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Video: The Cast of “ALIEN” Talks Legacy and Contributing to “ALIEN: ISOLATION”

SEGA and Creative Assembly recently dropped some very exciting news pertaining to their survival horror venture into the ALIEN world, ALIEN: ISOLATION. The game, which follows Ellen Ripley’s daughter as she seeks her mother out, will include two bonus missions that recreate iconic scenes from Ridley Scott’s classic 1979 film. 

More than just allowing players to step into Ripley’s Reeboks, ALIEN: ISOLATION sought contributions from the film’s original cast in the scenes. Footage was teased in brief videos of gameplay, and a new trailer—likely timed to the currently running San Diego Comic-Con—features more, as well as video interviews with the ensemble.

You can see the video, and find previously reported info on both ALIEN: ISOLATION and its bonus missions, below.

Alien: Isolation’s bonus content is set to bring fans of the series and gamers alike one of the most memorable and unique gaming experiences. Transporting gamers back to the set of Alien in the pre-order bonus content “Crew Expendable” and “Last Survivor”. “Crew Expendable” sees the original crew reunited aboard the Nostromo. Brett and Kane are dead; alongside Ash and Lambert, it is now down to the player as Dallas, Parker or Ellen Ripley, to find a way to isolate the Alien and overcome the terror that confronts them. “Last Survivor” picks up the story as Ripley tries to escape on the Narcissus. On hearing the screams of Lambert and Parker, the player must navigate their way back down through the Nostromo in order to activate the self-destruct sequence, before retracing their steps back to the Narcissus shuttle and escape.

Alien: Isolation is a first-person survival horror game capturing the fear and tension evoked by Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic film. Players find themselves in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger as an unpredictable, ruthless Xenomorph is stalking and killing deep in the shadows. 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.

Alien: Isolation will be available from October 7, 2014, for Xbox One the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

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