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Alien: Isolation

Rating Summary

Based on 119 critic reviews
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81

Top Critic Average

76%

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Alien: Isolation Reviews Summary

Summary: Alien: Isolation is a near-perfect recreation of Ridley Scott's original sci-fi horror film in video game form. Many critics agree it's genuine scares and heart-pounding gameplay are well worth purchasing the game for

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 6, 2014
Xbox OneOct 6, 2014
PCOct 6, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Creative Assembly

Publisher: Sega

Genre: Horror

Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien™, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.

Alien: Isolation Critic Reviews

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Alien: Isolation erases the memory of Colonial Marines, but it's still not the great Alien game we were hoping for.

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A shorter, sharper campaign would condense the high points more potently, and some better characterisation would make the plot twists hit harder. But if you're looking for a game that really sinks its teeth into what makes this iconic movie monster endure, look no further.

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The game the Alien series has always deserved. A deep, fun stealth game set in an evocatively realised sci-fi world.

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Pacing problems and a lack of variety take their toll, but in its best most moments this is the most successful big budget survival horror in a decade.

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Audience Reviews

3 / 10.0
Honestly, one of the worst single player games i have ever played. I beat it in 15 hours and if there wasnt lack of creativity from the devs it could be beaten if 5 but no cus for doors to open you have to turn on the generator on the opossite side of the map then once you finally reach that door, you find out the generator magically failed so you have to go take that route

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Alien: Isolation - Launch Trailer

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