Contrary to what some people might think, it’s not easy to develop a game based on an existing and beloved license. Not only are there expectations from the brand’s fans, but you have to know when to get elements from the universe, and when to make your own mark. Cold Iron Studios is the latest game developer who has that problem, as the team has just released Aliens Fireteam Elite — a PvP third-person shooter based on the Alien franchise.
Before launch, we had the opportunity to speak to the studio about the game, Answering the questions is Craig Zinkievich, Head of Cold Iron Studios.
MP1st: Any details on the exchanges that made it possible to include elements from Creative Assembly’s Alien Isolation?
Zinkievich: When we…