Pre-order sales for Sega Corp.’s Aliens: Colonial Marines for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 10 this week at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to strong demand for the first-person shooter.

This week, the Aliens: Colonial Marines Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 3 best-selling pre-order title at

The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 8 in the same period.

Developed by Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines, to be sold Feb. 12, 2013, is a squad-based first-person shooter.

The title will include a Team Deathmatch mode in addition to objective-based modes. A number of multiplayer maps will be available but has not yet been specified.

In addition, the multiplayer co-op mode will support up to four players online and offer a split-screen local mode.

Finally, the multiplayer mode will allow users to customize appearance and abilities and include weapons alluded to in the film.

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