- Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman
has revealed a release date for Aliens: Colonial Marines alongside a chat with Randy Pitchford
of the prometheus possibilities on PlayStation 3.
To quote: The Alien films have always held enormous power over me, occupying the same sphere of significance that Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings do for many others.
So it's been with great interest and no small amount of hope that I've watched the development saga of Aliens: Colonial Marines. This Gearbox Software-developed first-person shooter promises to pick up where James Cameron's 1986 classic Aliens left off - an irresistible premise for any diehard fan of the series.
A recent trailer (watch it below) presented a convincing succession of sound and images, yet carried the sadface news of a new fall 2012 release date. What's an impatient Alien fan to do?
Well, I went to Randy Pitchford to get some answers. The gregarious CEO of Gearbox Software was all too happy to share new insights into the studio's plans for Aliens: Colonial Marines
, including multiplayer concepts, the control scheme, play style... and, perhaps most tantalizing, what he knows about the upcoming Ridley Scott-directed origin tale Prometheus