This week Sega have announced their upcoming new first person shooter for the Playstation 3, PC and Xbox 360 – Aliens: Colonial Marines.
Sega tell us that in Aliens: Colonial Marines, players are part of a United States Colonial Marine squad and must prepare to face an Aliens assault more intense and horrific than ever before. We’re also to expect some classic weaponry such as the Flamethrower and Pulse Rifle and some new, never before seen equipment and skills to master. Cool!
Sega have a good track record with FPS titles (well, if you count on rails shooters as FPS) so if all goes to plan and there is the inclusion of an online COOP mode, then this game could finally eclipse Team 17’s unofficial 16bit Alien clone games (Alien Breed). If this turns out to be the case then I’ll certainly be stocking up on extra wetness proof pants when this game is goes on sale this winter.
No mention yet whether there will be a life like Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) character in the game or not, but fingers crossed!