Aliens: Colonial Marines

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Key events

15th December 2006

Gearbox Alien FPS confirmed

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FeatureAn hour with Randy Pitchford

"We need a laptop. We can't do this."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines and AvP (2010) have vanished from Steam

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World also removed from digital distribution.

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FeatureSometimes I wish more games were just a vertical slice

Always leave them wanting more, not less.

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Sega claims Gearbox led the marketing for Aliens: Colonial Marines

Says Randy Pitchford, did "whatever the f*** he likes."

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Sega agrees to $1.25m settlement in Aliens: Colonial Marines case

While Gearbox remains liable to further action.

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Gearbox explains why it should be dropped from Aliens lawsuit

Claims it spent millions of its own money on the game.

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VideoOutside Xbox's five most disappointing games of 2013

Plus No Man's Sky and the Oxbox Xmas Challenge.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines to get new campaign DLC

UPDATE: Quietly released today on Xbox Marketplace.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines managed 1.31 million sales

That about merits a sequel doesn't it? What?

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sequel possible, says Michael Biehn

Voice actor also weighs in on Aliens: Colonial Marines role.

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TimeGate Studios has filed for bankruptcy

Owes between $10-$50 million, $34 of which to a pizza place.

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Madden NFL 25 the latest EA game to skip Wii U - what now for FIFA 14?

UPDATE: EA confirms no FIFA 14 for Wii U following "disappointing" FIFA 13 sales.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines class action lawsuit targets Sega and Gearbox

UPDATE: Sega and Gearbox respond, call the lawsuit "without merit."

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Sega adds disclaimer to Aliens: Colonial Marines trailers after admitting they didn't accurately reflect final game

Reddit user highlights "absurd" difference between in-game and playthrough footage.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines has been patched on Xbox 360, PS3

UPDATE: Second patch now live, "erratic" Xeno movements fixed.

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Layoffs hit Aliens: Colonial Marines co-developer TimeGate

Part of a "reinvention" of the studio.

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Several staffers on Aliens: Colonial Marines spill the beans on what went wrong - report

"The game feels like it was made in nine months, and that's because it was."

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A video of Obsidian's Aliens RPG appears

Apparently it was called Aliens: Crucible.

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Sega UK denies that Aliens: Colonial Marines has been cancelled on Wii U

Suggests the game is still due before the end of March.

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Sega: Gearbox developed Aliens: Colonial Marines, other studios just "helped"

But TimeGate estimates its work accounts for up to half of the campaign.

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VideoWatch us play Aliens: Colonial Marines from 5pm GMT

Maybe we could build a fire and sing a couple of songs?

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review

Just another bug hunt.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines' Bug Hunt DLC set for March

"Take on waves of increasingly difficult enemies." A $14.99 value, says Walmart.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines coming later on Wii U

Could pop out any time up to end of March.

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This week on Outside Xbox

The New Year's Far Cryathlon, Ron Gilbert on Disney and the latest on Aliens.

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FeatureAliens: Colonial Marines preview: the Aliens game you've been waiting for?

Gearbox's spiritual sequel offers a faithful return, but that may not be enough.

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New Colonial Marines trailer showcases pre-order bonuses

We know you've Biehn waiting for this.

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EGXFirst ever live code demo of Rome 2 in Eurogamer Expo developer session

Publisher SEGA also bringing playable Aliens: Colonial Marines, The Cave and Hell Yeah!

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Sega sacrificing Euro/Oz operations to focus on four core IPs

Aliens. Sonic. Total War. Football Manager.

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Pitchford: Wii U GamePad "the best controller I've ever had from Nintendo"

Shoot Many Robots dev making Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector's Edition unveiled

UPDATE: Exclusive to Amazon in the UK.

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Gearbox: Aliens: Colonial Marines a "massive" project, hundreds working on it

Section 8 dev helping out. Gearbox admits early announcement was a mistake.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines delayed to 2013, new trailer released

UPDATE: Gearbox comments on lengthy development.

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Nintendo responds to Wii U power reports

"The experience of playing will always be more important than raw numbers."

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Sega cancelling titles, "streamlining" video game business

Key IP Sonic, Football Manager, Total War, Aliens unaffected.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines on Wii U "has so much more to offer"

Pitchford: "No other platform can do what the Wii U can do."

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Yakuza: Dead Souls release date announced

Plus, Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai Limited Edition date.

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VideoAliens: Colonial Marines cinematic trailer

Gearbox readying for autumn launch.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines delayed until Autumn

Gearbox-developed bug hunt still not ready.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines special edition contents leaked - report

Weapon unlocks, exclusive game mode included.

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Aliens: Infestation release date announced

DS side-scroller out next month.

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VideoAliens: Colonial Marines footage

Duke Nukem dev shows off new project.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines screenshots

Swarming the cockles of your heart.

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Sega confirms Aliens: Infestation

DS side-scroller coming September.

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Aliens: Infestation is DS side-scroller

Has chest-bursting, brief male nudity.

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Wii U a "really cool stop-gap"  Gearbox

Between this generation and the next.

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Gearbox discarded Blade Runner IP

"Would have been the end of us."

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New Wii U hardware for devs in June/July

Sega: "We're finding it quite powerful."

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Sega "intent" on Aliens Marines on Wii U

What about Creative Assembly's Alien game?

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Fresh Aliens: Colonial Marines images

What lovely teeth it has.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines back on map

Spring 2012 date sends Ripleys across web.

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VideoAliens Colonial Marines first teaser

Gearbox shooter still alive.

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Aliens: CM, Tomb Raider dated - report

MGS: Rising also appears in retail leak.

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Duke Nukem had "gay robot" sidekick

Plus: Randy Pitchford talks Borderlands 2.

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Gearbox denies new Aliens: CM delay

Plus, pours water on Borderlands 2 talk.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines reveal soon

SEGA, Gearbox working behind the scenes.

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AVP to impact Colonial Marines timing

But don't expect it for some time.

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No Aliens: Colonial Marines this year

But Gearbox is still working on it.

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Gearbox denies Aliens has been canned

Despite reports of problems and layoffs.

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SEGA: Sonic Unleashed out in November

But Aliens and Total War fall into 2009.

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Gearbox defends in-game ad deal

"Judge us from the result."

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Aliens FPS due out this year

SEGA chimes in with officialdom.

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Aliens FPS and Red Faction 3 named

Both due out next year.

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Gearbox discusses new project

"It's big." Needs "super senior" help.

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Sega quiet on Aliens games

But Gearbox boss leaks info.

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Gearbox Alien FPS confirmed

Hot on heels of Obsidian RPG.

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Obsidian doing Alien RPG

Confirmed. Gearbox for FPS?