Gearbox Software 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 […]

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 […]

Pitchford on Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U

Aliens: Colonial Marines is shaping up to be quite an interesting Wii U game and I was intrigued by the preliminary ideas that they had for utilising the Wii U’s controller. Their ideas also opened up the interesting topic for how sci-fi games could benefit from the Wii U’s controller. While speaking to Nintendo Gamer, Randy Pitchford of […]

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 […]

Pitchford: Colonial Marines script is good enough for TV

Gearbox Software’s Randy Pitchford believes that the script for their upcoming game Aliens: Colonial Marines is so good it could be made into a TV series. “We could make a whole TV series out of the material they crafted for us,” said Pitchford. “You gotta be careful with it, though. You can imagine when the characters […]