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I wanna be all alone with Alien: Isolation and more with Sega's E3 2014 offerings


1:30 PM on 06.06.2014
Sega @ E3 2014I wanna be all alone with Alien: Isolation and more with Sega's E3 2014 offerings photo



Once your heart's broken, what do you do? I only want some pieces of you, Sega. And I won't be making it out to E3 to check out your lineup. There are a few games coming down the pipeline over at Sega that I'm more than a little intrigued by. Heck, I even want to try out the Sonic Boom games, even though I'm really not liking the characters' new look. Here's what you can expect to see at Sega's booth this year if you're heading out to E3 next week.

Alien: Isolation leads the pack, of course, a slick-looking exercise in survival horror that our own Brettany went hands-on with and lived to tell the tale. It looks to be much-improved from the abortion that was Aliens: Colonial Marines, which I'm sure everyone is waiting to be able to say after putting down the controller, and it's one of my most-anticipated games of the show as your resident Alien die-hard. Follow Amanda Ripley, daughter of Ellen Ripley, as she struggles to survive while being hunted by the Alien. Look for the game October 7 of this year, but play it on the show floor at E3.

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U, and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for 3DS are making their debuts as well, showcasing a new look for Sonic and the gang. Spoiler alert: They look absolutely horrific, but Brett the Hedgehog went hands-on with the latest entry in the franchise for us and took one for the team with his preview, and he thinks Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric is fair to middling. Eh. Both games include the newest member of the Sonic team, Sticks, as they band together to fight off Lyric, a snake-like creature who wants to take over the world. Same thing he does every night, Pinky.

Last, but not least, we've got Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd, and the introduction of this previously Japan-only PSP rhythm game on PS3 and Vita make me happy in all the right places. With twenty new songs for Western gamers and twenty new songs new to the Project DIVA series, it sounds like I'm going to need to get my Miku on yet again when this finally releases. And there you have it -- Sega's E3 2014 lineup. Is it what you were expecting? Are you disappointed?





Very Quick Tips: Alien: Isolation photo
Very Quick Tips: Alien: Isolation
11:00 AM on 10.07.2014


I got chills from the music in this Alien: Isolation launch trailer photo


Yeah, that flamethrower won't do much to help you survive in Alien: Isolation photo


Review: Alien: Isolation photo
Review: Alien: Isolation
8:00 AM on 10.03.2014


Playing Alien: Isolation on a convention floor isn't the best idea photo


Something's stalking us in Alien: Isolation's television ad photo


Most of Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode will be DLC photo


How not to survive in Alien: Isolation photo


Check out Sega's booth at PAX Prime and hop in an Alien egg pod photo


Alien: Isolation is haunting and uncompromisingly scary photo


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11:00 AM on 10.07.2014
Very Quick Tips: Alien: Isolation

That Xenomorph can be one tricky asshole in Alien: Isolation. One time it walked out of a room, waited a second, then turned back around to find me awkwardly climbing out of the cabinet I had been hiding in. What a dick. Here's how to avoid that situation and more.more



1:45 PM on 10.06.2014
I got chills from the music in this Alien: Isolation launch trailer

Man, there sure have been a lot of Alien: Isolation videos lately. I guess that's the rote cycle of triple-A games marketing. Here's one more. But, this launch trailer may be better than all the other ones that have rel...more



6:30 PM on 10.03.2014
Yeah, that flamethrower won't do much to help you survive in Alien: Isolation

In the days leading up to Sega's release of Alien: Isolation, it mocks us with the semi-question "#HowWillYouSurvive," because Twitter-speak is what appeals to the cool local teens. This video firmly suggests that a flamethr...more



8:00 AM on 10.03.2014
Review: Alien: Isolation

From the old school "20th Century Fox" opening to the first few seconds, Alien: Isolation wants you to know that it takes after the first film from the series it was based on. One alien, one spaceship, one chance at survival. This is the game we should have gotten from Gearbox.more



7:00 PM on 09.29.2014
Playing Alien: Isolation on a convention floor isn't the best idea

Demoing a game like Alien: Isolation at a convention such as EGX or PAX has always been problematic since horror works best when there's time for quieter moments between the scares. There has to be a period of tension buildin...more



8:00 PM on 09.26.2014
Something's stalking us in Alien: Isolation's television ad

The latest piece of media for Creative Assembly's impending Alien: Isolation prods "How will you survive?" It's a fair question. With that hulking Xenomorph nimbly crawling out of the airshaft, stalking its prey before terrifyingly ending its life, it'll certainly be a tough task. When the game releases on October 7, the most likely answer will probably be "There's a good chance we won't."more



1:00 PM on 09.17.2014
Most of Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode will be DLC

Survivor Mode in Alien: Isolation, as described here in this video and further detailed in Steven's hands-on coverage, sounds cool. You'll have to complete certain objectives on a timer while being hunted, and factors like w...more



12:30 PM on 09.09.2014
How not to survive in Alien: Isolation

From everything I've heard of Alien: Isolation, it's best not to run around when you think the coast is clear much less when the Xenomorph is right there in the same room. See: the trailer above. Creative Assembly plans to put out more of these videos throughout the month, and I have to imagine most will end with the demise of Amanda Ripley. It's just like playing the game, then.more



7:30 PM on 08.27.2014
Check out Sega's booth at PAX Prime and hop in an Alien egg pod

If you're headed to PAX Prime this weekend, first of all, I'm jealous and you should take me with you. Second, you should hit up the Sega booth, where you can get friendly with hands-on demos of Alien: Isolation, Sonic Boom: ...more



8:00 AM on 08.13.2014
Alien: Isolation is haunting and uncompromisingly scary

Though it was initially seen as "Jaws-in-space," the legacy for Alien is certainly much more pristine than the one with the giant shark. Originally released in 1979, the first Alien would eventually become a much-loved horror...more




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5:30 PM on 10.24.2014
More Slugcat gifs? More Slugcat gifs

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