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Alien: Isolation Complete Walkthrough and Guide

Check out our walkthrough of Alien: Isolation.


Alien: Isolation is for people who can withstand a heightened emotional state for a prolonged period of time. While it may keep your heart rate up, it offers enough of a challenge to keep you coming back for more.  With that in mind, we sent out Bill Lavoy to explore the ins-and-outs of the Nostromo in our written and video walkthrough.

The index of our complete walkthrough for every chapter of Alien: Isolation.

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    October 14, 2014 3:30 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Alien: Isolation Complete Walkthrough and Guide

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      October 14, 2014 3:33 PM

      ShackFAQs? Seems too easy to miss.

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      October 14, 2014 3:49 PM

      I stumbled across the videos on the Shack's YouTube channel this morning. They're great!

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      October 14, 2014 5:48 PM

      So I'm using a Dualshock 3 to play this on Hard with aim-assist off. Will I be in trouble later in the game?

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        October 14, 2014 5:48 PM

        Naw. It's not a shooter.

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        October 14, 2014 6:12 PM

        Not really. The biggest part of aiming is trying to toss molotovs at the Alien. Other than that there is very little shooting.

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          October 14, 2014 6:44 PM

          This. I finished the game with max revolver ammo, shot maybe six rounds the whole game, and almost maxed shotgun ammo, shot two rounds.

          You don't really do much more than toss stuff and occasionally flame some things

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            October 14, 2014 7:03 PM

            Cool, I figured the shooting elements are a pretty small part of the game. The input lag with KB/M was kinda off-putting as well so the controller helps hide that.

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      October 14, 2014 7:57 PM

      Video broken for anybody else?

      Getting "No video with supporting format and MIME type found" error

      Using FF 32.0.3

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      October 21, 2014 1:22 PM

      Your mission #5 bugged out? Or you playing on easy?

      The Alien never came after you? When I played on hard the damn thing was constantly nearby once I got the door code off the PC. Even had a dramatic cinematic moment when it appears from a ceiling vent.

      I wonder if you didn't walk far enough to trigger the cinematic reveal, thus it never showed up for you.

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        October 26, 2014 4:54 AM

        No he was there. We spent a LOT of time hiding like a little baby, so instead of boring you guys with all the inside locker editions we cut the video down and gave off the MAIN points.

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      October 14, 2015 7:17 PM

      So will this game work on these VR headsets that are imminently releasing? Will there be any games ready for this hardware when it appears next year?

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        October 16, 2015 8:43 AM

        Back when Alien Isolation originally released there was talk of VR support, but the devs have since then shut down all notion of the idea. You can "mod" it to work in VR, but it isn't stable, and isn't really a great indicator of what VR can accomplish.

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      October 14, 2015 9:23 PM

      Thanks for this. Gonna bookmark.

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