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Gamescom2014 Alien: Isolation cinematic trailer

August 16th, 2014 by Derek Robertson Comments

It’s no deep secret that SEGA disappointed us with the last installment of the Alien Franchise – Colonial Marines. The game underperformed on all levels, from the extremely slap-dash graphics to the half-hearted story-arc which resulted in mediocre and choppy gameplay.

Well let’s hope that SEGA have got it right this time. They have released an official synopsis and a trailer and it all seems to be shaping up rather nicely with atone and look that seems to be perfectly captured in the segment, so let’s hope the  gameplay delivers. Here is the official synopsis announced by SEGA:

“Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance.”

There seems to be a lot of positivity surrounding this one however, some gamers are complaining about the lack of  an online feature. But, the developers have explained why there are no online features and the hint lies in the title, with emphasis on the word Isolation.

Alien: Isolation will be released on October 7 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.

Check out the trailer, which encapsulates the vibe of the first two films.

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Derek Robertson has dabbled in many aspects of the media industry from a young age. He has always had an admiration for, film, science fiction and all things geek-like. Working in the music industry with Sony/BMG Records gave Derek insight and experience into video directing. Thusly, for many years he took a hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach in creating and editing treatments; working with performance artists, writing and producing music and working both; in front of, and behind the camera. Studying a Msc in Forensic Psychology has embedded a conceptual ethos that has spawned his signature writing style that he now infuses whilst blogging for numerous websites; writing music reviews, movie news, and reviewing network shows et al., . Derek continues to try and erase the boundaries between the homogenous and the insanely dull, culturally enmeshing contemporary socio-political aspects into the mix of the monolithic media industry.