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SEGA and Gearbox sued over Aliens: Colonial Marines

Class action lawsuit claims false promotional materials for the game were created

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SEGA and Gearbox have become the targets of a class-action lawsuit in Northern California which claims that the company mislead the public with demonstrations of Aliens: Colonial Marines which bore little resemblance to the final game.

GI reports the case is being brought forward by law firm Edelson LLC on behalf of Damion Perrine, who believe that, by showing trailers and playable demos to the public, SEGA and Gearbox were promising something which they could not and had no intention of delivering.

Also mentioned in the suit is the fact that review code for the game was sent to press with an embargo for coverage of the game's launch date - thereby preventing anyone with a pre-order from properly assessing the game's quality. This is an extremely common practice within the industry.

SEGA Europe has also already admitted to the UK's Advertising Standards Agency that the trailers were misleading after a Reddit user sought clarification from the ASA.

Aliens: Colonial Marines was released on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 back in February. A Wii U version was in development but was cancelled. Find out how the game ended up looking with our Aliens: Colonial Marines review.

 
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Aliens: Colonial Marines is ranked #1377 out of 1476 total reviewed games. It is ranked #138 out of 158 games reviewed in 2013.
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