During development for Alpha Protocol, work also began on Aliens: Crucible, a cancelled RPG from developer Obsidian.
Aliens: Crucible headlines
Aliens: Crucible was in development at Obsidian Entertainment in 2008 and 2009, but was shelved before it saw the light of day. A thirteen minute gameplay video purporting to showcase the cancelled project shows a third-person shooter with sassy AI companions.
Aliens: Crucible is the canned RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. Demo footage of the axed title has been found online, created by studio animator Danny Garnett between 2008 and 2009.