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Platform 360, PS3, Win Publisher Sega Developer Gearbox Software Release Date Feb 12, 2013

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review: the worse species

GEARBOX CAN'T BE BOTHERED TO EXPLAIN A MAJOR, FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE TO THE FICTION OF ALIENS AND ALIEN 3

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Aliens: Colonial Marines’ xenos get a lot smarter by fixing one misspelling

Others confirm some improvement seen in 2013 stinker

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Is it illegal to release misleading game trailers or screenshots?

No Man’s Sky is being investigated for misleading players about the differences between the advertised nature of the experience and the reality of the final game. A similar situation happened with...

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Modder takes it upon himself to 'fix' Aliens: Colonial Marines

Gearbox Software's Aliens: Colonial Marines was such a disaster when it launched in 2013 that it spawned a false advertising lawsuit against publisher Sega. Now, more than three years later, one...

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Randy Pitchford on Battleborne, Borderlands, Brothers in Arms and Aliens: Newsworthy

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Newsworthy, an interview show that aims to talk about the intersection of news and games with newsmakers and thought leaders both inside and outside the game...

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Minimap May 29: Let's talk about the news

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio podcast tour though the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe to the podcast (RSS) Download...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit loses class status, Gearbox dropped from suit

The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Gearbox Software and Sega, claiming the developer falsely advertised Aliens: Colonial Marines with unrepresentative trade show demonstrations, have agreed to...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines and Aliens vs. Predator delisted from Steam

Two of Sega's Alien games are no longer available for purchase on Steam: Gearbox Software's Aliens: Colonial Marines and Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator. Their removal on the last days of 2014...

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From Atari to Isolation: A video and written history of Alien games

Alien: Isolation is the latest attempt by video game developers to create an enjoyable, respectful interactive adaptation of the 35-year-old Alien franchise. It rarely ends well. While sneaking...

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Sega blames Gearbox for mismanaging Aliens: Colonial Marines marketing

Gearbox Software studio head Randy Pitchford did "whatever the fuck he likes" when it came to the marketing and promotion of Aliens: Colonial Marines, according to documents filed this week in the...

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Sega to tentatively pay out $1.25M in Aliens suit while Gearbox fights on

Sega of America will pay out $1.25 million to settle a class-action suit brought against it and Gearbox Software that claimed the two companies falsely advertised Aliens: Colonial Marines by using...