Governments have little power, replaced by Mega Corporations. The largest, Weyland-Yutani, controls the much of North America, Asia and Europe. They hold the purse strings for such projects as United Defense, Research & Development, and Space Exploration. The military arm of Weyland-Yutani is the Colonial Marine Corps, trained killers who are sent to settle new territories, quell rebellions, and counter-espionage.
Contact has been lost with a remote outpost known as LV-426 “Acheron”. A squad of marines have been dispatched to investigate why. Not enthusiastic with a single mission, corporate has deemed it appropriate to send a second, “back-up” team to monitor the first. Their mission to collect intel on the station and investigate grid reference 135468.684. Your squad has been chosen….
Welcome to the 132nd, aka the “Bushmasters".