Of lately, the license for Aliens (and Predator) games has been up in the air. Today, Hollywood Reporter announced that Sega is attempting to get a hold of the license to produce new Alien games:
“Sega has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising for a series of games based on the “Alien” movies. The publisher, best known for its “Sonic the Hedgehog” video game franchise, is developing multiple next-generation and PC video games set in the “Alien” universe, including a first-person shooter and a role-playing game, with the first product to ship in 2008.”
It hasn’t yet been set in concrete, but it looks like we’ll be seeing some new Alien games for the next-gen consoles. Check out the original article and watch this space for more news.