After the events depicted in Aliens (1986) and Aliens: Fire and Stone. Michael Bishop Weyland sets up War against the Colonial Marines to cover up the Xeno conspiracy.

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Brett Norton

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Mike Neumann (screenplay), Bradley Thompson (as Thompson) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Biehn ... Hicks (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Bishop / Michael Bishop Weyland (voice)
Mark Rolston ... Drake (voice)
Al Matthews ... Apone (voice)
Travis Willingham ... O'Neal (voice)
Derek Phillips ... Winter (voice)
Nisa Ward ... Bella (voice)
Jason Douglas ... Cruz (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Keyes (voice)
Ashly Burch ... Reid (voice)
Andrew Bowen ... Hudson (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Redding (voice)
Markus Lloyd ... Short / Marine (voice)
Jason Liebrecht ... Quintaro / Marine (voice)
Adam Ray ... Marine (voice)

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After the events depicted in Aliens (1986) and Aliens: Fire and Stone. Michael Bishop Weyland sets up War against the Colonial Marines to cover up the Xeno conspiracy.

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The Hunters Become The Hunted


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The story of the game is somewhat based off of the original concept story of Alien³ (1992) where Cpl. Hicks and another team of Colonial Marines discover a top secret research facility by Weyland-Yutani that is focused on using the Aliens as Bio-Weapons. See more »

Goofs

The position of the laser sight does not match the position of the red dot. See more »

Quotes

Pvt. Peter O'Neal: [the door opens, and O'Neal spots a scientist and slams him into a wall and then pins him to the operating table] You make a fuckin' sound. Your brains are what they find in the garbage tomorrow, not if you understand asshole.
[to Bella]
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: Bella, lay down on the table.
[Winter helps Bella on the operating table]
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: She had uh, she had one of those Facehuggers, it left a baby one in her chest, how do you get it out?
Weyland-Yutani Scentist: You, you, you, you can't.
Pvt. Peter O'Neal: Wrong answer!
Weyland-Yutani Scentist: Please, please, please, please, please, please. Trust...
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Crazy Credits

Short written messages were made from Developers during the ending credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Overhaul Mod changes up Aliens: Colonial Marines with upgraded level graphics, Xeno balance, weapon balances, surround sounds maximum out and all the Xenos & PMCs bodies remain on the floors. See more »

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Better Than You'd Expect
18 September 2015 | by jackbradlywilsonSee all my reviews

Despite the negative reviews, this game is actually pretty good and worth playing if your a fan of the Alien movies. It takes place just after Aliens (the second movie) but has a new set of characters on a different mission, however Hicks and Bishop from the second movie both appear as supporting characters and they are both voiced by the actors that play them in the movie (Michael Biehn and Lance Henriksen) which is pretty awesome. The plot is above average, but it is really just there so that the action has reason to play out. The action is great however and the gameplay and controls are good (despite what some users have said about messed up controls). The aliens in the game are well done and there are a good variety of them. The graphics are good but they could easily have come from a game made ten years ago. On the downside, there are one or two glitches every so often (however they don't prevent you from moving forward in the game) and sometimes the AI is a little buggy and it occasionally affects the gameplay in a negative way. Also the game just suddenly comes to a halt and just ends unexpectedly, in a weak and uninteresting way and it may make you angry. Overall, I would recommend this game because, despite its flaws, it is a lot of fun and the multiplayer is well thought out and very enjoyable. 6.5/10. (Additionally, the game does a good job of being scary; particularly when you get to use the Alien radar machine which detects Aliens closing in on you and makes a beeping noise which gets faster and faster the closer they get).


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aliens: Colonial Marines See more »

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Dolby Digital (all versions)| DTS (playstation 3 version)

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