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Gearbox confirms Aliens: Colonial Marines has female characters

The cast of Gearbox Software's upcoming xenophobia sim, Aliens: Colonial Marines, won't be entirely male, the developer announced during a panel at last weekend's PAX Prime event in Seattle, WA. One female character named Jennifer Redding will be available in co-op, while the game's competitive mul...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines' Escape mode looks painful if you're a human

Yesterday Sega and Gearbox announced Aliens: Colonial Marines' new 'Escape' multiplayer mode, a four vs. four, Xenomorphs vs Marines bloodbath. Today, they've sent us that bloodbath in video form, and it looks a bit painful for the marines. It's up to the marines to escape the Alien planet's outpo...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines adds 'Escape Mode' to multiplayer

Debuting at PAX is a new multiplayer mode for Aliens: Colonial Marines, called "Escape Mode." It's a simple concept: a team of four players, as Xenomorphs, try to hunt down four Colonial Marines, and the team of four humans do their best to get the hell out of their way. The Marines do more than s...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer is looking stylish

The latest trailer out of Gamescom for Aliens: Colonial Marines has it all: Gruesome scenes of H.R. Giger's creations terrorizing marines, and a little behind-the-scenes on the upcoming release. The trailer talks about both the tension buildup that's so important to the Aliens franchise, and th...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines video visits the Leftorium

Gearbox is excited about developing Aliens: Colonial Marines. That's all good and fine, but what we want to check out is that lefty Xbox controller at the 1:39 mark of the clip. Sadly, we think it's simply a case of reversing the image in editing....

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Aliens: Colonial Marines E3 screens are mostly all right ... mostly

The images we've received for Aliens: Colonial Marines at E3 2012 are rather unimpressive. Not a whole lot going on. To make up for it, we've included old galleries you may have missed from the recent past after the break....

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U version overseen by Shoot Many Robots studio

Don't count out that Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines, despite Gearbox pushing its launch to an unknown spot beyond the 360/PS3/PC version's February 2013 date. Gearbox head Randy Pitchford says that Shoot Many Robots studio Demiurge Studios has been overseeing the Wii U version for the pa...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector's Edition, Gamestop pre-order bonus now official

Aliens: Colonial Marines may have been delayed all the way until February 12 of next year, but at least we can take solace in knowing that the Collector's Edition leaked back in January is not only the Real Deal with Bill McNeal, but is even more legit than previously indicated. For $100, the Colle...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines delayed to February 2013 on 360/PS3/PC, Wii U date to be revealed later

Aliens: Colonial Marines launches on February 12, 2013, Sega announced this morning. The Gearbox Software-developed game was previously given a "fall 2012" launch window, and was planned as a Wii U hardware launch title (the game is also planned for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC), though no hard...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer, or 'How Gearbox played as Xenomorphs and dissected its guests'

At a recent preview event for Aliens: Colonial Marines, developer Gearbox didn't let us play through the single-player portion of its upcoming shooter, but gave us a shot at commanding our own marine in multiplayer. Playing Team Deathmatch, journalists took the reigns as marines, while a group of G...

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