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Aliens: Colonial Marines

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DTOID Show

PlayStation 4, Watch_Dogs, Destiny, & Iwata's Luigi Hat


The Destructoid Show Learns How To SEO
Feb 15
Hey guys, if you missed it, here's today's Destructoid Show, which was live earlier. Because we do that every Friday. Lots of news today: Naughty Dog delays The Last Of Us for an extra month. This thing is an actual prototyp... read
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Randy Pitchford doesn't like being called a liar


Gearbox CEO breaks radio silence after Colonial Marines launch
Feb 15
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford raised his head above cover today, making a few indirect Tweets regarding the controversial Aliens: Colonial Marines launch. While he didn't provide an explanation or an apology, he did make it cle... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines not canceled for Wii U


Publisher confirms the shame is still coming
Feb 15
In the fallout of the Aliens: Colonial Marines controversy, fact and fiction are difficult to separate. SEGA has, at least, put paid to one of the not-so-true suggestions, denying rumors that the Wii U version has b... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines 360 save wipe bug


Do not clear your cache if you want to keep your saves
Feb 15
Oh, Aliens: Colonial Marines could really use some bad press? Sure, why not? It's been such a long time since we heard anything negative about it. Try this one on for size -- players are reporting that Xbox 360 save files are... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines mods add better lighting


Once again, a modder does a developer's job
Feb 15
As usual, unpaid PC gamers have stepped up to the plate and finished what clearly inadequate developers started, adding improvements to the critically mauled Aliens: Colonial Marines. These enhancements add DirectX 10 feature... read
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Pitchford goes to Molyneux and beyond
How often we forget that demos are sales tools, designed to pitch consumers a dream of what may be, not what actually is. Dull knives slice cans like butter, hamburgers perfectly cook on a budget grill, and Aliens: Colonial M... read feature

TimeGate exec on Aliens photo
'TimeGate and Gearbox do everything horizontally'
After the last couple days of dispute between anonymous Gearbox and TimeGate employees on Reddit, we have a quote that settles the capacity that the two companies worked under on Aliens: Colonial Marines. "Whereas in a tradit... read feature

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A rundown of all the known (and not-so-known) events so far
Aliens: Colonial Marines has turned out to be more than just a bad game. It's a confusing story of allegations, outsourcing, and potential deception on a considerable level. The biggest mystery to come out of this debacle is ... read feature

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Hope for Fallout, doubt for Batman and sadness for Aliens


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Feb 14
In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial Marines went. read
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Jimquisition: A-LIE-ns: Colonial Marines


Emergency Jimquisition!
Feb 13
Waking through Gearbox's walkthrough of Aliens: Colonial Marines. That is, the Aliens: Colonial Marines Gearbox wanted the world to believe in, not the one that actually happened. While demo footage is not represen... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines patched on all systems


May as well be using harsh language
Feb 13
Gearbox Software has released three big launch patches for all versions of Aliens: Colonial Marines, with a laundry list of improvements.  If you're hoping the patch fixes all the issues that netted the game its current ... read
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Aliens disappoints, Demos kill sales, and Toys are fun


The Destructoid Show wants out of this chickensh*t outfit
Feb 12
Hello there, boys and girls! It's your creepy uncle Max with another installment of the critically-acclaimed [citation needed] Destructoid Show! Today we talk about Aliens: Colonial Marines, which seems to be the bummer of t... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines

SEGA denies Aliens: Colonial Marines was outsourced


Claims wholeheartedly that Gearbox developed the game
Feb 12
Shortly before the embargo broke on Aliens: Colonial Marines reviews, a potential explanation for the game's woeful quality begun to surface. According to reports, Gearbox Software outsourced the solo campaign to TimeGate Stu... read
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Xenomorph action that won't ruin your day
Aliens: Colonial Marines is finally out over more than half a decade of waiting, and the disappointment is real enough to lick. It's a terrible letdown, to the point that this particular Aliens fan -- who buys almost anything... read feature

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Aliens: Colonial Marines says hello, my honey


All singing, all dancing!
Feb 12
So yeah, Aliens: Colonial Marines is pretty glitchy, but considering the lack of entertainment value in every other facet of the game, I guess we have to take our laughs where we can get them. This, for the record, is worth a solid chuckle.  At least this game's proving itself fertile ground for video clips and .gif silliness! read
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Reviews Elsewhere: Aliens: Colonial Marines


What other critics thought of Gearbox's (or is it TimeGate's) Xenomorph romp
Feb 12
The verdict is in for Aliens: Colonial Marines, and it's not pretty. Even having beaten the campaign over a week ago, I'm still in a hazy shock over just how bad it was, even by licensed game standards. Of course, I've made i... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines innovates with self-heal glass!


A window into the FUTURE!
Feb 12
Aliens: Colonial Marines is a stinker, this much is true. However, it's not all bad. As the super-duper really-real canonical sequel to Aliens, Gearbox's outsourced labor of love is rewriting the script on a beloved movie fr... read
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Get away from this bitch
Aliens: Colonial Marines has been one of my most anticipated games every year for over half a decade. My love of anything distinctly related to Xenomorphs, as well as my general high regard for the majority of Aliens games re... read feature

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New releases: Start xenomorph hunting in Aliens


Plus Impire, The Plan, and Brain Age
Feb 11
It looks like it's going to be a slightly quiet week for new releases, with only two titles really on my radar. Personally, I'm a bit relieved, as I have a ton of catching up to do. First up, we've long Aliens: Colonial Mari... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Bug Hunt' DLC $14.99 at Walmart


Blame our headline restrictions for that weird-ass headline of jumbled information
Feb 07
The first bit of Aliens: Colonial Marines has been outed by Walmart. Suspected to be a "horde" mode, the "Bug Hunt" game type has been valued by the retailer at $14.99, though the coupon the mode was outed by suggests Walmart... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines will have a $30 Season Pass


Four content packs planned at $10 each
Jan 30
Fresh off the new "kick ass" trailer, we now have more info on Aliens: Colonial Marines -- it will have four pieces of downloadable content at $10 a pop, and a Season Pass for $30. According to the listing, all of the add-ons... read
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Boob Wars: Colonial Marines, HD Wind Waker & RIP THQ


The Destructoid Show gets weird on Fridays
Jan 25
Hey gang, here's the recording of today's live Destructoid Show! Nintendo Direct happened, so we talked about all of that, and SimCity has new curved roads in it, I hope you're ready for that. That new Aliens: Colonial ... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer prepares to kick ass


That is why the video is called 'Kick Ass'
Jan 24
A new trailer has arrived for Aliens: Colonial Marines, the game that's finally, definitely out in February and nobody can take that away from me. It's a video all about kicking ass, and how the Marines are the ones who shal... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines gets a story trailer


Watch a thing on the Internet please
Dec 27
Here's a hot new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines, which is finally arriving on February 12 AND THERE'S NOT A DAMN THING ANYBODY CAN DO TO STOP IT. Except, delay it. I guess they could delay it.  Anyway, check out t... read
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Chestbursting excitement!
Before going out to view Prometheus, I felt it necessary to watch the first three Alien movies again to get a more cohesive feel of the universe. After coming away from this marathon viewing, I noted once again how different ... read feature

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Aliens: Colonial Marines screens have aliens in them


SCREEEEEE!
Dec 12
SEGA has sent over a smattering of new screenshots for Aliens: Colonial Marines, focusing mostly on the multiplayer aspect and the various Xenomorph classes available. Check out the Warriors, Drones, and Spitters. They do thi... read
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No Borderlands 2 for Wii U, wouldn't be 'OMG' enough


Gearbox unable to come up with cool ideas for it
Nov 26
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has said that Borderlands 2 wouldn't be coming to Wii U, due to an inability to exploit the GamePad in some sort of Earth-shattering way. In contrast, the studio has plenty of ideas for Aliens: Col... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines gets Survival Mode trailer


OH MY GOD IT'S LIKE COD ZOMBIES WHAT A RIPOFF!
Nov 21
I have to admit, you can throw a wave-based survival mode into almost any game, and I'll be happy. I've always got time for that particular game type, and the inclusion of Xenomorphs just makes it all the more perfect. ... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines gets TWO WHOLE SCREENSHOTS


Don't spend them all at once
Oct 17
SEGA has seen fit to grace the Internet with two new screenshots for Aliens: Colonial Marines. One of them features some people, one of them features the Queen. You can look at them with your eyes and then think about them in... read
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Gearbox is absolutely on fire these days. After the unprecedented success of Borderlands, their resurrection of Duke Nukem Forever (Yeah, it sucked, but they at least got it out), and the hype surrounding Borderlands 2, it really seems like they can do no wrong. After a recent showing of the Escape multiplayer mode from Aliens: Colonial Marines, it looks like their hot streak is far from over. read feature

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Yep, female marines are in Aliens: Colonial Marines


All we need now's a deck of cards ...
Sep 03
At PAX this weekend, Gearbox revealed that female playable marines are now officially part of the multiplayer experience, answering calls for inclusion around the Internet. Randy Pitchford addressed the matter not long after ... read
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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Escape' mode IS Left 4 Dead


New four-against-four multiplayer revealed
Aug 30
Gearbox Software has unveiled a new four-versus-four multiplayer mode in Colonial Marines, Escape. In Escape, the Marines are charged with fighting their way to a safe zone, while four distinct breeds of Xenomorphs have to s... read






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