Time to ready that hoard of underpants as the scare fest that is Aliens: Colonial Marines has got an official launch date. Sega have just announced that you can pick up the game on February 12 2013. If you have been living under a rock for like forever, then you won’t know that Aliens: Colonial Marines is a first person shooter set in the Aliens world, that is if you choose the marines. If you decide to take on the roll of the universes most adapt killing machine than the gameplay¬†switches¬†to the third person. We even have a new trailer for you, which you can see below.

“I am thrilled to announce the definitive launch date for Aliens: Colonial Marines,” said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. “Aliens: Colonial Marines is the culmination of a life-time of inspiration from the films and relentless passion and drive from the exceptionally talented development team behind the scenes.”

“We knew this game would be incredible from the moment Gearbox began developing Aliens: Colonial Marines,” said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing for SEGA Europe and SEGA of America. “Now that the title is in its final stretch of development, we can confidently release the exact date that gamers will finally get to experience this blockbuster thrill-ride.”

“SEGA has a proven track record with the ALIENS franchise. ALIENS vs. PREDATOR released by SEGA in 2009 became one of their top-selling titles,” said Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President for New Media for Fox Consumer Products. “We look forward to working with them and bringing an exciting new way for fans to immerse themselves in the ALIENS world.”

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