The Aliens franchise has been ripe for video games ever since we saw the first total conversion of DOOM. Over the years there have been a handful of shooters have taken on the task, most with varying degrees of success. Five years ago Gearbox and SEGA announced Aliens: Colonial Marines and it sounded promising, bringing co-op gameplay and a continuation of the canon created by the movies. Can Colonial Marines overcome whatever roadblocks it hit along the way and be considered a good Aliens game?
The Co-Op Experience:
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