Aliens Series News


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.


"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.


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

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Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer visits an eerie nursery

By John Keefer, Jan 10, 2013 1:30pm PST

The tension is getting thicker, as is the marketing hype, surrounding the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines. In the latest installment of its short "From Concept to Game" trailers, developer Gearbox takes us inside an Alien Hive.


Aliens: Colonial Marines story trailer goes wrong quickly

By Steve Watts, Dec 27, 2012 9:30am PST

Gearbox has released a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, showing off some of the story that leads to the inevitable screaming and dying.


"You think they got Micheal Biehn to do the voice? Sounds like him. Also saw Bishop in there too, ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off Hadley's Hope

By Steve Watts, Dec 21, 2012 8:45am PST

A short trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines shows off how Gearbox recreated the doomed colony Hadley's Hope for the game.


"I want this more than life itself. The acid from the Xenomorphs will help burn away the sour of ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Survivor' trailer has few survivors

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2012 11:30am PST

A new Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off the "Survival" multiplayer mode.


"He's a Packer fan - gotta cut 'em some slack. They're always like this... :)"

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Aliens: Colonial Marines single player preview: building a canon

By Alan Tsang, Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT

From what I saw of the single player campaign, Aliens: Colonial Marines is shaping up to be a worthy extension of the franchise.


"I wonder how bad this will be consolized? Or have they learned their lessons from Borderlands 1?"

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How XP works in Aliens: Colonial Marines

By Alan Tsang, Oct 22, 2012 10:30am PDT

Before you jump into the online world of Aliens: Colonial Marines, you'll want to play through the single player campaign. Marines can earn experience in both single and multiplayer, meaning you'll be able to have a consistent loadout whether you play online or off.


"See? This is why we can't have nice things unencrypted INIs."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer preview: being a Xenomorph

By Alan Tsang, Oct 19, 2012 1:00pm PDT

One of the greatest lures of an Aliens multiplayer experience is the chance to play as the franchise's iconic Xenomorphs. At a recent event for Aliens: Colonial Marines, I was able to do just that.


"Man I'm pumped for this! Now to decide to get it for PC or 360 to stalk my friends!? Arrrrgh! ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines pre-order bonuses are colonial marines from Aliens

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Pre-ordering Aliens: Colonial Marines from GameStop will net you multiplayer skins for Hudson, Hicks, Apone, and Drake from the classic movie Aliens.


"So is this pre-order the only flamethrower available? What are the customization options ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines gets CE, pre-order goodies

By John Keefer, May 31, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines offers some interesting perks if you are willing to shell out $100 for a collector's edition. A pre-order bonus from GameStop is also available.


"I see the bonuses for the consoles, but not for the PC. Can a get a confirmation of the CE for ..."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines delayed to Feb. 12

By Steve Watts, May 21, 2012 7:30am PDT

Aliens: Colonial Marines has been moved from its nebulous "fall 2012" window to a more specific one next year: Feb. 12, 2013.


"Was that Bill Paxton's voice from the soldier entangled in the goop?"

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Creative Assembly's Aliens game jumping to next gen

By John Keefer, May 03, 2012 4:30pm PDT

We have known for awhile that Total War developer Creative Assembly was making a game set in the Alien universe. What we didn't know until now was that it going to be for current and next-gen consoles.


"What part of the description "peer to Dead Space 2" makes you think RTS?"

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Aliens: Colonial Marines preview

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2012 9:00am PDT

A look at Aliens: Colonial Marines, including a guided demo of a single-player stage, and then an ill-fated hands-on with the multiplayer.


"Everyone should look at Natural Selection 2 for a great multiplayer experience. It even looks ..."

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Duke Nukem Forever the victim of high expectations, says Gearbox

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2012 11:15am PDT

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford talks about how years of anticipation set expectations too high for Duke Nukem Forever, but he's still proud of putting out the product.


"I wanted to correct all the bullshit the bottom half of this thread is spewing...but I got tired ..."

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