Alien: Isolation Sure Looks Less Scary In Third-Person

One of the coolest things about Alien: Isolation was how thoroughly it put players into the quaking space-boots of its protagonist Amanda Ripley. There was a button for re-focusing her eyes! » 3/04/15 9:30pm 3/04/15 9:30pm

What happens when Alien: Isolation and Team Fortress 2 mix? You get this nicely done short film by MaGGoT4th, in which an Alien turns TF2's colorful cast into quivering mush puddles. Make sure to stick around for the twist ending. » 1/09/15 10:15pm 1/09/15 10:15pm

Alien: Isolation's Character Art Is Just The Best

The Scariest Thing About Alien: Isolation? How It Can Ruin a Marriage.

There are good times to play scary video games and there are bad times to play scary video games. Doing the latter can mean you're sleeping on the couch. If you're lucky. » 12/02/14 11:30am 12/02/14 11:30am

You Can't Plead For Your Life In Alien: Isolation, Even At 60fps

No matter how hard you try, pleading with the Xenomorph in Alien: Isolation just doesn't work. The alien (much like a cat) just does what it wants, despite what you tell it to do. But the androids? They should really know better. » 11/06/14 3:30pm 11/06/14 3:30pm

A Cheat Sheet for Alien: Isolation’s Weirdest Plot Holes

Alien: Isolation gave players an incredibly tense outer space horror game that successfully invoked the essence of the movie it's based on. But, if you stopped and thought about what happens, not every thing makes sense. Some of it is downright silly. » 11/03/14 12:15pm 11/03/14 12:15pm

I Cannot Play Horror Games, But I Wish I Could

Are you enjoying Alien: Isolation? What about PT, or any other big horror game? Are you thrilling at the scares, revelling in the fear, shivering at the spooks? If yes, then know that I envy you. » 10/22/14 8:00pm 10/22/14 8:00pm

Killing Destiny's Templar Solo, Without Exploits

Sure, it's fun to see people finding exploits to beat raid bosses solo, but it's something else entirely to see them just playing multiple roles by themselves and conquering with just a ton of patience and firepower. » 10/22/14 1:01pm 10/22/14 1:01pm

Alien: Isolation's first DLC is out next Tuesday, October 28. It'll add three new maps to the game's currently thin survivor mode, and will tell the story of a new playable character, a Seegson employee named Ransome. More info here; read our review of Isolation here. » 10/21/14 1:58pm 10/21/14 1:58pm

Destiny's Hardest Boss, Killed In Under 20 Seconds

Sure, you can glitch Atheon off the cliff by yourself with a few grenades, but apparently even that isn't as fast as four players wailing on him with exotic rocket launchers. Also, clips from World of Warcraft, Alien: Isolation, Halo 2 and more! » 10/17/14 2:30pm 10/17/14 2:30pm

Alien: Isolation, Without All The Horrifying Parts

Alien: Isolation is a damn gorgeous game—but sometimes, that beauty is difficult to appreciate while you're playing, what with a bloodthirsty Alien on your trail and all that. » 10/14/14 5:00pm 10/14/14 5:00pm

The Art Of Alien: Isolation

We're Finally Getting Good Games Based On Movies

Once upon a time licensed video games—ones based on movies, TV shows, or other popular series—were the domain of festering bargain bins and well-meaning grandparents who didn't know any better. Now Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and Alien: Isolation are two of the year's most interesting games. This is a good thing. » 10/09/14 8:16pm 10/09/14 8:16pm

Alien: Isolation Isn't As Scary When The Alien Glitches Out

Alien: Isolation can be a pretty tense, terrifying game. But that experience depends on having things in the game actually work like they're supposed to—which isn't always the case for everyone. » 10/08/14 4:50pm 10/08/14 4:50pm

Apparently The Scariest Part Of Alien: Isolation Is... A Door

Oh god just look at it. Look at it standing there. All door-like. Also today, we've got clips from Call of Duty, Forza Horizon 2, Battlefield 4, League of Legends and more! » 10/08/14 1:30pm 10/08/14 1:30pm

​Watch People Panic And Die In Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation isn't exactly a "fun" game to play. It's super stressful and really difficult. It's definitely fun to watch other people play it, however. » 10/06/14 8:30pm 10/06/14 8:30pm

Alien Isolation's Worst (Best) Aspect: The Unpredictable Alien

One thing I noticed playing Alien Isolation was its unpredictability. Multiple replays showed the alien and other characters never did the same thing twice, which is entirely the point, explains creative lead Alistair Hope. » 7/18/14 9:00am 7/18/14 9:00am