The original Alien film is one of the most tense sci-fi experiences ever created, and its sequel—Aliens—is…well, it's a great film in its own way.

But it looks as if Gearbox's upcoming shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines is going to be just as tense and atmospheric as the best films in the Alien franchise.

Check out the third (and final, we're told) dev diary from Gearbox as they chat about the tension in the game and the horror of the eponymous Aliens. Will Aliens: Colonial Marines do the series justice? Can it live up to the films? Tell us what you think in the comments or on Twitter.