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Aliens: Colonial Marines gets a worldwide release date and new trailer

Submitted by on Monday, 21 May 2012One Comment

Originally planned for release later this year, SEGA’s Aliens; Colonial Marines has finally been given a more concrete worldwide release date; 12 February 2013. Hopefully the release date sticks this time around, and fans won’t have to wait any longer to choose between Marines or Xenomorphs.

To commemorate the announcement, SEGA and Gearbox Software have released a new trailer. So far, the game has the same look and feel of the franchise and will include plenty of iconic environments, weapons, and frightening aliens. Oh, and blood. There will be lots and lots of blood.

“I am thrilled to announce the definitive launch date for Aliens: Colonial Marines,” said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “Aliens: Colonial Marines is the culmination of a life-time of inspiration from the films and relentless passion and drive from the exceptionally talented development team behind the scenes.”

“We knew this game would be incredible from the moment Gearbox began developing Aliens: Colonial Marines,” said, Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing for SEGA Europe and SEGA of America. “Now that the title is in its final stretch of development, we can confidently release the exact date that gamers will finally get to experience this blockbuster thrill-ride.”

“SEGA has a proven track record with the ALIENS franchise. ALIENS vs. PREDATOR released by SEGA in 2009 became one of their top-selling titles,” said Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President for New Media for Fox Consumer Products. “We look forward to working with them and bringing an exciting new way for fans to immerse themselves in the ALIENS world.”

No doubt there will be more of the game to see at E3, and we’ll be sure to bring you the latest news about Aliens: Colonial Marines and others from the showroom floor. What do you think? Can you wait just a little more longer for some alien suspense?