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Here Is What Alien: Isolation Would Look like in Third-Person Mode

Alien: Isolation is considered one of the best aliens games to date. However, did you know that The Creative Assembly was experimenting with a third-person perspective prior to the game’s release? At this year’s GDC, The Creative Assembly presented a video, showing the game in third-person mode. During development, however, The Creative Assembly decided to abandon this mode in favour of a first-person perspective. Enjoy the video after the jump! Continue reading Here Is What Alien: Isolation Would Look like in Third-Person Mode

Alien: Isolation – Lost Contact DLC Now Available

SEGA announced today that ‘Lost Contact’, Alien: Isolation’s fourth add-on pack, is available to download from today. According to the press release, ‘Lost Contact’ adds a new Salvage Challenge to the game’s Survivor Mode, pitting players against a series of 10 challenges in a new map featuring some of the game’s toughest enemies. Continue reading Alien: Isolation – Lost Contact DLC Now Available

Alien: Isolation’s Engine Supports Up To A Million Particles Via Computer Shaders

In a new video interview – shared by AMD – The Creative Assembly’s developers shared some new information about the engine powering the latest Alien game. Michael Bailey, Alien: Isolation’s Lead Engine Programmer, claimed that the game’s engine supports up to a million particles thanks to its use of computer shaders, and talked a bit about the game’s lighting system. Continue reading Alien: Isolation’s Engine Supports Up To A Million Particles Via Computer Shaders

Alien: Isolation – These SweetFX In-Game Screenshots Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Ah, the beauty of SweetFX. Alien: Isolation was a great looking game but let’s be honest here, it didn’t really ‘wow’ us. And then comes FlickR’s member ‘de:mo’ with these SweetFX screenshots that blew our minds. These images below show why we love SweetFX, and what gamers can achieve by using it. Enjoy! Continue reading Alien: Isolation – These SweetFX In-Game Screenshots Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Alien: Isolation Has Surpassed One Million Sold Copies [UPDATE]

SEGA today announced that Alien: Isolation has sold through in excess of one million units worldwide. That’s definitely good news for both Creative Assembly and SEGA, though we do have to note that Aliens: Colonial Marines – a game that was not as good as Isolation – was able to sell more copies in the same amount of time, thus proving that marketing and over-hyping a game is essential for publishers. Continue reading Alien: Isolation Has Surpassed One Million Sold Copies [UPDATE]

Alien: Isolation – Safe Haven DLC Available Now, Gets New Screenshots & Trailer

SEGA announced today that Safe Haven, the third of five Survivor Mode add-on packs for Alien: Isolation, is now available to download. In order to celebrate the launch of this new DLC, SEGA has also released a new set of screenshots from it. Continue reading Alien: Isolation – Safe Haven DLC Available Now, Gets New Screenshots & Trailer

Top 10 Optimized PC Games Of 2014

As we’ve already said, 2014 was a pretty interesting year. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare focused on current-gen platforms, Metal Gear Solid finally came to the PC, new titles supporting AMD’s Mantle API emerged (Sniper Elite 3, Civilization: Beyond Earth and THIEF), Ryse: Son of Rome hit the PC, and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter wow’ed everyone with its high-resolution textures that did not require more than 1.5GB of VRAM.  Continue reading Top 10 Optimized PC Games Of 2014

Alien: Isolation – New Patch Adds Two More Difficulty Modes

SEGA and The Creative Assembly have released a new update for Alien: Isolation that adds two more difficulty modes: Nightmare and Novice. As you may have expected, this new Nightmare mode is for all die-hard hardcore gamers that found the game too easy, while the Novice mode is for those who would like to explore Sevastopol instead of consistently hiding to avoid the androids or the alien itself. Continue reading Alien: Isolation – New Patch Adds Two More Difficulty Modes