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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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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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Gearbox goes into reverse, introduces female characters into Aliens: Colonial Marines

A victory for girl power, and indeed common sense. Developer Gearbox has acted on the criticism it received earlier this summer and confirmed that playable female characters are to be introduced to 2013 release Aliens: Colonial Marines. The exclusion of playable women was bizarre in itself, but the decision was …

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Where are the females in Aliens: Colonial Marines?

Players won’t have the option of playing as a female character in Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer. And one gamer is not at all happy. So annoyed is Melissa K, in fact, that she’s started an online petition to make Gearbox reconsider its position. According to Brian Burleson, producer at Gearbox, …

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Yet another delay for Aliens: Colonial Marines

Sega’s Aliens: Colonial Marines has been delayed. Again. On the plus side, the Gearbox Developed shooter has actually got a firm release date for the first time, albeit for Q1 next year – February 12th 2013, to be precise. Sega now describes the game as being in its final stretch …

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Aliens: Colonial Marines has "much more to offer" on Wii U

Fans of the Aliens franchise may want to hold out for the Nintendo SKU of Colonial Marines. Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford told Vox Games the Wii U edition of his studio’s long, long awaited shooter will come have unique features that makes use of the console’s innovative tablet controller. …

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