To recap: Colonial Marines was shit. But where Gearbox and friends failed, a very dedicated fan is still plugging away trying to make things right.
We're still seeing fallout from one of the biggest video game flops in recent history, and some recent court documents reveal a number of juicy details that give us a behind-the-scenes look at the marketing of Aliens: Colonial Marines, including internal e-mails and some jargon-filled PR plans that are as insane…
The next video game in the world of Aliens will star the daughter of superstar space officer Ellen Ripley, according to a Kotaku source.
And it's not even a video game! It's a stop motion video made out of LEGO!
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.
Timegate studios, the co-developers of the awful Aliens: Colonial Marines, are in serious financial trouble. Filing for bankruptcy protection in a Texas court, they owe a lot of people a lot of money.
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.
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.
TimeGate, the studio Gearbox tapped to complete the neglected Aliens: Colonial Marines, turns its attention from making the majority of another company's game to making a Minimum of its own. Damn this looks lovely.
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.
Sega has just confirmed to Kotaku that Aliens: Colonial Marines is no longer coming out on Wii U.
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…
Aliens: Colonial Marines has a new patch update that might make the game a more pleasant experience for Xbox players.
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.
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.
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.
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…