Tag: Alien

  • News Alien: Derelict Is One of Dreams' Most Impressive Creations Yet

    Where's the sequel?

    Alien: Isolation deserved a sequel. The 2014 title is still one of the PlayStation 4's very best survival horror experiences, but developer Creative Assembly has since moved onto other projects instead of creating a follow-up. That's a little bit heartbreaking, but Alien: Derelict is on hand to pick up the pieces. This new...

  • News Alien: Blackout Is Not the Isolation Successor You Dreamed Of

    Not like this

    Alien: Isolation protagonist Amanda Ripley is making a comeback in a new game – but it’s not what you were hoping for. Alien: Blackout is a survival horror game for smartphones, where you’ll need to guide the aforementioned character’s crew through the Weyland-Yutani across seven perilous levels. It sounds like Lemmings with...

  • News Is There a New Amanda Ripley Alien Game in the Works?

    Ripley's believe it or not

    Alien: Isolation doesn’t appear on many ‘Best Of’ lists these days, but it’s definitely one of those early generation PlayStation 4 titles that’s still worth playing. And it looks like its protagonist, Amanda Ripley, could be about to make a comeback. A new Twitter teaser claims that the character’s story...

  • News A New Alien Shooter Is in Development for PS4

    Fox expanding gaming focus

    FoxNext Games is the gaming branch of 20th Century Fox, and it's expanding the scope of its game development. The company has acquired developer Cold Iron Studios, and will be putting it to work on an all-new shooter in the Alien universe. Details on the game itself are virtually non-existent, but it's certainly...

  • News Could Creative Assembly Be Crafting Alien: Isolation 2 for PS4?

    "Please, sir – can I have some Xenomorph?"

    After that groan-inducing ending, Creative Assembly always seemed keen on giving us another dose of Alien: Isolation – and a selection of job postings on its website suggest that the release's titular Xenomorph could be coming back for more. One online multiplayer position in particular notes that the...

  • News Alien: Isolation Stalks BAFTA Games Awards Success

    Let 'er Ripley

    Given that it was developed in the humble West Sussex town of Horsham, it's no surprise to see Alien: Isolation lead the charge at this year's BAFTA Games Awards. While the event always has a global presence, it tends to champion British titles above all else, and that's clear with the aforementioned survival horror scoring six...

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    Review Alien: Isolation

    RIPley

    Creative Assembly’s greatest challenge with Alien: Isolation was always going to be keeping the title’s gruesome game of cat and mouse interesting over the course of a complete campaign – and it would have succeeded, if it knew when to roll the credits. There’s always a cry from money conscious consumers for more content, but SEGA’s...

  • Round Up Alien: Isolation PS4 Reviews Hold Their Breath

    Don't make a sound

    You’d think that it would be easy to make a game about eight-foot aliens stomping around spaceships. However, if the abysmal Aliens: Colonial Marines taught us anything, it’s that it’s not so straightforward at all. Fortunately, the Creative Assembly has been quietly attempting to write a few wrongs behind its inconspicuous...

  • News Alien: Isolation's Pre-Order Bonus Is Turning into a Pricey Premium

    Added extra or special edition?

    You can't really turn your nose up at free stuff for bothering to pre-order a title that you know that you're going to buy anyway. As such, when Alien: Isolation dropped the bomb that you'll be able relive the events of the original 80s horror classic as the crew of the USS Nostromo yesterday in the form of...

  • Events Battlefield Hardline And Alien: Isolation Confirmed For EGX London 2014

    More titles on the way, too

    EGX London — formerly known as Eurogamer Expo — takes place on 25th to 28th September this year, and will see 80,000 attendees pass through the doors of Earl's Court, London. While the full list of new games being shown is still to be issued, the organisers have revealed that Battlefield Hardline and Alien: Isolation...

  • Hands On Playing Hide and Seek with PS4's Alien: Isolation

    Fresh undies encouraged

    From the ashes of Gearbox’s dismal Aliens: Colonial Marines rises an experience that promises not only to reinvigorate its parent property but also the entire survival horror genre. Alien: Isolation bleeds with the key components of Ridley Scott’s blockbuster, and weaves it into a thrilling fight for your life that never...

  • News Complacency Will Kill in Alien: Isolation on PS4

    Familiarity breeds contempt

    Aside from seemingly finally doing the movie series justice in videogame terms, Alien: Isolation is fast-shaping up to be one of the scariest games unleashed upon both this generation and last. Our very own Sammy Barker got to grips with The Creative Assembly's interpretation of Ridley Scott's interstellar dystopia last...

  • First Impressions Staying Alive in Alien: Isolation, the Tensest Title on PS4 So Far

    Ripley's believe it

    That we’ve already sneaked through a short sample of upcoming PlayStation 4 survival horror Alien: Isolation says a lot about the game and its developer. Knowing that it could have easily been haunted by the spectre of Gearbox’s atrocious Aliens: Colonial Marines, The Creative Assembly has instead punctured any scepticism...

  • News Spine-Tingling Survival Horror Alien: Isolation Will Scare You Silly on 7th October

    Can you outlast that long?

    Games based on the Aliens franchise have had a pretty bumpy history. While some have come close to matching the atmosphere of their source material, very few have truly done the series justice. Here at Push Square we've got our fingers firmly crossed that upcoming survival horror Alien: Isolation will do just that, and...

  • News Alien: Isolation Already Looks Better Than That Other Aliens Game

    Alien meets Outlast

    The Creative Assembly recently dumped a handful of impressive screenshots for upcoming title Alien: Isolation on its official blog, and we're liking what we see. The survival horror sees Amanda Ripley, daughter of the original film's protagonist, stranded on a space station, and stalked by a lone and particularly unfriendly...