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Aliens: Colonial Marines

Postby MadMind » Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:01 am

http://www.sega.com/aliens/index.php
http://www.gearboxsoftware.com/index.ph ... ame=aliens
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aliens:_Colonial_Marines
http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/action/ ... index.html

The Screenshots!
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Ok, the screenshots look amazing and would be every Aliens fan's wet dream (and worst nightmare). Big question is, are these simply mock-ups, or the real deal?
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Postby Shipley » Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:36 pm

strike 1: Sega
strike 2: movie game

I'll rent it. if single player doesn't grab me inside of 2 hours, its strike 3.
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Postby MadMind » Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:46 am

Shipley wrote:strike 1: Sega
strike 2: movie game

I'll rent it. if single player doesn't grab me inside of 2 hours, its strike 3.

Published by Sega, developed by Gearbox.
I have hope that this is going to be the Aliens game to put all previous Aliens games to rest.
I'm going to get it before even looking at the reviews.
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Postby Shipley » Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:52 pm

MadMind wrote:I'm going to get it before even looking at the reviews.


The last time I heard someone say that, he was short $60 and holding a copy of the last Sonic The Hedgehog on Xbox 360. (also SEGA!)

I guess it depends on the good will earned by the developer. Halo 3 was getting bought no matter what. Ditto for Smash Bros, Mario Galaxy, Burnout, Orange box... if Gearbox earned your trust, then I hope it works out. I'll still wait.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines

Postby MadMind » Fri May 01, 2009 11:37 pm

uwstudent wrote:Heard back around xmas that Gearbox got rid of a bunch of people. Don't remember hearing if the Aliens game was affected or not.

THIS ARTICLE answers most questions.

Sources claimed that the poor performance of Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway and the stoppage of work on the Aliens title were contributing factors to the layoffs.
Gearbox insists that Aliens: Colonial Marines is still on, and refute rumours that development has been halted or that the game has been canned. The only thing for sure is that it's release date has been delayed.

Other rumours have been that Sega pulled funding for the project and were seeking a new developer, though that hasn't been officially confirmed.

Sega then came out saying that their new Alien Vs Predator game (to be released in 2010) will be the first of their Aliens game to be released, meaning Aliens: Colonial Marines got pushed to the back of the line. This didn't make sense to all awaiting Aliens: Colonial Marines, since ACM was first announced in 2006 and development has been ongoing when this new Aliens Vs Predator game has just been announced.


Aliens: Colonial Marines forum at AVP Galaxy
Aliens: Colonial Marines forum at Gearbox
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines

Postby Shipley » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:25 am

MadMind wrote:I'm going to get it before even looking at the reviews.


Well its been 4 years since this post, and Colonial Marines finally came out.

http://penny-arcade.com/report/editoria ... -ugly-mess

and its on the list for one of the worst games ever made.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines

Postby Xiao Mao » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:21 pm

Yep, it's a disaster. Also, they didn't make any playable female marines. Very stupid and sexist fail. Hello, Ripley, Vasquez (I would play her!), and Ferro (?) the pilot? "I'm in the pipe, five by five." :P

The aliens look so stupid and not scary, too.

What a shame all around.
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