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.

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The game's official Twitter account said yesterday that "right now, we don't have plans to put the game on Wii U." That important tidbit is a bonus to the "Five things you need to know" that PlayStation Access laid out in this 13-minute video about the game, which discusses how it fits into the Alien continuity, and how you're going to get along with a 9-foot xenomorph in dark and cramped accommodations.

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Shawntez Phillips

This kind of sucks because Wii-U would make this game perfect because of its gamepad.

Sigh. We need a big name dev to make a Wii U exclusive that is drastically different from what the main consoles have to offer. A Hat in Time is one of my most anticipated games because of its WW type style and 64 platformer vybe, I think that coming to Wii-U im not sure.