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SEGA confirms Aliens: Colonial Marines for 2012 [update]

SEGA’s today announced that the highly-anticipated first-person shooter, Aliens: Colonial Marines will be launching in spring 2012 on PC, PlayStation3 c and the Xbox 360.

The game is being made in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and developed by Gearbox Software.

“To Gearbox Software and its peers throughout the industry, ALIENS is one of the most influential science fiction properties of all time,” said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “Aliens: Colonial Marines, designed as an interactive successor to the landmark films from Twentieth Century Fox, is a dream project about which our studio is deeply committed and passionate.”

“Aliens: Colonial Marines will be THE definitive ALIENS gaming experience,” said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing at SEGA Europe and SEGA of America. “Gearbox Software are doing a brilliant job translating the thrill and horror that ALIENS stands for into an action-packed shooter experience with co-operative gameplay at its core.”

Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President of New Media for Fox Consumer Products added, “It’s no easy task to take on one of the most influential films of all-time, but SEGA and Gearbox are not going to disappoint. This game will be a must-have for fans of the ALIENS franchise and gamers around the globe.”

Aliens: Colonial Marines will see players lead a group of highly trained United States Colonial Marines as they board the deserted craft to uncover the fate of the crew. The game will include authentic environments, such as the surface of LV-426 and Hadley’s Hope, weapons have also been designed inspired by the movies.

Expect a lot more at E3.

Edited On 01 Jun, 2011

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