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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

One of the most iconic film series of all time, the Alien franchise has an equally storied video game past – with plenty of merch to boot. MCV takes a look at the products coming outta the goddamn walls Since its original release in 1979, the Alien franchise has remained …

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Gearbox wants out of Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit

Developer Gearbox is arguing that claims against it in an Alien: Colonial marines lawsuit should be dropped. Last year a suit was filed claiming that Gearbox and Sega falsely advertised the game owing to the visual and design disparity between pre-release footage and the final shipped titles. Polygon reports that …

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Infinity Ward teases alien-focused Call of Duty: Ghosts mode Extinction

Infinity Ward has teased what will apparently be a new mode featuring aliens in Call of Duty: Ghosts. Polygon reports Infinity Ward released a teaser video for Extinction, which shows smoke transform from the title’s skull logo into the face of what would appear to be an alien. The site …

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Sega says Aliens lawsuit is "without merit"; Gearbox ups ante saying it’s "beyond meritless"

Both publisher Sega and developer Gearbox have rubbished a lawsuit filed against the pair regarding Aliens: Colonial Marines. On Wednesday MCV reported that a Californian lawsuit is taking both companies to task over the disparity between pre-release demos and marketing materials and the final release of Aliens: Colonial Marines. Sega …

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New No.1 Aliens: Colonial Marines is the biggest new release of 2013

Sega’s Aliens: Colonial Marines is this week’s UK No.1, becoming the biggest launch of 2013 in the process. Publisher Sega should get a pat on the back for what can only be described as a victory of marketing. The success certainly cannot be attributed to critics, who roundly slammed the …

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"Aliens: Colonial Marines is essentially TimeGate’s game"

Quite why developers are scrapping to take credit for Aliens: Colonial Marines is a bit of a mystery. But you can understand why the world is interested. The game had immense potential and, who knows, it could still fulfil some of that by selling strongly. The TV ads are very …

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Of course Gearbox made Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sega insists

Gearbox did not hand over the development of Aliens: Colonial Marines’ single player mode to TimeGate, Sega has insisted. The claims arrived yesterday amidst the twitter and forum storm that followed the lifting of the review embargo for the game – that itself revealed what can best be described as …

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