Alan Smithee

THIS is How You Make an AvP Movie

THIS is How You Make an AvP Movie

I’ve watched both AvP movies, unfortunately. I don’t know why the depths of my fanboyhood make me do deplorable acts like watching two of the worst abortions to happen to the Aliens-verse, but I have, and I do. I enjoyed every one of the Aliens Quadrilogy, yes even the Joss Whedon Alien Ressurection (anything with […]

 

The Origins of Alien vs Predator

The Origins of Alien vs Predator

With the new AVP game coming out in February Dark Horse Comics deserves much of the credit for having the idea in the first place. Dark Horse also deserves credit for creating a successful launch on their Aliens comic series in 1988, two years after the last movie was in theaters. In the last 22 years Dark Horse is the sole proprietor of quality Aliens and Aliens vs. Predator stories. We’ll give Aliens 3 a nod as being not bad, but after that give up on both franchises.

 Alan Smithee

Rebellion’s AvP Comparison Video

I spent the better part of my free time in college either playing Unreal Tournament, or Alien vs Predator. At the very end of the 90s and the beginning of the 2000s we had perhaps some of the best FPS PC games out all at the same time. It’s looking like 2009/2010 will mimic that […]

 Alan Smithee

A Weird Kid’s Top 10 — Arcade Beat ‘Em Ups

A Weird Kid’s Top 10 — Arcade Beat ‘Em Ups

If there’s one genre of games I think is getting the shaft over and over again that made me fall in love with gaming in the first place, it would have to be the beat ’em ups. These games were just notorious for eating a roll of quarters faster than a German in a Mentos […]

 Alan Smithee

Gearbox Says Remain Calm

Gearbox Says Remain Calm

Randy Pitchford, CEO of Gearbox software, revealed in an interview with CVG that there really is no need to worry about whether or not the much anticipated Aliens: Colonial Marines will actually be coming out in 2010. “I know that there hasn’t been much talk about what we’re doing for awhile and that more details […]