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Aliens: Colonial Marines Preview | Game Over Man, Game Over!

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Tom Silkstone
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Games previews, Gamescom 2011, Gearbox, PC games, PS3 games, Sega, Xbox 360 games
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Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines Preview | Game Over Man, Game Over!

Walking into Sega's booth was exciting for a number of reasons; there were plenty of cool games to see, a load of cool free gifts to run away with, bowls of fruit instead of bowls filled full of sweets, and a comfortable place to sit down and wait until your appointment slot rolled around. There was only one game that I was really interested in seeing though and it was at the very bottom of my list of meetings for the day. However, it teased me from a distance because no matter where you went you could hear it stamping its mark on journalists who'd made their way to Gamescom 2011 to see it! The sound of pulse rifles, xenomorphs screaming, turrets repeatidly spitting out bullets, and of course the unmistakable Aliens battle music, echoed around for all to hear, so as you can imagine, by the time I was stood waiting for the door to open I was fired up for an epic presentation.

Being the nimble, quick footed, movie obsessed wonder that I am, I jumped into the room first and was treated to a spectacular sight! An Alien egg stood open by the door, with a facehugger making its way slowy out of the top. Next to the TV screen was a medical tube containing a facehugger and another smaller science container that held a chestburster specimen. Two rows of cinema seats, provided a wonderfully comfortable environment to bask in all the game's glory. So after a brief introductory speech we launched into the demo.

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