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Welp, seems that time’s up for TimeGate. After the Section 8 and Aliens: Colonial Marines campaign dev filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, reports recently surfaced that the entire operation’s now kaput. I did a little digging of my own, and sources very close to the company confirmed the reports to RPS without hesitation. Details are still fairly scant at the moment, but you’ll find a few after the break.


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Goodbye, good riddance.
 
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Terrible, terrible developer. I can't believe Gearbox and Sega trusted a title from the Aliens franchise in the hands of this scrub company. Shame on all of them!
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Can't believe Aliens Colonial Marines sold 1 million units...
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Originally Posted by redxmaverick View Post

Can't believe Aliens Colonial Marines sold 1 million units...

Thank you. I was wondering this myself. Aliens CM with its N64 graphics....
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Just hope this sends a clear message to devs for future products, don't handball. A good manager delegates. A bad one assumes that's all they need to do.

Edit: the 1 million units sold were more than likely all pre-orders.
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I don't really blame them. Gearbox is the one whos a pile of **** here. They dumped all the money they got and put it into borderlands and shoveled this game to them at minimal budget with no oversight. Shame on you gearbox, you already stole a mans work before with no recognition and now you did it again. Terrible developer will never see my money.
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Well what dso you expect, borderlands2 is one of the best games ever released, they are swimming in drunkin money!
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I thought B2 was terrible compared to the first. the whole enemies re spawning made getting a quest done impossible. And idk what they did to gun accuracy and enemies but the guns sucked and enemies seems invincible.
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I don't really blame them. Gearbox is the one whos a pile of **** here. They dumped all the money they got and put it into borderlands and shoveled this game to them at minimal budget with no oversight. Shame on you gearbox, you already stole a mans work before with no recognition and now you did it again. Terrible developer will never see my money.

This

Timegate weren't to blame for Aliens. They did they're best with a garbage project handed to them with no money or support in just 9 months.Sadly their staff now pay the price for Sega and Gearboxs laziness and greed.
Edited by ManOnFire - 5/11/13 at 4:11pm
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really sad prejudice was such a good game
i think this = http://playminimum.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MIN_WP_1280x1024.jpg was up for preorder by them so what happens to people who preordered this
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