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Alien: Isolation

Creative Assembly, Sega
Oct 6, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

77%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
8 / 10
PC Gamer
93 / 100
IGN
5.9 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
GameSpot
6 / 10
Polygon
6.5 / 10

Alien: Isolation Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

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


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Critic Reviews for Alien: Isolation

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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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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Deep, intelligent, intense, and utterly unlike any experience before it, Alien: Isolation presents all that's truly great about AAA, and also its evolution.

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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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This is the closest a game has come to capturing the promise of the Alien franchise, even if its story doesn't add much to the lore

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Alien: Isolation harbors legitimate frights, but they're nestled between endless stretches of bland lever-pulling and button-pressing.

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Isolation isn't the worst Alien game, but it is the most disappointing

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OpenCritic Coverage

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In Space, No One Can Hear About the Reveal of Aliens: Fireteam

The next game in the Alien franchise has been revealed today as Aliens: Fireteam, a survival co-op shooter that pits players against nearly a dozen different breeds of xenomorph.

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Alien: Isolation Creeps onto Nintendo Switch in a Few Weeks

Alien: Isolation Creeps onto Nintendo Switch in a Few Weeks

Alien: Isolation, the one-off horror game from Creative Assembly, has finally been given a release date for Nintendo Switch. The port even includes a few new features exclusive to the platform.

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