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  • ‘Aliens: Colonial Marines’ review — a spectacular failure

    Aliens: Colonial Marines isn’t the first game to be based on the much-loved Alien film franchise, nor will it be the last. It is, however, unique. Unique for just how much it gets wrong. Of all the games I’ve played that are based on the franchise, I have never come across such a washed-up, pale imitation of the real beast. Aliens: Colonial Marines is a spectacular failure that should be avoided by even the most ardent Alien fan. If that sounds harsh, consider the way the Alien films slowly built tension. You could hear the Xenomorph. You could almost smell...