The release of Aliens: Colonial Marines
was arguably one of the biggest disappointments of recent gaming history--not quite at Duke Nukem Forever
levels, but close. The trailers built up so much hype that nearly every shooter and Aliens
fan was itching to get their hands on the latest attempt to bring the franchise to consoles. Then the reviews came out, and suddenly Colonial Marines was being blasted left and right by nearly every reviewer on the net; many said it was basically incomplete. It's a hot topic right now, and Jim Sterling is ready to give his two cents on just how such a fantastic-looking game came to disappoint everyone.