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Aliens: Colonial Marines Continues The Aliens Saga In February


Sega announced a release date for Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox’s videogame sequel to the Aliens movie, this morning. Colonial Marines is a sci-fi horror first-person shooter where you play as U.S.S. Colonial Marine who’s part of a rescue effort searching for Ellen Ripley and the rest of the Sulaco crew. Here’s a trailer for the game:



Aliens: Colonial Marines lets you go at its campaign either in single player or co-op. There’s also a competitive multiplayer mode where you can play as Xenomorphs. The Colonial Marines are played from a first-person perspective, while Xenomorphs make you play in third-person.


Aliens: Colonial Marines will be released on February 12th, 2013, for the the Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3. A release date for the Wii U version will be announced at a later time. If you’d like to read more about the game, we got a chance to try it out last year. Here are our hands-on impressions.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.