The second game to come out from the Sega-Aliens deal is a next-gen RPG being made by Obsidian Entertainment, the people awesome RPGs like Star Wars KOTOR II and Neverwinter Nights 2.
In the works for the PC and unspecified consoles, the Aliens RPG will “build upon the distinctive look and feel of the original films while utilizing next-generation technology to create an entirely different and unique Alien experience,” according to the press release.
So why Obsidian? “With Obsidian Entertainment’s development pedigree, they were our first choice to bring the Alien franchise to the RPG universe,” said Simon Jeffery, President and COO, SEGA of America, Inc. “They are the only developer for us that could effectively combine the Alien mythology with compelling RPG gameplay to create the ultimate Alien experience.”
No release date was mentioned.