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  • Blog Post: District 9 Director's Alien Film Will Be A Sequel To Aliens

    Neill Blomkamp teased and then officially announced his intentions to make a new Alien movie, and some new details about the plans for movie have surfaced. In the video below from Sky Movies , Sigourney Weaver confirms her involvement in the project (she was part of the cast of Blomkamp's new film... More
  • Blog Post: District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp Tackling Alien Franchise Next

    After tweeting last month that he was working on an Alien sequel at one time but had abandoned or been taken off the project, District 9 director Neill Blomkamp tweeted today that Alien is officially his next project. In a remarkably casual message, Blomkamp tweeted, "Um... So I think it's officially... More
  • Blog Post: Donkey Me Injects Classic Movies, Characters, And Music Into Donkey Kong

    Donkey Me, from creator Bruno R. Marcos , puts classic movie skins and music into the classic Donkey Kong game. The mod uses movies like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Aliens, Conan, and Flash Gordon among others to craft a new take on Donkey Kong. Each skin also adapts bit-tune versions of themes form the... More
  • Blog Post: AVP War Spills Onto Mobile Platforms

    The Xenomorph's decades-long battle against the Predator comes to iOS and Android platforms with AVP: Evolution. This third-person action game lets you pick your side of the battle. As an Alien, you start off as a measily Facehugger and eventually evolve into a fearsome Alien Warrior. On the Predator... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Anonymous Aliens: Colonial Marines Dev Says Gearbox Misappropriated Resources

    Last week, a supposed Gearbox developer responded to fan backlash regarding the poorly received Aliens: Colonial Marines . That alleged dev claimed via Reddit that Gearbox shifted focus to the successful Borderlands, stunting Aliens: Colonial Marines’ development in the process. Today, a new mystery... More
  • Blog Post: Xenomorphs Show Off Their Moves In Animation Video

    Aliens: Colonial Marines has been generally labeled a failure by critics . One of the game’s shortcomings is the way the popular alien Xenomorphs are animated . In short: they look terribly laughable as they meander around. Too bad Obsidian's Aliens-themed role-playing game was canceled, because... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 02/15/13

    The weather in Minnesota is still chilling to the bone, so there will be a lot of gaming going on this weekend. Someone promises to finally continue Far Cry 3, while others will visit the frights of Dead Space 3 – as well as the frighteningly horrible Aliens: Colonial Marines. Ben Hanson : This... More
  • Blog Post: Players Reporting Issues With Aliens: CM Deleting Saves

    It's been a bad week for Gearbox and Sega. Aliens: Colonial Marines immediately became a laughingstock when it released on Tuesday, with critics and gamers alike reaming the title for its obvious quality issues. From the looks of Gearbox's message board , one of those issues may involve deleted... More
  • Blog Post: Video Compares Aliens Demo With Final Product

    We're trying not to beat a dead horse with the whole " Aliens: Colonial Marines is terrible " thing, but there's a lot to be said about the situation. The folks over at VideoGamer.com have put together a great video today that showcases the drastic differences between early demos of... More
  • Blog Post: Supposed Gearbox Dev Reacts To Colonial Marines Reception

    If you haven't been on the internet for the last couple of days, you might have missed the note that Aliens: Colonial Marines is an awful game . Plenty of terrible games get released every year, but more attention has been drawn to Aliens because of the license and Gearbox's good reputation.... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Receives Extensive Update

    Aliens: Colonial Marines released today, and like most modern releases, it has already received a hefty patch. You can check out the patch notes for each of Aliens: Colonial Marines' releases by clicking these links. Here's the list for Xbox 360 , PlayStation 3 , and PC . It fixes a lot of specific... More
  • Blog Post: You Will Soon Get To Play Aliens: Colonial Marines

    We first revealed Aliens: Colonial Marines in Game Informer Magazine back in February of 2008. It's been a long road, but the game is finally done. Gearbox recently put up a blog post talking about how the game has finally gone gold. "All parties have examined the release candidate and signed... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Second Wave DLC Available Right Now For Free

    Firaxis, the developer behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown, announced this morning that its free Second Wave DLC is available right now for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The DLC adds post-campaign content that allows players to modify the game in a number of different ways. You can check out the full list... More
  • Blog Post: Unlock Powerful Heroes In XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Need a little more power to survive the alien threats in XCOM: Enemy Unknown? Try playing as video game designers Sid Meier or Ken Levine. PC Gamer describes a Easter Egg, which allows you to unlock several overpowered psionic operatives by changing a soldiers name. Achievements are unlocked when you... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Let The Aliens Win. Play XCOM

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a good game . Play it. Look what happens if you don't stop the alien threat. Dorkly envisions what could happen if you let the aliens win. More
  • Blog Post: Sega Reveals Aliens: Colonial Marines' New Escape Mode

    Sega and Gearbox have announced a new mode for the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines. In Escape, players team up in squads of four to race through a map, destroying as many xenomorphs as possible or making it to the escape point alive. A demo of the game is playable at PAX, which starts today in Seattle... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Canceling Games, Cutting Jobs

    Sega is blaming poor game sales in the U.S. and Europe for a wave of upcoming game cancellations and layoffs. The company has told investors that it plans to focus on its stable of franchises such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Aliens, and Total War moving forward as it works to streamline its operations. Other... More
  • Blog Post: Shots Of Aliens: Colonial Marines' Collector's Edition Apparently Leaked

    Collector's editions have been a boon for people suffering from Empty Shelf Syndrome, and it appears as though Sega and Gearbox have a new dose in the works. A French website has posted an image purportedly showing the Aliens: Colonial Marines collector's edition, which adds a tiny li'l powerloader... More
  • Blog Post: Review Round-Up: Aliens, Sesame Street, And More

    Today's game releases are a testament to how much variety there truly is in contemporary gaming. Whether your tastes run toward racing, flying, learning, or killing zombies, you'll find something new on store shelves today. Take a look at our reviews for today's new releases. Be sure to click... More
  • Blog Post: Gearbox Had Plans For A Blade Runner Game

    Gearbox's latest project is the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines, but it turns out that it''s not the first time the company has dabbled with a well-known sci-fi property. According to CEO Randy Pitchford, the studio once held the gaming rights for Ridley Scott's influential film Blade... More
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