The crew over at the Perfect Organism Podcast
have published their latest podcast episode and have done an interesting interview with Senior Creative Director at NECA, Randy Falk. This covers everything about the figures, how the ideas are conceived, securing likeness rights with the actors and to the figures getting made.
It’s slanted towards Alien figures and what’s ... [Read More]
25 Minutes of gameplay footage from Aliens: Fireteam has now been released by IGN
. IGN’s editor Ryan McCaffrey is joined by Cold Iron Studios’ CEO Craig Zinkievich and their Chief Creative Officer Matt Highison as the three of them play through one of the missions from the game. Craig is playing as the Demolisher class while Matt ... [Read More]
Cold Iron Studios’ new Alien game has finally been unveiled! Aliens: Fireteam is a cooperative third-person survivor shooter set in the year 2202, 23 years after the events of the Alien trilogy. Players will assume the role of a a Colonial Marine stationed aboard the USS Endeavor. You’ll play through four campaigns compromising of three missions.
You’ll encounter 20 different enemy variations, ... [Read More]
It appears the remaining three Alien films may be coming to 4K Blu-Ray after all. There were rumours last year
that Disney was going to stop releasing 4K Blu-Rays for most films although they later insisted they’re still committed to the format. A new report on TheDigitalFix
says that Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection are ... [Read More]
Happy new year to everybody and hopefully this one will be better than the last one. A new design/theme is now out for AvPGalaxy – Version 8. Given that Aliens is going to be celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year, I’ve based it around Hadley’s Hope. I’ve made the layout a little wider, there’s a new mobile layout and the ... [Read More]
NECA have announced
the fourth set of figures in the Alien 40th Anniversary line. Ripley, based on the likeness of Sigourney Weaver, returns in her compression suit which was previously released in Aliens Series 4. Lambert in her compression suit is the next figure, based on Veronica Cartwright.
Lambert was previously released in Aliens Series 11. Ripley and ... [Read More]
Noclip, a crowdsourced company known for making game documentaries, have just released their latest one and it’s dedicated to the development of Alien Isolation. The team at Noclip went to Creative Assembly’s studio and interviewed Console Creative Director Alistair Hope, Console Technical Director Clive Gratton and Chief Studio Officer Tim Heaton.
In the 20-minute documentary, Creative Assembly talk about their original ... [Read More]
We may never get Aliens on 4K.
It now seems increasingly unlikely that we will ever see Aliens, Alien 3 or Alien Resurrection on 4K Blu-Ray. A new report coming out this week says that Disney has halted production of future physical 4K Ultra HD Blu-Rays of films in its back catalogue including films from Disney and the recently acquired 20th ... [Read More]
San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has come to a close this weekend and NECA showcased some new figures in the world of Alien and Predator. They formally announced three new Alien figures. Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Alien, we have an Alien Ultimate 40th Anniversary Big Chap
9″ figure which NECA have given a deluxe upgrade to with a brand ... [Read More]
The Alien: 40th Anniversary Edition 4K Blu-Ray finally hits the shops this week just in time for Alien Day.
The key feature of the Alien 40th Anniversary release is of course the brand new transfer which was scanned in native 4K from the original camera negative at EFilm. Ridley Scott and Pam Dery at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services Group supervised the restoration. ... [Read More]
20th Century Fox has today formally announced
the Alien 40th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a release date of April 23rd in North America (and prospectively April 22nd in the UK
). As previously announced, an exclusive steelbook will be available via Best Buy in the US or Zavvi in the UK.
The release comes with the ... [Read More]
The Predator is officially out in the UK this week on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Ultra HD Blu-Ray. Here’s AvPGalaxy’s The Predator Blu-Ray Review. I take an in-depth look into the movie months after its release, the picture and sound quality as well as the special features
The Sundance Film Festival
is well under way in Utah, United States and as previously reported last year
‘Memory: The Origins of Alien’ documentary has made its premiere this week. Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe, this 93 minute documentary explores the origin of Ridley Scott’s Alien film from early conception to production. While not your run-of-the-mill featurette, it ... [Read More]