As 2021 draws to an end, Cold Iron Studios is dropping Season 2 of Aliens: Fireteam Elite on December 14th. Season 1’s major content was the Phalanx-class
. For Season 2, it’s a new game-mode called Point Defense, dropping December 14th!
This fast-paced alternative to Horde Mode will challenge players in a new survival-based defensive match where your fireteam must ... [Read More]
Aliens: Fireteam Elite has a new season of content coming before the year’s end, and two more seasons currently planned in 2022!
Since the early September release of Season 1 content featuring the Phalanx class
, it’s been a bit quiet on the Aliens: Fireteam Elite front in terms of new content. But in today’s blog post on ... [Read More]
We have just uploaded the 134th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! Corporal Hicks, RidgeTop, VoodooMagic and Xenomorphine are back to talk about the recently released Aliens: Fireteam Elite!
We talk the fun factor, the customization, concerns over longevity, with tangents about canon and the Alien prequel’s now iconic flute, and plenty ... [Read More]
Gamespot have shared a video in which Jonathan Ferguson, a firearms expert and Keeper of Firearms and Artillery at the Royal Armouries
in Leeds, England, reacts to some of the new Colonial Marine weaponry from Cold Iron Studio’s Aliens: Fireteam Elite.
Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down ... [Read More]
The Phalanx has arrived! Aliens: Fireteam Elite’s Season One DLC has now been released. The game’s first free content update includes a new class called Phalanx, 4 new weapons – including the EVA laser pistol seen in the Director’s Cut of Alien – and 5 new cosmetic upgrades.
In addition to the free content upgrade, we’re also getting the first piece ... [Read More]
One of the things I truly love about the Alien series is how so many of the entries have such unique styles. It’s as true for the video games as it is for the films. That variety in the types of games is something I appreciate. I love that I can pick up a nonsensical 32 bit Alien shooter dripping ... [Read More]
Austin Wintory, the BAFTA winning composer behind Aliens: Fireteam Elite’s soundtrack, has recently been sharing some behind-the-scenes videos looking at how he composed the game’s fantastic score!
In January 2021 I documented the process for several weeks of writing a single 2-minute cue for ALIENS FIRETEAM ELITE, start to finish. From my earliest sketches to the final mix, and all the ... [Read More]
Aliens: Fireteam Elite has officially been released! Seven years after the last Alien title, Alien Isolation, the new Alien game from Cold Iron Studios drops you and your team of Colonial Marines onto LV-895 where you’ll battle hoards of Aliens. Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a third-person co-operative online multiplayer game that has been released for PC, PS4, PS5, X-Box One, ... [Read More]
Aliens: Fireteam Elite is almost upon us with its release due tomorrow. Various outlets have started publishing their reviews and it’s getting a mixed to positive reception. The PC version is currently sitting on a score of 70 on Metacritic
out of 21 reviews. For reference, the last Alien title was 2014’s Alien Isolation which scored 81 ... [Read More]
We’re finally in August and the countdown to Aliens: Fireteam Elite’s August 24th release begins! I briefly mentioned Austin Wintory’s soundtrack in our recent hands-on preview
of Cold Iron’s upcoming game. Now the composer has shared a preview of the game’s score!
With immense pleasure, I can officially reveal my role as composer in Cold Iron’s new squad shooter ALIENS ... [Read More]
We should all know by now that the Aliens aren’t the only enemies you’ll be coming up against in Aliens: Fireteam Elite when it releases at the end of August. You may have caught a glimpse of the various synthetic units in our recent preview footage
, or seen some of the artwork of the Pathogen enemies that Cold ... [Read More]
We have an additional clip of Aliens: Fireteam Elite gameplay to show off from our recent experience with a preview build of the game! In this footage we tried out one of the challenge cards: “Explosions!” Which is a gameplay mutator that changes all of the Runner Xenomorphs into weaker Bursters. With this many Bursters running around it was a ... [Read More]
Shared to social media
by Cold Iron today, we have our first good look at some of the Pathogen (or ‘Black Goo’) based enemies we’ll be facing when Aliens: Fireteam Elite releases next month! Meet the ‘Popper’ and the ‘Stalker.’
Their ghostly white appearance definitely give us some Neomorph vibes!
From Cold Iron:
“Pathogen enemies will quickly rush at ... [Read More]