Update: Sega has finally announced Alien: Isolation, confirming the first official details on the game. A:I will be released on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC in late 2014.
“When she left Earth, Ellen Ripley promised her daughter Amanda she would return home for her 11th birthday. Amanda never saw her again”
“Fifteen years later, Amanda, now a Weyland-Yutani employee, hears that the flight recorder of her mother’s ship, the Nostromo, has been recovered at the remote trading station Sevastopol. The temptation for her to finally understand what happened is too much to resist. When the crew arrive at Sevastopol, they find something is desperately wrong. It all seems to be connected to an unknown menace, stalking and killing deep in the shadows.”
“In order to uncover the truth about her mother, Amanda is forced to confront the same terrifying thing that separated them.”
Lately we’ve spoken extensively about Alien: Isolation, the rumored first-person shooter (FPS) developed by the British studio Creative Assembly (Total War).
By the end of October the first details on the game were leaked, then the first screenshots and artworks appeared on the internet, and now Alien: Isolation has been finally listed on the Xbox Marketplace, where we can read this description:
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 ofAlien™, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance. As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien. Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive.
The listing confirms that Alien: Isolation is a survival horror shooter by The Creative Assembly, set 15 years after the events of the film Alien and that the game features offline single-player and offline co-op modes, as well as an online multiplayer and online co-op mode that supports up to four players.
According to the first rumors, A:I will be a cross-gen game, so it will be released on both current- and next-gen consoles this year.
Sega has not made any comments yet.