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Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U misses launch window, Sega declines comment

The Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines missed its first quarter launch window at the designated retail rendezvous point and its fate is currently in question. Gamespot asked Sega yesterday if there was a new debut date for the year's highest profile disaster (you're welcome, SimCity) for the...

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Sega Europe acknowledges Aliens: Colonial Marines trailers didn't reflect final content

Sega Europe will alter its deceptive trailers of Aliens: Colonial Marines in the UK to acknowledge the difference between promotion and final product. GI.biz reports a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK by a Reddit user triggered Sega to make amends in order to avoid a...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines patch fixes a lot of things, even the flamethrower

Clean up on aisle Aliens: Colonial Marines – Sega launched a patch to address a few of the issues in Colonial Marines, including various visual improvements, improved texture resolution, audio fixes, increased enemy and friendly AI responsiveness, modified enemy collision detection and NPC...

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Report: Layoffs at Aliens: Colonial Marines dev TimeGate Studios

Twenty-five people were laid off at TimeGate Studios, one of the developers behind the recent bomb Aliens: Colonial Marines, Polygon reports. TimeGate President Adel Chaveleh says the layoffs are spurred, in part, by the transition to next-gen consoles, and Polygon cites a publishing deal that fell...

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Players probe the code of Aliens: Colonial Marines, find some fixes

Maybe when the industry and players panned Aliens: Colonial Marines for being a hot mess, it was only because we all approached it from the wrong angle. Perhaps Colonial Marines' true gameplay value lies in its modding opportunities, specifically those that would fix the game's graphics, lighting,...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines storms this week's UK charts

Disaster or no, Aliens: Colonial Marines is still a big enough name to not only take top spot ahead of Dead Space 3 in the UK charts this week, but to become the country's biggest new release of 2013 so far - a stat perhaps scarier than anything in the game itself. Dead Space 3 is in second place...

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Metareview: Aliens: Colonial Marines

Get away from this game, you @#%$!. Our review of Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines found it "devoid of any redeeming qualities whatsoever." Let's find out how others felt. EGM (90/100): "On an express elevator to otherworldly awesomeness."meanwhile, everyone else... OXM UK (60/100): "It...

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Aliens Colonial Marines review: Bore to the corps

Aliens: Colonial Marines seems like a product developed over a series of Friday afternoons. You know, those long days where passion felt throughout the rest of the week has dissolved and all that's left are the moments you count off in your head as the clock inches toward closing time. Though my...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines 'Bug Hunt' DLC coming in March, more on the way

Aliens: Colonial Marines will receive four add-on packs starting with the launch of the Bug Hunt DLC in March. Bug Hunt has players cooperatively taking on waves of enemies in three new maps. The other three content packs, a mixture of campaign and multiplayer DLC, will be available by the end of...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines piano sonata trailer in Xeno major

It's been over 25 years since Aliens taught us to nuke the site from orbit. As we all know, it's the only way to be sure. Clearly, the soldiers of Aliens: Colonial Marines didn't receive the memo....

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