Aliens: Colonial Marines Hands-on: Blockbuster in the Making

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Posted April 4, 2012 - By Stephen Johnson

Aliens Colonial Marines

Check out our Aliens: Colonial Marines preview. The great Adam "The Riveter" Rosenberg got his hands on the game recently, and was impressed enough to predict that Colonial Marines will attain blockbuster status.

Far from many movie-tie in games, Aliens: Colonial Marines finds developer Gearbox working closely with the film series creators to make the game something unique, but still set in the larger Aliens universe. Here's how it fits in with the films.

"In his opening address, Pitchford made a point of noting the level of cooperation that Gearbox has had from 20th Century Fox. Both the developer and the movie studio are looking at Colonial Marines as a direct sequel to James Cameron's Aliens. Fans will be visiting familiar locations and picking up on plot points that relate to both Aliens and Alien 3."

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Hands-on: Blockbuster in the Making