First full trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines

Shooter Videos Wii U Xbox 360 Sega Playstation 3 Horror News PC FPS

It’s been a long time coming, but Aliens: Colonial Marines finally has a full trailer! The game was first announced all the way back in 2006, and is actually the second title to carry the Colonial Marines title after a cancelled PS2 effort from EA in 2001. This one has survived however, and is being brought to the table by Gearbox Software and Sega.

Players will take charge of a group of United States Colonial Marines as they board a deserted spaceship to try and discover what has happened to the crew. If you’re a big fan of the movies, then the name of the ship should ring a bell – the U.S.S Sulaco. That’s right, it’s the ship that Ripley and the marines of Aliens use to make their way to a certain xenomorph infested colony…

What’s great to see is that the game tackles the Alien universe as it should be – free of Predators! Weapons and environments such as Hadley’s Hope and LV-426 are all drawn from the films, and there are a couple of Battlestar Galactica writers on board to flesh out the story. It sounds fantastic, and now that a trailer with some gameplay has actually landed, looks the part too, with plenty of ferocious xenomorphs lurking in the shadows (or not).

A release date is yet to be confirmed, but Gearbox and publishers Sega are aiming for a spring 2012 release for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The game is also being developed on Nintendo’s up and coming Wii U, but there seems to be a bit of uncertainty as to when or if the game will be released on the new console. Fingers crossed that Nintendo doesn’t get left out of the facehugger party!


Related Articles for this post below:
Loves – sci-fi, gaming, movies, purple, photography, David Tennant, reading, doodling, writing.
  • Yes!! Cannot wait for this. The aliens are animated beautifully and their movements across the environment are superb. And I really hope they confirm it on the Wii U soon, would love to see it there.

Lost Password