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

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 Most Ridiculously Over-Sized Screenshot I Have Ever Seen

Here's how a screenshot normally gets from a publisher to a website like this. They're either hosted on a press site or sent via email. Sometimes, if a company is crazy/lazy, they'll only send the versions that print magazines can use, meaning we've got a little resizing to do to get it to a size that won't destroy… » 4/11/13 12:00am 4/11/13 12:00am

There's A New Total War Game Coming, But It's Not What You Think

Creative Assembly will later this year release Rome II, a proper Total War Game. They'll also, presumably, one day take the wraps off a Warhammer title. As of today though there's another Total War game coming, and it's a weird one, because it's not the Warhammer game, and it's not the next true Total War game either. » 3/28/13 10:00pm 3/28/13 10:00pm

After His Battle With Cancer, a Fan Gets a Memorial in Total War

Shortly after his visit to get a very early preview of Total War: Rome 2 last year, a 24-year-old gamer named James died, taken by liver cancer in the prime of his life. Eurogamer reports that Total War studio Creative Assembly was so touched by the short time it spent with James that his image will be included as a… » 3/18/13 10:00am 3/18/13 10:00am