First announced at the end of 2006, Obsidian’s Aliens: Crucible went through most of its production in quiet until it was officially cancelled 3 years later. Since then we’ve slowly learnt more and more about the first attempt to bring Alien in the RPG world.
Last year GVMERS produced an ...
We finally have a few more details as to why the Aliens RPG, aka Aliens: Crucible
from Obsidian got cancelled. Creative game director for Obsidian Josh Sawyer spoke candidly to IGN
this week and mentioned the internal problems they had with the game.
The Aliens RPG was first ... [Read More
Video game documentary channel GVMERS
has just released a investigative look at the ill-fated development of Aliens Crucible, the Aliens Role Playing Game developed by Obsidian Entertainment which was ultimately canceled by publisher Sega in favor of Aliens Colonial Marines.
The video gives a chronicle of the events surrounding the ... [Read More
A new gameplay video of the cancelled Aliens RPG videogame by Obsidian Entertainment has surfaced
online recently. It features over 13 minutes of footage that show character customization, dialogue, the Alien queen and other features from the game. Additionally a short video showing some of the animations made for the ... [Read More
What appears to be the first gameplay footage from the Aliens: Crucible RPG game has leaked onto YouTube
. Now, the game was officially cancelled last year so this footage is supposedly from an early build of the game dated 2007. The footage lasts for almost two minutes and ... [Read More
This isn’t really surprising given the fact we’ve seen hardly anything about the Aliens RPG other than some leaked concept arts. Though today, the rumours have been confirmed by Obsidian and Sega. Aliens Crucible has been cancelled. The news can be found on Giant Bomb
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Some interesting renders have recently found their way onto the internet in the way of J.E Sawyer, the lead developer on Crucible:
You might find they look extremely similar to artwork from Crucible discovered last month
. In particular, the armor and the black character. Thanks once again to Pythagoras for ... [Read More
So now the game might be meeting it’s end, we’re finding more and more about it. The RPG has a name: Crucible
and courtesy of Michael Zimmerman, we now have our first looks at what would have (might be) been:
You’ll find more on his website
(or ... [Read More
And as the days go on, Sega remains quiet but everyone else is shouting. AvPGalaxy visitor Kyle recently uncovered the blog of an ex-designer for Obsidian, with the “cancelled Aliens RPG” on his resume:
“April 2008 ”” February 2009 (11 months)
Designer for canceled third-person action Aliens RPG (Xbox 360, PS3, ... [Read More
Following in the wake of the announcement of a new AvP game from Rebellion under Sega, we have this to report:
“Sources tell Kotaku that Sega has pulled the plug on their upcoming Aliens Roleplaying Game under development by California-based developer Obsidian.”
Gaming website Kotaku
is citing a recent sacking ... [Read More