Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software, today commented on his feelings about the recent cancellation of the Wii U version of “Aliens: Colonial Marines” by Sega. After fans stressed their frustrations to about the situation, Randy Pitchford took to Twitter early Sunday morning to illustrate that he shares such thoughts with the following statement.
I’m sorry the risk you took didn’t work out in spite of your best hopes and intentions. I also have those feelings in spades.
Gearbox Software’s “Aliens: Colonial Marines” has had its fair share of controversy, and the fact that the Wii U version of the game was touted as the definitive edition makes the cancellation of the title on Nintendo’s new console a rather hard blow for both the developer and gamers. Randy Pitchford has always told his fans that his main wish is to entertain and that it upsets him when he fails to do so.
“Aliens: Colonial Marines,” based on the popular film franchise, is currently out on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The Wii U Version of the game has officially been cancelled by Sega, the game's publisher.