Six Things You Should Know About Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation officially made itself known yesterday. If you caught a dated-looking vibe in the game's visuals, that's deliberate; Creative Assembly wanted to render the Alien universe as looked in the original 1979 film. You can get a better view of it in this video—but you won't see any of this on the Wii U. » 1/08/14 1:05pm 1/08/14 1:05pm

How the new Alien, Predator and Prometheus comics will share a universe

Dark Horse is remaking the universe. Aliens, Predators, and Engineers will come together in 2014 when the Aliens, Predators, and Alien Vs. Predator comics get completely rebooted, along with the first Prometheus comic series, and joined together in a single continuity next year. We spoke with all four writers — Chris… » 10/10/13 3:59pm 10/10/13 3:59pm

This glow-in-the-dark Xenomorph figure might be the scariest Alien toy

That's a bold claim, given how many horrifying Alien toys were marketed to little kids. But this Kenner 18" figure is both close to H.R. Giger's original vision and blatantly horrific, with the skull-face and everything. Hard to believe this was marketed to little kids. » 9/12/13 6:40am 9/12/13 6:40am

10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/21/13 1:39pm 8/21/13 1:39pm

This Creepy-Cool Metroid Poster Gives a Shout-out to Alien

Lovers of Nintendo’s sci-fi action franchise know that Metroid’s female protagonist and a cosmic ecosystem of creatures that nest all over the galaxy were inspired by Ridley Scott’s classic space horror film Alien . A new poster by artist Marinko Milosevski (who we've featured before) honors that thematic connection… » 4/16/13 10:40am 4/16/13 10:40am

The Authorized Story of the Next Aliens Video Game Will Change the Way …

The much-hyped Ridley Scott movie Prometheus isn't the only big Aliens-related project that might change the way we think of one of sci-fi's best series. » 5/04/12 10:40am 5/04/12 10:40am

"One of the things we're really proud about is that there were some things that fans like us always believed were inconsistencies between and…