• <h2>Neill Blomkamp Shares New Alien 5 Concept Art!</h2><span class='featuredexcerpt'>Director Neill Blomkamp has shared a brand new piece of concept art for Alien 5 on his Instagram account. This one shows Ripley and Corporal Hicks with […]</span>
  • <h2>AvPGalaxy Interviews James Bushe & Simon Rowling (Predator: Dark Ages)</h2><span class='featuredexcerpt'>In June 2014 the team behind Predator: Dark Ages started their Kickstarter campaign to fund their vision for a Predator fan film set in the Medieval times. […]</span>
  • <h2>Director Vincenzo Natali Shares His Predator Pitch Artwork</h2><span class='featuredexcerpt'>Director Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Splice) has been sharing lots of artwork this week from old projects – one of which happens to be Predator. He revealed (#1, #2, […]</span>
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Corporal Hicks


Biography

My name is Aaron Percival - although I go by the handle Corporal Hicks in the Aliens/vs/Predator community - and I'm the co-administrator of AvPGalaxy. I also work specifically as editorial doing news posts, interviews, articles, etc and handle public relations for the website. I first saw the first half of Aliens on my 5th birthday after going on the Aliens - Ride at the Speed of Fright 4D cinema at American Adventure. It gave me nightmares for 5 years until I finally saw the film in its entirety and became obsessed with the franchise. I have worked on various Aliens vs Predator websites since 2003 when I learnt HMTL over a weekend and created a website called AvPWorld. In retrospect it was a terrible looking website but it further enhanced my love of the franchise and the online community. I became a newsposter for AbsoluteAvP (previously AvP2.net) later that year. In 2005 I eventually decided to close AvPWorld and take on a more editorial role working for the re-incarnate version of AvPNews hosted on GameGossip. Unfortunately the administrator left and I was left to run an entire website by myself again. Following the AICN script review of Aliens vs. Predator 2 I eventually lost the heart and left AvPNews in April of 2006. When I was contacted by Darkness in November 2006 about using my articles & reviews for AvPGalaxy, I volunteered to join him as permanent staff and have been here ever since. I have a very open mind when it comes to the franchise so I enjoy reading the various comics and novels so I can experience other stories outside of the films. I enjoy attending various conventions and playing numerous games based on the series.

Location

East Midlands, United Kingdom

Recent Posts


Dedicated Servers for AvP This has been a big issue for a lot of folk out there but Rebellion recently came out and issued a statement regarding dedicated servers for AvP: “Despite rumours, Rebellion has always been planning to support dedicated servers for AvP PC and we can now officially confirm that this is... [Read More]
AvP Pre-Order Bonuses Those of you who read our EuroGamer report should remember that I mentioned DLC content was going to be tied into pre-orders. Well Sega recently confirmed this: “Eager AvP fans who pre-order the game will each receive three character skins, including ‘SGT. Kaneko’, ‘Number Six’ and ‘Alien Head Predator’. Official... [Read More]
Alien Blu-Rays for 2010 It’s been relatively quiet on news regarding the previously mentioned Blu-Ray releases for the Alien films. However Digital Bits has just posted up this little tidbit: “We’ve reconfirmed with our studio and industry sources that the long-awaited Alien Anthology box set is on track for Blu-ray release sometime in 2010... [Read More]
New AvP Gameplay Videos [Updated] Three short new gameplay videos have been posted up on Game Trailers.com: Aliens gameplay Marine gameplay Predator gameplay All three videos are just over a minute long, editing in footage from the trailers and new gameplay footage from the single player campaigns. We see some new levels, the Predator’s spear... [Read More]
DirectX11 AvP Trailer Another trailer for Alien vs Predator has surfaced, this one showcasing DirectX11: It’s mostly pieced together from the marine and predator trailers with a long section showing off Dx11 and the tessellation details. Looks pretty cool. Check it out. Thanks to AMC_Duke for the news. [Read More]
Aliens Colonial Marines Still Alive Game Informer recently posted up a short article regarding the status of Gearbox’s Colonial Marines: “I’ll tell you this: We love Aliens. You guys know that. You guys did a cover story, you know how much we care about it. We’re working our butts off on it. I think when... [Read More]
More AvP3 Concept Art *Updated* Not too long ago we reported on a few pieces of concept art from Rebellion’s new AvP that had made their way online. Seems that fellow site Aliens Online had more hidden away in their gallery: As well as the four we have up in our gallery, Aliens Online has... [Read More]
Predators Completes Hawaii Shoot According to Tim Ryan’s Reel Hawaii Predators has finished its 22 day shoot in tropical Hawaii: “Twentieth Century Fox’s Predators starring Adrien Brody (below) wraps 22 days of filming today…In his off time Brody enjoyed the sunny Kona coast…” Hawaii acted as the jungle of the planet that the group... [Read More]
AvPGalaxy @ EuroGamer Expo 2009 As we are all aware, Sega is demoing the multiplayer aspect of Aliens vs Predator at the EuroGamer Expo. I was lucky enough to attend the Leeds expo and get my hands on the game: We’ve since posted up an article where I dish all the details on the expo,... [Read More]
Aliens Colonial Marines on PSP? According to games website Joystiq Sega and Sony have recently been meeting in regards of Sega games going to Sony: “Juicer still, that little mention comes right after talk of a project named “Vanquish” and a possible PSP iteration of the currently shelved Aliens: Colonial Marines that Gearbox Software is... [Read More]
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AvPGalaxy is a fan site dedicated to the Alien, Predator, Aliens vs Predator and Prometheus franchises. We currently report news on the upcoming game Alien Isolation, Ridley Scott's Prometheus 2 and Shane Black's Predator 4 / Predator reboot movie.

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