Sega Cancels Aliens: Colonial Marines On Wii U

Sega has just confirmed to Kotaku that Aliens: Colonial Marines is no longer coming out on Wii U. We first heard a few months ago that the Wii U version of the disastrous shooter had been "indefinitely postponed", but Sega denied that. Since then, the publisher has refused to comment on this version of Aliens: Colonial Marines. Now it's official.

"We are constantly looking at all areas of our business and in this case have made the decision to not continue development of the Wii U version," a Sega rep told Kotaku. "Rest assured that we have some fantastic developments for Wii U in the pipeline which we will announce at a later date."


    This article was surprisingly restrained. Could have given it a bs click-bait title like 'Nintendo loses further third party support!'

      I think everyone can agree this is one game the Wii U do without.

      Last edited 06/04/13 12:51 pm

        For sure. I just thought Kotaku might try and have a dig at the wii U,

          Na not way Kotaku being negative towards the Wii U, that's just being silly.

    How's that motion tracker working out for you Wii U owners? :P

    So it is the definitive version

      Well it's probably the best version. By all reports, staring at a blank screen would be more enjoyable than playing A:CM :P

    They're trying to cut their loses, really. Colonial Marines has been panned across the board, and releasing the Wii-U version will only add fuel to the fire.

    It's a shame that the Wii-U misses out on yet another game, but from SEGA's standpoint, I can see how this is a good idea.

    Doubt it would have sold anyways I don't think Wii U owners would be flooding towards this game given how disastrous it was on the other consoles. So yeah wise decision to drop it altogether.

    I am really disappointed and skipped the game entirely to wait for a Wii U version...this troubles me so much that I'll start a petition some months from now in hope this game will be brought to the powerful and wonderful device as the Wii U

      Trust me, you're not missing out on much. I have a friend who rages every time A:CM is mentioned because he was duped by that demo.

      Save up for a better game for the Wii U like Pikmin 3, Bayonetta 2 or Wonderful 101.

    So in the end Wii-u did get the best version of after all.

    I was going to get a Wii U just for this game.
    I changed my mind when the first reviews (on the other platforms) came in :-(

    I think SEGA should just stop making announcements and just publish whatever the hell they think is 'fantastic.'

    I dont believe ANY press from SEGA anymore.

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