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Sega's E3 lineup includes aliens, blue hedgehogs, virtual divas

Sega has detailed its lineup for E3, outlining a nice mix of cute-n-cuddly mascots and pointy, slimy creatures we really hope aren't lurking somewhere in the galaxy. Alien: Isolation, Hatsune Mika: Project F 2nd, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal will all be featured at...

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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]...

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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:...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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An android died to bring you these Alien: Isolation screenshots

Alas, poor Hyperdyne Systems model 120-A/2 Synthetic, I knew him well. Like Lance Bishop before him, this fellow met a grisly end at the claws of an extraterrestrial phallic metaphor, and while he's no longer functional, his disembowelment works wonders for the atmosphere in these new Alien:...

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