TimeGate, best known for developing Section 8 and Aliens: Colonial Marines, may be no more.
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.
Section 8: Prejudice, the $15 shooter available on Xbox Live and, as of today, PC, will deploy a new online game mode - once the number of in-game kills surpasses 10 million.
Timegate's Section 8, one of last year's more interesting efforts in the multiplayer shooter space, is available on PC and Xbox 360. For some reason, it's also coming out on PlayStation 3.
Four months and change after SouthPeak Games released it, and Section 8 is finally getting a dose of downloadable content. The Seek and Destroy Map Pack features three new maps – Devil's Backbone, Hornet's Nest, and Azure Basin – each playable in Multiplayer and Instant Action modes. Devil's Backbone sees players…
Section 8 is all about guys in power armor shooting at each other, and that's a story concept I can really get behind, but Timegate apparently thinks you need a bit more background on the game world in order to fully immerse yourself in the experience. Bah, I say! Give me power armor and some big guns and I shall…
TimeGate Studios once again successfully defends the name of their game, reaching an agreement with Paramount in the lawsuit over the name Section 8.