E3 2011: Sega Brings Aliens FPS to Wii U
Sega has revealed that Aliens: Colonial Marines is being prototyped for the Nintendo Wii U. In partnership with Twentieth Century Fox and developed by critically acclaimed studio Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines for this new gaming console is currently under construction by a dedicated research and development branch within the studio. Aliens was already previously announced for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
“We are extremely thrilled about the potential of the Nintendo Wii U and are honored to be a part of the earliest efforts for research and development on the platform with the Aliens: Colonial Marines project that is so perfectly matched with the platform’s unique and exciting new capabilities,” said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “As more details about the Nintendo Wii U emerge, Gearbox Software is equipped and motivated to engage and support the platform and its customers.”
Aliens: Colonial Marines is the highly anticipated first person shooter set after the events of ALIENS and is designed to provide an exhilarating and engaging new chapter in the Aliens universe. Players will blast their way through hordes of Xenomorphs on the USS Sulaco, the surface of LV-426 and Hadley’s Hope, using weapons inspired by the film series.