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  • Blog Post: Sega And Gearbox Respond To Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit

    This saga of Aliens: Colonial Marines is not yet over. When it was released earlier this year, the title met a firing squad of critics and consumers. The biggest frustrations though, were focused on the stark discrepancies between footage shown at trade shows and conventions and a final considered inferior... More
  • Blog Post: Report: TimeGate Studios Files For Bankruptcy

    According to a new report, the Section 8 studio, which also worked on the ill-fated Aliens: Colonial Marines, has filed for bankruptcy. The website Polygon has published a story based on Texas bankruptcy court documents that it obtained. According to Polygon, "The petition filed by TimeGate lists... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Sega And Gearbox Hit With Class Action Suit For Aliens: Colonial Marines

    The fallout from Sega and Gearbox's disappointing Aliens game has been ugly. Now, a class action lawsuit alleges that the companies engaged in false advertising when marketing and promoting the game. The gaming website Polygon broke the news that a suit had been filed in a Northern District of California... More
  • Blog Post: [Updated] Sega Pulls The Plug On Aliens: Colonial Marines For Wii U

    [Update] We received an expanded statement from Sega, which reads, " We are constantly looking at all areas of our business and in this case have made the decision to not continue development of the Wii U version. Rest assured that we have some fantastic developments for Wii U in the pipeline which... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Europe Adds Coy Disclaimer to Aliens: Colonial Marine Videos

    Just when you thought it was safe to forget about Aliens: Colonial Marines , the UK's Advertising Standards Agency has weighed in on the discrepancies between pre-release trailers and the retail game. The complaint was allegedly submitted by Reddit user subpardave , who also shared an image of the... 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: Nintendo Reveals Lego City: Undercover Release Date Among Other Wii U Games

    Nintendo has updated its release schedule for some of the upcoming games in the next few months, including adding dates for games like Lego City: Undercover and Need for Speed: Most Wanted. Software continues to roll out for the console, and gamers can expect these games through March: February 26 Rayman... 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: Play Aliens: Colonial Marines At Comic Con

    Sega revealed its lineup of games it's bringing to the San Diego Comic Con next week. Players can go hands-on with Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and Aliens: Colonial Marines. Additionally, Aliens: Colonial Marines concept designer Syd Mead will autograph limited prints of the USS Sulaco... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector's Edition Announced

    SEGA today announced a Collector's Edition and preorder details for Aliens: Colonial Marines, which ships worldwide February 12, 2013. The collection contains a number of goodies, including a resign powerloader figure and xeno hive box. Additionally, a preorder bonus from GameStop gives you new characters... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Delayed To 2013

    SEGA today confirmed it is delaying the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines until 2013. The good news is the game finally has a release date! Aliens: Colonial Marines now ships on February 12, 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The planned Wii U version will have its release date announced at... 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: Gearbox On Exploring Licensed Games

    (Heat, 1995) The developer behind Borderlands and Brothers in Arms hasn't always been working on original properties. The studio, which formed in 1999, began working on Half Life expansions and other license titles like James Bond and Tony Hawk. Gearbox Software got their big break in 2003 when they... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Box Art!

    Aliens: Colonial Marines was recently delayed until this fall, but at least the box art is ready. The PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC title casts players as a group of colonial marines boarding the deserted U.S.S. Sulaco from Aliens . Colonial Marines takes place after Aliens 3 as players search... More
  • Blog Post: New Aliens: Colonial Marines Trailer

    Get a look at Gearbox Software's latest trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, due out this fall. The game was originally scheduled for release this spring, but was delayed yesterday to allow for more development time. More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Delayed

    SEGA today confirmed it is delaying the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines until later this fall. The game was originally scheduled to ship this coming spring. “Aliens: Colonial Marines is a process of creativity and invention and those don't necessarily follow the structure of an assembly... More
  • Blog Post: Sega’s E3 Line-up Piques Interest

    Amid a crowd of the usual fare, a few titles from Sega’s E3 lineup stand out. Half of Sega’s line-up is composed of titles that won’t cause a lot of buzz: Binary Domain, Renegade Ops, Sega Rally Online Arcade, Guardian Heroes HD, and Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens: Colonial Marines Coming In 2012

    Sega and developer Gearbox Software have announced that the long-delayed Aliens: Colonial Marines is finally coming in 2012. The PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 title will appear on shelves sometime in the spring of 2012. Of course, no game is immune to being delayed multiple times, but the fact that... More
  • Blog Post: Gearbox Panel Reveals Borderlands Cap Increase, New Brothers In Arms, Duke Details

    Yes, it was only two days ago when news broke that 2K and Gearbox are bringing back the Duke, but that isn’t all that the seasoned developer is up to. During a panel at PAX, we got the scoop on what else the studio is currently working on. Starting out with a tongue-in-cheek video look behind the... More
  • Blog Post: Pitchford: Gearbox ‘Working Butts Off’ On Aliens: Colonial Marines

    In a recent interview with Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford set for January's issue of Game Informer, the enthusiastic Borderlands creator shed some light on the developer’s upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines game. If you were afraid that the game had been completely thrown to the wayside by... More
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