Aliens

How to fix gaming’s most abused licenses

In a time when review scores matter more than ever, most publishers and developers are putting some long overdue attention into their licensed games. A few duffers do still slip out though, in hope that people will buy them based on name alone. We’ve put our thinking caps...

The many facehuggers of Alien 3

Just in case you’ve been in cryogenic sleep since 1992, Alien 3 is the one where there was only one Xenomorph and not a great deal happened. The movie had a very difficult production and at one point was even being filmed without a finished script. This ultimately...

How Aliens helped to form today’s shooters

If we were asked to name the movie series which has had the greatest influence over videogames as a whole, we wouldn’t hesitate to answer with the original Star Wars trilogy. Probe us a bit more and ask what film has had the greatest influence over the FPS...