Follow us on:

Oculus Rift and Alien: Isolation: I see you

Alien: Isolation is running in prototype form on Oculus Rift at E3. Two things about that: The full game isn't coming to Oculus Rift for sure just yet. It's terrifying. Creative Lead Al Hope first saw the Oculus Rift's horror potential after a demo at GDC in 2013, he told Joystiq. Creative...

Continue Reading

Feast on this Alien: Isolation E3 trailer

Alien: Isolation, for those who have survived the Xenomorph buffet so far, is a first-person survival horror game using Ridley Scott's 1979 movie a spingboard. The game will be available on the flustercluck day of October 7. Here's the trailer Sega brought to the E3 2014 party....

Continue Reading

Meet the (assuredly-doomed) cast of Alien: Isolation

Ellen Ripley may have been the sole survivor, but she wasn't the only crewmember of the Nostromo. Taking a cue from the 1979 film, the developers of Alien: Isolation are building a cast to support another Ripley on her quest to destroy a monstrous alien. [Image: Sega]...

Continue Reading

Alien: Isolation dev diary breaks things to make them look better

Wondered how Alien: Isolation, a game being made in 2014 on modern computers can emulate its 1979 heritage? According to Creative Assembly's new dev diary, the secret lies in twisting cables and generally ruining perfectly good VHS tapes. Ah, the good ol' days of property destruction. [Image:...

Continue Reading

Sounds of Alien: Isolation dev diary features terrifying vegetables

We're going to have garden-themed nightmares thanks to this sound design-focused Alien: Isolation dev diary, which reveals that stomping on ripe vegetables sounds suspiciously similar to an alien sinking its teeth into people. And here we were just getting over our fear of asparagus. [Image:...

Continue Reading

Alien: Isolation is coming right toward you on October 7

Alien: Isolation has been given a release date of October 7, 2014, according to a tweet from the game's official Twitter profile. The interstellar monster inspired by the nightmares of H.R. Giger will come to PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC, to ensure its frightful reach extends across both...

Continue Reading

Challenges and comparisons: The monsters that hunt Alien Isolation

The Creative Assembly has been forced to make a number of changes in order to realize the vision for Alien: Isolation. After successful pitches to both Sega and 20th Century Fox, the developer turned to recruitment, ensuring it added new members to its team that were capable of crafting the exact...

Continue Reading

Making everything new, old again in Alien: Isolation

Though Ridley Scott's classic Alien takes place in a distant future, the film's production values were a product of the late 1970s, with sets and props cobbled together with elements from the era. Rather than evolve the original designs-of-necessity in its upcoming and inspired Alien:...

Continue Reading

Overheard@GDC 2014: What being hunted in Alien Isolation sounds like

The Creative Assembly is clear that its new game, Alien: Isolation, is a survival horror game directly inspired by Ridley Scott's 1979 classic film, Alien. That means there are no big, James Cameron-developed pulse rifles. No gruff marines. Just you, Amanda Ripley, attempting to survive. In...

Continue Reading

Meet the xenomorph in this behind the scenes Alien: Isolation trailer

In lieu of serving up in-game footage or even pre-rendered cutscenes from the upcoming sci fi survival horror game Alien: Isolation, the developers at Creative Assembly instead offer this behind-the-scenes look at how the team is translating Hollywood-style horror for the virtual world. The...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Video preview: Bayonetta 2

Posted on Aug 18th 2014 5:00PM

Image

Video preview: Alien Isolation

Posted on Aug 18th 2014 2:00PM

Image

Far Cry 4: Crouching tiger, hidden Blood Dragon

Posted on Aug 18th 2014 10:00AM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW