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After the events depicted in Aliens (1986) and Aliens: Fire and Stone. Michael Bishop Weyland sets up War against the Colonial Marines to cover up the Xeno conspiracy.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Biehn ... Cpl. Dwayne Hicks (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Bishop / Michael Bishop Weyland (voice)
Mark Rolston ... Pvt. Mark Drake (voice)
Al Matthews ... Sgt. Al Apone (voice)
Travis Willingham ... Pvt. Peter O'Neal (voice)
Derek Phillips ... Cpl. Christopher Winter (voice)
Nisa Ward ... Pvt. Bella Clarison (voice)
Jason Douglas ... Cpt. Jeremy Cruz (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Keyes (voice)
Ashly Burch ... Lt. Lisa Reid (voice)
Andrew Bowen ... Pvt. William Hudson (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Jennifer Redding (voice)
Markus Lloyd ... Demarcus Short / Marine (voice)
Jason Liebrecht ... Guillermo Quintaro / Marine (voice)
Adam Ray ... Marine (voice)
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After the events depicted in Aliens (1986) and Aliens: Fire and Stone. Michael Bishop Weyland sets up War against the Colonial Marines to cover up the Xeno conspiracy.

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The Hunters Become The Hunted


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M | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aliens: Colonial Marines See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (all versions)| DTS (playstation 3 version)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the recent Titan Books EU outing Aliens: Bug Hunt. The M41A Mark 2 Pulse Rifles first featured in this game appears again in the short story "Deep Background". This story deals with the aftermath off the Hadley's Hope incident then continues onto Aliens: Life & Death and Alien: Sea Of Sorrows. See more »

Goofs

The developers of the game used the original construction schematics to meticulously recreate the sets of the movie. However the cryogenic compartment on the Sulaco seen here is half the size of the original, and contains half as many cryopods. (Too few, in fact, for the crew of the ship!) When filming Aliens, only half of this set was actually designed and constructed, and a floor-to-ceiling mirror was used to show the "other half of the room" receding into the distance. The developers didn't account for this camera trick. See more »

Quotes

Pvt. Peter O'Neal: [the door opens, and O'Neal spots a scientist and slams him into a wall and then pins him to the operating table] You make a fuckin' sound. Your brains are what they find in the garbage tomorrow, not if you understand asshole.
[to Bella]
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: Bella, lay down on the table.
[Winter helps Bella on the operating table]
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: She had uh, she had one of those Facehuggers, it left a baby one in her chest, how do you get it out?
Weyland-Yutani Scentist: You, you, you, you can't.
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: Wrong answer!
Weyland-Yutani Scentist: Please, please, please, please, please, please. ...
[...]
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Short written messages were made from Developers during the ending credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Overhaul Mod changes up Aliens: Colonial Marines with upgraded level graphics, Xeno balance, weapon balances, surround sounds maximum out and all the Xenos & PMCs bodies remain on the floors. See more »

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I'll be brief...
13 February 2013 | by ShanusSee all my reviews

Once upon a time the awesome Alien franchise was born... When i switched on my Xbox 360 earlier this week and played this game i quickly realised that the franchise, specifically in respect of video gaming, is dead and buried. The graphics are too sharp yet ill detailed and not at all Alien-esque... The titles are also juvenile attempts at mimicking the movies and are awful. The levels belong on an original xbox or PS2 release and are dreary, tiresome, repetitive and ill conceived. The interface isn't innovative in any way and must have been designed on the back of the blank cheque that Sega wrote Gearbox to bring this high school project to fruition.

I've been playing video games for 30 years and not ever has a publisher spent so much dollar on promotion for such a bland, weightless, empty shell of a concept that has not materialised into any semblance of a 21st century hi-def title.

In conclusion its like playing a several year old platinum title that has no place being in the modern era of video gaming. A poor poor title that'll keep you happy (in anticipation only) for about 10 minutes (if you're a die-hard Alien fan) before the disc is on its way to trade in for store credit.

What were 20th Century Fox thinking?! PS. Give the trailer director credit for clever editing, tricking us all into believing that we were actually buying something of substance.


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