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"It's another glorious day in the Corps!" and a new day brings a brand new Aliens: Colonial Marines gameplay trailer, with Gearbox's titular marines ready to kick ass and take names. It's what they do.... read more

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby Headsrinker » 24 Jan 2013, 16:10

I was kinda looking forward to this game. But that has to be the 'CHEESIEST' game trailer i've seen for a long time. Not even COD trailers are that cheesy.
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Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby DJPerkins » 24 Jan 2013, 16:10

My pre-order is in the bag, just waiting on some reviews for this game.
Gearbox better not f**k this up :!:
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Postby richomack360 » 24 Jan 2013, 16:47

Take away the whole "Aliens" vibe and what exactly does this game do differently to anything else ?
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby Headsrinker » 24 Jan 2013, 17:10

Exactly. Its the Alien franchise that will sell this game. But what people loved about the films, from the trailers i've watched, this game does not capture . It does not appear to capture any feeling of isolation, and with some generic 'big balls' marine commander shouting the odds every 2 mins im guessing that the game wont immerse you in the alien world either.
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Postby Welsh Jester » 24 Jan 2013, 17:46

Not as fun looking as Left 4 Dead / Killing Floor :? i had high hopes for this game, and it was supposed to be out years ago
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby ymo1965 » 24 Jan 2013, 17:51

Another generic shooter :roll:
And fire in space? Fire requires oxygen to burn and space is a vacuum, duh!! Can't even get that right. Probably pick it up when it's in the bargain bin.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby darthjam » 24 Jan 2013, 19:27

Wow, some of the above comments sound like they've been posted by some really sadass nerds, cheer up guys, might never happen
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby CatfishMurphy » 24 Jan 2013, 19:36

Which ever self appointed badassmutherfucker wrote that so called dialogue needs to be locked in the medical bay with a couple of empty containment tanks and only a worrying scuttling sound for company.
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Postby kirankara » 24 Jan 2013, 19:44

That's some embarrassingly bad writing, Hope it's intentional, and for the trailer only, as that kind of "dude bro" writing makes me cringe, I hated Gears of War for exactly same reasons, but at least by end I think they knew it, and lot of it was tongue in cheek
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby kirankara » 24 Jan 2013, 19:46

richomack360 wrote:Take away the whole "Aliens" vibe and what exactly does this game do differently to anything else ?

games dont have to do something different always, just do what they do, well.

Not convinced this will do either though
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby richomack360 » 24 Jan 2013, 21:15

kirankara wrote:
richomack360 wrote:Take away the whole "Aliens" vibe and what exactly does this game do differently to anything else ?

games dont have to do something different always, just do what they do, well.

Not convinced this will do either though


Exactly, well said - but sadly it doesnt seem to do the basics right. The main commander giving it the "Listen up people I am captain blah blah, im badass blah blah speech is tedious" It was only done well in the film as Hudson giving it the badass lines describing the equipment (and the mentioning of a plasma rifle as a reference to The Terminator) was a joke and it was meant to be a bit of fun....even Sgt johnson in the Halo series is tongue in cheek...but it just seems so oddly false in this trailer.....

This looks like it has been done countless times before and done better even more times. I believe this game is trying to live off the licence and the references with little else. How manym ore times will I walk past a yellow power loader and go "wow" or past a facehugger in a tank and think "creepy" - once. After that all of the references will disappear into the background and you will be left with a hollow shell of a shooter.

Warning signs are there - constants delays, little gameplay footage.....
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Postby DoomGuy84 » 24 Jan 2013, 21:20

The voice and dialogue of that commander guy sounds comically bad but the game itself is looking lovely and hopefully i'll be getting this on day one. Does anyone else think its strange that theres still no release date for the Wii U version though?
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Postby ted1138 » 24 Jan 2013, 22:41

As long as Duke Nukem isn't doing the voice over during the game too... :|
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby TheLastDodo » 24 Jan 2013, 23:19

I think the worst thing about this trailer was how the aliens were treated like typical CoD cannon fodder.

Yes it's an FPS so you're gonna shoot a lot of things but all I took from this was that the aliens aren't really that big of a threat.
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Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Kick Ass trailer takes names

Postby MrPirtniw » 25 Jan 2013, 03:03

TheLastDodo wrote:I think the worst thing about this trailer was how the aliens were treated like typical CoD cannon fodder.

Yes it's an FPS so you're gonna shoot a lot of things but all I took from this was that the aliens aren't really that big of a threat.


That's what I've been thinking from these vids as of late- punching an alien in the mush and throwing it off you? C'mon, the rules are: If a xenomorph gets with a few feet of you, you're screwed.
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