“My mommy always said there were no monsters – no real ones – but there are.”
Making an exciting videogame based around James Cameron’s 1986 action sci-fi masterpiece Aliens should be the game-making equivalent of making Lionel Messi tap a football into an unguarded net. Did Gearbox manage to score from three yards out with Aliens: Colonial Marines? Leon, Tony, James and both Darrens take the drop ship down to LV-246 to pick through the rubble.
1: Main Menu Theme by Kevin Riepl
2: Main Ops Battle Part 2 by Kevin Riepl
3: Bishop’s Countdown by James Horner
Cane and Rinse 87 was edited by Sean O’Brien
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Darren ventures back to LV-426 to show us Gearbox Software’s Aliens: Colonial Marines:
Here are several sets of highlights and lowlights from our co-op playthrough:
And here’s that video history of Alien(s) games:
And then there’s this:
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