Aliens: Colonial Marines Pushed Back to Fall

on January 26, 2012 6:00 PM

Forget about gunning xenomorphs down until the leaves grow back and change colors again. Sega today announced Aliens: Colonial Marines won’t be on store shelves until fall at the earliest. Gearbox Software is making creative decisions outside the game’s original blueprint, the two companies said in a statement.

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a process of creativity and invention and those don’t necessarily follow the structure of an assembly line,” the statement also read.

The game, originally scheduled for a spring release, will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It was also one of the first titles teased for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U. Footage of the game evokes the same aesthetic portrayed in 1986’s Aliens, which is largely credited as one of the main inspirations for the space marine genre as we know it.

 /  Staff Writer
Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.