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The News Archive is an archive of all the news previously featured in the News section on the Xenopedia Main Page. Every entry on this page has been kept exactly as it was immediately before being replaced.

Archive

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January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
  • Ridley Scott's Prometheus sequel officially titled Alien: Covenant, logo and plot details revealed here.
  • Dark Horse Comics announces an unedited re-release of the original 1988 Aliens comic series here.
  • Carrie Henn (Newt) teases her invovlement in an upcoming Alien fan project here.
  • AVPGalaxy reviews the new novel Predator: Incursion here.
  • SciFied claims exlcusive insider information on the creatures of Alien: Covenant here.
  • Facebook game Soldiers Inc. receives a time-limited AVP expansion here.
  • John Logan (Gladiator, Star Trek: Nemesis, Skyfall) said to be revising Alien: Covenant script here.
  • Neill Blomkamp confirms "Alien 5" is delayed "pending" Alien: Covenant here.
  • Australian government confirms Alien: Covenant will start filming in the country in early 2016 here.
  • Titan Books are to republish the early Bantam Aliens novels as a series of omnibus editions here.
October 2015
September 2015
  • Ridley Scott reveals his Prometheus sequel is titled Alien: Covenant here.
  • Scott explains reasons for Alien: Paradise Lost title here.
  • Scott says Prometheus sequel will "begin" answering questions here.
  • Alien vs. Predator coming to Soldiers Inc. multipalyer game on Facebook here.
  • AvPGalaxy interviews Markus Pansegrau, artist on Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report, here.
  • Set of Alien playing cards now available from Albino Dragon here.
  • Alien next Door cartoon book announced here.
  • AvPGalaxy gets a new website theme here.

Previous news

May 20, 2015
April 8, 2015
March 19, 2015
  • Legendary Encounter: A Predator Deck Building Game here.
  • Alien: Isolation wins Best Audio Achievement at the 2015 BAFTA here.
  • Creative Assembly is possibly hiring for an Alien: Isolation sequel here.
  • Fire and Stone sequel in the works here.
  • Sharlto Copley currently not involved with Alien 5 here.
  • Monster Legacy articles on Alien and Aliens here.
  • Red Letter Media Alien commentary here.
  • "Film franchises shouldn’t be afraid of the rewind button" at The Dissolve here.
  • "What If We Could Control The Aliens?" at Kotaku here.
  • Interview with EMCE Toys on new Diamond Select products here.
  • Concept art and info on Aliens Interactive here.
  • Super7 Green Slime Alien soft vinyl figure here.
  • HEROCROSS Scar figure here.
  • Private Frost's BDU jacket for sale at the Prop Store for £3989/$5995 here.
March 9, 2015
March 3, 2015
Feburary 26, 2015
February 25, 2015
Feburary 23, 2015
February 21, 2015

News Returns... Again

October 30, 2014
October 28, 2014
October 24, 2014
October 23, 2014
October 16, 2014
October 13, 2014
October 12, 2014
October 8, 2014
October 7, 2014
October 6, 2014
October 5, 2014
  • Fire and Stone-themed car here.
October 4, 2014
October 3, 2014
October 2, 2014
October 1, 2014
September 30, 2014
September 29, 2014
September 26, 2014
September 25, 2014
September 24, 2014
September 23, 2014
September 21, 2014
September 14, 2014
September 9, 2014
September 5, 2014
September 1, 2014
August 29, 3014
August 28, 2014
August 27, 2014

News Resurrection 2

May 5, 2014
May 3, 2014
April 27, 2014
April 16, 2014
  • The Motion Tracker will be returning shortly...
March 15, 2014
March 8, 2014
March 2, 2014
  • Develop’s An Audience with Alien: Isolation Report here!
  • Amazing Lego Sulaco hangar bay here!
  • SH Monsterarts Predator reviewed here!
  • Free shipping on Gentle Giant's 24" Alien at Entertainment Earth here!
  • SH Monsterarts' stunning Big Chap figure is now available for preorder on Amazon here!
  • Win a Sideshow one sixth scale Celtic at Bloody Disgusting here!
  • Big Tease Week for Alien: Isolation here! A full report on the week can be found at AvPGalaxy here!
  • Geek Magazine has a great round up of upcoming Alien collectibles here!
  • NECA's Wasp Predator reviewed at The Fwoosh here!
  • sith_fire30's stunning custom Nostromo interior on Flikr here!
  • Author Brett Weiss' new book Retro Pop Culture features an entire chapter on Alien! Buy here!
  • NECA Aliens Series 3 and Series 2 at Monsters in Motion here and here!
  • NECA Predators on sale at the Big Bad Toy Store here!
  • Gentle Giant's 24" Alien Warrior can also be preordered from Monsters in Motion here!
February 22, 2014
  • Fox's 35th anniversary plans here and here!
  • More at Ain't It Cool here and Toy Ark here!
  • Take a tour of NECA's offerings with Randy Falk here!
  • Gentle Giant's 24" Alien Warrior can be preordered from the Big Bad Toy Store here!
February 18, 2014
February 16, 2014
  • NECA's Alien figures at Toy Fair 2014 here and Predator figures here!
  • Derelict model kit at Monsters in Motion here!
  • SH Monsterarts preview at Toyark here!
  • Preorder information for NECA's Series 3 is now up at the Big Bad Toy Store here, and you can also preorder Predator Series 12 here.
  • Official information can be found here.
February 15, 2014
  • The Prop Store has added a "Stunt EVA Helmet Piece" from Prometheus for £395.00/$539.00 here.
  • Gentle Giant's large scale Alien figure is now available for pre-order here ($399.00 :O)!
  • Travel Channel goes behind the scenes at Gentle Giant and takes a look at the original 18" large scale Alien figure here!
  • SH Monsterarts Big Chap figure at Monsters in Motion here!
  • New Aliens: Colonial Marines Warrior figure now available at Big Bad Toy Store here!
  • A look at future NECA releases here!
  • AvPGalaxy looks at Alien: Isolation here!
  • io9 takes a look at the new ReAction figures here, available for preorder at Entertainment Earth here. There's a little more info at figures.com here!
Feburary 9, 2014
February 8, 2014

Aliens: Armageddon news

February 5, 2014

New Alien: Isolation screenshots

New calendar

  • The upcoming calendar Alien Quadrilogy 2015 Wall Calendar available for pre-order on Amazon here!
February 2, 2014

Prometheus 2 details?

  • Possible details on Prometheus 2 (apparently called "Paradise") here!
February 1, 2014
  • NECA classic video game Predator to be released May 2014. Preorder here!
January 28, 2014
  • Alien: Out of the Shadows is out! A few Xenopedia members already have the book, so expect unmarked spoilers in articles related to it.
January 26, 2014
January 24, 2014

Alien Week

January 20, 2014
  • New ADI video here!
  • A new Morbid Flo custom Runner diorama video is up on YouTube here!
  • First ever action figures of Carter Burke, Daniel Spunkmeyer, Trevor Wierzbowski and more here!
  • Entertainment Earth has NECA's Predator 2 1:4 scale figures on sale here.
  • Speaking of, you can find their Series 11 Wasp Predator reviewed in-depth here.
  • Elder Predator for sale at Monsters in Motion here. While you're there, check out this rare clear Gort Predator figure kit. They have the Super7 Reaction figures available as well here.
  • The Optical Podcast takes a closer look at Alien here.
  • NECA Predators Series 11 figures available individually or by the case at Big Bad Toy Store here.
  • Strange Shapes interviews ADI's Tom Woodruff, Jr. here.
  • AvPGalaxy has the scoop on Alien: Isolation in PC Gamer magazine here.
  • io9 takes a look at the upcoming Dark Horse titles here.
January 13, 2014
January 8, 2014

Alien: Isolation

  • The offical website can be found here and in the External links section in the top navigation.
  • Ain't It Cool article complete with gameplay footage, behind the scenes videos, press releases, and more here
  • IGN breaks it all down for you here, and asks if this is the most authentic Alien game ever here.
  • Over 18 videos (sorta) to check out on the official Alien: Isolation YouTube channel here.
  • "Origins" developer diary here.
  • Kotaku takes a look at the game here.
  • Metro UK interviews the team here.
  • The UK's Playstation Access interviews the design team here.
January 7, 2014
January 6, 2014
January 5, 2014
  • Film School Rejects takes a look at some of the story points explored and explained in the original Prometheus script here!
  • NECA's Predator Series 11 reviewed at Kastor's Korner here!
January 1, 2014

New Year's

  • Happy New Year's!
December 30, 3013

Alien: Sea of Sorrows on Amazon

December 29, 2013

What to look forward to in 2014

December 27, 2013

Hot Toys and Prometheus comic

Predator at Monsters in Motion

Inside William Gibson's Alien III

  • Newt and Hicks still alive? Believe it or not that was the original plan. Read all about it at the always excellent Strange Shapes here! Or check out Xenopedia's own article on the script here!
December 23, 2013

New Forum

  • Check out Xenopedia's new Forum!
December 20, 2013

AVP theme park attraction

December 19, 2013

2,000 articles!

  • Xenopedia has hit over 2,000 articles! Thank you to all contributors!
December 17, 2013

Predator 3D

December 14, 2013

Hot Toys new Predator 2 Elder Predator

  • Hot Toys continues their astonishing updates to previous classics, and their Elder Predator from Predator 2 is no exception. Click here for preordering information at Big Bad Toy Store.

Alien: Isolation screenshots

  • Four screenshots from the upcoming game can be found at AvP Galaxy here!

New ADI video

  • AVP Alien Queen On Set here!
December 11, 2013

New Alien: Isolation images!

  • Artwork for the upcoming game Alien: Isolation has been discovered by NeoGAF! The first image looks like the box art for the game. Presumably, the person in it is Amanda Ripley in what appears to be the space suit from Alien. Also note an Alien reflected on the visor.
  • The second image appears to be the space station where the game is supposed to be set.

Alien ReAction figure BLACK packaging (?) and video review

  • Black packaging? More here!
December 10, 2013

News Resurrection

November 29, 2013

AVP Miniatures Kickstarter Successful

  • The AVP Miniatures Kickstarter was successful raising £379,141 of their £35,000 goal and unlocking all Stretch Goals!
November 28, 2013

AVP Miniatures Kickstarter

  • Only a few minutes left here!
Novmeber 23, 2013

Vintage Alien Toy Advertising

  • See inside Kenner's original promotional catalog here, their 1980 catalog here, a vintage HG Toys product catalog here, and even more original HG Toys Alien goodies here!
November 29, 2013

AVP Miniatures Kickstarter Successful

  • The AVP Miniatures Kickstarter was successful raising £379,141 of their £35,000 goal and unlocking all Stretch Goals!
November 28, 2013

AVP Miniatures Kickstarter

  • Only a few minutes left here!
Novmeber 23, 2013

Vintage Alien Toy Advertising

  • See inside Kenner's original promotional catalog here, their 1980 catalog here, a vintage HG Toys product catalog here, and even more original HG Toys Alien goodies here!

News Round Up

November 21, 2013

Happy Birthday Al Matthews!

November 18, 2013

AVP Miniatures game update

  • A new video has been added along with a Q&A with Prodos video. The extra £15 of add-ons (pledges £210+) stretch goal has been unlocked and about £3000 till the Crusher stretch goal is unlocked here (10 more days to go)!
November 17, 2013

Aliens: Armageddon cabinet

  • The cabinet for Aliens: Armageddon unveiled here!

AVP Miniatures stretch goal

  • About £1,000 more for the extra £15 of add-ons (pledges £210+) stretch goal here (11 more days to go)!
November 16, 2013

Crusher miniature stretch goal revealed

  • A miniature Crusher has been revealed as the £190000 stretch goal at the AVP The Miniatures Game Kickstarter page here (12 days to go)!

NECA Hicks vs. Warrior review

November 15, 2013

Old news someone forgot to add...

  • Stan Winston's Predator crew reunite at Monsterpalooza 2012 in this highlight video.
  • A "pumpkin man" with an emerging Chestburster was at the NASA pumpkin carving contest and can be seen at 0:22 here!
November 14, 2013

AVP miniature game Kickstarter updates

  • 14 more days to go for Alien vs Predator The Miniatures Game. A new video and more info on what's in the game have been added to the page and the Resin Mission Markers stretch goal has been unlocked here!
November 13, 2013

AVP miniature game Kickstarter

  • 15 days to go for the Alien vs Predator The Miniatures Game Kickstarter and info on AvP The Hunt Begins short story here!
November 12, 2013

Tuesday News

New Aliens Arcade Game

Play Arts Kai at Monsters in Motion

New From Entertainment Earth

November 11, 2013

Monday News Updates

  • A huge collection of Alien related magazines along with some pictures of their contents can be found here!
  • Two awesome new plush toys from the team at Think Geek here!
  • Aliens Miniature Effects on YouTube here (thanks George!)
November 5, 2013

Super Duper Tuesday News Updates!

  • "We're definitely doing Dallas, Bishop and more next tear." Check out the complete video interview with NECA's Randy Falk on YouTube here! Sounds like we will be getting Jones as an accessory and a Dog Alien!
  • Another stunning Nostromo interior posted on the RPF here!
October 27, 2010
  • Hollywood Treasure premieres on SyFy. (Trailers for the show feature a full size Alien prop!)
October 26, 2010
October 19, 2010
October 13, 2010
  • Head over to syfy.com/predators to get a look at the animated prequels featured on the Predators Blu-Ray!
July 9, 2010
June 27, 2010
  • Contributors: Thanks to you, Xenopedia now has over 1000 articles! Keep up the good work!
June 16, 2010
  • Visit Alien Fanon Wiki to contribute fanfiction articles! Keep blogging on Xenopedia to share your ideas and be a part of the community!
May 21, 2010
  • The Beta theme is up! Check out the Update blog for more information about the update!