Aliens: Colonial Marines
In This Aliens: Colonial Marines Launch Trailer, No One Can Hear You Scream
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Aliens: Colonial Marines is out today, which means it's launch trailer time. As you'd expect, there's Xenomorph action aplenty, with the toothy alien predators leaping at the screen, leaking acid and just generally being a bit nasty.

There's plenty of shouting, shooting and screaming too, despite the fact that apparently "in space, no one can hear you scream".

They were wrong, according to the trailer. And if early indications prove to be accurate, you might be screaming for all the wrong reasons throughout Aliens: Colonial Marines. We'll have a review for you as soon as possible. For now, check out the launch vid.


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Comment #1 by gazmaster1
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:16:13 AM
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I can see why people are going to hate this but so far I am actually enjoying it.

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Comment #2 by Zmoke
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:19:38 AM
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Aaaaaaah! This is too scary -- I cannot take this anymore. *gets eaten by the aliens*

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Comment #3 by plum
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:19:52 AM
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So on the fence not sure if to get this dead space or crysis 3.

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Comment #4 by HorsemanOfWar16
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:20:11 AM
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Read a few reviews of this today, sounds fairly crappy to be honest. I loved AvP from Sega, but it sounds like they really flopped on this one.

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Comment #5 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:20:13 AM
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This game is being shat all over and it is GLORIOUS.

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Comment #6 by Farrmark
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:24:04 AM
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My planned evening:

Aliens CM + No Lights + Very Loud Headphones = AWESOMENESS!!!

Loving it so far, getting extra Borderlands2 Gold Keys is a welcome bonus as well :-)

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Comment #7 by seto kaiba
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:24:57 AM
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Like i said before "Im actually enjoying Aliens:colonial marines it easily deserves a 5.5-6.5" D

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Comment #8 by humveebear
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:29:39 AM
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54% on Gamerankings. I'll wait til its a fiver on Amazon thanks.

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Comment #9 by UberPirateNinja
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:36:17 AM
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Quite enjoying it too. I think being a big fan of the movie helps a bunch.

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Comment #10 by the emcee
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:40:10 AM
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The screams are from the unhappy people who bought such s sub standard game. There is no excuse for putting out such shite in this day and age.

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Comment #11 by humveebear
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:47:27 AM
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Would love an Alien game in the Walking Dead mould. The problem is a Xenomorph should be a real threat, not a bug (I know its called a bughunt in Aliens) and a mindless part of the horde. Even in Aliens, the Xenos used strategy and tactics and seemed to be one step ahead of the marines. It was a s big a part of what made them scary beyond the acid and skin like steel. So a Game in the style of Walking Dead, with dramatic tension and actual encounters few and deadly, would be nice.

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Comment #12 by Gone4aDuck
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:47:33 AM
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From what I've read on the forums, this game is in danger of crashing and burning without some patches.

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Comment #13 by Jester 343i
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:48:38 AM
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have to agree with #10 parts of the game are good, but a lot of it seems very dated almost Xbox 1 graphics and style.
Preordered it and have to say very disappointed, especially how many times this has been delayed.

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Comment #14 by Vindicator51
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:50:19 AM
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Perhaps the worst game of this decade. The game is being bombarded everywhere.

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Comment #15 by danqrl
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 08:31:23 AM
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As a fan boy who grew up and lovers the film I love the game too, very true to the film and the sound is brilliant. If the film wasn't your thing then this probably isn't it for you as I have to admit as a shooter it's maybe a 6 or 7 out of 10 but as an Aliens piece of fan gaming its mega. Just getting the hang of multiplayer now the aliens don't control much different than they did in AvP

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Comment #16 by UKHC1977
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 09:02:29 AM
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Nuke it from orbit ...

... it's the only way to be sure.

Think that quote from Aliens sums this up nicley. Had this on pre order on PS3, got it then took it back after an hour. They guy at the shop asked what was wrong with it and i told him straight it was terrible, managed to get a credit note but i feel ripped off over this.

It is soooooo bad its not even funny. Seriously its looks like and Xbox / PS1 game and playes like an 8 bit game. So glad i didn't got for the PC version in the end.

Reading round Gearbox have had next to nothing to do with this and its been sourced out. Seriously they should be done under the trade description act.

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Comment #17 by Akuza
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 09:35:55 AM
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People and reviews seem to say its worse than AVP haha

And that was fricking bad!

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Comment #18 by Vindicator51
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 10:14:38 AM
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@16 Apparently Gearbox tried to blame someone else, but Sega stepped in and correct it. Gearbox did indeed do it.

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Comment #19 by irishsnow79
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 10:22:54 AM
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It's typical of the gaming journos tho that for months on end this game was hyped up so much. Even when they get a hands-on session with it nowhere, i saw anyway, did it say there was reservations on the poor AI and graphics. People go out and preorder the game based on what "experts" have written then once the game's released and reviews are posted the vast majority slate it. And the excuse? The preview writer didn't carry out the review. I'm still waiting on amazon to send out my preordered copy. But i'm going to reserve judgement until i play it for myself. There are a few games i've enjoyed playing that have been poorly received and reviewed

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Comment #20 by Jack Frost
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 10:27:06 AM
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@#16 - Gearbox had better not let it get out that they farmed out A: CM (if that's true) because the Borderlands community is already pretty pissed they farmed out the BL2 DLC.

It would make people wonder what the fuck Gearbox've been doing this whole time because it certainly wouldn't be working hard on their games.

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Comment #21 by irishsnow79
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 10:28:31 AM
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And hey if it is really bad then i've just paid £70 for a power loader! Haha

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Comment #22 by My iron lung
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 10:33:28 AM
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Iv gone an bought Dead space 3 and aliens.....busy busy busy!

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Comment #23 by MamooO4
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 11:21:03 AM
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It's disappointing to learn that this game is this terrible. I was waiting a while for this game and was getting hyped up and then reviews are saying it is basically a flop... So sad. I just want a good Aliens game... Oh well back to Dead Space 3!

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Comment #24 by Total Shinobi
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 11:31:24 AM
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Thank FUCK I rented this.

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Comment #25 by Rivercurse
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 11:31:28 AM
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Dead Space.. Yeah, just imagine what this game could have been in the hands of someone like Visceral :(

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Comment #26 by Sanchezz4387
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 11:34:40 AM
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Segas name is on the box of course it was going to be terrible lmfao i watched that video and thought Halo 1 looked more next gen hahahahaha got to get a laugh from somewhere in this ever so serious world and this game has surely given me just that hahahahahahhaa

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Comment #27 by The Bum-Mobile
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 12:15:28 PM
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Despite having looked forward to this for a couple years now, I'm not going to get this. I have $5 on it at Gamestop, but a 2,5/10 from Deatructoid (Personally, my most respected reviews) and talk of a four -six hour campaign, I'm out. Maybe in a month or two when it's $20. Now, I've got Dead Space and Metal Gear next week.

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Comment #28 by GRIM REAPER 25
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 12:20:09 PM
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good game the ai is kind of stupid though

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Comment #29 by Khazrak
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 01:07:56 PM
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I'm loving this game, story was cool, open ending (for DLC no doubt, lol) and I like the MP. At first I hated it, but after a few games to get to grips with the Alien controls, it is a lot of fun! Looking forward to the horde mode style DLC that is apparently coming too.

The campaign was longer than 4-6 hours, even on recruit. I'm a bit disappointed there doesn't seem to be any marine "permadeath" (which was mooted in earlier previews) but as others have said, the AI can be a bit pap at times, and having your team mate standing in front of an enemy APC soaking up bullets is a bit, odd...

There is no local MP either, only coop, which is disappointing :(

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Comment #30 by Khazrak
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 01:10:03 PM
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@21 - I got the Power Loader too :D

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Comment #31 by Liek50Ninjas
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 03:02:56 PM
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@12 Uh, I think you'll recall that Naughty Bear came out this decade.

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Comment #32 by Liek50Ninjas
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 03:05:08 PM
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Err @14, not 12...

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Comment #33 by gazmaster1
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 03:12:25 PM
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Family Guy is a much, much worse game than this. I still have nightmares about how much pain that game caused me.

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Comment #34 by My iron lung
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 03:14:52 PM
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Jus played a couple of levels.
It seems games that get delayed are doomed.
This games ok playing with friends but that's it, the AI is shoddy and the graphics aren't great.
Shame really I was looking forward to this.

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Comment #35 by irishsnow79
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 03:39:20 PM
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@30 looks like me n you'll be out in the back garden playing with them this weekend then :p

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Comment #36 by J4SON V00RHEES
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 05:50:06 PM
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I got this game today and my god does it have problems...
The multi-player is horrible, I have pounced on marines only for the game to freeze, the controls don't respond well, half the time I strike a melee attack it clearly misses or I end up spinning in a circle- It makes Resident Evil 6 look like a masterpiece!

A huge let down in my opinion.

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Comment #37 by Lbrun12415
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 06:39:45 PM
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for a game thats been delayed so many times there should be no reason why its crappy. A friend bought this asked if i could go over her house to try it, we both looked at each other and said trash.

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Comment #38 by humveebear
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 07:17:41 PM
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I think it might sell okay off the back of the license and people who aren't clued up. It is the top game in the Amazon chart at the moment. People will buy anything out of a brand association, or a 40 second ad.

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Comment #39 by RoboSeal1
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 @ 03:40:00 AM
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This game is not bad as the reviews state, its a good game that surprised me how well thought out the multiplayer modes are

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US February 12, 2013

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