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Gearbox CEO Defends Aliens Colonial Marines

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford defends recent tweets against Gearbox's Aliens game. Proclaiming that he spent 10 million dollars of his own money. Joseph, from Poli Games, shares his thoughts on the incident

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generalwinter1062d ago

Boy he's been doing a lot of "defending" lately, lol

Halo2ODST21062d ago

so... people do that here (N4G) every minute, even about the most menial things possible, but he's actually defending something he invested 10 million in, I'd hardly call that bad or pointless.

ApolloTheBoss1062d ago (Edited 1062d ago )

If you have to defend your work then there's something wrong. A good game would defend itself.

Edit: On a side note, this guy should just get over it already.

rainslacker1062d ago

Dunno...people and the media can often make a mountain out of a molehill.

Not that the devs or publishers should go into defense mode over it, but there are times when they should clarify the issue so the aforementioned parties could at least make those mountains out of rocks instead of copies of the A:CM game.

I agree with your side note though. Probably best to never mention the game again. It would serve everyone better to not be reminded of that disaster.

LostDjinn1062d ago

So he invested ten million dollars of his own cash?
I wonder how much he embezzled from Sega before that?
We can play this game of Mr Pitchford's if that's what he wants, but it won't end well for him.

rjason121062d ago

Does that mean it's finally gonna get released on the wii u?!?!

CorndogBurglar1062d ago

Come on now, why would anyone wish that on another living being?

wonderfulmonkeyman1062d ago

I think we've all had enough bad Wii U news lately, so let's hope he won't...XD

There are rumors that Gearbox might try porting Borderlands to the NX, though.
Which would be a waste, if it's just the older ones that I already own on PS3...

I'm kinda tempted to go play the first one again now, though.

tinparron1062d ago

Oh wow, where'd you hear that? That's exciting! I have the second one with all of its dlc and love it, but I would love to play it on the NX...as long as the three are ported AND the next one gets released on the console as well. Fingers crossed that the thing gets marketed well

Baka-akaB1062d ago

Wow he's really milking the douchebag image .. you'd think he'd want people to forgot the game asap and focus on buying his bordelands and other stuff instead

NovusTerminus1062d ago (Edited 1062d ago )

Randy... Don't go down this road, you made a bad game, accept it and move on, don't throw gasoline on these embers...

nikrel1062d ago

I got this game for 1.50 on amazon one day, so sick.

rezzah1062d ago

I wouldn't play it if it was given to me for free. I could spend that time on a game i would enjoy.

rainslacker1062d ago

Got the collectors edition for $12 on Amazon during some sale. Never cared to play the game(although I did at a friends house), but the statue is cool enough I guess...although not as impressive as in the pictures.

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