The first of these posts is my recent preview of Aliens: Colonial Marines, the upcoming movie licence from Gearbox. Some twenty-five years after the release of the Aliens movie, this new game is to tell the story of what happened after reactor explosion on LV:426, as you take control of a new squad of marines sent in to investigate the ill-fated planet.
As games become more mainstream and various media audiences intertwine it comes as no surprise that both the game and movie industries are trying to cash in on the other. Since the early days games have drawn on other pop
Not to give away the plot, it seems the sole point of the movie is to introduce ties to Africa and Tricell, the new Umbrella. Another pharmaceutical company who I’m sure will stick to Umbrella’s tried and tested business plan