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Obsidian's Aliens RPG Was A Completed Game

Not too long ago, Developer Obsidian and publisher SEGA made a decision not to release Aliens RPG, a title that was in development for some time. The game was supposed to hit stores during 2009, but got canned in June that same year.

Here's what Obsidian had to say when they canned the game: "... we are no longer working on the game, and we wanted to finally announce that officially to everyone who has been following its development. We're going to keep this forum up for another week for archival purposes and to allow you guys to finish up any open threads, and then we will shut it down since it is no longer a product that is in development."

Obsidian Entertainment Boss Feargus Urquhart recently commented that Aliens RPG felt like a finished game. "If you had come in and played any of the last builds we were working on, you would have said it was a finished game," Urquart said. "It looked and felt like it was ready to ship."



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Zulu Apr 29 2010, 06:20 am EDT
This makes me mighty sad :(
Terminator Apr 29 2010, 06:23 am EDT
I'm sad too. Why was it canned if it was nearly finished?
Vader [STAFF] Apr 29 2010, 06:26 am EDT
Sega probably wanted to focus on AvP - which turned out to be pretty retarded.
Cheddar Apr 29 2010, 06:42 am EDT
The only logical reason I can see here that Sega would cancel the release of a finished or almost finished game would be because it was really, really bad.
Vodoo Apr 29 2010, 07:38 am EDT
"you would have said it was a finished game"

said the guys most famous for releasing patch after patch after patch.
Bubu Apr 29 2010, 08:02 am EDT
Is there any chance they might release it in the future ?
  Doomsday.: yes, definitely!
SpaceMonkey Apr 29 2010, 11:09 am EDT
All their "finished games" aren't finish, so why would this? If I was SEGA I would only hire them for their creative writing. Obsidian seriously need to fire their programmer.
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Kurio Apr 29 2010, 07:12 pm EDT
Hmmm... it likely was bad, but still, what kind of game was it?
if it was something like first 2 xcoms, im going to cry.
Whisky Apr 30 2010, 03:20 pm EDT
So why chuck it into the trash? Stick it on Live for 800 points and see what happens. Get something back from the investment!

This is probably not logical in the VG biz, I guess if they shitcan it they can call it a huge loss and write it off.
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