Aliens: Colonial Marines

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LETHAL. BLOODTHIRSTY. RELENTLESS. In partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and developed by critically acclaimed studio Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines will bring new levels of bone-chilling suspense and adrenaline-filled action as an authentic addition to the renowned ALIENS franchise canon. The game pits players against the universe’s ultimate alien killing machines, the Xenomorphs, with stunning visuals and adrenaline pumping action, delivering breathtakingly immersive single, cooperative and competitive multi-player modes.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines begins with an ostensibly abandoned ship, the U.S.S. Sulaco, recovered in orbit around LV-426. Players lead a group of highly trained United States Colonial Marines as they board the deserted craft to uncover the fate of the crew. They will have to fight to survive unspeakable horrors and their own anxieties as they chase down the truth behind a galaxy-spanning deception that places humanity at the mercy of the most murderous and deadly species in the universe.

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  • Enlist in the Colonial Marine Corps. - Get tooled up with classic Colonial Marine weapons including pulse rifles, motion trackers and flamethrowers.
  • The most authentic Aliens experience ever. - A true video game continuation to James Cameron’s classic ALIENS™. Enter an eerie, atmospheric world where any moment could bring your death.
  • Drop-in/Drop-out co-operative gameplay. - Gearbox, the masters of co-op bring their expertise to the Aliens universe. Xenos getting too tough? Call up your buddies so they can drop in with extra firepower.
  • Badass competitive multiplayer. - Play as Xenomorphs or Marines in a range of thrilling game modes. Xeno players will have to focus on agile movement and timing of quick, devastating attacks. Marines take them on with teamwork and incredible firepower.
  • Loadouts and upgrades. - Create your perfect killing machine. Earn experience to get perks, new weapons and new looks for your squad.

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Rumor: Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Stasis Interrupted' DLC in development, according to trophies

Just when you think all of the Aliens news is gone...

Jul 08, 2013, by Rory Young | 3 comments
TimeGate Studios, co-developer of Aliens: Colonial Marines, reportedly lays off entire staff

Not the best kind of news in the world

May 09, 2013, by Troy Crumley | 4 comments
Gearbox and SEGA respond to Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit and accusations of false advertising

Both companies say lawsuit is without merit

May 03, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 14 comments
Gearbox Software and SEGA sued over Aliens: Colonial Marines false advertising

Case cites PAX and E3 demos, which looked better than final game

Apr 30, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 25 comments
SEGA confirms that Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U is no more, which is probably for the best

Development of Wii U version canceled after other versions flopped

Apr 05, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 20 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Feb 13, 2013 (PC)
    • Feb 12, 2013 (PS3)
    • Q1 2013 (wii-u)
  • Europe:
    • Mar 27, 2009 (PS3)
    • Q4 2011 (PC)
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