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02/19/2013

Community, Hacking, Sega Retro

Aliens: Colonial Marines Polished Up By Fans

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When it comes to games involving Sega in some capacity, it almost seems like the game itself isn’t the only thing players are paying for, but a whole new meta-game called, “Let’s improve the game through hacking through the game’s data.”

This new style of gameplay, which from here on we’ll call Tactical Debugging Action/Adventure™, has already drawn some talented programmers to sift through the game’s code on the PC version in an effort to enhance the game graphically and could potentially lead to repairing other issues such as enemy A.I. and other parameters.

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Community, Fan Works, Game News, Music, Sega Retro, Site News

Tuesday Links – “Those Darn Aliens!” Edition

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Okay, even I wasn’t sure of what would happen on the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines when I wrote my initial preview of the game. If you’re a PC user, you could look over some fixes and patches a dedicated community is looking into. A real unfortunate turn out for a game that’s been in development for over six years. Either way, it’s a Monday Tuesday which we put off for a week, but word is still mum in the world of video games, which will change shortly. Until then, here are a few things that are worth your attention.

Retro News

  • User reassembler has ported Yu Suzuki’s classic arcade title Outrun to C++ under the name… [Cannonball]
  • User Hezman introduces a new camera system in Sonic Classic 2. [Youtube]
  • Nicalis has picked up The 90’s Arcade Racer to publish on Wii U. [Computer & Video Games]
  • GeneHF mixes a Transformed/Sonic R mash-up of Back in Time. [Jammin’]
  • David also continues to take you Back in Time…or forward in time to Mobius 25 Years Later with part 16! [Ken Penders]

Colonial Marines & SEGA News

  • A user on Reddit claims to be a tester for the game and gives a lowdown on some of the shadier things to happen during the game’s development. Though at this time, take it with a grain of salt. [VG247]
  • Colonial Marines pays homage to a popular Sega franchise [Youtube]
  • We did tell you the PC version of Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed  is out now, right? [Steam]
  • Well there are a few things broke with it, and Steve Lycett needs your help testing the new fixes. [Steam]
  • Also the Outrun Bay track with Metal Sonic will be available for PC users tomorrow for purchase […oh yeah, Steam]
  • We also told you that the 3DS version of Transformed is out too? [SEGA Blog]
  • SEGA of Japan produces a line of laptops featuring designs based on their console hardware [Joystiq]

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