Aliens: Colonial Marines Archive

Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines reconfirmed to be superior

In case there was any doubt, Gearbox have reconfirmed that the Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines is the superior one, citing it as “really fun”. They said that “Interesting controls equal interesting fun” but their NDA unfortunately prevents them from telling us anything further until E3.

The Wii U is a “powerful, powerful machine”.

While Nintendo have all developers locked down under NDA agreements until next Tuesday, Gearbox’s Brian Burleson has stated that “[the] Wii U is a powerful, powerful machine”. Rumours we’ve been hearing over the past year or so have placed the Wii U’s power everywhere from less powerful than the PlayStation 3 to six times mightier [...]

What it will be like to control the xenomorphs

We’ve recently had footage of what Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer will be like but the footage was very much focused on the marines’ point of view. What about playing as those deadly alien xenomorphs? CVG‘s preview of the game mentioned that aliens are played from the third person view and that there is a class system [...]

SEGA wouldn’t bring Aliens to Wii U if it was “inferior”

In a recent interview with Nintendo Connect Sega’s Craig Harris has hinted that the Wii U is not inferior to the current generation of consoles. It seems quite obvious that the Wii U will not be inferior to the PS3 and Xbox 360 but last month the internet was awash with rumours that the Wii [...]

Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer video

Gearbox have previously mentioned that multiplayer is a “big deal” for them so it’s great to finally get some idea of what the multiplayer will be like. The game’s multiplayer modes will feature ‘Team Deathmatch’ which will focus on humans Vs. aliens. The video preview is from the human point of view.

Wii U version of Aliens to be one of the best looking ones

Gearbox have been quite positive about the Wii U and could see potential in the console’s touchscreen controller. In an interview with CVG, chief creative officer, Brian Martell announced that he thought that the Wii U version of their upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines game would be one of the best looking ones: I think things [...]

Feature: Could the Wii U revolutionize sci-fi video games?

Who hasn’t, when they were a kid, imagined they were a space commander, whipping round a toy building brick as if it was some sort of high tech device? Or tapped away at the remote controller to send urgent messages back to the space base? Okay, that was probably just me, but the Wii U [...]

Multiplayer is “a big deal” for Aliens: Colonial Marines

Randy Pitchford, the CEO of Gearbox Software – who are currently developing Aliens: Colonial Marines - spoke on the studio’s approach to the game’s multiplayer modes in an interview with the official PlayStation Blog, explaining that it’s a major focal point of the game’s development. Multiplayer is a big deal for us. It’s getting a huge [...]

[Video] Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer

Gearbox Software released a fittingly creepy new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, which you can watch after the break.

Fox gave Gearbox a lot of freedom with Colonial Marines

In an interview with GameSpot, Gearbox’s Brian Martel mentioned that Fox has given them a lot of freedom to develop Aliens: Colonial Marines including exploring the aliens’ life cycles and creating new aliens. They’ve given us a lot of freedom at 20th Century Fox. Fox has been really cool about it. They want us to stay [...]