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Aliens: Colonial Marines – Stasis Interrupted DLC Review

My verdict: I liked it. Make no mistake: It neither fixes the original game nor is it such a stellar achievement that it makes you forget the original game. Let’s be honest: It would take much more than a DLC … Continue reading

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Retrospective: Aliens Colonial Marines (main campaign)

I already reviewed Colonial Marines wayback when, but I recently replayed the main campaign to try out the TemplarGFX overhaul. I completed the campaign in three sessions, I think, and a lot went through my mind while doing so. Enough … Continue reading

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The two missions of the USS Sephora: Conjecture in the Alien Encyclopedia

We know that the fate of the Sulaco was something that was not addressed in the Alien movies. This changed when the Nintendo DS game Aliens: Infestation was released in 2011. In the game, the Sulaco is located by the … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia version 6 released!

Better late than never! I’ll keep things short: I am immensely pleased to able to tell you that version 6 of the Encyclopedia is released and available on the “”Releases” page of this blog! This version adds complete coverage on … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia turns 2!

Today is the second birthday of the Alien Encyclopedia, and things have been good for the project in 2013… something which cannot be said about the Aliens franchise. So come with me on a short retrospective about what happened to … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia version 5 released!

At last, I present you with the newest version of the Alien Encyclopedia! Version 5, dubbed the “Colonial Marines Update”, consists of, you already guessed it, complete coverage of the Aliens: Colonial Marines video game, excluding the Stasis Interrupted DLC, … Continue reading

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Update: A break from the Alien Encyclopedia, but no delay

Okay, update time! Content for version 5 is locked and finished. However, it won’t be released for a while since I have to take some time off of the Alien Encyclopedia. As I have stated before on Facebook, I was … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 3 of 3)

7 – Story (cont’d): I have to start the negative side on a very basic level. Yes, I know that it’s been done to death at this point, but I see no other way but to take Gearbox’s statements about … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 2 of 3)

4 – Graphics: Good things first: The game is incredibly faithful to the franchise: Pulse Rifles, APCs, Powerloaders, they are all here and look the way they should. The levels look suitably dark and dirty, and the new areas expanding … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 1 of 3)

Here’s my review of Aliens: Colonial Marines. I posted this on Facebook in nine parts, and I thought it would be a good idea to archive it here for your convenience. Enjoy! 1 – Introduction: The game press is having … Continue reading

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