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  • News Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U Definitely "Not a Port"

    Cleared up

    Gearbox is doing a lot of talking about Aliens: Colonial Marines on Wii U lately, but wants to make one thing clear: it's not a port. Warp Zoned spoke to SEGA senior producer Matt Powers, who referred to the game as "the Wii U port" before Gearbox community manager Chris Faylor stepped in to clarify: I hate that word. The Wii U...

  • News Gearbox: Wii U Out-RAMs Xbox 360 and PS3

    Has "really great processor"

    There's a lot of Wii U love going on at Gearbox these days. Last week Randy Pitchford implored Nintendo for more Wii U power, and now the studio's Brian Martell has told Official Nintendo Magazine the console will have one of the best-looking versions of upcoming shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines. Martell is chief...

March2012

  • News Gearbox: "No Other Platform Can Do What Wii U Can"

    "Nintendo to show more soon"

    Gearbox Software is prototyping Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U, and studio president Randy Pitchford has spoken to Vox Games about its work so far on the next Nintendo platform. Comparing the upcoming shooter to its current-gen counterparts, Pitchford was glowing about Wii U's potential: The Wii U version has so...

February2012

  • News Gearbox Wants As Much Wii U Power As Possible

    More power

    Gearbox Software's Aliens: Colonial Marines is in the works for Wii U, and president Randy Pitchford has urged Nintendo to make the machine as powerful as it can afford. Speaking to Nintendo-Gamer, Pitchford said: Our hope at Gearbox is that the final specification for the hardware is much more powerful than the current competitive...

June2011

  • News SEGA Prototyping Aliens: Colonial Marines for Wii U

    Lurking in the shadows

    One of the many third-party Wii U games shown off at E3 was SEGA's Aliens: Colonial Marines, with the company announcing the game is being 'considered' for the next Nintendo console. The footage shown during the E3 conference looked pretty good to us, and the possibilities for the Wii controller with the Aliens franchise are...

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