Those of you who took the E3 absence
of Aliens: Colonial Marines
to mean that Gearbox had naught to show for its FPS efforts have been proven utterly wrong. As indistinctly evidenced by some new (and brief) off-screen footage, the so-not-coming-out-in-2008
shocker is shaping up to be everything you could have hoped for:
- It is a game.
- It is presented in the first-person perspective.
- You are equipped with a device that rapidly transports projectiles into snarling faces, often attached to slimy extraterrestrials.
The footage was captured by the folks behind The Jace Hall Show
, who came over, man, came over to have a look at the game in the final moments of their season finale. You can view the episode after the break or, alternatively, see the edited clip at Shacknews