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Twenty-five people were laid off at TimeGate Studios, one of the developers behind the recent bomb Aliens: Colonial Marines, Polygon reports. TimeGate President Adel Chaveleh says the layoffs are spurred, in part, by the transition to next-gen consoles, and Polygon cites a publishing deal that fell...

March 4th 2013 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Maybe when the industry and players panned Aliens: Colonial Marines for being a hot mess, it was only because we all approached it from the wrong angle. Perhaps Colonial Marines' true gameplay value lies in its modding opportunities, specifically those that would fix the game's graphics, lighting,...

February 18th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Disaster or no, Aliens: Colonial Marines is still a big enough name to not only take top spot ahead of Dead Space 3 in the UK charts this week, but to become the country's biggest new release of 2013 so far - a stat perhaps scarier than anything in the game itself.Dead Space 3 is in second place th...

February 18th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Get away from this game, you @#%$!. Our review of Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines found it "devoid of any redeeming qualities whatsoever." Let's find out how others felt. EGM (90/100): "On an express elevator to otherworldly awesomeness."meanwhile, everyone else... OXM UK (60/100): "It...

February 12th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Aliens: Colonial Marines seems like a product developed over a series of Friday afternoons. You know, those long days where passion felt throughout the rest of the week has dissolved and all that's left are the moments you count off in your head as the clock inches toward closing time.Though my ton...

February 12th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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A season pass for Aliens: Colonial Marines has raised blips on a few retail radars, including GameStop, Green Man Gaming and Amazon. It looks like "season passes" for first-person shooter DLC are becoming about as inevitable as an android's betrayal.Usually $30, though discounted to $27 on GMG and...

January 31st 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments