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Retronauts Episode 389: Aliens

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Aliens turns 35 this month and few movies have landed fairly so laborious on mainstream leisure. As a follow-up to Alien, not solely did the sci-fi motion movie do large enterprise across the globe in 1986, it shortly grew to become the gold customary for sequels and a template for future motion cinema. With its deal with rigidity and many weapons, Aliens additionally occurred to completely lend itself to video video games, though the video games that merely drew “inspiration” from the movie outnumber the correctly licensed releases not less than ten-to-one.

With the intention to correctly put Aliens into context, Jeremy, Diamond Feit, and Our Three Cents’ Jonathan Dunn try and cowl what makes the film tick, the way it got here to be, after which run by way of its interactive variations as greatest they’ll. However simply ones which might be not less than ten years outdated, as a result of that is Retronauts, child!

Description: Jeremy Parish, Diamond Feit, and Jonathan Dunn pay a go to to somewhat up-and-coming colony on LV-426 solely to seek out themselves instantly underneath assault by the historical past and legacy (and online game variations!) of the 1986 blockbuster Aliens.

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Paintings for this episode by Shaan Khan and enhancing thanks go to Greg Leahy.

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