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Aliens: Colonial Marines Still Coming, To DS Too, But Not This Year

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Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox's Aliens shooter, is still very much on, but won't be arriving this year. When it does hit, there will be a DS version as well though, Gearbox president Randy Pitchford tells Kotaku.


Colonial Marines was first announced in 2006, then slated for a 2008 ship date. Later that was pushed back by retailer listings to mid-2009. But Pitchford said the game won't be coming this year.


He did say that along with working on Borderlands and Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox is also working on two other yet-to-be-announced titles.

And the rumored DS version of Aliens: Colonial Marines? It's real but not being worked on by Gearbox, Pitchford says. It sounds like WayForward Technologies are indeed working on what they have called their spiritual follow-up to Contra 4.


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Betting one of those unannounced games is Halo 4... or it was gonna be, but now MS has an internal Halo team... but maybe they've got Gearbox working with them or something....... or I'm just way off. A year ago I would've put money on it, but not as sure now.