Noclip, a crowdsourced company known for making game documentaries, have just released their latest one and it’s dedicated to the development of Alien Isolation. The team at Noclip went to Creative Assembly’s studio and interviewed Console Creative Director Alistair Hope, Console Technical Director Clive Gratton and Chief Studio Officer Tim Heaton.
In the 20-minute documentary, Creative Assembly talk about their original ... [Read More]
2013 were dark times for gamers within the Alien fandom. After 6 years of waiting, and big talking from Gearbox and Randy Pitchford, Alien fans were subjected to the abysmal disappointment that was Aliens: Colonial Marines. The disappointment was so intense that to this day I refuse to purchase anything that Gearbox has had anything to do with.
But it also ... [Read More]
Published at the end of October 2019, Alien: Prototype is Titan Books 8th original Alien novel, and their most recent original story since the phenomenal The Cold Forge in April of 2018. Prior to Prototype’s release, Titan also published an adaptation of Creative Assembly’s Alien: Isolation in July which I wasn’t too fond of.
Unlike a lot of the more recently ... [Read More]
Following the quick glimpse of Alien: Isolation during Nintendo’s line-up of upcoming releases, Nintendo have now uploaded an announcement trailer to YouTube!
When she left Earth, Ellen Ripley promised her daughter Amanda she would return home for her 11th birthday. Amanda never saw her again. Fifteen years later, Amanda, now a Weyland-Yutani employee, hears that the flight recorder of her mother’s ... [Read More]
Near the end of the year 2018, Fox started teasing on their social channels that the “Alien Universe expands”
in 2019. One of the things we picked up on in the hashtags of those teases was the mention of Amanda Ripley, with many speculating the espionage-style entries were coming from her.
With us having ventured into the new ... [Read More]
It appears 20th Century Fox have trademarked
a new name related to the Alien franchise a few days ago. Alien: Blackout is the new trademark which is specifically associated with video games. Could this be the upcoming Alien game that Cold Iron Studios is working on?
FoxNext Games officially announced
the untitled Alien game at the start of ... [Read More]
Michael Fassbender says Alien: Covenant is “much scarier” than Prometheus! Chatting to Colliders’ Steve Weintraub
about Michael Fassbender’s upcoming The Light Between Oceans, Fassbender spoke a little about the tone of Alien: Covenant:
“This Alien is going to be… I’m very excited to see it and everybody in the film was saying this is a film that we all want to ... [Read More]
The Alien will feature in Alien: Covenant according to Ridley Scott. It almost seems daft that that would need clarifying but given the Alien-less direction that was Prometheus and the fact that the new Alien film started life as Prometheus 2, there was bound to be some confusion as to just what kind of creatures we would be seeing in ... [Read More]
It seems even more unlikely that we’ll be getting a sequel to Alien Isolation any time soon. Back in May 2015, we heard that Alien Isolation had shifted 2.11 million copies
in North America and Europe and Sega was reportedly disappointed with the sales performance. In a new interview with GameIndustry.biz
, Creative Assembly’s studio director, Tim Heaton, ... [Read More]
Sega has just released its annual fiscal report, revealing that Alien: Isolation has surpassed 2.1 million copies sold; essentially doubling its sales since hitting the 1 million mark reported back in January. GameInformer
is one of the outlets that have been reporting on Sega’s numbers, and it seems the company’s earnings have been kind of a mixed ... [Read More]