Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing News

Aliens: Colonial Marines managed 1.31 million sales

Aliens: Colonial Marines managed 1.31 million sales

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

Aliens: Colonial Marines was one of Sega's best-selling games last financial year (ended 31st March 2012) despite being absolute pants.

The shooter, made by Gearbox Software - oh really? - shifted a successful 1.31 million copies, according to Sega's annual financial report.

Nevertheless, Colonial Marines remains a sore spot for Sega, having been pelted with critical scorn and even class action lawsuits about misleading advertising. And rumour has it that TimeGate Studios, the team thought to be responsible for the bulk of Aliens: Colonial Marines, has now been closed.

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Banjo and Avatars in 360 Sonic Racing

Joining Shenmue's Ryo, JSR's Beat, more.

According to 1UP, SEGA and Microsoft have announced that Banjo-Kazooie and Xbox Live Avatars will be playable characters in the Xbox 360 version of Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing.

SEGA announces new Sonic racer

SEGA announces new Sonic racer

With Tails, AiAi, Amigo and others.

SEGA has announced Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing for DS, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii, due out in early 2010.

It sounds a bit like Diddy Kong Racing: SEGA characters including Sonic, Eggman, Tails, AiAi, Amigo and others race each other in cars, planes, motorbikes and, in AiAi's case, a banana mobile.

As well as the requisite shortcuts, obstacles, power-ups and weapons, there are also All Star moves for each character, including Super Sonic, Banana Blitz and Tails Tornado.

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