E3 2012: Aliens: Colonial Marines Hands-on Preview
Alien ass-kicking at E3
by Nicholas Laborde
©2012 Nicholas Laborde
I imagined that Bill Paxton’s famous line from Aliens (1986) was going through the heads of the Xenomorph players during my time with Aliens: Colonial Marines at E3 2012.
I was MVP and had gone on a kill streak that ended the lives of nine happy Xenos, but better still I had also achieved a quadruple kill, which illicited quite the positive response from the people in the line behind me.
Aliens: Colonial Marines isn’t just a one-trick pony, hyping itself as being the canonical sequel to the film Aliens. It’s also got a multiplayer component that, while being able to stand up on its own, can only be accurately described as “kick-ass.” (more…)
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