First announced back in June
, Aliens: Colonial Marines – Rising Threat was set to act as a tie-in to Cold Iron Studios upcoming Aliens “persistent online shooter,” and as a sequel to Mira Grant’s Alien: Echo which would have continued the story of Olivia Shipp.
Now, following several accusations of predatory and inappropriate behaviour
being directed at ... [Read More]
With Aliens: Rescue due to kick off at the end of July, Dark Horse Comics have announced the next series – Aliens: Colonial Marines: Rising Threat! Rising Threat is set to tie into the events of the upcoming game from Cold Iron Studios and will also continue the story of Olivia Shipp, the character recently introduced in Alien: Echo!
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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 game’s development process and ultimate demise, as well an ... [Read More]
A new Aliens: Colonial Marines Overhaul mod has been released! The critically reviled game, Aliens: Colonial Marines, is getting some positive attention recently. As some of you may have seen reported by numerous gaming websites, modder TemplarGFX
has been working on significant changes to the game, which in his words bring it closer to “how it should have been when ... [Read More]
It seems even more unlikely that we’ll be getting a sequel to Alien Isolation any time soon. Back in May 2015, we heard that Alien Isolation had shifted 2.11 million copies
in North America and Europe and Sega was reportedly disappointed with the sales performance. In a new interview with GameIndustry.biz
, Creative Assembly’s studio director, Tim Heaton, ... [Read More]
We finally have an update on the long-running Aliens Colonial Marines class action lawsuit which was originally filed in April 2013 by two gamers because of the game’s misleading marketing. We last heard in August 2014 that Sega had agreed to pay out $1.25M in the settlement to gamers who either preordered the game or bought it on day one. ... [Read More]
Alien Isolation debuted at number two
in the UK game charts last week losing out to Fifa 15 which has been number one for the last three weeks. New entries include Driveclub at 5, Skylanders at 7 and NBA 2K15 at 8. In comparison, both 2010’s Aliens vs Predator and 2013’s Aliens Colonial Marines debuted at first ... [Read More]
Creative Assembly has just updated the official Alien Isolation
website with the PC system requirements
for the game. Players will need a decent dual core processor, 4GB of RAM, Radeon 5550/GeForce GT 430 or higher and 35GB of hard drive space. The requirements are slightly higher than what we had for Aliens Colonial Marines last year.
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The revelations just keep coming out regarding the Aliens Colonial Marines class action lawsuit. We last heard earlier in August that Sega had agreed to pay out $1.25 million over the “mis-advertisement” of 2013’s Aliens Colonial Marines game. This week, Sega has filed court documents
saying that Gearbox is just to blame as they are for the marketing ... [Read More]
In a surprising move regarding the Aliens Colonial Marines lawsuit, Sega has now agreed to settle the class action lawsuit against them according to Polygon
at a cost of $1.25m. Of that money, a large amount will be used to pay for legal/admin fees while $2,500 will go to the plaintiff, John Locke and the rest will be used to refund the ... [Read More]
You may remember the class action lawsuit against Gearbox and Sega that was filed in April 2013 by Roger Damion Perrine and John Locke stating both companies falsely advertised Aliens Colonial Marines at various tradeshows. When the game was released in February 2013, critical reception was extremely negative and the graphics were extremely poor compared to how it looked at tradeshows. There were ... [Read More]
There’s a new interview over on DSOGaming
with Kevin Floyer-Lea, who is the head of programming at Rebellion and also worked on 1999’s Aliens vs Predator as well the 2010 version. The interview is about the technology behind Sniper Elite 3 but he also mentions that Rebellion are still interested in making a new Aliens vs Predator game. ... [Read More]
There’s another new article on the troubled development of Aliens Colonial Marines over on Destructoid
. It appears they’ve spoken to an ex-developer of Gearbox who has shed some more light on the recent rumours. Gearbox reportedly took people off ACM to work on Borderlands and at one point, Sega decided to cut their losses with the game, which I believe ... [Read More]