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New Alien: Isolation dev diary talks “Creating the cast”

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments

Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary for Alien: Isolation which talks about the creation of the cast for the title. The video splices together footage taken from sequences in the game, as well as clips from behind the development path which show facial scanning and character recordings. The previous dev diary spoke about...

Latest Alien Isolation dev diary talks “low-fi” sci-fi

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Alien Isolation development team Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary, rather interestingly discussing the nature of the “low-fi” sci-fi aesthetic that defines the look of their new Alien game. The video courtesy of the chaps at Gamespot can be found below and makes for a good watch, not least because the team...

New Alien: Isolation developer diary talks sound and music

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 4th 2014 - No Comments

Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary which explored the audio of Alien: Isolation. Seen below, the video talks about the team’s efforts to make the music as authentic as possible through the utilisation of one of London’s top orchestral musicians. There’s also a brief look at the creation and experimentation...

Confirmed: Alien: Isolation releases October 7th

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 31st 2014 - No Comments

SEGA and Creative Assembly have confirmed Alien: Isolation will release on October the 7th. Alien: Isolation, as you might already know, tasks players with avoiding and escaping the xenomorph which stalks them throughout the game. Alistair Hope, Creative Lead at Creative Assembly said the reaction to the game thus far has been “simply...

Creative Assembly talks Isolation’s enemy AI: “The thing is almost sentient”

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 11th 2014 - No Comments

Creative Assembly has revealed their thoughts on the Alien AI found within Alien: Isolation. Speaking with Edge, lead artist Jude Bond said the AI almost represents a “living thing” in the sense that there’s a network of behaviours the alien can draw from when stalking the player throughout the game. Such virtual thought...

New Alien: Isolation screens hit the net

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 7th 2014 - No Comments

A collection of new Alien: Isolation screens has emerged. Posted on Neogaf, the brand new screens come direct from the official Alien: Isolation website and are confirmed to be in-game material. If you think the screens lack some action, check out the latest developer diary which explains the angle the team are going for. Creative...

SEGA announces Sonic Boom. Trans-media “new look” Sonic universe planned

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 6th 2014 - No Comments

SEGA has announced Sonic Boom for Wii U and 3DS, as well as setting out plans for a new sub-universe for the Sonic franchise which will span games, a new TV show and even a line of toys. Sonic Boom, represents a “new look” for Sonic and the Sonic universe, starting off with a game that will end SEGA’s three game exclusivity...

New Alien: Isolation screens appear online

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 20th 2014 - No Comments

A collection of brand new Alien: Isolation screens have appeared online. The screens originated from Edge magazine scans, courtesy of AVPGalaxy, and really show off the details The Creative Assembly are aiming for as they attempt to reboot the franchise. There’s also some really clear shots of the titan xenomorph that, we’re...

Creative Assembly on Alien: Isolation horror, team “got a lot out of” Dead Space 1 and Resident Evil franchise

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 16th 2014 - No Comments

Creative Assembly’s reboot of the Alien video game franchise is aiming to grant you a “tense and atmospheric” experience, so says creative director Alistair Hope. Speaking with Edge, Hope expressed his thoughts on the downfall of traditional horror titles, mentioning Dead Space and Resident Evil, and how, he feels,...

Alien: Isolation gets debut developer diary, watch it here

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 9th 2014 - No Comments

Creative Assembly have released their first developer diary of the newly announced Alien: Isolation. The dev diary speaks about aiming to capture the scare-factor and terror from the original movie. Alien: Isolation, we’re told, will be “claustrophobic” and will see gamers “spend the entire time” worrying about...

SEGA confirm Alien: Isolation for Wii U isn’t going to happen

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 8th 2014 - No Comments

SEGA has no plans to bring the newly announced Alien: Isolation to Nintendo’s Wii U. Don’t look so surprised. GoNintendo have it from the official game’s Twitter feed that fan questions in relation to a would-be Wii U version of the game, were shot down by SEGA. The game was announced yesterday for PS4, PS3, Xbox One,...

SEGA announces Alien: Isolation for current and next-gen consoles

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 7th 2014 - No Comments

SEGA has announced Alien: Isolation for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. In development over at Creative Assembly for the guts of three years, Isolation takes place some fifteen years after the events of the original Alien, with Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission...

SEGA ends 2013 with possible Shenmue 3 tease

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 1st 2014 - No Comments

SEGA posted a very interesting Shenmue related image on one of their social networks yesterday. The full image, seen below, shows Ryo Hazuki driving an Outrun arcade car with a license plate reading “SHEN 3″. SEGA captioned the image “Is it a car?”, and while it might all be a simple nod to fans to assure them...

Christopher Evan Welch, original voice of Miles “Tails” Prower, dies at 48

by Joseph Murphy - on Dec 4th 2013 - No Comments

Christopher Evan Welch, the original voice behind Miles Tails Prower, has passed away. According to reports, Welch died early Monday at a Los Angeles hospital following a short illness – it is believed he was 48 at the time of his passing. Welch’s career spanned twenty years seeing him land roles in films such as Spielberg’s...

Virtua Fighter 20th anniversary site opens in Japan. Obvious polygons inside

by Shane Willoughby - on Nov 29th 2013 - No Comments

SEGA’s flagship brawling series, Virtua Fighter, turns 20 this year and an anniversary site marking the landmark has opened in Japan. The anniversary site includes a blog post, a trailer for the original game and goes so far as to tease further updates. Could there be a new game in the pipeline? Check out the trailer below. Happy...