Fans have started an online petition to ask for female characters to be an active part in the upcoming Aliens Colonial Marine videogame by Gearbox Software and Sega. If you agree with the below statement, you can sign the petition here.
“While we fully support Gearbox, We would like to request the inclusion of playable females. The ALIENS franchise is dominated by strong females such as Ripley, Vasquez, Ferro, Dietrich and most importantly, The Queen. There is roughly 5-6 months before the game goes Gold and releases February 12th, 2013. We believe ALIENS is the perfect starting point for developers to start including playable females in more multiplayer shooters. And what better company to start this than Gearbox with the success of Borderlands and the benchmark shooter Brothers in Arms?
There are many females that enjoy playing video games and are fans of the films who are tired of playing as a male all the time. Lets let Gearbox Software see how important this is to the ALIENS franchise!“
“What we want is the ability to create a CUSTOM female to represent ourselves just like the men can, in multiplayer/co-op in order for us to “Become a Colonial Marine“