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SEGA AND FOX CONSUMER PRODUCTS Announce Aliens: Colonial marines’ Pre-order details and Collector’s edition

LONDON (May 31 st, 2012) - SEGA® Europe Ltd., Gearbox Software and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products today announced both a Limited Edition and a Collector’s Edition for the highly anticipated Aliens: Colonial Marines™ video game, launching February 12, 2013 worldwide. Offering players a multitude of unique and exclusive content from the Aliens universe, including a selection of playable characters from the original 1986 movie for competitive multiplayer, the Limited Edition and the Collector’s Edition are available for preorder as of today.

Limited Edition for Pre-Order* :

·         Four Playable Movie Characters

o   Players will be able to fight for their squad’s survival and confront hordes of enemies as the original ALIENS film icons Private Hudson, Corporal Hicks, Private Drake and Sergeant Apone.

·         Additional Marines Character Customization Options

·         Ripley’s Flamethrower

The Aliens: Colonial Marines Collector’s Edition* is set to bring the ultimate ALIENS experience in one box.

Collector’s Edition:

·         High Quality Resin Powerloader Figurine in  Limited Edition Xeno Hive Box

·         Limited Edition of Aliens: Colonial Marines (content as outlined above)

·         Exclusive Multiplayer Weapons

o   Sonic Electronic Ball Breakers

o   Phase Plasma Rifle

·         Exclusive Game Level

o   USCM Academy Firing Range

·         USCM Dossier

o   Mission Brief

o   USS Sephora Schematic

o   Recruitment Card

o   LV-426 Recon Photo

o   USCM Iron-on Badges

o   USCM Graduation Certificate

For more information on the Limited and Collector’s Edition, please visit http://www.sega.com/alienscolonialmarines

In partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and developed by critically acclaimed studio Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines will bring new levels of bone-chilling suspense and adrenaline-filled action to the renowned franchise. As the authentic addition to the ALIENS franchise canon, the game’s stunning visuals and adrenaline pumping action will deliver a breathtakingly immersive 4-player drop-in drop-out cooperative campaign and expansive competitive multiplayer mode. Providing for an innovative asymmetrical competitive multiplayer experience, Aliens: Colonial Marines lets players fight in first person as the ultimate badasses – the United States Colonial Marines, or in third person as the universe’s deadliest killers – the Xenomorphs. Plunging into familiar and new environments from the iconic film franchise, players will have to fight the fear and face the true horrors of the ALIENS universe.

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be available in stores across the globe on February 12, 2013 on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. A release date for the announced Wii U™ version will be revealed at a later time.  

For more information, please visit www.sega.com/alienscolonialmarines and for press assets please go to www.sega-press.com.

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*While supplies last. Internet connection required for download of Limited Edition content.

About SEGA® of America, Inc .:

SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA of America’s Web site is located at www.sega.com

About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:

SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s web site is located at www.sega.com

About Gearbox Software                                                                                      

Gearbox Software is respected industry wide for the award winning, best-selling original and licensed video games they have developed for major video game platforms.  Founded in 1999 and located near Dallas, TX, Gearbox Software is well known for the creation, development and management of its original blockbuster video game franchises including the best-selling new property of 2009, Borderlands and its record setting downloadable content, the critically acclaimed award winning Brothers in Arms series, and the Duke Nukem franchise. The company has also developed licensed video games for many of the industry’s top franchises including Halo, Half-Life, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, 007 James Bond, Aliens and others.  Gearbox Software’s success has been enabled and supported through several key mutually beneficial business relationships with strong publishing partners including Activision, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft Entertainment, Microsoft Games Studios, Sega, and Take-Two/2K Games.

About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products

A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third-party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, one of the top suppliers of primetime entertainment programming to the broadcast networks.

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