In Case You Missed Last Night's Live Stream, Here's The Best Part

Last night, as part of my review of the AverMedia Live Gamer Portable, I streamed random Steam games from my PC for nearly an hour and a half. I took requests. I chatted with readers in the Twitch.tv chat box. I hid in a tunnel and amused myself. » 5/08/13 9:20am 5/08/13 9:20am

Sega: The Aliens False Advertising Lawsuit Is "Without Merit" [UPDATE]

A class action lawsuit claiming that Aliens: Colonial Marines used false advertising is happening. Today, SEGA—publisher behind the title—has responded with a comment. » 5/02/13 8:09pm 5/02/13 8:09pm

Lawsuit Claims Aliens: Colonial Marines Used False Advertising

Looking at the demos and previews for Aliens: Colonial Marines, it's difficult not to notice just how much better they look than the final product. Bullshots are one thing—in this case, arguably, Aliens had false advertising. Now there's a class action lawsuit claiming exactly that according to Polygon. » 4/30/13 9:30pm 4/30/13 9:30pm

Half the People Who Got BioShock Infinite on Steam Have Finished It.…

Can we judge the quality of a video game by the number of people who finish it? Probably not, since I've met many a people who just loooove Shadow of the Colossus and never reached the fourth Colossus. Nevertheless, that PC gaming service Steam allows us to determine which games people bother to finish. » 4/09/13 6:30pm 4/09/13 6:30pm

OXM reports that, in response to a redditor's complaint to the UK's Advertising Standards Authority about the visible differences between the playable and trailer-demonstrated versions of Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega Europe has agreed to put disclaimers stating that the game shown is the demo version next to their… » 4/03/13 7:05am 4/03/13 7:05am

Hey, Aliens: Colonial Marines Is Pretty Good As A Three-Part Comedy

The consensus seems to be that Aliens: Colonial Marines isn't a very good game. But that doesn't mean Aliens can't make for entertaining playthrough videos. Ah, the wonders of YouTube. » 3/04/13 3:30pm 3/04/13 3:30pm

From Dream To Disaster: The Story Of Aliens: Colonial Marines

On December 11, 2006, Sega announced that they had snagged the rights to the much-beloved sci-fi franchise Aliens. Eager to get people excited, Sega quickly announced that they had two big games in the works: a role-playing game and a first-person shooter. » 2/25/13 2:14pm 2/25/13 2:14pm

PC Modders Still Hard At Work Fixing Aliens: Colonial Marines

You may have heard that Aliens: Colonial Marines has some problems. Among those problems is the fact that the PC version of the game looks like pretty raggedy. The ship interiors and darkly-lit alien worlds taking very little advantage of recent advances in PC graphics technology. » 2/18/13 8:30pm 2/18/13 8:30pm

Aliens: Colonial Marines Should Have Followed the Example of Sports'…

Inside a publisher or a studio, there are few surprises when a video game bombs in its reviews. Before it goes from gold master to warehouse to retailer, the focus groups are empaneled, the "mock reviewers" are contracted, and their verdicts are in. Everyone knows roughly where the game will land in the all-controlling… » 2/17/13 3:30pm 2/17/13 3:30pm

How Aliens: Colonial Marines Fell Apart

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a bad game, by most accounts. Reviewers have almost all trashed it, fans don't seem to like it, and the final product looks nothing like the impressive demo that developer Gearbox showed last year. » 2/13/13 5:00pm 2/13/13 5:00pm