How To Get The Secret Alien Stuff In The New Sims 4 Expansion Pack

The Sims 4's first expansion pack comes out this week. In addition to all the cool new career-focused additions Get To Work brings to the game, it also adds aliens into the mix. Here's what you need to do to find them. » 3/30/15 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

What If We Could Control The Aliens?

Artist Marek Okon recently had an idea: what if instead of trying to shoot the Aliens, we could control them instead? It's a premise that's actually been explored in the universe's fiction before, but that certainly didn't look as cool as this concept does. » 3/09/15 9:30pm 3/09/15 9:30pm

A Horror Game Where Aliens Abduct Your Baby

The Hum: Abductions is a horror game that looks like what you would get if you mixed P.T., Gone Home, and aliens. Meaning: it looks excellent. » 1/28/15 4:30pm 1/28/15 4:30pm

The Alien-Abduction Plot Line That Could Have Been The Simpsons Movie 2

In a recent interview, Simpsons executive producer Al Jean estimates there's a "50-50" chance we'll get a sequel to 2007's The Simpson Movie. He also revealed that January 4th's alien abduction episode – 'The Man Who Came to Be Dinner" – almost provided the plot line for said sequel. » 1/17/15 9:08am 1/17/15 9:08am

Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren't Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they're alike.) But it's not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don't revolve around… » 12/16/14 8:00am 12/16/14 8:00am

​An Hour-Long Retrospective of the Aliens vs. Predator Games

Despite what happened with Aliens: Colonial Marines, the original Aliens vs. Predator Classic 2000 is a quintessential PC game, and one that deserves a fair shake. » 9/23/14 6:30pm 9/23/14 6:30pm

Six Wild Metal Gear Solid V Fan Theories

With TGS and a handful of new Metal Gear Solid V footage behind, Outside Xbox's clip weaves further the web of never ending fan theories about the game's plot and the characters' backgrounds. » 9/23/14 9:20am 9/23/14 9:20am

The Legal Battle Over Aliens: Colonial Marines Just Got Juicy

We're still seeing fallout from one of the biggest video game flops in recent history, and some recent court documents reveal a number of juicy details that give us a behind-the-scenes look at the marketing of Aliens: Colonial Marines, including internal e-mails and some jargon-filled PR plans that are as insane… » 9/03/14 4:00pm 9/03/14 4:00pm

The Best (Last?) Hope for a Good Alien Game

There's a reason that the first word in the next game based on 20th Century Fox's sci-fi horror franchise is singular. Alien: Isolation will be taking its cues from Ridley Scott's slower, more atmospheric 1979 original. That means no space marines and no P5000 power loader. Just you and one big, scary Xenomorph. Which… » 4/24/14 11:00am 4/24/14 11:00am

Alien: Isolation Hatches October 7

Have Sega and Creative Assembly finally got a hold on this deep space survival horror thing, or will no one hear you scream because you aren't screaming? We'll find out on October 7, when Alien: Isolation hits PlayStations, Xboxen and PC. » 3/29/14 12:50pm 3/29/14 12:50pm

Aliens Power Loader Costume Is The Real Deal

Carsten Riewe built this Aliens costume for the "Karneval" party in his hometown in Germany. If you're wondering where exactly that is, it's bay 12, please. » 3/10/14 6:08pm 3/10/14 6:08pm

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

The Biggest Alien in an Alien Game Stalks You in Isolation

The largest alien in an Alien video game is in Alien: Isolation, and it's the only one you'll face in the upcoming survival horror game from Creative Assembly. This looks like one of those games that will kill me about eleventy-billion times during the course of finishing it. So, get used to seeing a lot of this. » 1/07/14 11:30am 1/07/14 11:30am

​The 14 Least Competent Alien Invaders of All Time

There have been many times when the Earth has been at the mercy of alien invaders. And there have been more than a few times where haven't — not because of our weapons, our savagery, or our inner strength — but because the aliens themselves were morons. Here are 14 alien invaders who did not think their invasions… » 12/16/13 10:01am 12/16/13 10:01am

Rumored Alien: Isolation Screens Leak Online

This fall, a Kotaku source revealed that the next Aliens game was Alien: Isolation. And last night, screenshots rumored to be of the game appeared online. » 12/13/13 7:20am 12/13/13 7:20am

Being A Sexy Green Alien Babe Can Be Tough

The exotic yet tantalizing alien babe that humanity fetishizes is a well-known sci-fi trope—surely, you've come across it before. Typically, games like Mass Effect let us seduce these characters. But in Redshirt, you can play as that sexy blue alien—and you can see first-hand why this fantasy that is sometimes peddled… » 11/22/13 6:15pm 11/22/13 6:15pm

Source: The Next Aliens Game Stars Ellen Ripley's Daughter

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 12:00pm 10/10/13 12:00pm