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Total War tussles with Attila in 2015

Attila the Hun is the grimacing face and unrelenting antagonist in the next Total War game, coming from Creative Assembly in 2015. In Total War: Attila, you manage a huge Eastern Roman empire, stretched to breaking point across a vast terrain in Europe and a thin dispersal of military troops. Wi...

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Alien: Isolation Season Pass is for Survivor Mode DLC

Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode is simple and scary: survive against the clock and the alien, with limited resources on each map. The first Survivor Mode map, Basement, is included with the game when it launches on October 7. Alien: Isolation is getting a Season Pass for all five of its Survivor M...

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Alien: Isolation pre-order DLC available separately 'at a later date'

The Creative Assembly moved to answer concern regarding its newly revealed pre-order DLC for Alien: Isolation by confirming the content will be available separately after release. Earlier in the week, Sega revealed the content starring the cast of the original film would be tied to pre-orders,...

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Ellen Ripley leads Nostromo crew's return in Alien: Isolation's pre-order DLC

Sega revealed Sigourney Weaver and several members of the original Alien cast reunite in two missions from the upcoming Alien: Isolation. Temper your excitement, because Sega is making both missions pre-order bonuses, with one exclusive in the US to GameStop. Sega says all pre-orders come with t...

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Relax, Alien: Isolation is 1080p on PS4 and Xbox One

Alien: Isolation runs at 1080p on both Xbox One and PS4, and in terms of framerate it's roughly the same across both platforms, Creative Assembly Lead Game Designer Gary Napper tells OXM. "When I think about working on the game, it's almost platform agnostic because I only think about the differ...

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You can't cover your eyes in Oculus Rift, a study of Alien: Isolation

With Oculus Rift dev kit 2.0, the world of Alien: Isolation appears more real than ever before – you peer around dark corners by tilting your actual head, you can almost feel the cold metal walls of your busted ship, and you cling desperately to the motion tracker, hoping that little green ...

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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 Ass...

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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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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 cur...

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