its February 12 release.

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"Yep, I'm worried about that too. Their record is spotty, at best, with PC games."

- wytefang see all 17 comments