Alien: Isolation

XB360, PS4, XBOX ONE, PC, PS3 / Action / Release: Late 2014 / ESRB: M

Alien: Isolation pre-orders grant Ripley missions

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2014 6:37am PDT

Pre-ordering Alien: Isolation will grant you access to a mission called "Crew Expendable," in which you play as one of three members of the Nostromo during their ill-fated trip. Another GameStop bonus offers another mission in which you play as Ripley.


Alien Isolation: Survival of the weakest

By Steven Wong, Jun 27, 2014 11:00am PDT

I check out Alien: Isolation and put my survival skills to the test against a viscous alien out to kill me. It turns out, I don't have any.


Shacknews plays Lucky's Tale and Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift at E3 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2014 9:00am PDT

The Shacknews video team's Andrew Zucosky and Sam Leichtamer ventured over to see the Oculus Rift and talk to Lucky's Tale developer Paul Bettner. After that, it was time to talk aliens. More specifically, it was time to talk Alien: Isolation.


Discussing Alien: Isolation's difficulty and Amanda's inventory

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2014 7:00am PDT

Alien: Isolation proved a bit difficult during my last hands-on, so I'm back for a rematch. This time, Amanda has a few more tricks up her sleeve.


Alien: Isolation video shows off 1970s tech, reveals importance of VHS

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 17, 2014 10:00am PDT

“This isn’t a world of holograms and touchscreens; there’s no sense here that technology is going to save you.” creative lead Alistair Hope says in a new developer diary video. “It’s a world very much of CRT, not LCD.”


Alien: Isolation begins its hunt October 7

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 29, 2014 9:05am PDT

Alien: Isolation has been given a release date of October 7.


DualShock turns into motion tracker in PS4 version of Alien: Isolation

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 27, 2014 8:30am PDT

"Isolation takes advantage of DualShock 4's light bar to mirror the signal on the motion tracker," creative lead Alistair Hope said.


Alien: Isolation preview: extra terrifying

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 19, 2014 7:00am PDT

The Creative Assembly wasn't kidding when they said they made a smarter Xenomorph. In fact, after going hands-on with Alien: Isolation at GDC 2014, it's almost safe to say that the studio might have actually made the alien too smart. And that's bad news for players hoping to...


Alien: Isolation trailer extols unscripted AI

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 13, 2014 11:00am PDT

"As soon as the player can predict a pattern in the Alien, it stops being scary," Alien: Isolation designer Gary Napper says in a new video developer diary. "Depending on cautious players are, we've seen encounters ... last well over 30 minutes in some cases, and this just c...


Most Anticipated 2014: Alice's Picks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2014 11:40am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2014. Next up, we've got Alice O'Connor with her list of 2014 games.


How Alien: Isolation invokes more horror from one alien

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 12:30pm PST

Alien: Isolation is starting to make its case as to why it won't be like certain other Alien games, beginning with its smarter, deadlier xenomorph.


Alien: Isolation coming from The Creative Assembly and Sega, stars Ripley's daughter

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 7:15am PST

Microsoft has outed Alien: Isolation, confirming long-standing rumors about the sci-fi horror game from Total War developer The Creative Assembly.