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News Sega details Aliens: Colonial Marines

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 22 Feb 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. rjkoneill

    rjkoneill What's a Dremel?

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    this is either going to be a massive dissapointment or a major hit

    lets just hope they give it the polish it deserves and it isnt just a shameless cash in on what SHOULD be a prestigeous license
     
  3. UncertainGod

    UncertainGod Minimodder

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    Sounds good, just don't screw it up.
     
  4. knowyourenemy

    knowyourenemy Professional Winner

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    I was hoping for an Aliens vs. Colonial American Militia game.
     
  5. p3n

    p3n What's a Dremel?

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    neeed! I remember my friend in secondary school had a HLDM clan called CM >8]

    "THEY'RE COMING OUTA THE WALLS"
     
  6. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    AvP was one of the best game ever.

    hope they dont screw this up.
     
  7. johnnyboy700

    johnnyboy700 Minimodder

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    OMFG!!!!! I can't wait for this, even if its crap I'll still buy it.

    I thought AvP was just brilliant, I loved the fear the motion tracker created when it went off when it picked up an Alien and it was racing towards you - boy were those buggers fast! I also thought the game did a fantastic job of recreating the sets from the films, especially the colony from Aliens, even down to the rain and the winds.
    The only thing I didn't like about the game was the really bad voice acting of the character who was giving your marine character instructions at the start of the game - just appalingly cheesy. It was like something out of one of those awful direct to video films that they show late at night on the obscure satellite channels.

    I never did get the hang of playing the game as an Alien, I think it was because I couldn't always remember to move in three dimensions and be just at home running along the walls and ceilings as well as the floor.
     
  8. TomH

    TomH BELTALOWDA!

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    Oh I know what film I'm watching tonight..

    "The Sarge is down, let's get the f*** outta here!!"
     
  9. airchie

    airchie What's a Dremel?

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    cheesecake central! :)

    Can't find my discs though, might have to go download the original AvP game while watching Aliens Special Edition.
    Special Edition is sooo much better even though there's not much changed. :)
     
  10. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 What's a Dremel?

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    Co-op and squad-based sounds cool, but I remember that in the AvP games.. what really got your adrenaline coursing was the fact that you were always very much alone.
     
  11. Cabe

    Cabe What's a Dremel?

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    Praise all thats holy, co-op again.

    In AvP the co-op mode was utterly hilarious, bip...bip...bipp....was that you on my scanner...nope....shi...[queue smart gun rattling off a keg] the Evac missions were also absolute late night Red Bull fueled chaos.

    Weddle and Thompson are both stalwarts of the Sci-Fi genre (DS9 and new BSG) so the single player storyline should be spot on.
     
  12. airchie

    airchie What's a Dremel?

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    I really loved the predator tag game mode.
    One predator Vs any number of marines/aliens.
    I was teh pwn at that. :)
     
  13. mayakovski

    mayakovski 10" blade with a 5/8" arbor.

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    Funny;

    Given that Dark Horse did a fantastic short comic series by the same title a number of years ago, I am surprised that they went out and had a new story written.

    I'll cross my fingers.

    Mayakovski
     
  14. Cabe

    Cabe What's a Dremel?

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    Probably issues with IP, whilst Fox probably hold the title IP (and associated image rights) Dark Horse will hold the story rights.

    Must have a dig around for those though, sounds good.
     
  15. Hydra

    Hydra Dude.

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    Read the preview in Game Informer, it sounds pretty cool. As long as they do it right.
     
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