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Aliens vs Predator (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Keep Case - PlayStation 3 (United Kingdom):
    “INTENSELY TERRIFYING STUFF!”
    GAMESMASTER

    HUNTER. SURVIVOR. PREY.

    ENTER THE MOST SAVAGE FIGHT IN THE UNIVERSE.
    THREE SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGNS AND THE ULTIMATE MULTIPLAYER EXPERIENCE.

    PREDATOR. ALIEN. MARINE.
    SURVIVE THE HORROR WITH THREE PLAYABLE SPECIES.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110276) on May 11, 2011.

SEGA press release (December 08, 2009):

    Lance Henriksen Signed Up to Appear in New Aliens vs Predator Game

    December 8, 2009: Actor Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Alien3 and AVP: Aliens vs. Predator) has signed up to appear in the upcoming Aliens vs Predator game, developed by Rebellion in the UK.

    Lance Henriksen will appear as Karl Bishop Weyland, a descendent of Charles Bishop Weyland, the founder of the infamous Weyland-Yutani corporation from the Aliens universe. He will lend his likeness and voice to the production.

    “They’ve made me look very good,” said Lance Henriksen, “This is the first time I’ve been fully represented in a game, with my voice and how I look, and the Rebellion guys have done a great job. I might score from this game!”

    Aliens vs Predator is set for release in February 2010 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110276) on May 11, 2011.

Rebellion press release (October 2009):

    Rebellion Pushes Aliens vs. Predator Boundaries with DirectX 11

    In 1999, Rebellion developed a PC game that earned a place in gaming history with its innovative blend of cutting-edge gameplay and technology to provide a truly terrifying gaming experience. Ten years on, and Rebellion is at the helm of Twentieth Century Fox’s Aliens Vs. Predator franchise, and once again, they’re pushing some very important boundaries with the inclusion of DirectX 11.

    The addition of DirectX 11 hardware tessellation enables Rebellion to capture the detail, essence and tone of the Aliens and Predator movies, providing players with the most unique gaming experience in franchise history.

    Chris Kingsley, CTO of Rebellion said, “DirectX 11 provides opportunities never exploited before in 3D graphical terms, with features such as the Shader Model 5.0 providing better shadow and depth of field aspects to the game, and also multi-threaded rendering enabling the Aliens Vs. Predator futuristic characters and environments to be realised in exacting detail but with absolutely no frame rate issues. We are confident we will deliver a game the fans have been waiting for and one of which we will be very proud.”

    Chris Southall, Technical Director at SEGA Europe added, “With the advent of DirectX 11 on PC and the new DirectX 11 class graphics hardware, the increased speed, realism and fidelity of rendering mean that it’s possible to achieve more in a videogame than ever before. SEGA is delighted to be working with Rebellion and AMD to maximise the use of this new technology for Aliens vs. Predator, and we feel both these partners are really doing something very special. Aliens vs. Predator is set to be one of SEGA’s biggest ever titles, and we are very happy that it will also be one of the very first DirectX 11 titles out to market.”

    Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President, New Media for Fox Licensing commented, “Rebellion knows the Aliens Vs. Predator franchise almost as well as we do. We can’t wait for gamers to see what they’re ready to unleash now that they have the ability to craft a game in even greater detail. It’s going to be great.”

    Aliens Vs. Predator is the property of Twentieth Century Fox and licensed through Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing).

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110276) on May 11, 2011.

SEGA press release (May 20, 2009):

    Details Released on New Aliens vs. Predator Game from SEGA and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising

    LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO (May 20, 2009) – SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today reveal details of the much anticipated FPS action horror game, Aliens vs. Predator™ (working title). It will be the first title to be launched in SEGA’s forthcoming series of Aliens games licensed by Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing).

    Developed at Rebellion by the team responsible for the original 1999 classic, in the all-new Aliens vs. Predator players will have the chance to take the role of the three infamous species; the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species. Aliens vs. Predator will also feature unique 3-way online multiplayer, allowing gamers to pit the three species against each other in the ultimate battle for survival and for the right to be crowned the deadliest species.

    On planet BG-386 a colonist mining group discovers an ancient pyramid containing a dark and horrible secret. Across the stars a race of warriors is alerted to the discovery of their pyramid and a hunting party is dispatched to ensure that it remains sealed at all costs, whilst deep inside the ruined pyramid a malevolent intelligence awakes from centuries of dormancy.

    The Marine’s story is an incredible fight against the odds, and the horrors lurking in the dark. Beset on all sides yet armed to the teeth, the Colonial Marine represents humanity’s last stand with the firepower to fight back.

    As the Alien, players will discover what it’s like to be the most murderous and lethal creature in the universe, with the ability to traverse any surface with awesome agility in order to get close enough to unleash its deadly teeth and claws.

    A master of the hunt, the Predator grants the player a suite of exotic weaponry and equipment with which to stalk its unknowing prey. Earn the greatest honour by ambushing prey up-close and butchering them for a gory trophy kill.

    “The original Aliens vs. Predator game was a landmark title for Rebellion, and we are both proud and excited to be revisiting the license with SEGA and Fox L&M. Our new technology will enable us to produce a truly terrifying and visceral experience,” said Jason Kingsley, CEO and Creative Director at Rebellion.

    “Aliens vs. Predator is a powerful franchise for Fox and provides endless possibilities in the interactive space,” said Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President, New Media for Fox Licensing. “SEGA and Rebellion have created an excellent gaming experience that will help this legacy live on.”

    Aliens vs. Predator is set to be released on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC in early 2010. For more information, please see www.sega.com/avp

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110276) on May 11, 2011.

www.sega.com (Publisher's website):
    Aliens vs Predator is an entirely new title for PC and high-definition consoles from acclaimed British developer Rebellion, the team behind the 1999 original PC gaming classic.

    Bringing the legendary war between two of science-fiction’s most popular characters to FPS fans, AvP delivers three outstanding single player campaigns and provides untold hours of unique 3-way multiplayer gaming.

    Experience distinctly new and thrilling first person gameplay as you survive, hunt and prey in the deadly jungles and swamps surrounding the damned colony of Freya’s Prospect.

    - As the Marine, you’ll experience a claustrophobic and terrifying experience where light is your friend, but there’s never enough. However, the United States Marine Corps are humanity’s last line of defence, and as such they are armed to the teeth with the very latest in high explosive and automatic weaponry.

    - As the Predator, you will stalk from the shadows and from above, passing athletically through the treetops to ambush your victims. Although equipped with an array of powerful, exotic weapons and tracking equipment, honour ultimately dictates that you must get in close and take your trophies face to face.

    - As the most deadly species in the universe, the Alien offers you the chance to play as the very stuff of nightmares - the monster in the dark swarming forward with countless others, jaws like a steel trap and claws like blades.

    - Play all sides off against each other in a series of unique 3-way online modes and go tooth-to-claw-to-pulse rifle in the reinvention of one of multiplayer gaming’s defining moments.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110276) on May 11, 2011.

Game's page at 1C website:
    Новый боевик от известного разработчика — компании Rebellion, в 1999 году выпустившей знаменитую игру, в которой люди, Чужие и Хищники впервые сошлись в бескомпромиссных сражениях.

    Битва продолжается — разные формы жизни снова сойдутся в непримиримой борьбе. В Aliens vs Predator игроков ждут три захватывающие сюжетные кампании, а также незабываемые многопользовательские сражения, в которых каждая раса сможет воспользоваться своей уникальной тактикой.

    Коварная судьба свела людей, Чужих и Хищников на планете BG-386, где колонисты обнаружили загадочную древнюю пирамиду, принадлежащую расе безжалостных охотников. Законные хозяева конструкции отправили на BG-386 отряд, который должен любой ценой помешать людям вскрыть надежно запечатанную гробницу. Игроки окажутся в эпицентре жестокой борьбы, где одни пытаются выжить, другие стараются спасти Вселенную, а третьи просто охотятся!

    • Человек. В роли американского десантника побывайте на смертельно опасной планете, где каждый шаг может оказаться последним. Выжить в неравном бою поможет внушительный арсенал мощнейшего оружия и взрывчатки.
    • Хищник. Любой враг — трофей, которым нужно завладеть в поединке. Сражаясь за Хищников, используйте самое высокотехнологичное оружие, а также способность этих существ великолепно маскироваться и внезапно атаковать.
    • Чужой. Челюсти этих кошмарных созданий страшнее капкана, а когти — острее любого лезвия. Чужие — самые смертоносные создания во Вселенной. Все остальные живые существа для них — это лишь пища и коконы для выведения потомства. Прячьтесь во тьме, незамеченным скользите по потолкам и стенам, рвите, кусайте и жгите противника кислотой.
    • Три сюжетные кампании. У каждой расы — своя история, своя правда и своя цель. Взгляните на один конфликт с трех разных точек зрения.
    • Уникальные многопользовательские битвы. В сетевом режиме в схватке сойдутся совершенно непохожие друг на друга существа. Выберите свой способ выживания!

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58028) on Dec 05, 2010.