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Alien: Isolation is the new game in the Alien franchise photo
Alien: Isolation is the new game in the Alien franchise
by Brett Makedonski

After months of rampant Internet speculation, Sega has finally revealed that Alien: Isolation is the new title in the Alien(s) franchise, and that it's being developed by Creative Assembly, the studio behind the Total War series. True to its non-plural namesake, Isolation will be a survival horror game in the same vein as Ridley Scott's 1979 masterpiece.

Alien: Isolation tells the story of Amanda Ripley, the daughter of the movie series' protagonist, Ellen Ripley. Amanda has been plagued since childhood by the mysterious disappearance of her mother after the loss of the Nostromo. Amanda, now a Weyland-Yutani employee herself, is tipped off that a space station has recovered the audio log detailing the events of the Nostromo. She journeys with a team to the space station, only to find that a Xenomorph has gotten there first and is wreaking havoc.

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1:00 AM on 01.07.2014

EverQuest co-designer working on a new MMO

EverQuest co-designer Brad McQuaide ended his most recent stint with Sony Online Entertainment last August and is now working on Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. Does anyone get anything out of all these similar sounding fantasy...

Steven Hansen

5:15 PM on 12.16.2013

Pretty lights! Pinball Arcade hits PS4 tomorrow

Pinball Arcade, lauded for its painstaking, detailed recreation of classic pinball tables, has touched up its work for a PS4 release. Just look at that improved lighting. It's like my childhood of inappropriately being in a d...

Steven Hansen

3:15 PM on 12.10.2013

Double Fine announces Hack n Slash

Double Fine Productions has announced yet another new game today, Hack n Slash, revealed with a new website showing a singular image (seen above). If you want to know a little more, you're going to have to work for it.  ...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:00 PM on 12.07.2013

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on January 28, 2014. The Definitive Edition has been "custom built" for the next gen consoles and includes all of the original DLC, digital versions of the Dark Ho...

Steven Hansen

7:30 PM on 12.05.2013

Bethesda will not show anything new at VGX

Looks like we got our first disappointment of the week. With the VGX awards only two days away, the anticipation for what new titles are going to be revealed is reaching fever pitch. Unfortunately, we just got a confirmation ...

Alessandro Fillari





1:45 PM on 12.03.2013

New look at The Division set for later this week at VGX

With the Spike VGX awards set for this Saturday, there will be number titles ready to show off new footage and even be revealed for the first time. The already confirmed titles ready to premiere new trailers are The Witcher 3...

Alessandro Fillari

2:30 PM on 11.25.2013

Child's Play has raised over $20M in ten years

On its 10th anniversary, the gaming-focused charity Child's Play announced it had raised over $20 million dollars during its ten years of drives and events. To celebrate, the organizers of the charity wrote a passionate post ...

Alessandro Fillari

2:15 PM on 11.20.2013

Tomb Raider sequel to be revealed at VGX?

Despite apparently "failing" in its publisher's eyes, it's no surprise that there's another Tomb Raider game on the way and we might see the first trailer at VGX. A Square Enix rep has told IGN that fans should "keep an eye o...

Alasdair Duncan



Batman: Arkham Collection to bundle your Batmen photo
Batman: Arkham Collection to bundle your Batmen
by Steven Hansen

Warner Bros. is bundling its Batmen with the Arkham Collection, set to release in the UK on November 22.

The package consists of a physical copy of the newly released Arkham Origins, which Jim did not like. It also seems to retcon Arkham Origins Blackgate from the series by exclusion. The previous, Rocksteady-developed Arkham Asylum and Arkham City are included via download codes.

Strangely, only the PC bundle includes all of the Game of the Year Edition content for the previous two games, though the PS3 bundle at least has Origins' Knightfall pack. All the PC copies are Steam compatible. No word on pricing or a release outside of the UK. Also no word on why you should buy this instead of just buying the first two better games on the cheap. 

Batman: Arkham Collection headed to PC, PS3, Xbox 360 next week [Eurogamer]

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5:15 PM on 11.12.2013

Kingdom Under Fire II: Apparently alive & headed to PS4

Remember some five years ago when Kingdom Under Fire II was announced for Xbox 360 and PC? And then three years ago it was headed for PS3? Well, it's still planned to hit PCs in Korea this year. We'll see if that happens. Me...

Steven Hansen

11:15 AM on 11.12.2013

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor announced

As the second film in The Hobbit trilogy is set to release next month, WB Games is gearing up for its return to Middle-earth. In the upcoming December issue of Game Informer, the publisher lays out its vision for this brand n...

Alessandro Fillari

7:15 PM on 11.08.2013

'Blockbuster' RPG from Final Fantasy dev, Nobuo Uematsu

Japanese developer and publisher Cygames has announced its new project, Granbule Fantasy. The site is really neat. Final Fantasy veteran Hideo Minaba is serving as character designer, while famed Final Fantasy composer Nobuo...

Steven Hansen

1:45 PM on 11.07.2013

MapleStory 2 announced, beta begins in 2014

Don't lie, you've heard of MapleStory. The immensely popular 2D MMO took up many hours during its heyday, and it's still got quite the fanbase today. Now, Nexon has officially announced a sequel. Developed by N Square, MapleS...

Alessandro Fillari

8:00 PM on 10.30.2013

Dreamfall dev announces survival horror game Draugen

Red Thread Games has announced Draugen, "a first-person survival horror adventure amongst the mountains and fjords of the Norwegian west coast in the 1920s." I am immediately interested because it's a new IP, it's a horror ga...

Steven Hansen



Talking about F2P & Phantom Army with Zombie Studios head photo
Talking about F2P & Phantom Army with Zombie Studios head
by Steven Hansen

Last night, we brought you the first look at Phantom Army, the upcoming (2014) free-to-play third-person shooter from Zombie Studios (Blacklight: Retribution, Daylight) and SmileGate, makers of the massively popular CrossFire.

I talked with Zombie studio head Jared Gerritzen about the game, how the North American opinion has refracted back into worldwide free-to-play design, growing global markets that outnumber the United States, and more.

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